Category Archives: Inspiration

What’s inspiring you this February?

I find February to be the most difficult winter month.  Now is the time we really need a hit of color! It’s always fun to look at my seed beads for inspiration.  They come in such a glorious array of colors!  Here are a few, for February inspiration: What’s inspiring you this February?  Maybe these… Continue Reading

The Sketchbook Project 2013!

Well, I did it again! In case you don’t recall, last year I participated in the Sketchbook project that is the brainchild of the Art House Co-op.  The sketchbook that I did for the 2012 tour came to Toronto in June, at the Distillery.  Scott and I went to check it out and we now… Continue Reading

What’s inspiring you this January?

Normally, I can find inspiration pretty much anywhere.  But, I’ve got to honest I don’t find the depths of winter very inspiring.  Especially in Ontario – too much of the same color (gray/brown) and not enough sun and outside time!! So this is an instance where I look to my collection(s) and make my own… Continue Reading

Color of the year – Radiant Orchid

Happy New Year!  2014!  Wow! I don’t know if you noticed, but for 2014 the Pantone color of the year is “Radiant Orchid”.  I have to admit that I was oblivious to such things until I started thinking about design and color.  I suppose at one time (long ago) I was aware of what ever… Continue Reading

Why not?

At the Artfest Distillery show in August, a woman came to my booth and spent a lot of time looking at my enamel pieces.  She liked the new (to the series) Everyday enamels “bar” earrings and necklaces.  However, she wondered if it was possible to have earrings made in two different colors (one green, one… Continue Reading