Dick and I have made some big changes for the year to come!! We are downsizing to free us up to do the things we have always wanted to do ..... that is.... free to travel, spend more time together, follow His lead for new adventures, no more retail store after 27 years, more time with kids, but still MORE ART and probably some sewing classes for girls ..... that is a dream right now ..... but the ART won't stop, it will be here on the blog as soon as we finish remodeling our NEW/OLD smaller home about 20 miles away. SO STAY TUNED ... we'll be having a big sale and beautiful house and property SALE in the SUMMER!! MORE FREEDOM ON IT'S WAY!!! WooHoo!!! And THANKS for all your support the last twenty seven years in my shop!!!

Friday, February 23, 2018


As I try to post on my “GREENPECKS”  ART PAGE on Facebook and they keep begging for money to “ boost” it..... I decided to revisit my BELOVED BLOG started in 2008!  And Happy Anniversary of 10 years on here to ME!! 
Much has happened after downsizing and moving 17 miles down the road to a smaller house and yard! We did lots of changes to our new 1960 cottage on the corner and have settled in.  I got OUT of the Antique business only to return to it in a smaller way, renting two spots in two Antique shops in La Grange on the square, still connecting with old friends and new friends. So I work 7-10 Days a month and really love it! I’ve filled my areas with lots of old great things and sold five quilts this week with the Local Quilt Show coming up!! The BEST PART .... is meeting people!! Always seems to be a Devine appointment of sorts and that BLESSES me mucho! I’ve done some original art and sold it....exciting..... and still have prints and lots of new 5x7 blank greeting cards I’ve created on vellum....still a favorite of customers and friends. I also carry an extensive line of VINTAGE POSTERS .... VERY POPULAR with around 46 different designs to pick from! I saw TWO on the walls of a FIXER UPPER playroom recently built!! Plus I spot them in Decorator magazines ... they have been a huge hit !!
A new thing I’m working on is doing some LARGE PAINTINGS. I’m very excited about this new adventure but it’s foreign to my natural inklings in art creating. Part of the learning is trying soft pastels....practice to combine them with paint eventually. Her are a few sampling’s ... after watching videos of artists I love..... Mystele, Pam Garrison, Alisa Burke and Lynn Whipple with Carla Sonheim . I watch their videos over and over trying to loosen up.....hard for an “over fixer”!!  So ENJOY and BE BLESSED! AND SO GLAD TO BE BACK HERE WITH YOU ON THE BLOG!!!
...... I’m trying to add photos and it’s not working.... I’ll be right back!😜🎨 Well, everything is out dated and I can’t add photos! Soooo ..... I’ll get back to show you some art when I get it figured out!