Dressy Purse

I’m drawn to embroidery! I love it all, hand embroidery with heavy yarn, crewelwork, antique stump work, ribbon embroidery, and even machine made stitching.  So it’s no surprise that I had to put this machine embroidered dress in my basket at the thrift store.… read more »

Treated Paper Workshop

I recently experienced three days of the most challenging painting lessons of my artistic life! Kay Barnes taught an intense Treated Paper Workshop for intermediate level watercolor artists.… read more »


Damask started in the early middle ages as a weaving technique that produced intricate patterns. The word Damask was found in the Western world as early as the 14th century in France. Today it is a wonderful collection of repeated patterns that can appear modern as […]… read more »

The Farm Chicks Show

My girlfriends and I annually make a chick trek across Washington to The Farm Chicks Show to discover vintage treasures and get inspired with new ideas.… read more »


Welcome, come on in! Recently I took off my business owner/stamp artist and manufacturing hats for Layers of Color and now I am growing more comfortable each day wearing my new hats as product designer and artist.… read more »