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Omaha Magazine Feature: Late to a Fabulous Party
It is an honor to be featured in the October issue of Omaha Magazine! I want to thank Lisa Lukehart-writer, Bill Sitzmann-photographer and Linda Persigehl-editor, for making it a wonderful experience. A special thanks to Melodie Rice for bringing my story to their...
Old Friends – Art in the Making Video
I’ve found one of the hardest things about these past few months is not seeing friends and not being able to make new memories. It’s made me appreciate my friends all the more and reminisce about times we spent together. My dear, lifelong friend Merrilee - this may...
2020 Card – A Year to Forget
I posted this little video early on in the shut down. I made it one day when I was bored and never did anything else with it. Recently I had some visitors (the Poage family) they saw it and encouraged me to do something with it. So, it is a limited edition card...
Oh, My Stars!
Oh, my stars! Photos from my Fourth of July destination~ home! I don’t know why I like stars, but I have quite a collection around my house. I’ll save the stripes for another day... Have a wonderful, safe fourth!
Omaha Symphony Guild Table Art fundraiser
I created this flower arrangement for the Omaha Symphony Guild Table Art fundraiser, a not-for-profit group that funds music outreach to 30,000+ students in the metro area each year. I designed a table for their table art event, which this year is virtual, July 9-10....
“One Woman Show~ Pandemic Style”
Part of my new normal is a daily visit to a local coffee shop, the Village Grinder. It’s a wonderful small business and the owner, Patty, continues to do business in a smart, safe way. Most days she is the only real live human being I see- so when I finished this art...
Bunny Card Creation Video
Staying busy during quarantine~
12 Days of Christmas – Needle Point
Last month, Mary de Souza (owner of Village Needleworks) launched her new company- Prairie Needlepoint Designs at market in Los Angeles and hit a home run! Her company is licensed to sell my designs as needlepoint canvases and because of her success at Market, my...
More Collaboration with Village Needleworks
Later this week my needlepoint designs are being launched at a national market in Los Angeles~ this recent design is part of the collection. Here's a peek at the process I used to start this design. For more information visit www.villageneedleworks.com
Ready for Christmas~
Ready for Christmas~
Joslyn Castle Historical Home Tour and Boutique
Everything is set up and ready to go! Come see me this weekend at the Joslyn Castle Historical Home Tour and Boutique~my shop is on the second floor of the Castle! Lots of new things! Saturday 10-4 ~ Sunday 11-4
Village Needlework Collaboration + Needlepoint Master Class
My collaboration with Village Needleworks continues to evolve and today was a great example of our partnership. One of my designs was stitched by a master needlepoint stitcher, a stitch guide was written and a class offered. Today 10 excited participants gathered for...
Local Needlepoint Shop Day
This Friday, September 20 is Local Needlepoint Shop Day and I've been invited back to Village Needleworks to help them celebrate. We've been busy this year adding many new designs to their exclusive Iddy Biddy Boo Design needlepoint collection, come check them out!...
This has been my Nantucket summer, unfortunately I’ve never actually been there! My vintage golfer cards have been selling really well so they asked me to do a card of the island and it’s iconic landmarks. This was such fun to do, maybe someday I’ll get to visit!
New Collection of Cards 60s – 70s
I have always been obsessed with all things vintage and many of my cards are proof of that. Well, I decided it's time to celebrate MY vintage, OUR vintage- so watch out 60's and 70's, here I come! (this will be fun)
Sunflowers, cornstalks and wild flowers in red cowboy boots
I don’t usually post pictures of things I’m working on until they’re finished, but the timing for this was just too lovely! My new Nebraska card was inspired by the flowers we had for Jeff and Sarah‘s rehearsal dinner two years ago, their anniversary is today!...
Borsheims/ Berkshire Hathaway event
This weekend Omaha will welcome people from all over the world for the annual Berkshire Hathway Shareholders meeting, to celebrate all things "Warren".I am excited to represent our great state as a Nebraska artist, they are selling my cards, prints and puzzles...
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
I Left My Heart in San Francisco I was thrilled to participate in two terrific events this spring. One was at Lied Performing Arts Table Inspirations event & the second was Symphony Guild Table Art event. The money raised by The Friends of Lied helps provide...