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Giveaway over at a Butterfly in my Hair

About two months ago, my friend Vibeke asked me to be part of her landmark birthday giveaway. One new item from one new artist/craftsperson per day for 30 days. How fantastic is that? My turn came today and so I proudly offer these three…

March 10, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night, and, we have a winner!

Hello, hello post Valentine’s! 😀 I do hope your Valentine’s Day was a special and a lovely one. As you probably know, I didn’t have Robert here this year, but we spoke for hours and exchanged cards and love greetings from across the great,…

February 15, 2015
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Some gardening books I love, and a little giveaway

Well, back to the rain! This afternoon I made myself a cup of tea and brought Merry Hall back down to the library and decided to stay a while. I feel so lucky to have this beautiful room full of my most favourite books.…

February 9, 2015
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Swoon, Tammie’s drawing challenge

I signed up rather late this week. On Wednesday I thought, “Oh, yeah, drawing challenge!” And it turns out, our host is my friend Tammie, with the word “swoon”. Oh my gosh, does anyone swoon any more? I sat in my bedroom Thursday morning…

October 4, 2014
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Summer at home tour

EDIT: Winner of the chickadee/bluetit painting is number 3 Patricia and Winner of the towhee painting is number 37 Marion It’s been an exciting few days of trying to figure out exactly what where home for the summer is. I sat in my studio…

June 20, 2014
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Let the sun shine

So this is something lovely, the Wet Coast hasn’t been living up to its reputation lately. There’s been some amazing fog and sunshine, and, even if the sun is that cold, blue, low in the sky, wintery sun, it’s most welcome. Chloe comes home…

January 22, 2014

Late tea, being left-handed and a little giveaway

Early morning appointment had me clear across town and in mom’s neck of the woods and so mom and I took some time and went to Caffé Artigiano for breakfast. I love the way the baristas enhance one’s coffee and tea experience with their…

September 24, 2013
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Would you like a print? (AKA a tiny little giveaway)

I’m learning how to print and Theo is just not impressed with me. 🙂 But me? I’m impressed with myself even if only a little. Just after Art in Action I decided I’d love to try printing lino cuts, so I gathered some papers,…

July 27, 2013

My first giveaway! Still feeling the love from yesterday’s post.

I’ve been thinking about this for a while now and wanted to put together something special, something which is “me” and also has value. What I came up with is this little gift package: A Moleskine journal – because I write, sketch, keep insane…

January 26, 2013