Monthly Archives: April 2011

Janeite – a fan of Jane Austen

Here is a design I created for those who love the writing of Jane Austen. Shirts, mugs, gifts and more are here (click).

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My desk is an old treadle sewing machine

Last fall I decided to move my laptop and wacom tablet to an old Singer treadle sewing machine I’ve had since I was a girl.  This is the sewing machine on which my mother taught me to sew.  There is … Continue reading

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Easter Snow

Easter Snow is the title of a beautiful traditional Irish air.  It is also an event that we experience here in my hometown in Montana around Easter every year.  We have typically deep, wet snow in the spring, and to … Continue reading

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Plant Sweet Peas When Daffodils Bloom

The valley where I live used to be filled with an abundance of wild sweet peas.  In the early 1900’s the town began having a sweet pea carnival and parade with pony carts and buggies covered with thick garlands of … Continue reading

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Uncle Pete Flynn and the haystacks

My uncle Pete has been an inspiration for a number of my paintings and drawings.  Here I placed him as a young man in a field I imagined from the Montana landscape. He was a veteran of WWI and a … Continue reading

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Nature Stripe Watercolor, Large View

Here is a close-up view of the watercolor illustration on my Nature Cap.

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Nature Cap for Gardening

Many of my clients over the years have been manufacturers of souvenir gifts and apparel for National Parks, destination resorts and tourist locations. If you have bought a coffee mug or souvenir shirt at a National Park, ski area or … Continue reading

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