I have a dear, young friend who has breast cancer. She has finished chemo and is beginning radiation. I am inspired by her sweet heart and lovely outlook on life. When she started losing her hair, she shaved flowers into a design to decorate her head. When her hair finally all fell out, she painted … [Read more…]
I’ve been busy. For me, fall is a time of renewal, a time of new beginnings. This must come from my teaching background. September meant new students, new classes, and second chances– for us all. As a printer, I am experimenting with products (postcards) and color (spray painting my cards before printing!) That last tip … [Read more…]
If you’ve wanted to know more about letterpress printing– or you are in need of some one-of-a-kind cards– then make your way to Riverby Books on Caroline Street in Fredericksburg this Saturday. I”ll be there from 11-3, hanging out with anyone who wants to chat! In person.
When I saw this quote, it resonated. I can remember visiting libraries as a little girl, leaving with a stack of books in my arms. As a teen, I would spend hours on my grandmother’s back porch with a book in hand. And gardens? Well, I don’t like to garden. But I LOVE to visit … [Read more…]
Being away for a few days helped me refocus and rest. But, I have to say, I am so happy to be back in the shop. I’m working on a series of cards– one word each. So far I have Boom, Sweet, and Savage. I even did an FR card for a friend (For Real?) … [Read more…]