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SUMMER DAYS –PAINTING AND PLAYING INDIANS

My mother, Pat Welsh, realized I had an aptitude for art at a very young age. Gallery of my current work. In the summertime she taught painting to some of my friends, my sister and me. Mother would encourage me to paint on warm summer afternoons when we were tired of playing imagination games or […]

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WHY THIS ARTIST LOVES TO WRITE

I come from a long line of writers on both sides of my family. While some research implies talent in families is passed down through the gene pool, equally important are environment, training and opportunities. The environment in which I was nurtured encouraged creativity and artistic expression. In our family we are all artists. My […]

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Hanging Planter

CREATE YOUR OWN WALL SUCCULENT HANGING PLANTER

Here’s a project that is lots of fun. Making your own wall succulent planters will also save you money 🙂 A friend’s husband made the boxes for our garden club, but directions for making a simple frame are available here:  Sunset Magazine Article. How to make your own succulent frame: 1. For a 1-foot-square frame, […]

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CREATING A BREATHTAKING CENTERPIECE IS EASY & FUN!

St. Patrick’s Day, last Saturday night, was a leprechaun reason to entertain the neighbors. I love decorating the table for a party. Sometimes, if I am really well organized I do this a day or two before the event. Creating an enchanting centerpiece is part of the ambiance for a successful dinner party. Many people […]

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