Do you fall short in the gift-giving department? You’re not alone. Many husbands feel this way, too. Here’s how one smart guy hit the gift-giving jackpot with his wife.Read More
Putting together images your child can enjoy isn’t as hard as it sounds. Find out how to choose the best art for your child's room.
Would you believe it if I told you that I get inspired by an old piece of driftwood? Find out what inspires me and how I fit it all in.
Parenting is one of the most fulfilling job you’ll ever have. Shortly after I became a mom, I started drawing and painting…and here’s why I keep doing it. Childhood is a subject matter that I love, and here’s why.Read More
I love the process of creating a watercolor painting from a candid photo. Discover what it takes in this second of two blog posts that reveal how I create commissioned paintings.Read More
If you’ve ever wondered how it all works, I’m sharing my process of turning a digital snapshot into art. See how I do it.
How do you choose the right image for a commissioned piece of art? Discover four tips that will help you narrow your images down to the right one.Read More
“When I see my kids playing, skipping, and finding joy in their innocence and childhood, that is when I feel truly rewarded.”Read More
Are raising a family and growing a garden similar? I have found they are and here’s why: too much attention makes roots weak. Not enough encourages weeds to grow.Read More
I recently had a conversation with my friend and collector Melissa about this watercolor piece I created of her daughter trying to fly a kite. I asked her about her journey through infertility and how this painting has made her feel about it.Read More
This family remembers their sweet dog after her passing. Read more about their story.Read More
This wasn’t just another day at the beach. Find out why this moment was so special and needed to become a watercolor.Read More
Watch these quick video testimonials of Nicole DaSilva sharing her thoughts about her commissioned watercolor of her young daughter.Read More
Pam's painting took a photo that held much pain for me, as a sixty-year-old grandma with regrets, and turned it into such a joyful experience for me with my son and his children.Read More
“This is not just a normal printed picture, it’s not a normal painting that I could buy online, it’s so much more meaningful because I get to see my beautiful children’s personalities through my favorite type of art — watercolor.”Read More
Have you ever thought of asking an artist create a custom piece just for you? Here are five things you'll want to ask them before you hire them to create a piece of art for you.Read More
The rush of emotions of watching your baby take vows and get married are bittersweet. Where did the time go?Read More
Do you have a daughter? How do you feel when you hear the phrase “teenage girls”? Read what this commissioned piece taught me about raising girls through the teen years.Read More
Want more “me time”? Have you ever considered stepping away from social media? Here’s what I learned from my seven-day fast from social media.Read More
According to a study done by the U.S. Bureau of Labor in 2016, as our kids get older we play with them less and less. In fact, the time we spend playing with them decreases from almost an hour to between five and 18 minutes. The time we spend reading with them is even lower.
I say we fight back. Our children are only in our home for a short time. They look to us for their values, their self worth, their view of the world, and most of all their feeling of love and security. We need to put the time we spend with them higher up on our priority list.Read More