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New Work: Tiny Constellation Necklace

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New Work: Tiny Constellation Necklace

I'm excited to announce a new size I've been working on: Tiny Round Necklace in the Constellation design. The personal nature of the necklace and smaller size make it perfect for everyday wear; it will go with every outfit. Each piece is hand painted, so each one is slightly different. All the Zodiac signs are available in the store, including Casseopiea, Orion, and the Big Dipper.

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Ice Plant Color Inspiration

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Ice Plant Color Inspiration

In California the freeways are often lined by ice plants, a hardy native of South Africa. Originally planted to stabilize the soil in railroad and freeway embankments, it is now an invasive species and it is everywhere. However I can't help buy love the bright magenta and yellow blooms in the spring and summer. It's been a cold, rainy winter (by California standards) and I'm now being inspired by these bright colors. Below is a collection of other categories that can use these sunny colors to bring some brightness to our rainy winter days. Cheery clothes can always brighten up the day. My...

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Winter Ocean Inspiration

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Winter Ocean Inspiration

The ocean always seems a little moody in the winter, a little stormy and grey, but just as beautiful as summer. This week's color inspiration comes from this photograph I took at sunset a few weeks ago at a local beach. I love the blue-greys contracted with the orangy-pinks of the sun setting.   I love the ethereal quality of this dress; it looks like the foam on the waves.   I love this sand-beige sofa contrasted against the dark blue wall. The Betta Fish Necklace fits perfectly with this color inspiration. Events, such as weddings, can use inspiration from...

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Brown and Cream Inspiration

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Brown and Cream Inspiration

I love photographing nature; I'm always inspired by the colors and color combinations I find. The colors are always changing seasonally and inspiring me to think of different ways to use these color combinations.   Last week while hiking I spotted some mushrooms against a tan bark background. These colors I found so striking; it inspired me to think of how to use these color combinations in different ways!  Work: I love this color combination for work! Home Decor: Brown and cream is elegant and classic. Events: This color combo would work great for fall events, such as weddings. I...

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New Products for the Holidays

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In the spirit of the Holiday season that now has started after Thanksgiving, I've posted a few new pieces in the store. Red Tulip: Tulips are the symbol of love and perfection and what better time to celebrate love than the holidays! The tulips are painted with pink-red oil paint. Available here! Betta Fish: beautiful, powerful, and rare, the Betta fish symbolizes independence and free-thinking. Fish are symbols of prosperity and have the ability to navigate in rough and murky waters, skills we all want to have! The Betta fish is painted in blue and purple tones. Available here!  ...

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