The Internet, Social Media, Small Business and & Selling Art, what do these things have in common?

Many who are artists, artisans and craftsmen spend more time creating than marketing their work. In todays world we need to adapt and utilize the opportunities available to us.l.

Results for the peaChic 2011 fall grants for small businesses

The peaChicFall2011GrantRecipient -results are in and the winner is drum roll please- is… The results are in Fall 2011 peaChic grant Honorable Mentions these are…

A Pleasant Surprise

I justΒ receivedΒ thisΒ notificationΒ from peaChic, an a organization which helps Β women in small businesses by awarding grants and prizes. You can knock me over with a feather! I made it to their top 20!! There is one more cut and then they make their choice. It’s very exciting and so unexpected! With so many amazing women whoContinue reading “A Pleasant Surprise”

Bonnie McCaffery Fans-The Blue Moon is Rising!

I thought I’d let you in on a very cool event, especially if you love Bonnie McCafferyΒ & Β really who doesn’t? She emailed to say that she is offering a large group of her beautiful quilts up for bidding on EBay. She had a previous sale last week and many of those bidding were not quilters,Continue reading “Bonnie McCaffery Fans-The Blue Moon is Rising!”

Summer Colors in a Silk Art Quilt

Here’s my newest art quilt. I have had a lot of interesting results with combining the colored acrylic inks and silk paints. Β This is a good example. The abstract back drop inspired the theme. I love theΒ orange, yellow and gold colors The flowers were painted and appliqued, and finally finished with thread painting. I didContinue reading “Summer Colors in a Silk Art Quilt”

Want to remodel, but no denero? How’s about a mural?

How about a new look for a room? Try murals, hand painted or ready made stickers’? Fun and easy on the pocket book.

A walk in the early spring garden, skip this if you don’t adore flowers!.

A few pictures of early spring, just starting to pop. It has been a wet, cold & late winter this year, so not our best spring but still …. Here’s a few early pictures I took of my waking garden after a long winte

Ann Fahl’s new book is out!

As promised, I have a really lovely interview with Ann Fahl about her new book. This has so much more in it, than a promotion on a new book. I found many of Ann’s answers touching, a genuine look into the real Ann Fahl, not just the quilting celebrity. Quilters are so often very niceContinue reading “Ann Fahl’s new book is out!”

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