Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Cookie of the month...

We were given a wonderful gift this year at Christmas from our dear friends Beth & Steve....Cookies of the month! Our first month the cookies arrived in  a lovely cookie jar. Every month Beth or Steve stop by with new yummier cookies than the previous month and fill up our cookie jar. The cookies last no longer than a day or two (teenage boy, need I say more).  Here is a look at last months cookies. So pretty!

By the way the birds have hatched...will take photos as soon as I can get a good look!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

New Linens

I've been in the studio doing a bit of printing...here is just a little peek at some of the new designs for your dining room & kitchen.

Friday, May 13, 2011

A Community Collaboration

This is the new Public art piece made by the students at Brown Elementary school in South Portland

Each child drew a forest animal, bug, bird, or tree

Signed their name to a ribbon

and placed an image into the collage (birds are the tree)

All the work was done by the children (Forest animals the earth)

with a little assistance from me. (and a butterfly sky)
Pretty Fab I think.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Out my front window

 I arrived home from New Jersey, after spending Mother's day with my mom and was greeted by my family with lots of Mother's Day love and then this...

Sweet tiny little blue eggs

           Mama bird making sure the big black dog is out of sight

A mother in waiting...lovely seeing this every day.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Appletree School Poster

If it's Springtime, it's time for my annual residency at Appletree School. I LOVE this school. My two children went there, and I was a bit melancholy on my son's last day. It is a fabulous place for natural learners and I am so happy they both had the experience. I believe they are  lovers of book, and learning today because of Appletree School.
I am also so happy that I am asked back year after year to do a block printing project with Appletree children. The children's enthusiasm is contagious, they are adorable, funny and fantastic creators! Remember these names...they are artists, writers, creative & intellectual minds of the future and I am pleased to be able to work with them. Here is the work of the class of 2011: Their originals, and blocks I  made using their drawings as inspiration...Enjoy!