Thursday, February 28, 2008

Teapot by the red poppies tray

I made this .Actually I have made many teapot ladies .I covered an old teapot with clay and
embedded shells and buttons and jewels . I sculpted the head , painted the face .
I think she looks very nice next to this great old red poppies tray .[ a tag sale find ]
Don't forget to click on the photo for an enlargement !

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Shall we Dance

This rabbit
thinks he's
Fred Astaire.

another painting
going to Cavalier
Galleries .

THE moon over Naomi

Moon over Naomi

Sometimes ....
when I look at
a painting of mine
[ a few days later ]

I wonder.....

WHAT was I
thinking ?!!!!
this come from ?

I don't understand
where the ideas come from
JUST start painting!
and see what
happens !

This is big ,
a 30 x 40

It was fun. Working big is fun. This painting is on it's way to
Cavalier Galleries on Nantucket . [ Mass. ]

I've been tagged...

I've been tagged by Annie of

Thanks a lot Annie .
actually I am kidding ...I'm flattered. [ and stressed ]
Okay here we go .
1. Link to the person that tagged you .
2.Post the rules on your blog.
3.Share six things about yourself.
4.Tag six people at the end of your post by linking their blogs.
5.Let each person know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their site.

This is hard ..... Six ridiculous things about me

1. I have measured my cat's tails . [ it wasn't easy ]
Buddy [ 11 inches ] Holly [ 9 inches ] Baby Em [ almost 9 inches ]
Juliette [ 8 inches ]
Buddy wins [ that's my boy ! ]

2.I beleive dust bunnies and cobwebs are true folk art .

3.I have over 800 books in my house. I just counted . Now I'm scared .

4.I love reading Tolstoy and the 'classics '

5. At last count I have over 50 pairs of jeans [ in three differnt sizes ]
I will be skinny again someday.

6. I talk with Jesus all day long .

Here's my six tagged people:

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Wild Bird

Clem stopped by
and gave me this
crazy frame that
he made, so I just
had to paint it in a
crazy way and then
add a wild
Kingfisher type
bird.I just shipped this painting to the Checkered House Gallery . It will be on their website in a week or so !

Friday, February 22, 2008

Cardboard Cat

... a quick
painting on
a piece of
This little
painting is
on it's way to
in Chicago.
You can see great detail ... if you click on the photos. You will see an enlargement . Maybe everybody else in the world knows this . I just discovered this last week.
I am not a computer person . I am still amazed I can do this ! Thank you Michael !
Michael is my husband . He helps me with this stuff .


It snowed .

It is so silent.
I feel God's presence
in the

It IS like being in
a snow globe,
praising God.
It is amazing .
God is amazing.
I hope it snows
in heaven.

converted garage

My friend Clem changed our
little garage into a magical
studio barn. Occasionally
I open the barn to show and sell my work ...
and Clem's too!

Click on the photo to
enlarge . Look at the
snow inside the lantern
and on the pine tree . OH .... I wish it would snow ONE more time ....
just one more time this season .
I love gloomy overcast days and... rain .... and snow .

wrought iron

This lantern and welcome sign
tag sale finds .

I painted on the Welcome
[over someone's name].
The sign is attached to an
old lamp stand . The iron
gate came from a
wonderful day at
the dump.

Clem Ruggiero art

another view of Clem's work

Clem is my artist friend. He makes amazing assemblage art.
This is my mailbox, [covered with snow]
This little guy has a Vermont syrup bucket for his body. His face is an old pot lid.
His head is an old tea
cannister.His head and arms move. His neck is Snapple cap tops. Clem likes Snapple. If you would like a
metal garden sculpture or Mailbox art
Clem Ruggiero is the artist.

OH ......I love this cat

This is MY boy, Buddy.
He is my only boy . I have
three other cats...[ girls ] .

I love this cat so much.
I am amazed that I got this photo . He doesn't
like the camera . He likes stretching in the bath tub, drinking water from the
faucet . cat nip and cuddling with me . He also likes looking at things on the ceiling....
things I can't see .
His real sister is Holly. Holly is my husband's favorite .but Holly doesn't like to be
photographed either . Maybe someday you'll
get to meet Holly.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Painted on a silver tray.....sold

A doll... painted
on muslin
which I adhered
onto the tray.
Added buttons
and antiqued
the fancy rose
edge. It has a
wire for hanging
on the back .

Dance Ballerina

a pen and ink .
One of those
quick magical
no planning
drawings ...
with Buddy and
Juliette next to
me ...snoring away.
and good music
possibly snow coming
too !!!!!!

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Juliette by my painting

always near by.
she likes to have
her photo taken.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Title ? ' Heart Song"

I'm stuck on a title for this
painting that I completed
today. I was thinking
'Bleeding Hearts' .My husband says
What do you think ?
Do you have a better title ?
My friend Beverly Kaye just
'Heart Song'
I think I like this very
much , thank you Bev. Make sure to check out Bev's art brut website .
You can see my other paintings there and all her other artists !

Friday, February 8, 2008

Baby Em

This is
Baby Em.

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Ralph's Cupcake

a new clock
This might be for
Theresa .
for Ralph

Tuesday, February 5, 2008


Turn to
the left.
Turn to
the right.


Saturday, February 2, 2008

Cat Time clock

What's better
than a cat on
your head ?
This is a clock
I just finished.
It's an original
done with
with a little
bit of
a collar and a
about 6 x 12.
I still have
Crabby Cat
on my mind.