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Bursting Out in 2013

I'm not much of a 'resolution gal', but where 2012 felt like the year of decisions and grown up moves, 2013 feels like the year of action. So, I'm challenging myself to do a painting a week for the next six (yep, 6) months. Here's my first piece... I love where my business is now and wouldn't trade my professional decisions for anything, but I do miss painting and spending my time being creative and well, colorful!, so I'm excited to give this a whirl and see what happens. It wasn't hard at all to get started, but I did cancel my cable to help keep me motivated. I also continue to follow these two blogs that always inspire me...

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Things are Looking Up!

Finally, 'popcorn' ceilings of the 70's are nearly extinguished and recovery from the 80's white ceilings is slow but sure. I noticed an article about decorative ceilings on Apartment Therapy recently and reflected on some of my favorite ceiling projects from my decorative painting days. The pictures aren't that great, but hopefully you get the idea... [caption id="attachment_3662" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I stenciled the walls AND this impressive cone shaped ceiling in this girl's room- a 16 year old at the time, she wanted a metallic, moroccan tent feel"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3661" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I designed the Moroccan star pattern to fall away for a playful twist on the typical tiles domes of Moroccan architecture"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3664" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Wait, you want...

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