Harry Potter: Projects 32 & 33

It may only be the beginning of August, but I'm all ready for fall to be here. (There has been a tremendously horrendous heat wave this week that continues into a week of severe thunderstorms. So fun.) One of my favorite fall activities is the Harry Potter Weekend in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. For one weekend…

Project 17: Watercolor Flowers and Less Stress

This week was a busy one. My fiancé and I are launching our coffee roasting business (www.riverroastingcompany.com) and it's been taking up a whole lot of my time. I was worried I wouldn't get any artwork done, but I remembered that part of the reason I'm doing this is because it helps relieve stress for…

Project 16: Lilacs and Not Knowing

This week's project was inspired by the lilac bushes growing in my backyard. I was pleasantly surprised to see them this year, because last spring they never got enough sunshine in order to bloom. This is another love/hate project. Love it, because I was able to find the time to sit down long enough to…