This amazing painting is 18”x 18” acrylic on gesso board. It is called ‘Angels Among Us’ and was painted by a horse. His name is Metro Meteor. He is a very successful retired racehorse owned by an artist who taught him to paint. It’s a wonderful and magical story. Metro has his own Facebook page…Read More
Fleur-de-Lis. Embracing Heritage.
The fleur-de-lis has been used as a symbol for centuries on coats of arms and flags. It’s a stylized flower(fleur) lily(lis). My introduction to the fleur-de-lis was in Montreal, Quebec where I was born. The provincial flag features four fleur-de-lys. I’ve always loved it. It’s also an official symbol of the state of Louisiana, and…Read More
Telling Time. Old World Style.
When I was growing up, learning to tell time and getting your first watch was a right of passage. Mine was a Timex. Today the smartphone has taken over that slot. I love my smartphone but would never give up my watches. I love timepieces. My favorite watch faces have roman numerals. They’re classic and…Read More
Give Love. Share Joy.
“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” Victor Hugo “Love is a friendship set to music.” Joseph Campbell “If music be the food of love, play on.” William Shakespeare Happy Valentine’s Day. Best, Kim #love #valentine #friendship #hugsandkissesRead More
Heart Inspired. Stack Your Love.
Valentine’s day is almost here. There’s still time to pick up something for that special someone. Or make something. It’s the thought that counts. Perhaps even go rogue and provide a surprise treat, just because, any time you feel like it. Between my daughter and me there’s a few jewelry hearts around our house. The…Read More
Moving Lines Necklace. Forward Style.
The Moving Lines Necklace designed by Ottoman Hands is part of a MoMA exclusive collection. I received it as a gift from friends at work as I embarked on a new path in my career. They couldn’t have picked a more thoughtful gift. The necklace is made of zamak and plated with silver. It has…Read More
Lucky clover. What’s your charm?
Have you ever had a charm or collectible that is your thing? I like clover and eggs. I have jars of marble eggs that I’ve collected over the years. I would pick one up every time I traveled. That may seem like a strange item but I was always able to find one without too…Read More