inspiration is everywhere

flower plateA few years ago now, my long-time boyfriend and I stopped on the side of the road to take a look at one of those random yard sales. This is the only thing I purchased that day. It’s a beautiful graphic example of what I love best. Bold and simple flowers with the colours I am drawn to always – yellow, orange and green. What can I say, I am a child of the 70s and this is my aesthetic. I love to have my breakfast (only) in this plate and before it’s deteriorates further, I wanted to take a picture of it to remind myself that even everyday things can be a source of inspiration.

Plate: Snowhite – Johnson Bros – Made in England – Stoneware, Garden Party

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knitted wall art

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I created this over the summer and well, it’s not half bad. I am certainly not a knitting expert. This was my first attempt at a wall hanging and I’d call it a success. I used different needle gauges and the effect is what I wanted. On to the next project!

doorways to the future

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I’ve been seeing this door on my way to work in Montreal and fell in love with it. I managed to take a snap while standing on the bus with my camera phone.  I find that the glare, courtesy of the bus window, adds a layer of interest and non-perfection.

The thing that strikes me about this door is the bold choice of graphic and colours used. It totally says the people who live here don’t subscribe to the regular ideal of design. I secretly want to meet them. Maybe I have or maybe I will.

Busy pre-Spring time for me!

UPDATE: the cover artwork has since been changed. Sad face.

I happily updated Lauren Blakely’s “Caught Up In Us” ebook cover this week!

Here’s the updated version of Caught Up In Us! It’s made it to the New York Times Bestsellers List – Ebook Fiction for the week of February 24, 2013.

I’m also working hard on Lauren’s next ebook entitled “Pretending He’s Mine” which is due out at the end of the month. Official cover reveal will happen next week I hope.

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