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Life’s sweet gifts.

Hello friends. So, my last post was a bit grumpy – I apologize but I’m feeling much better! We got some glorious sun over the weekend and it really helped my mood! Thank you all for your supportive and encouraging comments. I so appreciated them. I hope the pics of Claire bear made up for my complaining. ;)

I’m totally hooked on Instagram. My poor hubby often sees me, nose to my phone and asks, “What are you doing?”  One word – Instagram! I love the spontaneous creativity it brings out in me. I will walk by my vanity and all of sudden feel the need to line up my jewelry and take a shot or I see my girls doing something adorable and I just have to capture it. It’s so easy, fun and rewarding to share the images with the creative community out there! So here are some of my own shots, taken with my iphone over the last month or so. Life’s sweet gifts…

Vintage treasures.

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A sunlit morning.

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A special trinket.

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Eating something sweet.

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Flowers on my table.

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Visiting with friends.

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Alone time in a French cafe.

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A mother – daughter pedicure.

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Capturing a precious moment.

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Are you on Instagram yet, if you are let me know! I would love to follow you! What are the sweet gifts in your life?

Have a beautiful Tuesday!

xo,

Ivy

images via my Instragram

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My Society6 Shop is now Open!

Hello friends,

How have your Fall been so far? Portland has been delivering absolutely gorgeous, sun filled, Autumn days – but I know the rain is coming soon. We have been trying to make the most of this lovely weather by taking long walks, visiting with neighbors and of course, I’ve been sneaking in a few photo shoots. Fall has brought forth a surge of creativity in me and I finally decided to open up a Society6 shop, where I can sell my digital art and photography. Here are a few of my latest pieces…

Guess I have been inspired by roses lately!

I invite you to come visit the shop and hope you enjoy my work. Thank you for all your love, support and encouragement. You all inspire me to keep creating!

xo,

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Inspired: Amy Sia

It’s been a while since I have shared any art with you all. As you may have noticed, I’ve been utterly consumed by life in general…but I do yearn to create again and I know I will, when the time is right.

In the meantime, I thought I would introduce you to a London based, textile designer that creates some truly beautiful work! Some of her pieces actually remind me of Monet’s Water Lilies, which I had the honor to view while in Paris, at the Musee de l’Orangerie. Her colors are more vibrant but the energy, pattern and luminescence is similar. A modern impressionist, Amy weaves colors together effortlessly, creating shimmering hues that seem to vibrate and shift before your eyes. Here are a few of my favorites…

Her entire portfolio can be seen here. Check out the fabulous iPhone cases and laptop skins featuring her gorgeous designs too!

Have a lovely Thursday.

xo,

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