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It’s wedding season again! And in the midst of busy Live Wedding Paintings this year, I love the quiet moments I get to spend in my studio recreating client’s beautiful bouquets with watercolor. Custom wedding bouquet paintings are always my favorite! I thought it would be fun to share some of my top favorites from […]

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Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to the Merrimon-Wynne Bridal Showcase: Winter 2019! I’d love to see you at Merrimon-Wynne on January 5, 2019! The Merrimon-Wynne house will be hosting their semi-annual bridal show with a twist – the area’s top vendors will showcase their work through ceremony, cocktail hour and reception displays. Guests […]

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Who hasn’t been to a wedding with a photo booth, an amusing DJ and delicious food? While great music and yummy food is a critical part of the day, a new trend is emerging with regard to wedding entertainment: live wedding painting! Not only will your guests get to see a painting of your wedding […]

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North Carolina Wedding Venues There are so many stunning North Carolina wedding venues, each beautiful in their own way. However, there are a handful of North Carolina wedding venues that stand out. They’re truly elevated to dream-worthy, fairy-tale, picture perfect status. To save you time from wading through endless sites and searches, I’ve rounded up […]

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Unique Wedding Day Stands Out from the Crowd! Pinterest is such an incredible source of inspiration for your big day, and once you’ve picked a unique wedding theme or look, there are thousands of ideas across the web to help it come to life. Yet, after that marathon pinning […]

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  Independence Day is just around the corner! Not too long ago, I shared some of my favorite backyard makeovers for summertime inspiration. Once you’ve got your backyard jazzed up and ready for the celebrations, add a few statement pieces for July 4 and give your space a fresh and affordable July 4 feel!   […]

free workshop:
digitizing watercolor artwork!

Join me for a free online workshop Thursday, September 19, where I'll personally walk you through each step in the digitizing process and answer questions!

During this free, 1-hour online workshop, we'll take a completed watercolor painting, scan it, clean it up in Photoshop (it's a lot simpler than it sounds!) and look at how to save your file for quality printing and future use!