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The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest ~ Sir Thomas Moore ~

Home is where the heART is …


My art, photography, writing and hand crafted one-of-a-kind items have been featured in many national magazines, newspapers and blogs such as ...
Cloth, Paper, Scissors, The Coloring Studio,  Somerset Studio, Apron*ology, Belle Armoire, Green Craft, the Stampers' Sampler, in her studio,  Somerset Studio Gallery, Sew Somerset, Somerset Life, Somerset Holidays & Celebrations, 400 more Ideas,  Gardening Life, The Hamilton Spectator Newspaper, The Toronto Sun Newspaper, Where Women Create, In her studio,  Crescendoh "Art Saves", Journal Junky and I Believe in Artists  as well as being the  cover artist for  ~ The Country Register of Michigan, The Country Register of Ontario  and  The Coloring Studio ♥


The Country Register of Michigan
March/April 2020
Cover Artist

In Her Studio Autumn 2019
Aug/Sept/Oct 2019
in her studio
A studio DIY ~ Paint-Splattered Paper
Pages 136-140

July/August 2018
A Year of Tea
Page 124

Summer 2018
Web of Life Gathering Pocket
page 140

Spring 2018
Premier Issue of
RUGS ~ the art of living and hooked rugs Zine
~ Interview~
Rural Magazine Winter Love
Winter 2018
~my thoughts on Winter~

Cover Artist
The Country Register of Michigan
March/ April 2018

December 2017
Journal Junky Interview
January 2018
I Believe in Artists Interview
Autumn 2017
Paper Trail: journal, notebook, seed packages, cards and envelopes
Pages 8,9,10,11,12,13,14
Green Tips from the Artists
Page 65
Cover Artist
The Country Register of Ontario
April/May 2017

Spring 2012
Flower water vial necklace
Page 48,49
Always find time paper weight
Page 135

Winter 2013
Artist Spotlight
I heart this earthly life
Page 62
Sing A song
Dear Friend Mini-Bags
Page 70-71

Jan/Feb/Mar 2015
Hand stitched journal
Page 142
Winter 2016
Happiness Hangers
Page 140
Feed the birds
Page 141

Volume 5
Dressed in White Apron
Page 102,103
Autumn 2016
We asked the artists
Page 28
Completed Project: Mindful Mailings
Page 76,77,78,79,81
We asked the artists
Page 80

Summer 2015
Practical Pinafore Apron
Page 38-40
Live Life Lanterns
Contact Gatherer
Page 100-102

Winter 2012
Perfectly Pinned
Page 129,131,134

Oct/Nov/Dec 2012
Wonderfully Watercolored Envelopes
Page 66, 67
A closer look 
Page 119

Volume 4
Vintage Canvas Apron
Page 130-132

Winter 2013
The Power of words pouch
Page 140

Summer 2014
Stitched Hearts
Page 113-115

Winter 2013
Sentimental Symbols
Gathering bag, cuff bracelet, key holder
Page 136,137

Volume 17: 2013
A little bird told me envelope
Page 62

Sept/Oct 2009
Note from the Queen of Halloween Mixed Media
Page 111

May/June 2009
She viewed the world with polka-dot glasses mixed media
Page 74


Volume 2
Vintage Sentiment Peg Apron
Page 110-111

Volume 3
Lover of the written word Apron
Page 92-93

Cover Artist
The Country Register of Michigan
Jan/Feb 2017

Summer 2016
Wise Owl illustration
Page 83

Cover Artist Premiere Issue
The Coloring Studio
We Asked the Artists Page 14
Illustrations Page 56-57
We Asked the Artists Page 86
We Asked the Artists Page 98
Completed Project: Soulful Whispers Page 100-103

Summer 2015
Artist Spotlight
Grow Wild, Free and Strong Flowers
Page 157
Dream Satchel
Page 165

November/December 2015
Gift Gathering Bags ~ Because you care
Page 82-85

Jan/Feb/Mar 2015
Hand stitched Journal
Page 142

Winter 2015
Sharing and Wearing My Heart
Page 84-85

                                                                     Nov/Dec 2014
                                                                   Sending Love Page 118
                                                              Do Not Disturb Page 119

                                                                        Sept/Oct 2014
                                                                       Cover Artist
                                                       The Country Register of Michigan

                                                                 Winter 2015
                                                 Sweet as Chocolate Cards Page 24-28

My Art Story

Oct/Nov/Dec 2014
Peace on Earth Angel
Page 88

April/May/June 2014
A love of muslin
(bookmarks, friendship flags)
Page 74-78
Yellow roses photography
Page 136

Volume 8
Brown Paper Packages (tied up with string)
Page 22-25
Love Intertwined Page 110-111

Stitched with love
(stitched hearts and card)
Page 106-108