Cozy dwellings in snowcapped mountains are what come to mind when I think of January. Shorter, cold days warmed by a cup of hot cocoa or a hot toddy by the fire.
Twinkling Christmas lights on a frosty evening, the sounds and smell of logs crackling in a fireplace and holiday treats baking in the oven lend a magical feeling during the holiday season. Reds, greens and winter whites dominate the color scheme, but even the old fashioned strings of holiday lights adorning trees and buildings evoke cozy feelings of happiness, joy and peace.
November is a month of golden hues mixed with bursts of bright red, yellow and orange and brown. Even the produce at the Farmer’s Market mimics the fall foliage.
Pumpkins, apple picking, ghost and goblins and the beautiful fall foliage is what marks October for me. I love the crisp, fresh air in the mornings and evenings sprinkled with some late autumn warm, sunny afternoons. And of course, Halloween. I’ve been preparing for...
September means back-to-school and end of summer, yet we still enjoy warm summer like days and beautiful, vibrant colors even though nature is starting its change.
During my trip to Italy, I was inspired by the different hues of blue in nature – azure, Mediterranean, sky, ocean.
Inspiration can come in a few different forms. It can be a spark or idea that comes to the mind after observing, reading or feeling someone else’s work that causes the mind to think in a different way which is passive.