Christmastide Shop Update

  Preview of Etsy Shop Update: Tuesday, December 12 at 10 am PST at http://hearthstonefables.etsy.com Frost has been carpeting the ground every morning, and we've been bringing in cedar & holly from the hillside to deck our halls.  We keep our fire going almost daily now, and I've been drying sliced oranges to add bursts of … Continue reading Christmastide Shop Update

Fall Fantasy Faire

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  Each season brings its unique charm and inspiration, of course, but my heart tends to leap at a chill in the air, warm scarves, crackling fires, warm apple cider, and all those other comforting autumnal delights. On September 17th, I had the great pleasure of sharing my art at … Continue reading Fall Fantasy Faire

Art + Community

Visual arts tend to be solitary pursuits much of the time.  While I crave that solitary and meditative quality of painting, I've also found myself being drawn to finding ways to balance it with more forays into art communities. This can be a bit of a challenge, as most artists seem to have their own unique … Continue reading Art + Community

Spring Fairy Festival

Last weekend, we headed to Tacoma for the Spring Fairy Festival - this was our third year vending at it, and our first time setting up shop outdoors.  It was quite the adventure, since we arrived in a bit of a downpour of rain...the tent kept us dry, thankfully, but a persistent wind kept blowing through.  That's … Continue reading Spring Fairy Festival