I've always been a creator. I started painting, cutting out images, and decoupaging when I was 9 or 10. My mother gave me the closet at the top of the stairs that had a little window in our midwest Victorian home for me to enter my magical decoupage world. I would often stay up till late into the night painting, cutting, and brushing layer upon layer of lacquer in that stuffy, little room. Time didn't exist, only what I was creating. I was in heaven being in that room creating, creating, creating.
I gave everyone decoupage key chains, meaningful plaques, and boxes for birthday and Christmas presents. I still love to make most of the gifts I give. They mean something and are treasured for a long time.
When I was 27, I moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico and inspired by the quality of the light, the color of the earth, and the amazing community of…
- Born on May 31
- Joined January 6, 2008