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Harvest Dances Into Autumn

Do you ever feel like, as an artist, that things just either come together or they don’t? You think through your thoughts on what what you want to paint and then you think it today is the day to create.

Posted in Art, Art Portfolio, Harvest Colors, Orange Brown Black

Red White & Blue

Every time I paint with red, white and blue I think of the honor it is to live in America and the love I have for my country. Even when there is uncertainty, division, chaos, and so many unknowns I

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Posted in Art, Art Portfolio, Red White Blue

“My Brain”

Ever since I could remember I have always loved the combination of colors. Maybe it started when I got my first pink huffy bike. Maybe it started when I learned the Bible story of Noah and the ark and the

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“Leftover Rainbow”

“Leftover Rainbow” #ArtYouLove by Elizabeth Traub. (That’s me.) It’s a Saturday. I missed a ladies breakfast at church. When I loaned my SUV out to my boys to attend the air show I was not thinking what I had on

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Posted in Art, Art Portfolio, Portland Arts

Pleasant Valley

There is a road called ” Pleasant Valley” that many walks and talks have taken place with my children and by myself. Talks with my daughter, talks with my boys and talks with God. I painted this late one night.

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“Adaptable Collection” by Elizabeth Traub

This past week was hard. Really hard. Two things I do when life is hard. I walk and I paint. In the middle of a crazy and hard week I played with these colors, painted a lot and walked every

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American Style

I am an American. I started my life in Central Philadelphia, PA. My mother was a single mom working full-time. We had a black nanny named Miss Elizabeth. My thoughts of her holding me tight when I was scared, dancing

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Posted in Art Portfolio

Explosive Love

“Explosive Love” is Art You Love by Elizabeth Traub. When I was thinking of name for my art business I was like every young entrepreneur excited about a new business venture. “Art You Love” is something we have all experienced

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Gordon Allan

“Gordon Allan” is Art You love by Elizabeth Traub. This piece is dedicated to Gordon. My partner in life. This piece was drying. I had not yet named it. I was trying to create an artful piece that would be

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Posted in Art, Art Portfolio, In Real Life

30Secondmom & Kids Room Design

30Secondmom & Kids Room Design 30Secondmom and a kids room designer, what do we have in common? I started following this website a couple of months ago through my android. I thought what better way to brighten my day, as a

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Summer Changes

There are going to be a lot of changes happening around this house this summer.  Let’s just say God knew what He was doing when He pressed on my heart “keep your calendar free”.  I am not crazy busy. I

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Posted in Art Portfolio, Design, Redo & Renew, Sales & Marketing, Special People

Four Pinterest Practices

Four Pinterest Practices that help grow my boards. How is Pinterest working for Hung Out To Buy, a kids bedroom fashion boutique?   Splendidly! Amazing!! Wowsers!! Please go and check out my boards here: http://pinterest.com/hungouttobuy/ I stumbled onto Pinterest by way

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Social Media Grumblings

Social Media Grumbles It is very hard to believe how quickly these past few months have passed.  The days, so full, the weeks flipping by on the pages of my life.  I have come here to write several times in

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Blog Wagon of Pinterest

Do I dare begin to jump on the blog-wagon of Pinterest?  I am a consultant and kids room designer.   I mean really what do I know?  Very little and believe me there is no shame in how little I

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Whoa There Big Kid-Tennis Anyone?

“Whoa There Big Kid” Tennis Anyone?  What does that mean? I loved playing sports in high school and still do today.  The two sports I fancied were soccer and tennis.  A noncompetitive sport I loved was  playing golf.  Having parents who

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