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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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“Growth” by Elizabeth Traub

It’s  been hard to put into words this past year. For many their hardest year. A pandemic, Covid, division and so much more. For me it was and still is a year of growth. Growing spiritually, emotionally and in beautiful

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Posted in Art, Design, In Real Life

Painting The Perfect Piece for YOUR Space

How many times have you wandered the markets, the internet, the galleries to find that perfect splash of color and art for your space? It’s just a tiny space but it lacks luster and you really want something to wake

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MonSquare

This week I have been creating pieces with specific color stories in mind. Creating Art You Love. For the past 5 days it’s been blue hues, yellows, gold, gray and white. Hours in my studio until I can stand back

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Savvy Social Tip

You may have noticed I have started making reference in social media to my new hashtag #savvysocialtips .  It’s no secret that I am a social gal. In real time, who is the first person to show up, greet and

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I Am A Beautiful Extrovert

Did you know that by nature (whatever that means) I am an extrovert?  I am not really sure if I came by this naturally or if life circumstances, as a young  girl birthed that confidence to step out and connect

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Posted in Design, Redo & Renew, Special People

How Are We Different in Social Media vs. Real Time?

How are we different in written time (Social Media-SM) vs. face time (In Real Time-IRT)?  I was offended for about 2 seconds when a “new” friend, Randy Theo (@ideabloke), whom I know through social media told me his impressions of

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What Do I Do With My Brilliant Idea?

What do I do with my brilliant idea?  It is occupying ever waking moment. One day you are in a coffee shop chatting with a friend about the idea you have. It’s brilliant and yet to be brought to the

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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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Designing Industrious Women

 Designing Industrious Women Psalms 31:16-18 “16 She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.  17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.  18 She sees that her

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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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The Grab-Nabber

Do you ever feel dizzy over just how much information is available on the web?  When I was a young girl I was not particularly fond of being called Dizzy Lizzy.  Given the past two weeks, be my guest 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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