painting “winter berries” (part 1)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCLast year I started a new tradition. At the beginning of each December, I’m painting myself a new “winter painting” to hang over my fireplace. The plan is to then auction off last year’s painting. We’ll see if I get that far this year. 🙂 I’m hoping to finish […]

1st Annual Turkey 10K

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHere’s what I was SUPPOSED to be doing today. Unfortunately, I’ve been sick with some funky virus all week, so in my feverish state I had to miss the run. I’m really not too sad about missing (I’m not even sure if could have made it all the way […]

I hope it tastes as good as it looks!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWe’re having some friends over for dessert tonight. I hadn’t really planned on making anything special, but then flipping through the October issue of Real Simple Magazine, I got inspired to push my cooking skills past a boxed brownie mix. I decided to CREATE something beautiful. Something that looks […]

taking time to smell the roses (literally)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCAs you can imagine, the art economy has been rather slow for the past year or so. So I’m taking the advice of my husband Tim, who has encouraged me to “stop trying so hard” with my business. Instead, I’m on orders to start using some more of my […]

Location #82 + the Meaning behind my Paintings

Export to PDF | Export to DOC142 artists opened up their studios on November 6 & 7, as part of the 2010 Greenville OPEN STUDIOS Tour. All weekend long I heard people say “I wish we had time to see  ALL the studios!” So for those of you who didn’t get a chance to stop by location […]

gorgeous flowers (created by my mom!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOC Beautiful flowers for a beautiful marriage… My oh-so-creative mother MADE this amazing bridal bouquet. I think it’s stunning. Congratulations to Sarah and Dennis! Photos ©2010 Kari Hajinian Photography

What’s behind door #109?

Export to PDF | Export to DOCYou’ll find out if you stop by during Greenville Open Studios this weekend. Saturday, November 6, 2010: 10am-6pm Sunday, November 7, 2010: noon-6pm

done! (“pear orchard”)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI finished this vibrant oil painting in April,but just finally put it on my website this week. If you make it to Open Studios on Friday or Saturday, you’ll get to see it hanging on a burnt orange wall… it’s a rather stunning combination if I do say so […]

Greenville Open Studios… bring an old phone book (or friend) and save 10%

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhat’s behind door #109? New Paintings, New Pillows, and even New Paint Colors on a few of the walls. Saturday, November 6, 2010: 10am-6pm Sunday, November 7, 2010: noon-6pm I’m looking forward to opening up my studio again this year for the 2010 GREENVILLE OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND. I’ve spent […]