Forest in a box

Craft Projects

I’m toying around with these little interior space shadowboxes… I love inside spaces, boxes and secret hideaways, so I thought I’d make some… here’s my first attempt. DecoArt Americana acrylic paint, a small cigar box, lots of glitter, twigs, Paperclay and some tiny LED lights from Cupboard Distributing.

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Leopard Eyes


This was a study in how to do short-haired cats. I just picked the leopard from a combination of images I found online and adapted the painting to what I wanted. 16 x 20″ oils on canvas.




These have got to be the most-loved cats I’ve ever met! A friend and I traded a stunning handmade quilt for this rather large painting of her three cats. 14″ x 24″ oil on canvas.

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I’m sorry to say the little guy in the middle died shortly after the painting was complete, but I’m glad that he’s been immortalized 🙂