The California Poppy

I started the day super stoked because everything that had to be done, was done. All the customs and Xmas orders we’re finished save for one item that had to go to the post office.

I thought, what the hell am I going to do with myself during the Interns nap?!

And I decided to paint. Just paint. No agenda. No plan. No nothing but letting the colors take me somewhere.

And they took me to my favorite flower the California poppy.

That’s a wrap 2021…

Management has officially started her Christmas vacation! The shop will remain open, and everything will ship immediately. So as long as you order by December 15th you’ll get holiday orders in time to put under the tree.

This year, we raised $20,271.86 for eleven different dog rescues. We’ve come a long ways since our first year when we raised a little over a thousand. I can’t thank you all enough for your support of my work. Your support as we grieved the loss of our boxer girl in April. And your genuine love and enthusiasm when we welcome home our girl Kona in August.

I don’t know when we will be back but I hope you all have a fantastic holiday and new year. See you in 2022!

Baby Pet Crocodiles

Baby Pet Crocodiles are in the shop!

These little resin guys come in a glass jar with a tiny bit of “water”, care instructions and an adoption certificate.

I made two color way series: a green rainbow and a white rainbow. Plus two metallic one offs. And a special pair in a plastic container (I made one of the plastic container pairs for a child on the spectrum. So the one in the shop I’m hoping goes to a similar kid).

They are priced $20 each and come gift boxed.

Next Shop Update

The next update will happen sometime next week. It will include a few mini boxer angels and a batch of the wooden paw pendants.

I have an art market on November 27th and a Holiday show on December 4th. So I’m trying to get some fresh things ready for that. Including new Frog Princes and turtles. And I should be painting ornaments but I tell ya, I just don’t feel like it.

I really had planned to take November and December off. But I’m going to try and get some work done during the holiday season and perhaps start 2022 slow. I’m still bummed I didn’t get to go to Designer Con. And wondering if I will do a booth in 2022. Perhaps my career is changing directions a bit again.