…is in the air. Can you feel it?

And there is an answering freshness in my studio and spreading its way to my website. A Calendar of One’s Own for 2009 is finished and residing here. It was a joy to create, and it’s subject is near and dear to many of our hearts…

…yes, our books! I came across so many meaningful quotes, like this one…


attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.
~ Virginia Woolf ~

Isn’t that wonderful? And what I have always felt. The illustration came from a lovely old children’s music book, and it was very satisfying to place books in the hands of the fairies (why weren’t they there all along, one could ask?).

I have added several new greeting cards to the “A Letter is a Joy of Earth” section of The Shop and have this new Christmas card in the Holiday section…

I have wanted to design a Jane Austen Christmas card for a few years now, and everything came together for it a few weeks ago. And I have two other new Christmas card designs that I will put up on the website in the days to come.

It is such a busy time for me, with four shows finished and two more lovely ones to look forward to. As soon as I get home from one show, I get in my studio to make more papery creations for the next one. But we have snatched, cosy family times in between and the Autumn color and warmth outside are seeping into my spirit. I am so grateful for all the orders I have been receiving lately, and am filling them in the order I receive them as I am able between shows. It is wonderful to be buoyed along by the hope all around.

I will leave you with a photo of yet another long-desired creation that has recently come to fruition. I will have it on the website just as soon as I get more photos taken. What could it be?