June 29, 2011

I know, it's only July, but I started working on some sugar skulls.

October and November is only 3-4 months away and I am going to be listing a few heads this week because I just can't wait until then to share them with you. So, here are just a few of the many I am creating!

I made a few different ones because usually I make them all white and they are inspired by frida or colorfully decorated with flowers, but this year I hand painted and decorated the entire skull with designs. They came out colorful, vibrant, and almost tribal like.

These will be hard for me to let go. I usually end up keeping a few to put around the house.

Stay tuned for tomorrow - In addition to adding some skulls to the shop I will also be doing something else in the shop. Enjoy!

June 19, 2011

Look what's growing...

We have some peaches growing on our peach tree. Looking forward to making some homemade peach pies soon.

June 18, 2011

Inspired by Gypset


The Mignot Sisters, Courtesy of Gypset Style

This book is just full of amazing pictures!! It is so inspiring and beautiful. I could look at the photos all day!!

June 16, 2011

Caminando por Bolivia Painting Progress


This is the newest painting I am working on. I am debating on whether I should add a little bowler hat to make her look more like a little cholita.

As you might know a piece of me is Bolivian:) And I have visited family there many times and I also feel a piece of Bolivia is with me. I wanted to create a painting with pieces that represented bolivia, such as Lake Titicaca, coca leaves, the sun represents Inti, Mt. Illimani, Mountains, a cholita, and I also made her shirt red, so that the color of the flags was represented with the red, green and yellow.

I still have more work to do, but she is coming along.

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a wonderful day!

June 14, 2011

This weekend

I have been up to quite a bit!
Here are some random pictures I took of the weekend.
I have a few more tote bags I created using my artwork. The one above is of an inspiration of mine.

I am adding them to my Etsy shop: http://peachycheek.etsy.com/

I am also giving 10% off for you, my sweet blog pals.

Just use the promo code JuneBlogLove at checkout! Plus there is free shipping on all my tote bags.

 I can't get enough of these smoothies!!! I have been making strawberry and banana smoothies for breakfast. They are so filling!!

I have been making different smoothies, but my favorite is my breakfast smoothie.
I use a packet of Breakfast essentials, 3/4 cup of milk, 4 ice cubs, a banana, and a few strawberries, and a multi-vitamin.


 Veggies with hummus and chopped up red peppers

We went back to Whole Foods for lunch. I munched on veggies, hummus, hearts of palm, and orzo salad.

The weather changed from sunny to warm, to breezy winds to rain. It was a perfect weekend to curl up and do some reading and watch some movies.

Though I am in Connecticut,  I imagine that the our rocky hills are rocky mountains, and for just a brief second I am in the west, in the desert, in mymind.

June 12, 2011

art rings

I am adding new jewelry items to the Etsy shop of my art work. These necklaces are also pins so if you don't want to wear a necklace you can pin it to your bag or jacket. And the rings are adjustable.

I am also taking custom orders on rings and necklaces.

How does a custom order work? Well, good question. You send me a photo and I will make it into a ring or necklace.

June 2, 2011

What's New : Tote Bags

"Day of the Dead Sugar Skull" Tote Bag

"Fiesta Sugar Skull" Tote Bag

"Holding my Friend the Owl" Tote Bag

"La Gordita" Tote Bag

"Pink Sugar Skull" Tote Bag

"Loteria" Tote Bag made with images of my favorite Mexican Loteria Cards.
For Sale in my Etsy shop : Click here
Calavara de Colores, which translates to Skull of Colors
My newest painting "Me and my Bird" now comes as a tote bag.
Available in my shop!
Flying Away Tote Bag