Archive for February, 2017

dala horses

Posted on February 26th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Several weeks ago, I posted pictures of these Dala horses in their raw, just-carved state. I’m excited to finally post the finished set of horses! After carving and sanding, I painted them in traditional Swedish designs along with a little twist–American flag designs on the saddles. The height of the tallest horse is 6″ and […]



goodbye, goats

Posted on February 18th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Today we sent our three little goats off to a new home. After filling our lives with two years of pure goatiness, we gave them to a family with 6 acres of green pastures, two other little goats, and a couple of human kids. We really wished we could keep them, but we are going […]



bible story models

Posted on February 6th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

While I was studying illustration at Cazenovia College in upstate NY, I interned under Cheri Bladholm.  She is an amazing illustrator and a really sweet person–one of my favorites. I loved working with her, and gathering reference photos for her paintings was one of my jobs. She was working on a book called Tell Me […]



around here in the wild woods

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

David is gone for a week and a half, first to Raleigh for three days, then Augusta. He’s getting a new place prepared for the Masters golf tournament in April…I think. I don’t ask too many questions because there are enough things in life I don’t quite comprehend–without throwing networks, switches and routers into the […]