“Expecting” is one of many paintings I created during the summer of 2016. But this one was special. I painted it with a friend in mind. A friend who was expecting. Expecting. Hoping. Dreaming. But with a heart that was understandably guarded. A heart that had been on this same course before, but disappointed many times.
It’s been my fortunate experience to learn that most people want to be heard. All they usually need is the slightest nudge. A nudge that can be as simple as asking a follow-up question to something they have already offered up to you.
A Golden Lesson about Friendship: how a life-long friend made my day, with just a photo and one sentence. It feels good to be known.
Looking back on the fullest year of my life. Many, MANY thanks are in order. Many, MANY people have become good friends of Sunflower! The primary people I would like to thank are the members of The Sunflower Team since the opening of our store in July 2014. Kyle Without Kyle’s hard work, we could have never gotten Sunflower […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #1: The World! Blue Globe • $22 Still looking for gifts today? I think that anyone would be happy to have a globe. They are functional and decorative, all at the same time. The perfect kind of gift! Or, if you’re still really unsure what to buy for your favorite “color lover” I […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #2: A Color Plan for your home! Does the thought of picking out paint colors for your walls make you want to CRY? I made be weird, but it actually makes me want to SMILE! I love, love, love to help people design a COLOR PLAN for how the rooms in their […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #3: Original Dish Towels! Marie Scott dish towels — $8 each. If you’ve still somebody on your gift list who is causing you distress… how about a unique dish towel? These towels are made by me, (Marie Scott!) I had many of my paintings printed onto a soft micro suede fabric. […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #4: Main St. Bridge! Original oil painting of downtown Greenville, SC — $900. This 30″ x 24″ original oil painting would make quite the impact under your Christmas tree. However… if the original is NOT in this year’s budget, I have a few framed prints of this painting still available! The […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #5: Beach Memories! Sand Globe — $20. If your loved one is a fan of the ocean, stop into HOME COLOR for a large selection of gifts that will bring back memories of the beach. Home Color is OPEN TODAY (Thursday, December 20) from 10am – 7pm In addition to all the beach-themed framed […]
HOME COLOR’s Gift Idea #6: One Shiny Bird! Silver bird ornament — $8. I love how this silver cardinal sparkles on my tree. He actually came all the way from Wisconsin to join me in HOME COLOR. If you’re not looking for an ornament, below are a couple of other shiny birds to choose from. Home […]