Noticing 1.534246575342466 Things to Celebrate (each day!)

There are usually a limitless number things to celebrate. Even for my dog Lucy (shown the photo above) caught in the moment celebrating a whole lot of happy things to smell on a beautiful July morning.   Have you ever seen this book? As the title implies, the book is simply a list of 14,000 random things. […]

5 years later. 5 years wiser. (Did I actually learn something?)

“Stop trying so hard.”  “Stop working so hard.” “Stop trying to prove something.” Did I Stop? Looking back over the last five years, I think I actually DID! Last night we went to an annual event that in years past has caused me much sadness. It was an opening reception for an exhibit of 100+ local […]

How we fixed up a Grocery Store last May. (Photos of our 2-week painting party.)

Happy Birthday, Sunflower! One year ago TODAY we opened up the Sunflower Gift Shop & Gallery. TODAY seems a fitting occasion to post photos I’ve been saving from “Phase 1” of our big Grocery Store Beautification Project last spring. Who would have thought we could turn the old Travelers Rest “Winn Dixie” into the uplifting place that Sunflower evolved into over the […]

1 more Shopping Day until Christmas…

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 […]

2 Shopping Days until Christmas…

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 […]

3 Shopping Days until Christmas…

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. […]

4 Shopping Days until Christmas…

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 […]

5 Shopping Days until Christmas…

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 […]

6 Shopping Days until Christmas…

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 […]