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T Greeting Card

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Greeting Cards, Vintage Finds | 0 comments

T Greeting Card

Does this fit you to a T? Carpe Diem Papers’ T greeting card features original painting #100 (see trophy vase on table) of my 100 painting project. The painting sold to dear friends also in the gift industry and now hangs in Petaluma, CA. Who is your special T that might like a note in the mail? Artwork from original painting. Cards are 4×6″ on thick 110lb paper accompanied by white envelope in cello...

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Painting Sea & Sky Workshop

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Featured, Workshops | 0 comments

Painting Sea & Sky Workshop

I’m looking up at the sky today, thinking I’ll never take the color blue for granted again! I’ve been mulling a workshop on painting sea & sky for some time and now seems like the perfect moment. Time to celebrate the ocean or lakes many of us have fled to recently and appreciate those white cotton balls in the clean, clear sky. Painting Sea & Sky Workshop Details: When: Sunday, October 1st Time: 11-3pm (although everyone is welcome to stay longer to complete their piece) Where: My house, 571 Thornton Way, Ashland, OR All supplies...

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Ciao Bella

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Fabulous, Featured, Greeting Cards | 0 comments

Ciao Bella

Ciao Bella! Perfect for the stylish friend or happy traveler. Send a sweet hello in the mail today! xo Note card designed with artwork from original painting, “Ciao Bella.” Cards are 4″ x 6″ on thick 110lb paper accompanied by white envelope in cello bag....

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Yellow Roses Note Card

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Featured, Floral, Greeting Cards | 0 comments

Yellow Roses Note Card

Yellow roses and a tea canister from Laduree in Paris make for charming subjects. Our Yellow Roses note card is perfect for thank yous, hello, happy birthday and congratulations. xo Yellow Roses note card artwork from original painting. Blank inside. Cards are 4 1/2 x 6″ on thick 110lb paper accompanied by white envelope in cello...

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The Earth Laughs in Flowers Note Card

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Featured, Floral, Greeting Cards | 0 comments

The Earth Laughs in Flowers Note Card

The earth laughs in flowers. I adore painting vintage florals. They’ve become one of my passions. The original painting used to design our The Earth Laughs in Flowers note card lives with a friend in Ashland, OR—a fellow painter and botanical enthusiast. Great all-occasion card. xo 4 1/2″ x 6″ note card. Designed with artwork from an original painting, “The Earth Laughs in Flowers,” which includes the quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Blank inside Heavy stock matte paper with white...

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La Vie Parisienne Note Card

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Featured, Greeting Cards, Travel | 0 comments

La Vie Parisienne Note Card

La vie Parisienne. Outdoor cafes, the Eiffel Tower, vintage postcards from a bouquinstre by the Seine, mais oui xo Artwork from original painting. Cards are 4 1/2 x 6″ on thick 110lb paper accompanied by white envelope in cello bag. All cards blank inside. $4 each. 4 1/2″ x 6″ note card designed with artwork from an original painting, “La Vie Parisienne.” Blank inside, heavy stock matte paper with accompanying white...

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Elegant Greeting Card

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Greeting Cards, Nautical | Comments Off on Elegant Greeting Card

Elegant Greeting Card

“When the heart speaks, take good notes.” Ah, yes. This original painting belongs to ex-pat friends of mine who have hung it in Singapore, London, Ottawa, Texas and beyond. Who knows where our art or our words will land? xo   Elegant greeting card artwork from original painting. Cards are 4 1/2″ x 6″ on thick 110lb paper Accompanied by white envelope in cello bag. All cards blank...

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Jean-Paul

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Furry Friends, Greeting Cards | Comments Off on Jean-Paul

Jean-Paul

True story, I painted a series of cat portraits (like you do) and I subconsciously painted my entire family! Who is your artiste that needs a little snail mail love? xo Jean-Paul greeting card artwork from original painting. Cards are 4 1/2 x 6″ on thick 110lb paper. Accompanied by white envelope in cello bag. All cards blank...

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Stop & Smell the Roses

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Furry Friends, Greeting Cards | Comments Off on Stop & Smell the Roses

Stop & Smell the Roses

Stop & smell the roses. The bestselling Carpe Diem card and the image that has become synonymous with this little company. A wonderful sweet sentiment for everyone, all occasions. xo Stop and Smell the Roses artwork from original painting. Cards are 4 1/2″ x 6″ on thick 110lb paper Accompanied by white envelope in cello bag. All cards blank...

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Creativity Takes Courage

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Encouragement, Featured | Comments Off on Creativity Takes Courage

Creativity Takes Courage

Creativity takes courage. Henri Matisse. Said by the master himself. How true is that?! Keep painting, keep writing, keep going. Xo Greeting card, 4 1/2″ x 6″, blank inside, artwork from original painting, heavy stock matte paper with accompanying white...

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