I am a self taught mixed media artist and instructor living in Virginia with my Husband and our family of fur babies. I love all things vintage and strive to use those discarded bits of artistic flotsam and jetsum in my creations. I also love finding those treasures that others can use to feather their souls and their nests so please check out my Etsy Shop as well. Thank you for stopping by.

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Hello Lesley-I am so happy for you!

Joan Rowlands

Thank you for a beautifully written post. This really resonated with me, having recently realised that I need to learn to let go of the toxic and embrace the light and love that my friends offer me.
I love the picture at the beginning, the way she is emerging through the veil.
Joan : )
PS: I got here via East-West Coast Art Retreats


Congratulations Lesley. This is a magic post and a beautiful blog and truly shows the essence of you. I am so lucky to have you and Tom in my life.
Sal x

pamela huntington

Hello Leslie,
Lovely new blog... and you are right nice and
light! Very nice that Tom has his own link...lol! And Journaling, too, how exciting for you... xoxo


Well said Lesley! and everything looks great!


Love your new look. Enjoy your new "lighter" you.


Patty D

Lesley, your new blog is lovely. In this post I felt like you were speaking directly to me. I'm having to let go and rebuild. It's not easy. But this loving network of artist friends is proving to be quite a blessing. And you are part of that. Blessings to you and Tom.

PS - I want to see your hair!


Sharon W

Best wishes for a wonderful new look, new start! Love............Sharon


your journal page is so pretty - nice job! thanks for having me and showing me such a fun time. i wish we had stopped and taken a picture of us with our vintage suitcases, when we were "running away from home".

love the new blog!




I love hearing about your adventures with Kecia, and love that you have found such a wonderful friend and inspiration! Your new blog look is light and so refreshing! I love it! Can't wait for more pictures of the new studio space!!!

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