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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Pleased to meet the new Lesley.


What a beautiful and uplifting post! It sounds like you're well on your way...:).

Colleen Peck

I love you, my dear friend Lesley!!

Janet Ghio

A courageous post--best to you and wishes for bright days in 2012!


onward to a brand new year and a brand new you! we love you; always know that, no matter how dark the lighting in the room is.....



Folk Heart

I can't begin to know what circumstances precipitated this, but I can certainly appreciate the tremendous amount of courage it takes to bare yourself to all. I wish you the gift of healing, because you are such a talented and viable artist and soul. All healing begins from within, and I know you have something special inside. Best of everything to you!


Life is a journey girl. one step at a time. I am glad to have found you and I wish you well!

Sharon W

Thank you for your courageous message: you are an inspiration and a true "shero"!! Now, Lesley, a new year is starting, and I am soooo pleased to see you listed among the faculty at "art unraveled" for the coming summer. I'm sure the coming year will bring even more achievements and moments of pride, so get ready!!! Looking forward to Stamford and more good times. Love always.

Denise Petersen

And once upon a time I met a beautiful person who touched my heart and she opened other peoples hearts so that they could be touched by her creativity. She shared her art openly with others and touched our souls. This was a healing process for her but she had no idea how many hearts she truly touched. We love you Lesley!

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