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New direction.

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To purchase Click HereI love doing my keepsake boxes with garden flowers and birds strewn across them but I wanted to also send a message. I started to work on boxes that portray animals that are on the verge of endangerment or they have arrived. Our world is full of wonderful majestic creatures and I hope I will touch a cord in you by painting them. Hopefully you will buy a Keepsake Box or maybe you will donate to a worthy cause to help our friends in need.

Help the Arts

Every time you purchase an item whether it is clothes, toys, home decor, furniture or whatever, you have a choice. You can buy from an individual who has put all their energy into making a well made product or a company that has outsourced most of the components to a country which probably pays workers very little or has no regard to the toxic components used or the environmental issues in producing the product. There are individuals all over the world who are making well made original works for all types of uses. They are artists of many creative means and all offering the best they can produce. I guess it hit me while shopping and I noticed the mind set of the average shopper. People aimlessly buying things and I mean things with no thought to where it was made or whom it was being given to. I am a person who would spend weeks trying to discover what the perfect gift would be for a person and most of the time I would buy something that was different and handmade. Of course then I st…