the rules of magic

Finished reading The Rules of Magic! No spoilers! I love the way Alice Hoffman writes. She weaves a story with many layers and writes with such empathy and a deep understanding of love, grief, redemption. I love that she always describes the texture of a scene, I almost require that in every book I read…

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spring forward desktop wallpaper

We’re getting our Spring on in Florida! If you’re in an area still dealing with cold and snow and wishing for Spring, here’s a few Spring desktop wallpapers similar to the Fresh Cut Christmas Trees wallpapers I created in December-except FLOWERS, obvs.  ♡ click here to download 2560×1600 wallpapers   credits: Desktop wallpapers © Aimee…

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happy christmas

#Derek‘s favourite film ever is A #Christmas Carol. Here he is to tell you the story. pic.twitter.com/zgWtg3XNXe — Derek (@DerekTVShow) December 20, 2017   Super quick post, I’m a bit under the weather this week but this Derek clip made me laugh, so I’m sharing it with you. I’m “skipping” Christmas this year. There’s just…

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over the river and to the beach

For the past four years or so I’ve sent illustrated Christmas cards to friends, family and clients.  Last year I also made ecards, basically, adding snow and creating a gif then emailing or texting to the people that cheer me on throughout the year. Since we’ve moved to a new house I decided that I’d…

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farm fresh desktop wallpaper

click to download 2560×1600 desktop wallpaper We’re going to get cold weather this weekend in Jacksonville! Below freezing on Sunday according to the news. I’m planning on cozying up with hot cocoa and the furry children, watching Christmas movies and, of course, continuing to move my things from the tiny townhouse to the new house…which…

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new digs

Almost completely moved in to the new place (did I mention I’m moved/moving?). There are boxes everywhere and lots of things need to be done, but I’m damn tired and doing my best. Which is all you can do, right? 2017 drained my energy and I’m running on empty. The internet trolls, the hypocrites, the…

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catnap fever

Wow, I’m tired! It’s my own damn fault for staying up too late, working on drawings and fighting with the cat. I’ve slacked off a bit on Inktober this week, recharging my brain I guess. Tonight I’m going to try some ink washes instead of just the ink pen…I’m hoping I’m just a bit tired…

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sketch therapy

In August I bought myself a small chunky sketch book with light brown kraft paper pages. Since then I’ve been choosing random pages in it to sketch people and animals. The first thing I drew was a horse, then some faces, then a frog and some more faces. I do use references sometimes, especially for…

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