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Using premium cold-pressed Italian paper, I’ve sketched and watercolored painted these notes, one by one! A relaxing process, it takes me back to the early 1990s when I was just launching my note card company. Reminded recently of my little village house, a coven of creative women sitting together to paint my cards by hand. …

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As you can imagine, I am deliriously over the moon to present these gorgeously engraved “Vintage Jeep With Surfboard” Notes, my latest collaboration with the venerable and bespoke Crane & Co. What a trip! https://www.crane.com/vintage-jeep-with-surf-board-note-cf19071  

Now well into their twenties, here’s a cheer to my son, daughters, nieces & nephews for inspiring my very first series of illustrations, happily created to announce births, birthday parties + baptisms. Nostalgia reigns, even now.

“It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees They’re putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace” Joni Mitchell Yes. It’s just November. But as I see the cardinals flitting and flying out of the bursting bold red of the burning bush just outside my window + feel the crisp blue cold of …

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