There are few people that have come close to being as supportive of my business as this special lady. Growing up watching my mom start her own career as an artist seemed as normal as apple pie to me, but I know now it was extraordinary.

Mom is determined, thinks big, and has great ideas. She has taken lots of my prints and mixed them up within the space in her home.

Here she bands other fabrics with our  Summer Sail in French Blue, with great lighting, ginger jars, and of course the view of our infamous tree out front.

Seeing these kinds of options really help spark the imagination of what is possible with fabric, and of course one of my favorite things, pattern mixing.

We joke that this is the grandest breezeway of all time. The Canoe and Oar print has transformed this little nook into something quite fine. Our resident talented seamstress, Jennifer Skinner is at fault for the gorgeous final product.

People come into my shop asking about what mom is up to all the time. While, her gallery closed a while back, she is still working hard and focusing on her favorite product, the original. This winter, she really dug deep to develop a new collection of paintings. Here she is with a little observer working on a gorgeous cherry tree in springtime.

This collection of small paintings are available at Main Street Gallery in Leland. You can give Malcolm a call if you are interested in a sarcastic conversation and a potential sale. 231-256-7787.

Thanks to mom for believing in my dream, and helping pave the way for other creatives imagining living a life of fulfillment!



Jan Herke

Jan Herke

I love this web site and your mother’s artwork. I’m so happy that I own a small original of the beautiful Leelanau countryside done years ago (complete with a blue frame that she also made). My best to your mother and your brother. Jan Herke

Bobbie Stevens

Bobbie Stevens

Love that talented, funny wonderful woman. . . just never get to see her!I will be in Leland for the Pop Up Show on July 15th. One of the peeps I love more than words can tell will be a participant! See you then, Mags! Hugs!

Mithra Ballesteros

Mithra Ballesteros

What a gal! Love the pic of her painting while perched on a cooler. For goodness sake, that’s the mark of a true artist. Lucky you to call such a woman "Mom".

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