Lumiere’s costume was challenging, but turned out FANTASTIC! I was especially happy with the DIY glowing candles I made.
Second post in my Beauty and the Beast costume series! Find out how I made these 3 historical-inspired “Silly Girl” costumes, and spent less than $10 in thrift store materials!
First post in my new series on costume design! Last summer, a “Beauty & the Beast” theater production gave me the opportunity to make some amazing costumes. Belle’s blue dress was my first step.
I can hardly BELIEVE IT!!! After over three years of research, writing, more research, re-writing, and editing… Lily and Fred’s beautiful, real life love-story is an honest-to-goodness book! Where Daffodils Bloom is a labor of love that I am so excited to be able to share with the world. And it’s been wonderful t to …….Read More
Well ladies and gentlemen. My upcoming book, Where Daffodils Bloom, finally HAS A COVER!!! Whoohoo! Drum-roll please… I commissioned a professional cover design company, called Damonza, to create it for me. They took the information I gave them (synopsis, important symbolism, character descriptions, etc) and created two different cover concepts for me to choose between. …….Read More
It’s ALMOST HERE!!!!! After over three years of work, Fred and Lily’s story is finally almost ready to be released! Are you as excited as I am? Do you want to be part of making sure the whole world reads this book? Then keep reading after the title announcement for a very special opportunity below. …….Read More
“For the past century, we have been told a story about work that says we must commit to a certain path in life, spend most of our career doing that one thing, and not veer too far from our area of focus. This, we think, is what mastery is all about. But is that really …….Read More
New sneak peek today! (If you missed any of the others, you can find them all here.) All was dark and silent when Lily crept up the stairs and tiptoed back into the bedroom. The rain had slacked off at last, and the thunder was only a distant rumble as she hung her dripping dress …….Read More
Valentine’s Day is the time we set aside, every year to celebrate love and romance. And this year I want to celebrate by sharing with you a very special treasure, discovered tucked away in a stack of cards Lily had saved. It’s a Valentine from Freddie. There’s no date on it, but I have to …….Read More
Learning a new word doesn’t usually change your life. But this was no ordinary word. Most words are just labels. Useful handles, you might say. We attach them to objects, actions, or ideas, so that we can easily hand them off to others. You know. Words like ‘cotton’ or ‘jog’ or ‘angry’. They have simple …….Read More