and Inspirations were my first two
greeting card lines and, more recently,
Metallics. The idea for the cards
stemmed from my two passions: art and wisdom. The
fact that I could combine both was the motivation
for doing the three series of cards.
is primarily made up of informal illuminated
letters that are colorful with added touches of 23
karat gold. The title of this series came from a
play on the word illuminate for the
illumination from the wisdom in the sayings used
and the gold which illuminates the
contains watercolor floral patterns with
philosophical sayings as well as more generic
sayings for special occasions and holidays.
is a collection of 5 x 7" and 5x 5" cards that are
a real departure from the previous two series. They
appearance with colorful backgrounds and lots of
metallic media like gold powder, silver and
gold leaf, and metallic acrylics. Their magical
look comes from my imagination and is inspired by
the words or sayings used in the cards.
The samples of greeting cards shown on my website
are not for sale, but rather are an inspiration to
your imagination for a card you may want to create
for someone special or a set of boxed cards that
would be a one-of-a-kind work of art. You may also
find my greeting cards at Seasons located in
Westlake Village, California, as well as other fine
stationery stores in Southern California.