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Toy Story Pool Party for Johnny's Birthday

Toy Story Pool Party for Johnny's Birthday

Hey Howdy Hey! 🤠 I'm rounding up all the toys and details on the blog about Johnny’s Toy Story Pool Party for his 4th birthday last month! The...

One Room Challenge - Week 7 - Mantle Feature

One Room Challenge - Week 7 - Mantle Feature

I think the entire 6 years we have lived here I never took the plunge to focus on this room because I thought you shouldn’t have a tv in a formal...

One Room Challenge - Week 6 - Hanging Artwork

One Room Challenge - Week 6 - Hanging Artwork

  Is it just me or is it really hard to pull the trigger on nailing holes into walls?!  That's why #1, I was so excited to utilize our picture rai...

One Room Challenge - Week 5 - Acrylic Coffee Tables

One Room Challenge - Week 5 - Acrylic Coffee Tables

  This room is now so dark with lots of furniture that I knew I needed to lighten the feel of the space within the center of the room.  These acry...

One Room Challenge Week 4 - Artwork

One Room Challenge Week 4 - Artwork

All about some artwork that's functional these days.  One of my favorite local artists Nikkila of Baby Creep posted this floral baby face vase an...

One Room Challenge Week 3! I made a mood board!

One Room Challenge Week 3!  I made a mood board!

  Well, I probably should have created this a while back, before I actually started purchasing things for the living room's overhaul in the One Roo...

One Room Challenge Week Two, Paint Color Reveal

One Room Challenge Week Two, Paint Color Reveal

Introducing my newest love, 🦚 Blue Peacock! 🦚 The living room’s fresh coat of Sherwin Williams Blue Peacock in high gloss is the thrilling foundati...

One Room Challenge - Dorothy Art Living Room Before

One Room Challenge - Dorothy Art Living Room Before

 I am thrilled because I am finally starting the One Room Challenge!  I am extremely excited to announce that I am a guest participant for the 8 we...

Thank you for supporting creatives during COVID!

Thank you for supporting creatives during COVID!

Wow, I am so blown away and grateful for the past three weeks of sales. Thank you and through your Dorothy Art purchases over $2,000 is headed to h...

“Portraits of Puzzling Times” Collection Release

“Portraits of Puzzling Times” Collection Release

  💖What do you think they’re thinking?🤨#portraitsofpuzzlingtimes 🧩 Y’all... I am really pumped about my little puzzling creative project!  I feel ...

“I Want to Fly Away” Birds Oil Painting Release

“I Want to Fly Away” Birds Oil Painting Release

Sometimes I feel like I just need to fly away, that fight or flight kicks in and I daydream of sprinting as far as I can or sneaking away to a tropical island, but then reality hits and I’m reminded that the entire earth as we know it is frozen.

Carefree in a Covid World - Spring 2020 Print Release

Carefree in a Covid World - Spring 2020 Print Release

Today's the day!  These limited edition 8x10" prints of my digital sketches are live in the Dorothy Art Shop!  These eight illustrations are a ref...