Saturday, October 30, 2010

Pumpkin Cake In A Bowl

Inspiration... a little round pumpkin and one of my little round bowls!....and out popped a little round Pumpkin Cake!
You can do this too, Loves, with any round bowls and your yummiest spice cake recipe. 
Put a recipe in each bowl, whip up a warm caramel filling  and stick the rounds together just after they come out of the oven... wrap tight and put in freezer, (makes them really moist and cools them quick.)
"Pumpkin Orange" frosting was really fun to make...(cream cheesy, of course)...lots of yellow and a bit of red.
Frost when cool enough and find the perfect pumpkin stem...and there you have it! Delicious, Darling, Fun ...and You created it!!!

Happy Day to you all!

Friday, October 29, 2010

On The Path To My Studio......

I was struck with wonder on the path to my studio this morning!
Dewy fall leaves were sprinkled on the ground, twinkling in the morning light,the colors and textures were absolutely illuminated...and as I walked, God blessed me with inspiration! much beauty in such a tiny spot...just think of what He has done in the Whole Wide World!

Inspiration is all around us, even... right where we are!

What inspires you today, Loves? 

Thursday, October 28, 2010

A Peek At Where I Create....

My wonderful husband surprised me last month and is redoing my studio! I am so excited!

Where a girl creates is very important to her heart and this little heart is singing, dancing and painting...painting..painting!!!

Where do you create? Do you have a special spot?
If you can make your creative space a place that you feel completely comfy and at home your imagination may just sprout wings!

Happy Creating, Loves!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Good Morning, Loves! 

Thank You for visiting Poppy House!

This is my very first post and I thought it would be fun to tell you a bit about my inspirations.

Art has been my lifelong passion and to create...for to breathe! 
I am constantly inspired by all of the beauty that God has created...whether it be the softness of a pink petal or the laugh of a child.

In the last few years, my focus has shifted from large-scale murals in private homes to hand painting my original designs on handmade earthenware clay pottery.

Each and every one of my designs are straight from my heart.

I hope you enjoy!

Time For A Treasure Hunt

This design was so much fun! I am always drawing "all over design" with little treasures hiding in them..birds and feathers and nests and bugs and such...This piece is a part of my childhood, I think, because looking for hidden surprises in those fun coloring books always made me so happy!

What do you see, Loves?

Beauty in Blue and White

We just got home from staying at the sea...the air was moist and fresh and the beautiful blue water inspired this sweet bowl. It could be filled to the brim with fresh fruit and all things delicious or would be lovely just sitting on your counter as a pretty bright spot!

Are there colors that make you think of the sea, Loves?

New Pieces of Pottery are "Poppy-ing" out daily!

Thought it would be fun to show you some of my new designs!

My Geraniums are still in full bloom and so I just had to honor them and paint this pitcher. It looks like a Garden Party and is perfect for lemonade or anything yummy!