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Yearly Archives: 2013


Update On Painting N Mini Hand Painted Gourd

This Tiny Gourd Is   1"3/8 Wide x 1" Long   Monday I Will Be Posting All Of My Handmade Halloween Gourd Ornaments Alnog With The DIY   Last and final Sketch All Art Work Is Protected Under the Hammy and Pammy™   Update on Happy Halloween Painting   * I roughly sketch out the [...]

Follow My Process From Start to Finish

Starting With The Inspiration Yesterday morning was filled with running small little errands, the first stop was the Post Office. Going down town is just so charming with all the quaint homes and buildings there is always something to look at! Just smelling the falling leaves mingled with that wonderful wood burning stove smell yummm! [...]

Pumkin Carving

" if The Pumpkin Fits Wear It "   Carving pumpkins is a wonderful way to bring a fun activity the whole family can participate in!  Martha Stewart has amazing ideas for all types of pumpkin carving and decorating!  I absolutely fell in love with one of Martha Stewart's Ideas, simple but oh so elegant [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|Cottage Holidays, Life Quotes, My Illustrations|0 Comments

New Paint Pallets

Creature of Habit To A Delightful Outcome So Many Little Paint Pallets I had so many little large medium pallets...but I knew where every paint color was! I could close my eyes and instinctively find my way to the exact hue! Changing out something I have used for years was a little I explained [...]

By | October 7th, 2013|My Studio|2 Comments


" Mornings in Paris " I started my day out in Old Port (Portland Maine)...just lingering. I just had that hunch It wasn't going to be a productive day! Walked Around The City Took In A Few Good Shops   I new I was procrastinating...I have been working on the illustrations for the book and [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Kettle Cove, My Cottage By The Sea, Out & About In Maine, Portland|2 Comments

Count Down Halloween

Wishing You A Happy October   Warmly, Cheri

DIY Turn Your Orange Pumkins Into White Pumpkins

In Love With White Pumkins     Gold And Orange Pumpkins   1. I purchased these pumpkins at "Home Goods". I wanted something affordable.   2. Before painting these pumpkins I removed the electric cords and using soap ~n~ water I proceeded to wash off any debris on the pumpkins before applying the paint.   [...]

By | September 30th, 2013|Cottage Holidays, Handmade DIY, Kettle Cove|4 Comments

Illustration Starting N Finishing

Just a Peek At Something I Am Finishing Up   I have been working on this off and on since 2010...Mmmm! I think it is about time to finish her up! I will still be diligently working on the book illustration, but I am going to put aside an hour or so to finish this [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|About The Hammies, Kettle Cove, My Illustrations|3 Comments

Candles and Pumpkins

Fall Autumn Leaves Pumpkins I Love It All   Last week was a little balmy around here at Kettle Cove, but the last few days’ temperatures have dropped a little "burr". Just enough for the woodstove to be fired up...Yea! I adore the fall smells, acorns dropping and that cool crisp air that make me [...]

By | September 25th, 2013|Cottage Holidays, Kettle Cove|2 Comments

Cute Video Of Elephant And Doggie   Bubbles and Bella Best Friends   I watched this video over and over ~ so sooo cute! I just love it!!! Warmly, Cheri

By | September 24th, 2013|Kettle Cove|2 Comments