Art

My #ActivistPostcards are here!

This has been a whirlwind month of wanting to get engaged. Writing emails to elected officials is better than nothing, but direct phone calls and snail-mail packs a stronger punch, so I felt motivated to create a series of #ActivistPostcards. American Flag Postcard The first one I made is an original watercolor design, obviously modeled… Continue reading My #ActivistPostcards are here!

Naming - Part 1
Art, Blog, Parenting

Naming – #ThePlumGrove

I'm ready for action! Let's get this art adventure started. First, thoughts on picking a name. Escapades in Naming Naming, Step One: Finding a niche and brainstorming concepts: What defines the idea/product/business? What's the unique value proposition in terms of how people relate to other things already well known? I brainstormed - gardening, urban horticulture, city farmer,… Continue reading Naming – #ThePlumGrove

Kristin - The Plum Grove
Art, Blog, Parenting

A Time for New Beginnings

After 11 years working at a nonprofit I care about deeply, from starting fresh out of college in 2005, through more than a decade of projects, training, personal growth, and professional achievement, the time has come for me to leave that which is deeply familiar to me, and move on to new endeavors - focusing… Continue reading A Time for New Beginnings

Blue House Silhouette Watercolor
Art

Throwback to Italy Watercolors

I am very fortunate to have been able to study watercolor painting in college. It was an incredibly special and impactful time, spending a full month immersed in an intensive painting program, with guidance from an expert teacher, seeing amazing and inspiring beauty all around. Plus... all the lemon gelato I could eat. 🙂 This particular… Continue reading Throwback to Italy Watercolors