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New Additions to the Gallery in Nantucket

Three more of my sailor’s valentines have arrived and are now available through Kathleen’s Gallery at Four India in Nantucket, MA. Kathleen has on display award winning valentines by Karine and myself.

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Valentine Cases Available

Tim has completed several shadow boxes available through the “Treasures” link on my website or on my eBay store. He can also take special orders. Audrey O’Donnell completed the valentines pictured below using Tim’s cases made from zebra wood. Simple, … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time

My summer sailor’s valentine class will be in Nantucket. This is a 4 day class, Aug 19-22. To sign up check the details listed on the Nantucket Historical Association’s website www.nha.org/1800house This year we will be creating the 9″ sailor’s … Continue reading

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Framing Shell Flowers

Create a beautiful shell flower and simply adhere it to the glass of a beautiful frame. Add a sand back ground and a few shell/pearl embellishments. There you have it !!!

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New Valentine Case Maker

Valentine Artists now have another choice when purchasing a well constructed valentine case. He has done woodworking in the past including an award winning turned bowl. Watch for Tim’s designs available on this website and eBay.

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Here Comes the Kracken !

While honoring the sailor’s valentine traditional techniques, I’ve added a bit of an updated twist.

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Sarasota Shell Show 2019 – Save the Date

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One of Many Raffle Items at the 2019 Sarasota Shell Show

The Sarasota Shell Club Artisans will raffle this Friendship Valentine during the upcoming annual Shell Show Feb. 8, 9 and 10, 2019. It is 12″ in diameter and framed under glass with shell flowers constructed and all donated by the Sarasota … Continue reading

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Class Dates Announced – February 11-13, 2019

Join with me in laughter, smiles and friendship while creating a treasured keepsake. The next sailor’s valentine class I will teach is scheduled for February 11-13 in Sarasota Florida. This class is sponsored by the Sarasota Shell Club Artisans.  We will be working on a similar … Continue reading

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Wedding Cake by Ann Stegner

Ann Stegner has been busy creating a new shell masterpiece. ” No, you can’t eat the cake unless you enjoy Styrofoam and that is the base for the cake. I covered each Styrofoam cake piece in sand and painted the … Continue reading

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