Friday, June 13, 2014

Hello Angels!
June roses are in bloom everywhere in my yard and reminds me how much I've missed pruning, gathering, and filling up vases around the house. I even spotted a few berries the birds left me for my morning cereal. Very sweet!
 
 
 
 
 
Have you received your copy of the July issue of Romantic Homes yet? My column, SAY AHH, features the quaint Gingerbread cottages in Martha's Vineyard. Aren't they charming?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next month,the August issue in my column, my backyard lit for a romantic evening under the summer skies. Be sure and pick up a copy!
 
 
Cuteness watch! My little Jessy, looking adorable. He will be 11 this month.. Doesn't he look fabulous for his age?
 
 
NEW on my website, this stunning Christie Repasy canvas print in an antique tin frame. Check it out in Vintage Finds!
 
 
 
Also, have you ordered a copy of my new book? It's a charming bedside table book with gorgeous photos, and romantic thoughts and devotionals.
You can order here!
 
 
 
Please drop by my friend Gina Dadian-Peck blog and say hello. Her home is magically! She will be featured in my column SAY AHH in the Sept. issue of Romantic Homes magazine. The prettiest home I've seen in a long time! http://interiorswithheart.blogspot.com/
 
 
 
 
Lastly I will leave you with this magnificent photo of the movie, Under The Tuscan Sun with Diane Lane, who is superb in this! I will be watching this weekend-One of my all time favorites! Have you seen it? You will fall in love...
 
 
Wishing you a beautiful and safe weekend!
Jo-Anne
 
 
 


Sunday, April 27, 2014

NEW BOOK, The Quiet Hour

Happy Spring angel bloggers! I have some news- I have a new book out called
 "The Quiet Hour".
This is a 40 page colorful soft cover booklet with sumptuous photography from my own collection of romantic roses, flowers and other lovely things, along with romantic poems, devotionals, and lovely thoughts to help calm you and lull you to sleep.
A perfect companion for your bedside table.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Romantic Homes magazine lovers: I am always looking for homes to feature in my monthly column, " SAY AHH". I you have a feminine home you would like to send in for consideration please email me. Thank you!!!
 
Happy Spring everyone!
Jo-Anne
 
 

Monday, December 23, 2013

 
Wishing you and your families a Merry Christmas
and a Happy, Healthy New Year!
 

Love Jo-Anne xo

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Painting Beautiful ROSES

Hello my Painting Goddesses!!! My ROSES PAINTING book is now on sale for a very short time- Hurry while it lasts to begin painting beautiful ROSES.


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Happy Fall!!!!

Hello angel friends,
     It's been so long since my last post-where does the time go huh? I hope you all had a fabulous summer!!!
What have I been doing? Well, my monthly column " Say Ahh" in Romantic Homes magazine has been added to their 2014 line up for the 2nd year. I'm very exciting about bringing my romantic ideas to you all for another year... 


The October issue features my "Painting Roses" Book




Learn how to paint this lovely pink rose!







Exciting News!!! 
I am now carrying a fabulous bedding line that is exclusive to Vintage Rose Collection!
Tutu Tablecloths, Ruffled Duvets, Curtains, Ruffled Chair slips, Pillows and more. Come and see!

Purchase here- Ruffled Bedding










Until next time sweet friends, Happy Decorating!
Jo-Anne xo



Thursday, June 6, 2013

 
For all who love ROSES, It's HERE!
 
PAINTING ROSES
How To Book
 This took many hours of love to complete, but I know you all will have so much fun learning to paint roses.
 

NOT JUST YOUR AVERAGE PAINTING-"HOW-TO BOOK”.
A special rose-collector’s edition filled with beautiful, painted rose projects, stunning rose photographs for inspiration and lovely rose quotations to help guide you on your creative path.
 
A small sampling of what is inside!
 
 
 Painting Roses introduces the artist to the fundamentals of painting a rose using oil paint- (if you prefer acrylic paint, feel free to use what’s best for you. You will learn Jo-Anne’s pigments and mixing techniques, brushes, basic colour theory and Jo-Anne’s best art tips for painting beautiful roses. This is for the artist who wants to build a strong foundation on painting a rose.
 This is a gorgeous, full colour, 20 page soft cover book with thick, high quality paper, with superb printing. 
 
To order my painting book follow the link.
 
 
I hope you enjoy many hours of painting!
Jo-Anne