Arbors in the Garden

Arbors in the Garden

If you have seen many of my paintings you know there are quite a few arbors in my garden.  I love how they provide a sense of wonder; make you curious about what is there to see on the other side.  And not to mention the fact that they are perfect for climbing plants...
New Birdfeeder for My Birthday

New Birdfeeder for My Birthday

Over the years I have painted many birdfeeders, I’ve lost track of how many.  I can’t imagine my patio in front of my studio without one and so with my previous birdfeeder looking a little worse for the wear my son-in-law Dino decided to build me a new one for my...
In My Garden…

In My Garden…

After what seemed like a very long and cold winter, spring has arrived in my garden! I am so happy to see these beautiful crocuses blooming all over my garden, I have to paint them immediately. And right alongside the white flowers of the snowdrop, the winter aconite...
Happy Anniversary Gaston!

Happy Anniversary Gaston!

Fifty three years ago today I married my husband Gaston!  We have been on countless adventures together, experienced many highs and lows, raised two children and still love each other as much as on that day!  Cheers to a great...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

From our home to yours, we wish all of you a wonderful Christmas.  With the help of Yogi our tree has now been decorated with suet balls and strings of peanuts to make sure the birds get to enjoy a Christmas dinner as well.  Happy...
Marjolein’s Diary – Hydrangeas

Marjolein’s Diary – Hydrangeas

The hydrangeas are blooming in all their glory, they are such an extravagant and romantic flower! These flowers are blooming in my herb garden, which I must admit is increasingly looking like a flower garden. There are still plenty of vegetables and herbs to use in...
Marjolein’s Diary – Winter Respite

Marjolein’s Diary – Winter Respite

This time of year our pond is a favorite stopover for many geese and ducks.  It seems as if the geese can’t decide whether to fly north or south, just depends on the weather.  Some days there must be thousands of Canada geese on the pond, an incredible sight and...

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