Mon, Jul 6, 2020
Sun, May 31, 2020
A bit of cartographic history from 1860 New Orleans.
Mon, May 25, 2020
Hoping each and every one of you has a lovely Memorial Day. Remembering the sacrifices of others over the decades and enjoying your opportunity to be home safely with family.
Make the most of it with games, grilling, fun red, white and blue desserts and cocktails as well as time to relax, reflect and give thanks.
Wed, May 20, 2020
It is so fun to design stationery using my artwork. In addition to the usual notecards and postcards, calendars and notebooks, gift tags and bookmarks, I have notepads and adhesive notepads too.
Pads like this one of the Cafe du Monde are great for your daily list-making and note-taking. Notepads make great gifts or as a little happy sent in the mail to firends and family.
Each page of the notepad has a lightly-printed artwork so it is pretty while being practical every time. It is pretty enough to leave out when not in use.
Enjoy looking through my online shop at all the notepads currently available.
Sun, May 17, 2020
Our friends and neighbors enjoy getting together for wine and cheese or a nice cocktail and chat in the courtyard. I like to make it pretty with monogramed linen, nice glasses and plates and striking coasters. Even when you are having a cocktail or fresh lemonade on a warm evening with the family these coasters are perfect.
I have a variety of coasters in my online shop for your choosing. Pick your favorite or a mix. They are thick, absorbent and reusable. Great to protect your wood furniture or other areas where you don't want to leave mositure from your glasses. I even leave them out when not in use since they are pretty as well as practical.
Sun, May 10, 2020
Hope everyone has a lovely day and enjoys the beautiful Spring weather and loved ones.
Sat, May 9, 2020
It is a cool, crisp Spring weekend, a rare treat, so add to the enjoyment with a hot cup of tea, coffee or cocoa on the balcony or porch with one of my limited-edition New Orleans mugs using my artwork. It will make those relaxing moments extra special.
During the week it will make your home office and all your work at home more enjoyable. It would also be a lovely little happy to send family or friends to brighten their day.
Sat, May 9, 2020
Here are a few last minute gifts from my online shop that I can deliver locally or mail overnight to your mother, wife, daughter, sister or any of those special moms in your life. Each one is beautiful and uniquely artisan-made.
Check out more on www.theRDBcollection.com and email me if you have any questions or special needs.
I hope Mother's Day is special for everyone.
Wed, May 6, 2020
A tribute to all the wonderful mothers out there.
Be sure to honor all the hardworking, dedicated and loving mothers out there you know. What the good moms do is so important and should be uplifted and encouraged. The world is a better place with the love of a wonderful mother. I know. I had a fantastic one.
Thu, Apr 30, 2020
May is such a lovely time of year and perfect for celebrating our dear mothers. Mothers should be loved and honored year round, but this upcoming mother's day is an extra special moment to let her know all she has been to you. This year take time to write a sweet note commemorating your life with her and all she means to you. Send or give it to her along with flowers and a small gift celebrating the day. For those of us whose mother are gone it is a special time of reflection and honoring her memory whether it is cooking her favorite recipe, looking through old photos or lighting a candle for her. However, you celebrate enjoy the day.