Every space tells a story: Laura’s Holiday Open Studio preview

 “The space we are in tells a story. Every space we are in is the stage which we play off our life.” ~Tina Seelig Hello Sweet T, Your last letter on…

Crash Course on Creativity Part 2

Dear Laura, I pulled out my copy of “Lovingly Georgia: The Complete Correspondence of Georgia O’Keeffe and Anita Pollitzer” you wrote about in your previous post and decided I would…

What is Art? Loaded question, right?

Dear Tina, I came across this peacock photo I took at the Brimfield Antique show and for some reason it reminded me of us. I think we are “the weirdos”…

A Crash Course on Creativity Part 1

Dear Laura, On the eve of Thanksgiving, I want to give thanks to you my friend.  We have been continually challenging one another to discuss and create our art with…

inspiration, invitation and the art of Elise Morris

Dear Tina, My friend Annie Wildey shared this artist, Elise Morris with me and I really responded to her thoughtful process. As seen in the video she uses her camera in…

Working Table: Laura’s new series, “Joyful Simplicity”

I just finished this new little series called, “Joyful Simplicity”. I was inspired by the ReVision I created for you some time back. In fact I made the envelope, addressed it but…

Working Table: What’s New In Tina’s Studio

Dear Laura, Do you recognize the green circles in the background of this image transfer print?  Let me know if you remember.  I have been happily humming in my studio…

Vision 111

  Dear Tina, I took this picture on my iPhone while out on a walk at Bluff Point. As you know l love watching the new family of swans grow…

Care Package: The Second Half of ReVision 110

  Dear Laura, As a follow up to our participation in the Big Stitched Postcard Swap at Do What You Love, I wanted to share the lovely postcard/care package that…

Times are changin’

  Dear Friends, This picture was taken years ago when Laura came to South Carolina.  It has been too long since we have seen each other, but that has not…

Vampires, Mummies & time management…

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Hello Tina & ghoulish friends, I always think of Jimmy Buffett’s, Vampires, Mummies & The Holy Ghost this time of year. Take a listen while you read this post. Whoooo hooooooaaaaaa…..…

Laura’s Studio Tour: Defining a space

Dear Tina & friends, I am so delighted to share my new studio space with you! It is exactly the kind of space I had dreamed of; a beautiful, cozy,…

ReVision 110: Stitched postcard swap

Dear Tina & friends, I had so much fun participating in the stitched postcard challenge! Believe me, it was a challenge with the sewing for a non-sewer but always nice…

ReVision 109

Dear Tina, I have been thinking about your last post and the seasons changing in Charleston. You reflected on that day and how perfect it was. I have to say…

living in rhythm with nature…

Dear Tina & friends, I am a fan of Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday. It is a thought provoking show designed to “awaken viewers to their best selves and discover a…

A Material Challenge for YOU

Dear Laura, I came across a material in one of my drawers and am sending you some to see what you come up with. It is copper tooling foil.  …

Laura’s new studio, organization & rediscoveries…

Hello Sweet T & good friends, Thank you for sharing the postcard swap with everyone! I am really enthusiastic about participating in it and hope some of our readers will…

Vision 110

Dear Laura, This picture doesn’t relate entirely to this post.  It is simply to share a fun moment.  I taught my nieces and sons to flip over on the swings…

Laura’s FIRST licensing contract!

Have a Vision, acrylic on wood panel, 18 x 18 inches *original currently available Hello Tina & friends, I am celebrating some BIG news today!!! Although this has been in…

Phil Henson “Embrace the Shake

Dear Laura, For our coffee talk on Friday would you watch this video?  I think it speaks directly to some of our thoughts we have brewing about creativity and sharing…

Tina’s Earth :: Sky Project

Dear Laura, I have started a new daily project.  Well…let me be honest.  I started this project a year ago, did a few, and then gave up.  Last time, I…

Vision 109: Script Series

  When we started our series on Home and Script for our Vision/ReVision project we thought it made sense to start our numbering over at one.  We have since decided…

Carried away at Brimfield….

Hello Sweet T & lovely friends, I had the most splendid day on Friday at the Brimfield Antique Show. Honestly, you could not have asked for a better day. The…

blank canvas, new possibilities…

*new studio space  Hello Sweet Tina & delightful friends! How are you? Things are a buzz for me this week after a VERY fun filled Birthday weekend! I am in…

Random acts of kindness…swoon

Dear Tina, You can imagine my surprise when I received this delightful postcard in the mail! I was just as excited as each time I receive mail from YOU! It…

Connections & Celebrations: Oh what a night part 4…

Dear Tina & friends, I just returned on Monday from a wonderful long weekend at Martha’s Vineyard with Brett. My sister Tina was vacationing on the island with her husband…

ReVision 6: Script Series (108)

Hello Sweet T, How are you? I loved the picture you took on your trip. At first I didn’t know what to do with the beautiful anchor but let my…

Connections & Celebrations: Oh what a night part 3

*photo by Brian Eaton Dear Tina & friends, Although this summer is going by so quickly I can honestly say that this has been one of the best summers ever!…

Connections & Celebrations “Oh what a night part 2”

Hello Sweet T & friends, This is part two of the series I am writing about my Summer Solo Exhibition. You can read the first part about my Affirmation series…

Connections & Celebrations…”Oh what a night Part I”

*illustration created for me by my sweet friend, Kathleen Neal. Really set the tone for the magical evening! Dear Tina & friends, Last friday night proved to be incredibly special.…

Vision 6: Script Series

Dear Laura, I took a recent visit to Savannah GA to skate with my team and came across this beautiful anchor along the waterfront.  This town is very beautiful, despite…

Today is THE day!

Dear Tina & friends, How are you? Things are wonderful around here. The sun is shining, the temperature is perfect, and I finally feel ready for the Opening of my…

Three more days!

Dear Tina & friends, This past week was spent putting the final touches on the paintings for my Summer Solo Exhibition. I am getting so flipping electrified thinking about it!!!…

Follow Up On What Beauty Is

  Awakening from Casey Toth on Vimeo. I have finally completed it.  I took all the canvas strips off the branches and wrote the responses to our prompt “Beauty is….”.…

Time for oneself?

Hello Sweet T & friends, How are you? I got up early this morning to do a little writing but felt like crawling back into bed as the weather is…

5 paintings in 5 days?

Hello Tina & friends, I am coming off a little bit of a “high” from my weekend, completely blissed out and overwhelmed with all of the wonderful people I am…

“Awakening” was fantastic!

Dear Laura, Saturday was wonderful and wish you could have been there to experience it.  I put together a photomontage below of some of the artist’s work, but there were…

Awakening Exhibit Tomorrow

Dear Laura, I spent this morning hanging our installation piece for the ‘Awakening’ event organized by Enough Pie.  It is tomorrow, July 13th, from 10am-6pm.  I am not supposed to…

Exploding with LIFE

I found this on Pam Garrison’s blog and it made me laugh and cry all at the same time. I think it is a true testament to doing what you…

Summer inspiration & an announcement

hello sweet T & friends, How are you? Did you have a nice weekend? Brett & I stopped by the Velvet Mill’s Open Studio last Friday. It is always fun when…

A Newport Adventure…

Dear Tina & friends~ This year I have been getting out and seeing more ART. I recently went on a fabulous adventure with my friend Judy to Newport, RI. I have…

Tina’s Recent Reads

Hello Everyone~  I wanted to share a few good books I have been reading this month.  Laura and I always talk about what inspires us beyond our art practice and…

for the love of vintage…

Hello Sweet T & friends, I think I am still on a high from the Country Living Fair! Sue and I keep calling each other and oogling over our loot,…

Who has more FUN than us?

Hello Sweet T & fabuloso friends! I just added two new swell things to my jar. It is important for me to stay diligent in recognizing and appreciating the goodness…

Beauty is…

Dear Tina (& sweet friends), I packaged up all of the wonderful thoughts people wrote about beauty at my Open Studio. They are on their way to you, anxious to…

Little Words…

This past January I started writing the good things that have happened to me on a small piece of paper and dropping them into a jar.  A small gesture to…

ReVision 5: Script Series

Dear TIna, Your Vision totally brought me back to the day we were in NYC. I think we spent quite a bit of time in Anthropologie! It was kind of…

Laura’s Open Studio & raffle winner!

Dear Tina & friends, Thought I would share a few pictures from my recent Open Studio. The painting on the easel is a new painting I am working on. Right…

Tina’s “Book Meet” This Weekend

  Dear Laura, I have been invited to exhibit our collaborative book this Sunday at Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston SC from 2-5.  I am thrilled to get this…

The best intentions aren’t always realized…

Dear Friends, How are you? I am catching up after a very busy weekend. As many of you know I had my Open Studio on Friday & Saturday. Everything was…