Emma Skurnick “Pink Flowers”

Pink Flowers Emma Skurnick Set of Cards $12 Here is the last of the flower paintings I planned to post in hopes of coaxing Spring!  I think they did their job and this one of Emma Skurnick’s  has the variety we really look forward to.  It’s as if these beauties who bloom at the same […]

Martha Johnson “Live in the Sun”

“Live in the Sunshine” Martha Johnson Framed Collage Wish I was somewhere warm today like this — with seashells, mermaids, music and palm trees.  Thank you Martha Johnson for reminding me what I am missing on this day not yet above freezing! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us […]

Emma Skurnick “Bynum Front Porch” at the Joyful Jewel 10-3-14

“Bynum Front Porch” Emma Skurnick Print of Water Color painting, 14″ x 11″ $25 It’s Friday and would be time to get over to Bynum — except Bynum Front Porch Music Series is over for the season.  DG & I sure enjoyed it.  This saucy painting by Emma Skurnick can remind us of the many […]

On a Monday

This day was about putting one foot in front of the other on the Beauty Path. Much as I love the long country roads of North Dakota, I also love the path that wends through a day at the Joyful Jewel. Beauty moments here at the JJ included an order from Albuquerque for a beautiful […]

Anora McGaha “Colored Pencil Card – Fans”

Card “Fans” Anora McGaha Original Colored Pencil Card with Envelope $6 Anora McGaha has many talents.  One of them is illustrated above in this “Fans” card.  Meticulous strokes of colored pencil comprise a design masterpiece.  This card is one-of-a-kind original (not a print) and could be used for many purposes — even for framing.  I’d […]

Marsha Laroe “Happiness is . . .” card

“Happiness is Being With You” Card Marsha Laroe card with envelope $8 This sweetly trailing multi-dimensional card says it all “Happiness is Being With You.”  What else is there to say, but Thank You each for being in my life. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) […]

Marrianna Osolin Putnam “Head Over Heels” card

“Head Over Heels” Marrianna Osolin Putnam Card, Print of Original Acrylic Painting $4 “Head Over Heels” is a card by Marrianna Osolin Putnam made from one of her colorful paintings.  It is my favorite to send for a variety of occasions.  “I am still soooo in love with you” for our anniversary.  “Congratulations on your […]

On a Monday

Magic, I tell you, Magic. Unfolds all the time here A woman walks in, new arrival from Michigan, fingering pottery and appreciating front window display. Three more women enter, from Chicago. Soon, the four are comparing notes, realizing they grew up within ten miles of each other. A little later, one customer (who just happens […]

Mary Brookins “Pressed Flower Art”

Pressed Flower Art by Mary Brookins Here are examples of pressed flower framed pieces.  When she can, Mary Brookins identifies the flowers and “weeds” she picks to preserve.  They come from her own yard and garden!  These sweet pieces are less than $10 each and would be sure to improve anyone’s day 😉  Mary also […]

Emma Skurnick “Persimmons With Junco”

Persimmons with Junco Emma Skurnick Set of 5 cards, 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ each $12 set I took the liberty of naming this painting by Emma Skurnick — quite a risk considering that she is a real naturalist and I only dream of being one.  I think these are persimmons and that the bird […]