New Year Resolution

A Glimpse into 2017


I am greatly honoured to have been invited to be one of the contributors to WordPress Discover’s A Glimpse into 2017: You and Your Site in The New Year (Part II) published today. My thanks to Cheri and The Daily Post for inviting me to participate and to whom the imaginary faux envelope containing my reply was addressed.

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The Vancouver postmark on the envelope began with a vintage 1932 image I found online.


With a little Photoshop Elements magic I rearranged the numbers for 2016,


and with a little more magic superimposed the Vancouver skyline stamp…et voila.


You may remember the bouquet I chose taken from The Gift of the Four Treasures: Part Two

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Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year, and as I wrote at the end of the WordPress Discover post, “I look forward to enjoying the fruits of your own blogging resolutions in 2017.”


You can read the contributions of my fellow participants here in Part I .

Studio 365: Day 1


It’s a new day, a New Year and time as you can see for a new header and a new goal. My resolution for 2015 is to spend more time painting and less time blogging. Since I plan to be in the studio most days my goal is to post a photo from the studio each day throughout the year.

2014 was the year of the Monday Bouquet on thechangingpalette, 2015 will be the year of Studio 365.  I hope you’ll pop by from time to time and see how it’s all going. Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year.