• United For Fashion 2021 -Cancer Resources

    This fall, I had the opportunity to photograph the 2021 United for Fashion Luncheon at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart. The Annual Fashion Show and Auction raises funds for Cancer Resources of Elkhart County. The organization provides resources to Cancer patients and their families in need in Elkhart County. I was honored to be considered for the event photographer by Jean Barfell who was instrumental in coordinating this very successful event. She did an amazing job. The very fashionable clothing and shopping boutique was provided by Stephenson’s of Elkhart. The hair and make up was provided by a Salon Headlines and A Cut Above Salon. My hat goes off to…

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  • Black Magic Dresser

    This project was an experiment that I worked on for a number of months, I took my time doing repairs and carefully plotted out all the details. The minute I saw this at Goodwill in Fishers my head started spinning with all the possibilities. I knew it needed to be black and now it shines with rustic copper accents. The top has a crackle texture finish that is sealed for daily use. An important piece of trim was missing on the front of the drawer and I used IOD molds and air dry paper clay to update the look and and add balance back to the front. I tried a…

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  • Fanciful Flowers Dresser

    Special thanks to a dear friend who graciously gifted this dresser to me. The oak finish was still in good shape but need just a couple touch ups and a fresh sealer. I had a large botanical transfer from IOD and I was just dying to incorporate into one of my designs. after cleaning it up a bit and doing some structural repairs I painted the top black and added the transfer. The final step was a layer of sealer and that was a wrap for this charming vintage dresser.

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