it is what it is…

January 23, 2009

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In addition to the loss of my beloved RockStar Reds and Eat Your Greens series, seems my printer will no longer be able to accommodate the 8×10 size either…eeek!

While I’ve enjoyed this journey from the Southern Girl’s Cookbook, to the Taste of the Month with Skirt!, and ultimately their last hoorah at The Produce Stand, I’m thinking it’s time to move in a new direction.  Time to get back to my painting roots, and come up with a new series to keep me up at night.

Fret not, my foodie loving friends… your collections just became a  little more exclusive!  These were produced in very limited editions, so if you’ve been pondering that Fish for Dinner, now’s the time to click click buy!

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I had plans…lots of them…with coordinating lists (long ones)…a treasure trove of ideas…good, solid plans.  But you know what they say, sometimes the best laid plans fail, and that is just what’s happened.

It is with great sadness, that I must announce the end of  production for my Eat Your Greens and Rockstar Reds series of canvas prints.   My printer can no longer accommodate the 6″x6″ size, and I’ve yet to find a place that can even come close to touching their price.  While I could produce them, and sell them at a higher price, it has always been  my goal to keep my work attainable…so this is it!  If you visit The Produce Stand, you’ll see there are still some to be had, and they are now of a very limited edition.  Only one of each Rockstar Red was ever created, so they are truly one-of-a-kind!

Thanks to all of you who helped support this line of work, collected these little gems, and spread the word!  I’m honored for you to have them…and who knows…maybe I’ll find a way to bring them back to life in the coming months via a different size, medium etc…(sometimes goodbye’s don’t last forever)

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On to the bright side…

It’s a new year and there are new plans in the works.  I have my eye on a state of the art printer, that will allow me to print archival quality prints in-house.  The best part…I get to nurture my inner control freak, and totally eliminate the middle-man.  I’ll minimize my overhead and have the opportunity to “print-to-order,”  and you’ll see my work a little more affordable to those of you who love art but can’t quite afford the investment.  “Good Things” (as Martha would say) are on the horizon.

***SALE*** This weekend only!

November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  We’re looking forward to some of Granny J’s cookin’ tonight, and maybe a little Christmas decorating later this weekend.  Of course, I also plan to do a little online shopping and I thought…what would Thanksgiving be without family, great food, and a great sale?  All things considered, I decided the perfect way to show my appreciation for said day, would be to throw an awesome sale on The Original Foodie Prints. Think Saundra Kay’s Okra & Tomatoes or Liz’s Deviled Blue Crab. You’ll even find a festive drink or two over there.  So skip on over to the produce stand and take a peek!  There’s never been a better time to start a collection, and they make for excellent gifts!

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Can you feel it?

November 26, 2008

Christmas that is!  Here’s one the inks from last year…revamped for their 2008 Christmas card.  Don’t forget to commission your custom pen & ink drawing now before the list gets too long and my fingers have arthritis!  Best part?  They’re on sale for $200, but that won’t last long!

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Hope you’re all gearing up for a lovely holiday…ps…I’ll have a steal of a deal in The Produce Stand come Black Friday!

Fat-Free Fruitcake that is! Check them out over at The Produce Stand. Oh yeah, did I mention they make their debut at only $15!  And well…it wouldn’t fair to have Rockstar Reds on Sale without ALSO running the $15 sale on the Eat Your Greens series…so go shop around and have some fun!  Hope you like!

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All artwork on this site ©2008 Heather L . Young

Yikes!

October 28, 2008

Some days I don’t know where the hours go?  This time of year seems to move so fast!  Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to take advantage of the SALE at The Produce Stand.  So be sure to EAT YOUR GREENS! In other exciting etsy news, I’d like to introduce you to Coastal Gems. My Granny…(the one I so affectionately named this painting after), and her dear friend Teena have opened shop on Etsy!  They’re selling some fabulous jewels, ornaments, and adornments inspired by the sea, and I hope you’ll all take a moment to show their shop some love.

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I’ve been a cookin’

September 17, 2008

(well, not really…we all know that’s dangerous)…but I have whipped up some seriously delicious new prints for your modern gal’s kitchen.  “Green Things” can be mixed and matched to your heart’s content!  These charming 6×6 canvas prints can go it alone, or in a group of 3, or 9, or all 19!  Whatever suits your fancy or your wall space.  Each one is hand-signed with love by yours truly, and is named on the back.  The perfect gift for your foodie friends!  For the full line up, skip on over to The Produce Stand.

and remember…Mama always said to “Eat Your Greens”