The birth of the Whimsical Love Story Map

Really, the last time I posted was July 4th ? it’s October. So WHAT AM I working on ? Whimsical, Romantic, Sweet little love story Maps. Earlier in the summer, I was hired by Ben through CustomMade, to create the perfect little love-story map for his bride Rebecca as a wedding gift. Totally his idea.… Continue reading The birth of the Whimsical Love Story Map

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · Lil Pets · mixed media · Whimsical Art · Whimsyville

Where the H#$% have you been?

Um working. Working on Art, Working at home, Working at driving to and from RRHS for Soccer Girl and Lax Man; Running a soccer tournament…I really could not tell you, it was all a whirl wind as this time of year often is.  Now, I am resting and thinking about what I will dive into… Continue reading Where the H#$% have you been?

Ann Krier Mixed Media · mixed media · PetWorks · watercolor · Whimsical Women · Whimsyville

Dog Art

So ……. here is the latest watercolor and ink work – not overly complicated but lots of fun and very colorful.  Inspired by the incipit cold / hot / cold / freezing weather – there is actually a pretty big collection of these now.  You would have thought that “birds” would have been the first, given… Continue reading Dog Art

Ann Krier Mixed Media · Calligraphy and Lettering · Lettering · mixed media · Whimsyville


It’s that time of year when publicly, you exclaim your love by purchasing cards, gifts , flowers or a lovely dinner for your sweetheart. Um No. I am fortunate – I have had the same valentine for 20 years yet it seems like just yesterday we were married. To celebrate Valentines day there is always… Continue reading Sweethearts…

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · commisionable work · koi · PetWorks · watercolor · Whimsyville

The refreshing odor of freshly cut lumber and art space restrictions

Karl the Contractor is busy in the basement adding a bathroom on the same floor as the studio – (there goes my art exercise – that is running upstairs to use the bathroom) and, god forbid,  a ‘kitchen’ . It seems to me that this space is becoming a ‘man cave’ – complete with spear… Continue reading The refreshing odor of freshly cut lumber and art space restrictions

Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · mixed media · Whimsical Women · Whimsyville

The month of Gratefulness….

I am a haphazard blogger – and honestly, I wish I had enough important thoughts to blog daily – this month is whizzing by and in a very, very short time we will be sitting down to that huge family gathering to remind ourselves of what is important – family and friends. One of the… Continue reading The month of Gratefulness….