Hello! My name is Kitty and I'm a beach girl at heart, loving all things coastal. I live in Oceanside , California with my husband Ray. I own Studio 139 Designs where I incorporate my love for colors, textures & patterns to create jewelry and mixed media art. I also license my artwork on products including fabric, gift wrap, home decor, dishes and paper goods that have been sold worldwide. I sell supplies and my jewelry in my Etsy Shop. I have worked professionally in Floral Design, Custom Wall Treatments, and have owned my own gift store. I am blessed with 3 grown kids and the 2 most precious grandkids in the world. I love to encourage, inspire and equip others and have been blessed to work with marginalized women in the Middle East and Ecuador. My life is centered around my faith in Christ.

Handmade Cards and Creative Surface Techniques Part 1

Making handmade cards is one of my favorite pastimes. Each card is a blank canvas, a new beginning, a place where I can combine bits and pieces of painted and textured paper, stamped images, and a whole plethora of other things,  to create something beautiful. Autumn is one of those seasons that I especially love creating handmade cards to send to friends and family and let them know that I am thankful for them.  I...Read More

Celebrating Fall

Celebrating Fall I love the Fall! I love magical Indian Summer days, the leaves gracing the trees in brilliant hues of orange, yellow & red, pumpkin patches & corn mazes for the kids to explore, and pumpkin spice candles filling my home with a delicious fragrance. It is a season of gratitude, a time to reflect on all of the ways the Lord has blessed us throughout the year.  I love decorating my home to...Read More