Please let me introduce you toShe has been truly blessed with a spirit of creativity. She bounces back and forth between lettering, book arts, fiber arts, water color pencils and much much more!
Please tell us a little about yourself, who you are and what you do?
I'm Lori... wife to a dutchman, mother to two grown kids, and au pair to our very sweet bearded collie named Molly. I live in a small town outside of a large city in Northeast Florida, right along the atlantic coast. I work and play in a happy place called Elvie Studio, a most wonderful space above our garage that's filled with lots of natural light and an ever-growing paper stash.
How do you express yourself creatively?
I create handmade journals, calligraphy, watercolor doodles, art quilt pieces, carved stamps.... and whatever else will satisfy my curious spirit of creativity!
Is your craft/art available online?
My artwork is available in my etsy shop at
What is your personal favorite piece you have ever made? And why do you love it so much?
My favorite piece is a fun little quiltie that I created recently. I love it because it is happy and whimsical, and it features a lot of things that I enjoy doing... like beading, hand stitching, and especially lettering.
Where do you find inspiration?
In everything from fabric...to paper...to belgian chocolate bars....
Could you share three artists with us, who you admire greatly?
Well, right off I would definitely say I love visiting you, and, here at lillalotta!!! I so love your warm, fresh, charming style.... and your letter-forms... they are absolutely delicious!!!
As for other favorite artists, I think it would be difficult to narrow down my very long list! There as so many talented, big hearted, pay it forward, gifted, generous heArthed people in the world, and I'm very thankful for the cyber space bring us all together!
Thank you so much Lori!