I'm so blessed to be able to do the things I love!
I have always felt a need to create things, whether candles, jewelry, drawings, paintings and other art, soap, the list is long and diverse, hence the Eclectic Arts moniker!
I'm happy and honored to be one of the featured artists in the award winning, Number 1 Best-Selling Inspirational Adult Coloring Book, "Whatever Is Lovely: A Coloring Book For Reflection And Worship" by Waterbrook Press, a division of Penguin Random House Publishing. Find it at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target Stores and most major retailers.
I am also honored to have completed a huge project for Tyndale House Publishers in 2016 called The Message Canvas Bible. It is now available at TheMessageCanvas.com, Amazon, ChristianBook.com as well as most major book distributors.
I am blessed indeed!
Originally, our information below said it all. Today, things have evolved into an eclectic array of art, coloring pages, jewelry and who knows what else. We no longer offer candles, however, we DO offer a wide array of handcrafted items.
I hope you'll enjoy your visit!
We began our odyssey into serious candle making in 1997 as a fun yet productive hobby. Prior to that, I had made a few candles here and there over the years since 1975...my how things have changed!
After opening a small gift shop in Snowflake, Arizona that featured hand crafted and natural products, we encountered a common problem: acquiring great quality, highly scented, long burning candles for a fair price, and, equally important, was the need to have them shipped safely to our store for a reasonable price.
Failing to find what we were looking for prompted us to begin taking our candle making hobby a bit more seriously. I began intensive research into the art and science of making a high quality, safe candle. After practicing mixing scents, various waxes, and wicks to produce a candle I would be pleased with enough to burn in my own home, I finally reached a point where I was happy with the results. Many thanks go out to my very patient friends and family who tirelessly tested candles for me, you know who you are!
We sold our candle company in 2016 and have focused on art in many forms and disciplines, always learning and certainly always enjoying!