JANNA VANDERVEEN

Mixed Media Painting | Fluffy Puppy 2 My daughter and I tackled another mixed media painting together, after she asked me to paint her a second puppy portrait to place on...

Maltese | Lily Belle as My Little Pony I giggle. Seriously. This poochini brings me tremendous joy and laughter. When my daughter and I picked her up from the groomers yesterday and discovered her ombre...

Maltese | Lily Belle Lily Belle casts a ray of sunshine in our family. She soothes tears, inspires laughter, and spreads a whole lot of love with her unwavering loyalty and wet...

The Neverending Story was one of my favorite movies as a child. In it, a bullied boy named Bastian, flees to his school attic to escapes the worries of his life. He enters a...

My daughter has spent the last several months begging me to make Lily (our Maltese puppy) a princess dress. We’ve perused countless Etsy websites, sewing blogs, and pattern sites together, looking for just the right...

My daughter has spent the last several months begging me to make Lily (our Maltese puppy) a princess dress. We’ve perused countless Etsy websites, sewing blogs, and pattern sites together, looking for just the right...

Oh my goodness! Look at this cute little face! At almost 6 months, Lily is a bundle of energy and bounteous kisses. Perfect!

My Lily loves to chew, especially dog beds with zippers and foam. I decided she needed a more durable, chew-proof bed.  🙂 Erin Erickson has a free fleece dog bed tutorial on her web site (Dog...

My heart beats for Lily. At three-and-a-half weeks old, Lily is a sweetheart.  She toddles around, eats mush, and loves to snuggle with her siblings and mom.  What a joy! We are...

We are EXPECTING!!! Um… no… not a human baby… but a beautiful and precious little Maltese girl.  YAY! Born May 5, 2012  she is one day old. My husband picked out her first...