September 8, 2016

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August 18, 2016

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#87 Poppies

July 12, 2016

#87 Poppies When I was a little girl, I lived across the street from a vacant lot in Southern California. It had no buildings, no fences, and no people! Well, there were some little people there and some tall grass, weeds, and California Poppies! This was summer heaven for my neighborhood friends and me! We […]

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Changing of the Seasons

June 2, 2016

#85 Lilacs My neighbor’s lilacs are blooming, but alas, there are none in our tiny yard. They smell so sweet! I asked Helen, a granddaughter of Sonie about a recipe that I wanted to use on this blog and she wrote me a nice, newsy letter. She loved Sonie dearly! Sonie gave Helen this advice […]

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Spring Is Here!

April 22, 2016

Or at least spring is here where I live! My linden tree and peonies have leafed out; my candytufts and daffodils are blooming! Many more of my perennials are thinking about leafing out! Spring is a wonderful time of new life and new beginnings! A great time to start writing Sonie Ames Designs blogs! We […]

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And We’re Off!

December 12, 2014

We at Sonie Ames Designs are proud to launch our new website. It is our hope that this new site will be your launching off point to maybe begin painting or to improve your skills by watching the videos of the master painter. Maybe you just want to appreciate Sonie’s talent and purchase a print […]

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