I commissioned this delightful artwork from my artist friend, Shari Dickson. If you look closely at her necklace it says, “Why not have a Big Life?” It’s an icon for living your biggest and best life; adventuring into the future, discovering new things that inspire you; and navigating your Big Life with the grace of a seasoned sailor.
The Big Girl Life Ships Head artwork is now available in my Print Shop (Society6) as a print, framed print, tote bag, note cards, clock, iPod & iPhone case, and throw pillow.
To celebrate, I’ve decided to have a giveaway!
Here’s what one lucky reader will win:
1 white framed (10″x12″) mini art print ($35.00)
1 tote bag ($22.00)
1 set of 3 cards ($12.00)
That’s three items, a giveaway worth $69.00!
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