Nautical Décor: Color Inspiration

Starfish with pink umbrella Nautical Nursery Color Palette created with Sherwin Williams Chip It Tool

Nautical Nursery Color Palettes Lately it seems that nautical décor is popping up everywhere.  Heck, you can even find nautical décor in Target.  From glass floats, to anchors, to ship’s wheels, you can shop to your heart’s desire.  I love everything seaside inspired so I’m glad to see that the “latest trends” have caught up […]

Weekly Wake – Something Turquoise Giveaway

Something Turquoise Giveaway

Wake: Nautical terminology; the track or path that a boat leaves behind it, when moving across the waters. Weekly recap of events from CereusArt.   Something Turquoise Giveaway I’m tickled pink turquoise to sponsor a Something Turquoise Etsy Wedding Artist Giveaway.  Something Turquoise is an industry leading DIY wedding blog with inspiration, tutorials, and real weddings. […]

How I found my blogging mojo

Like a Boss

Blogging for the Small Business Owner About a year ago I experienced writer’s block.  I just didn’t know what to write.  Blogging for a small business owner isn’t like regular blogging.  For one, you spend just as much time blogging about your business as you might do about any other topic.  And you have to do […]

Christmas in July

Finger starfish Santa ornament from CereusArt

Christmas in July I’ve mentioned that CereusArt began after my DIY wedding.  I am a beach bum at heart so there was no doubt in my mind that I’d have a beach wedding.  It was difficult for me to find items that matched my personal beach style.  We’d planned an intimate beach wedding for about […]

Weekly Wake – Blog Changes

Erin Ammons Photography of Starfish Hairpins from CereusArt

Wake: Nautical terminology; the track or path that a boat leaves behind it, when moving across the waters. Weekly recap of events from CereusArt.   Blog Changes For a moment I thought that I’d lost my blogging mojo.  This week I spent some time reviewing the design of this website.  I’ve made some changes and […]

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole recipe on CereusArt

Shrimp Creole While we are enjoying temps in the 90s here in the Tidewater area, we’ve had our share of crazy summer weather.  From hurricane watches, to hail storms and tornadoes, we’ve seen it all this summer.  Other than upsetting my doxie Cooper, we pretty much go with the flow.    Yes, this is the area […]

Weekly Wake – Small Business Branding

CEREUSART-logo by Kevin Carobine

  Wake: Nautical terminology; the track or path that a boat leaves behind it, when moving across the waters. Weekly recap of events from CereusArt.   Branding I’m so very pleased to formally reveal my new logo design.  I worked with graphic artist, Kevin Carobine on developing a logo that reflects my personal style and […]

I’ll admit it, I’m a beach lover

"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." Robert Orben

Beach Lovers Unite! I wonder if it is possible to live in Virginia Beach and not love the beach.  Just watching the waves lapping the shore reminds me of the ever present flow of life.  It isn’t surprising that beach lovers from all over the world flock to our beaches every year.  Virginia Beach is […]