My mini show for @dyckarboretum is now hanging in their main lobby! Go check them out PLUS other items for sale like my butterfly collection and other original paintings! Now through May 💕🦋 #lavenderandclover #illustration #illustrator #watercolor #watercolorpainting #painting #flowers #flowerpainting #flowersofinstagram #bumblebee #savethebees #nativeplants #abmlifeiscolorful #abmplantlady #thatsdarling #womenofillustration
by lavenderandclover 5 months ago | via Instagram

Henry likes to sit in his new bumbo chair because he can watch Emmet play. Emmet likes it when Henry sits in the bumbo chair, because Henry looks hilarious sitting in the bumbo chair. #emmetandhenry #emmetjames #henrydavidgaeddert #lavenderandclover #illustration #watercolor #watercolorportrait #candidchildhood #motherhoodrising #ourillustratedmemories
by lavenderandclover 1 day ago | via Instagram

Spotted knocking on our bedroom window yesterday morning, as if to say, "hello in there, I've heard you had a lot of bugs in your house and I would like to come eat them!" To which we respond, "PLEASE!" In all seriousness, we got rid of the mouse and now...
by lavenderandclover 1 day ago | via Instagram

I’m working on several painting projects that I’m super excited about, but I can’t quite share yet! So instead I’ll share this throwback. One of my very first portraits in a similar style to my current one, done in 2013 when I was still in college and blogging with @coasttocoastyarnco...
by lavenderandclover 3 days ago | via Instagram

Emmet's current favorite toys are these teeny little plastic animals, specifically three little gorillas. They go on little adventures all over the house together. So when he saw bananas he thought about his "grillas," and said, "oooh ooh ooh ah ah" ...and THEN noticed that the beginning sounds a little...
by lavenderandclover 4 days ago | via Instagram

These two, always keeping me on my toes. Rarely on the same schedule; they almost never nap at the same time and their moods often don’t line up. But they LOVE each other, which is all this mama can really ask for. #emmetandhenry #emmetjames #henrydavidgaeddert #candidchildhood #candidmotherhood #smallbutmighty #letthembelittle
by lavenderandclover 4 days ago | via Instagram