On Being an Entrepreneur

On Being an Entrepreneur

May 18, 2019

I'm five years into my life as an entrepreneur. Here's the story of a scientist turned multi-hyphenate of a sort.

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BJB in the news for St. Patrick's Day Decor

BJB in the news for St. Patrick's Day Decor

March 11, 2019

I was so happy to hear that my VW Beetle + Irish blessing art print was profiled in the Long Island, NY based Newsday newspaper as a unique St. Patrick's Day product!

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Shop Handmade: a roundup by Alisa Burke

Shop Handmade: a roundup by Alisa Burke

December 15, 2017

I am delighted to share that Blue Jay Bay was featured as a handmade shop on Alisa Burke's website!

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Pineapple Welcome Sign

Pineapple Welcome Sign

June 04, 2017

This pineapple welcome sign watercolor art print brings a fun pop of color to your entryway or foyer.

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Why A Personalized Map Is A Great Wedding Gift*

Why A Personalized Map Is A Great Wedding Gift*

March 12, 2017

Everyone has a handful of places in this world that are meaningful to them, and newlyweds are no exception. It may be a shared hometown or home state, a place where the couple first met (aka "where it all began"), the town where they purchase their first home, or the location where they celebrate their wedding.  A personalized map painted especially for the couple is a unique and thoughtful wedding gift idea.

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Watercolor Map of Florida

Watercolor Map of Florida

February 08, 2017

There is great artistic potential in this newly created Florida watercolor map!  The sunshine state is a perfect candidate to be painted in many of my vibrant color schemes.

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Love for Idaho

Love for Idaho

January 10, 2017

Idaho is a recent addition to my series of abstract art watercolor maps. My husband and I had the pleasure to visit this gorgeous state ten years ago, to spend a week with good friends who had relocated from Virginia to Moscow, ID.

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Welcome + Scenic Casco Bay

Welcome + Scenic Casco Bay

April 02, 2014

I have chosen to name my creative blog Blue Jay Bay because I love the color blue, I think blue jays are beautiful, and I feel most peaceful when near the water. Plus it rhymes.

Here is a selection of water scenes I have photographed in and around Casco Bay in Maine, in no particular order. They are minimally processed - my editing is limited to contrast and color balancing.

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