Everything That Rises Must Converge

I Will Always Be There for You by Laura Bray

Yesterday I was inspired to work with acrylics and it sent me into a tizzy. There I was, quietly enjoying my painting time. I produced a lot of work in a short amount of time. Then I stepped back and looked at my table. My eyes went from my finished acrylic work to my watercolor/illustrationContinue Reading

Art Dolls

Clay Art Doll by Laura Bray www.laurabraydesigns.com

I took a pottery class this Spring. I'll write a longer post about the class on another day but, for now, I wanted to share a little creation that came out of the class. One day, I sculpted four tiny heads: a cat, a frog, a bird, and a girl. I was quite happy withContinue Reading

Italian Baked Eggs

I know I've been MIA lately. It's summer and I'm focusing on my little family. I will occassionally drop in here with some updates, but if you want to see what I'm up to on more a regular basis you may want to start following me on Instagram. My handle there is laurakbray. I'm lovingContinue Reading

Cozy House Night Light

Night Light

When I was a little girl I loved riding home in the backseat of my parent's car,  smashed between my siblings, after a long day with grandparents or from an adventure. As the night would darken, I would see the warm glow from the houses as we passed. Often, there would be people gathered inContinue Reading

3 Tips for a Daily Yoga Practice

Tips for Daily Yoga Practice by Laura Bray

I bet you are wondering why a creative blogger is suddenly writing a post about yoga! Last month, I quietly challenged myself to practice yoga every single day for 30 days. I'm happy to say that I accomplished my goal and went further. I'm on Day 36 and not planning to stop anytime soon. IContinue Reading

My Life in Cups: Day Four

My Life in Cups: Day Four: Laura Bray

My Life In Cups: Day Three

My Life in Cups: Day Three: Laura Bray

My Life in Cups: Day Two

My Life in Cups: Day Two: Laura Bray Designs


My Life in Cups: Day One

My Life in Cups: Day One: Laura Bray

My Life in Cups is a daily challenge I have set for myself. For the next 30 days, I will illustrate a tea cup-real or imagined and write a short memoir. I'll share my work here.

In Our Garden


The unusually mild winter we had this year, means that our garden is farther along than usual for this time of year. Our garden in May, looks as far along as it usually does in July. This weekend, we even ate some of our first tomatoes for breakfast. We had a nice BBQ with friendsContinue Reading