North Lawrence, Ohioâ€"based Blossom Bucket, Inc., announced the addition of designer Deb Strain to its family of artists.
â€œWe are just thrilled to be working with Deb,â€ says Blossom Bucket, Inc., President Cindy Lowry. â€œHer works and influence can be seen throughout the industry, and weâ€™re very proud to have her talent among our lines.
I have no doubt that she
will fit seamlessly within our brand, and will quickly become a customer favorite.â€Â
Describing her feelings about signing with Blossom Bucket, Inc., Deb shares, â€œI am so pleased to be working with Blossom Bucket!
About Deb Strain
Lovingly built by her
husband Scott and other family members, Deb Strainâ€™s saltbox home and studio shares the surrounding wood with a collection of cats, dogs, raccoons, squirrels, fox and deer.
It is in this peaceful setting that Deb
Drawing on memories of growing up in Ohio, she
seeks to convey a kinder, gentler way of life, and the beauty of simple, everyday life is the subject of much of her
continually collects ideas and images for her
next illustrations, whether from nature, antique shops or her
own life experience.Â Â
The great-granddaughter, granddaughter and daughter of quilters, Deb
also designs fabric to carry on the tradition.
It is from the genre that she
developed and continually refines her
love of pattern.
recognizes the beauty and artistic endeavor in each quilt and cherishes the quilt her
own grandmother made for her
out of the fabric Deb
An art teacher for nine years, Deb
left teaching in 1994 to devote herself to her
family and the development of her
own art.Â Her
husband, three children and twin grandsons are her
pride and joy.
Their beloved saltbox home is filled with laughter, creativity and love.
"Art is my passion, but my 'real-life' love is my family," explains Deb
"My two daughters are both artists and my husband and son are our biggest supporters.
We are very fortunate to share such a wonderfully bonding interest.
feels continually blessed by her
family's closeness and being able to follow her
dream to create art and share it with others.