Get Inspired: Sesame & Lilies

One of my all time favorite places to vacation is Cannon Beach, Oregon.  It's about a 4-hour drive south of Seattle.  My family has been going there for the past 18 years, since my niece was born.  How is it possible she's turning 18 in a few months?  Anyway, we absolutely love this beach town for it's darling shops, gorgeous beaches and getting away from city life.

The best shop in Cannon Beach is Sesame & Lilies.  I could honestly move myself right on in and be a very happy girl.  Not sure they'd appreciate me shacking up in there!


The shop owner, Diane Speakman, is also an incredibly talented artist.  Her landscapes are so stunning!  When I look at them, I immediately feel relaxed.  Now who wouldn't love that?!  Here are a few of her recent paintings that I am completely head-over-heels for...





Now, don't you feel relaxed?