Jody Houghton's illustrations and writings have warmed the hearts of dedicated gift buyers for over twenty years. Her down-to-earth point of view and unique artistic style is attributed to the longevity of her successful home-based business.
Drawing on her personal life experiences, spiritual values, in creating her work, Jody's positive and encouraging writing style inspires her readers to celebrate life each and every moment. Her artistic expression reveals a sense of whimsy with light-hearted humor and joy. She is the proud creater of the characters Faith, Hope, & Charity that are featured in many of her designs.
Jody's artistic application is a life-long combination of skills, exhibiting her love for color, and arts and crafts. A detailed blending of watercolor paper, acrylic paint, stencil cutting, pen and ink detailing, and sewing and quilt design skills are revealed in her creations. Her work is truly an original technique of mixed media.
Jody is a native Oregonian currently living in Salem. She is blessed with a son, Iain, who lives and works in San Diego, California, and a daughter, Michele, and son-in-law Brinker, who live in Menlo Park, California.
A giant blessing occurred in September with the birth of her first grand-child, Paige Katherine! Jody says "As a first-time Grandmother, I am sure that this blessing will
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