My name is Carla, and I am the author and the artist behind Rose Elaine and the Rosy Lane series of books. I have had the opportunity to travel worldwide, and I have crossed the Atlantic Ocean 10 times and the Pacific 6 times! I graduated from London Central in High Wycombe, England. Attended college in Kansas and began my sales career in Chicago, Illinois. Currently, I live in Tennessee and find joy in painting and writing every day. Traveling has been a blessing to me. I have had so many experiences and have met so many people. These experiences planted the seeds that grew into the characters, situations, and plotlines. Writing brings me great joy.
As an artist, it has been fun to illustrate and create paintings and drawings that represent how I imagine Rosy Lane to be. I am inspired by the gardens in England's lush green grass, not to mention the beautiful Roses.
I am a pushover for a sweet story. Many years ago I lived in England. I went to a used bookstore and bought a book called Mulberry Square by Lida Larrimore for 15 pence (about a quarter in US dollars). I became a fan right away! I did not mind that pages 36 and 37 were missing! Mrs. Larramore's books are full of vivid imagery of gardens and flowers. Of course, there is also romance, jealousy, drama, and a happy ending! I often read Mulberry Square when I needed a little time to myself. It becomes a vacation, where I can visit the characters, becoming familiar friends. These books can be read in a few hours on a Sunday afternoon, leaving me happy and refreshed. There is nothing as delightful as a sweet story, cup of tea, and a day of rest! A few years ago, my husband gave me a wonderful gift, a collection of Lida Larrimore books, along with a second copy of Mulberry Square that included pages 36 and 37! I spent several months of Sundays reading one story after another. I was inspired. I wondered if I could provide a little escape from all the noise to other women like me that could use a little break in the week. The Rosy Lane series began to take shape. I hope your experiences with the Rosy Lane Books will leave you refreshed. Check out our full line of products too! Created with love for my old and new friends!
Rose Elaine LLC provides entertaining books and quality products that foster self-care and self-love. I believe that self-care is essential for keeping a healthy and happy relationship with yourself and others. Finding the time to take care of yourself will reduce stress and allow you to live a healthier and happier life.
Rose enjoys sending postcards featuring one of her favorite paintings to her new customers; each card will be handwritten and signed by the artist, I wish you a wonderful day! Each card is 4"X6" or 5"X7" depending on availability. Premium Paper, Glossy Front