Known for capturing the essence of romantic living, Staehling seeks inspiration from her deep-rooted family values, her Italian heritage, and her strong sense of tradition. Educated in America and England, she has years of experience in graphic design, illustration, and painting. She can't help but create art that captures the romance of the simple things in life. It's in her heritage, her upbringing, her best memories, her heart. Driven by a need to create and an eye for simple beauty, she is a down-to-earth artist with a strong work ethic and a contagious spirit. Heavily influenced by her European ancestry and travels, her art triggers the emotion, passion, and love shared among the closest of family and friends.