New smaller work. Each piece is 12 x 12.
Monday, April 27, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
My studio, a blissful mess (you know there is such a thing) my mess and in this mess I see no mess. Ideas, inspiration, completed thoughts are really what lies in this "mess." Above is what I have been currently working on. Paintings too, I will add photos of those soon.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
I love art! I love things that are free! Blanket is an online PDF magazine that uncovers art+design+photography from talented people who create it. Blanket is run by Bec Brown and her talented team of Blanketeers who each issue inspire their readers with informative interviews, cheeky and humorous stories and, of course, beautiful art, design, and photography.
Check it out!
Monday, April 6, 2009
I thought I would share some photos of homes from the 1950's. Talk about inspiration. My house was built in 1956 and I love looking at old design books to get ideas. The lines of my house are similar to the homes in the books which is a great jumping point for ideas. Here are some that are fueling my "lets redo this and that even though we have no money" urges!
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Use these all natural dye recipes made from household ingredients to create Easter eggs in beautifully subdued shades. Leave eggs soaking in the dye in the refrigerator overnight for the richest colors.
1 cup pickeled beet juice and 1 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup grape juice and 1 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup strong coffee and 1 tablespoon vinegar
Cut 1/4 head of red cabbage into chunks. Add cabbage to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove cabbage with slotted spoon.
Mix 1 cup frozen blueberries with 1 cup water. Bring to room temperature. Remove blueberries.
Cut 1 medium beet into chunks. Add beet to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove beets.
Remove peel from 1 orange. Add peel to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove orange peel.