Monthly Archives: September 2010

Color Combination Inspiration: Pool Blue and Warm Grey

I enjoy grabbing inspiration from nature and this color combination, even though it’s not very fall inspired,  is what is inspiring me right now.  I’ve always loved the combo of cool and warm colors and this is no exception.  I … Continue reading

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The Handwritten Note

Since I’ve moved to Chicago, I’ve discovered a desire to keep in touch with friends through written snail mail.  I know, with email what’s the point?  I, personally, love tangible tokens of friendship and love.  Getting mail is an awesome … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Jim Henson

I was tagged in a Facebook note recently that wanted you to list your top 15 artists.  This is still proving to be a little difficult to me because narrowing all of the inspirational and motivating artists that I’ve come … Continue reading

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Sometimes….

you’re just having one of those days where only something like this will do.

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Trying Something New: Monoprinting

I was inspired by this post from Cathy Cullis to try my hand at monoprinting.  Her approach is simple yet effective and I couldn’t wait to give it a shot.  I did exactly what she did: ink on glass and … Continue reading

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Flickr Stitchers

I love perusing the Embroidery group on Flickr to see what great and inspiring things stitchers are doing.  Here are some of my favorites this week: refabulous Melissa Crowe Sew Lovely Embroidery lilyvanilli72 childrenplayingwithfire You should really pop on over … Continue reading

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Dresser Re-Do

One down, 5 more to go!  I hope you enjoyed this project, it really translates to a lot of surfaces.  You could also cover the front of an armoire, desk drawers, cabinet doors……the possibilities are endless.  I would love to … Continue reading

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