Thursday, March 06, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
a couple of weeks ago, a winter wind blew a wooden sign over in an alley. the typography had been turned toward the wall, so i am very thankful for that cold gust that showed some blue. i asked the tailor's shop if it was trash. it was trash and ready for the hauling.
the sewing machine and spool of thread are stenciled and the script is handpainted typography. *swoon*
after admiring the yesteryear script painting, i decided where i would hang it. it was the reward for cleaning off the work table.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
free shipping and $5 off each of my products in my society6 shop.
the promotion is NOT automatically available in my store and only available through this link to my society6 shop.
promotion expires december 8, 2013 at midnight pacific time. *offer excludes framed art prints, stretched canvases and throw pillows with insert.
stay warm and cozy.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
shadowboxer sees a sale in my etsy shop outside the window.
*10 percent off total with a mininum of $25 purchase through dec. 31, 2013. code :: 10PERCENTOFF
(please take note that it can only be used during checkout.)
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
the past few weeks have flown. youngest child deposited in her new dorm. the new singleton life commenced.
a couple of weeks ago, i went on a layering spree. i don't know why it has taken me so long to add more things to my walls, but it felt right. the new rug begged for a little extra graphic feel. my grandmother's rose still life painting hung and one of my prints (which i handprinted with my handcarved franklin gothic typography) now reminds me daily to be extraordinary.
the kitchen really started it all. i started adding to the wall and finished it up with vintage tin trays and typography. the process reminds me to play more. risk a few tiny holes in the wall because God made spackle for a reason.
i think that i was reacting to the close of one chapter and the beginning of another exciting one. or maybe i knew that once school started that i would be toast. whatever it was, i am happy that i did it.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
sometimes, i am too busy to find words to blog, and images seem to be an easier way to communicate my daily life. my instagram and flickr keep those images in checkity check.
this summer has been super. it seems that i write that every summer, but this has been one of those monumental summers.
my youngest child is off to university and this big change is at the forefront of our thoughts and our to do lists. with ten days before she goes off to college, we are crazybusy getting everything (and making all of the fun things) that she needs for her dorm and collegiate life.
i am crazyexcited for her and this new chapter in her life, as well as my own new chapter. for some reason, i equate that with having rugs–not that my kids would have peed on them when they were little (haha), but because rugs seem so incredibly grown up.
grown up. my kids are all grown ups and i feel like i am, too.