Category Archives: Art

MEREDITH WOOLNOUGH~ A REVIEW

Every once in a while we come across something so inspiring, that we have to pause and take a moment to take it in.  This happened to me when I found the art of Meredith Woolnough. It is difficult to … Continue reading

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LIKE A CAVEMAN

Well sorta like a caveman…only a little more sophisticated. My most recent love has been painting stones.  Lots of stones. They are everywhere, these sweet little stones… I seem to be finding since I began my love affair with adorning … Continue reading

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HOW TO WET FELT A PIECE OF FABRIC

For valentines day we decided to make felt heart garlands. First we needed to make a piece of felt. This is one of the finished pieces we made. It is about 1/2″ thick. To begin, you will need a selection … Continue reading

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NEEDLE FELTING MAGIC

I wanted to make a keepsake gift for our coming baby and decided to design this blanket.  I bought a soft merino wool blanket and needle felted the design onto it. Needle felting is a process where wool roving (or … Continue reading

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JOSS PAPER!!!

This beautiful Joss paper, or Spirit Money, which is usually made of bamboo or rice, is burned by the Chinese as an offering to ensure that the spirit of the dead has abundance in the afterlife.   I hope they won’t … Continue reading

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ELSITA MORA, A REVIEW

Rarely in life are there people who touch you so deeply that you are utterly stunned.  This happened when I first came upon the work of an artist named Elsa Mora, or “Elsita”.  This incredible woman, originally from Cuba,  is … Continue reading

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LEARNING TO PAINT

As I sat down to paint with my three year old the other day, a great shift had taken place in her sensibility. Circles, lines and shapes were appearing, where only scribbles existed last week. Seemingly effortlessly, her hand would … Continue reading

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