Turn scrap fabric into multi-media art. Painting with fabric..

This weekend my friend Rosalia asked me to show her a technique I use to incorporate scrap fabrics, paint and ink on canvas. Since it was a sleep-over, we stayed up extremely late in her awesome art studio and got creative! Supply list: Fabric scraps and trims Canvas size of your choice (4″ x 4″Continue reading “Turn scrap fabric into multi-media art. Painting with fabric..”

Settling in.

Last Friday we finally closed on the condo.  Signing the papers and having the SOLD sign removed from the yard, the key lock box off the door.. it felt like home.! Every day, a little more settling in occurs. I got the slip covers washed and tucked just right on the sofa, hung the first picture!  ItContinue reading “Settling in.”

Taste of fall

 Orange snuck up on me this year.  Suddenly I love this color.  It might be a phase, a short fling, but it has also been appearing in my wardrobe.  Which means we are supposed to fall in love with it.  It’s out there in small doses, working it’s way into our hearts.  For me, itContinue reading “Taste of fall”

The thrill of the hunt

This is my back porch. This photo was taken about two years ago.. Since then many things have come and gone, the most unusual thing being the near life-size mechanical pony “Smokey” that came to live with us when Mom and Dad moved last year. Whatever lands out there, whatever cast-off from other parts ofContinue reading “The thrill of the hunt”

And what is it you do?

I get asked that question often, but mostly as a “polite conversation starter”. And when forced to answer “what do you do?” I find I never have a really good answer. (I get distracted thinking about how to explain it QUICKLY..Don’t you love this cloth belt and leopard buckle?) I try to explain that toContinue reading “And what is it you do?”

In the press..

This post could get complicated, but the simplest version.. Once upon a time I decorated the home of a wonderful gentleman here in Wichita.. it was my first REAL job that wasn’t for family or friends, but a REAL client. As my health would have it, he was my last REAL client. After completing hisContinue reading “In the press..”