Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sleepy Chair

Doesn’t this Sleepy Chair by Daisuke Motogi looks sublime? So lush, soft, and comfortable…and it’s pretty! I would love to just…curl up on it and…fall…..asleep….zzzz

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You Amaze Me, Graham Francoise

Graham Francoise is a local illustrator and painter here in Austin, Texas. His work is dreamy and introspective, somewhat sad yet filled with hope. His characters are beautiful, innocent, and instantly recognizable. Each painting somehow expresses an entire story, one … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Bedroom

Interior design is one passion of mine. It’s a way of shaping the space we live in, of giving it a unique character to fit our lifestyles. It’s something I love to create and work on. In that spirit, I … Continue reading

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3 Things Friday

The Good: I got some delicious, deep purple, dupioni silk for some upcoming projects. Ohhh it’s good enough to eat! The Not-so-Good: With the new job, I’m having a hard time fitting in much crafting! The Great: I got to use … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday

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Etsy Crush: Chevron

I love most patterns – plaids, stripes, polka dots, harlequin…you name it. But lately chevron has caught my eye. It’s simple, yet bold, and can be used in so many ways! I’ll take it on floors or walls, as a … Continue reading

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A Knitted Wonderland

Along with a couple hundred other volunteers, I am knitting orange, pink, turquoise, and olive yarn to cover 99 trees in the Blanton Art Museum plaza. The project is coordinated by Magda Sayeg, renowned yarn-bomber/textile artist. The exhibit will open in … Continue reading

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You Amaze Me, Crochets of the Past

Last week my grandmother-in-law gave to me a bag full of old crochet magazines (1987-1993), in case I found anything I wanted. Who would have guessed that this would spur such an entertaining evening?! You may have seen me tweeting … Continue reading

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Sewing a body pillow

The other “Home Improvements” project I finished last week was a body pillow for our bedroom. I created it to fit into our plan for a cohesive style. I decided to use two fabrics to give it a little extra, … Continue reading

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3 Things Friday

What a week this has been! I was offered a new part-time job doing photography and graphic design for an antique dealer (I start Monday ), I tried to start Couch to 10K, I tried out some new recipes, and … Continue reading

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