Mixing Different Periods & Styles “My favorite thing about decorating is mixing different periods and styles. If you have something that’s old, and you really do want to mix those styles, then you have to add something that’s obviously modern with it. You can’t put a kind of a mediocre thing in the middle.”Continue reading “Decorating Tips From The Pros-#1”
A few ideas to give a tired room a fresh up. It can be done for a lot less than you might think. My friend wanted to give some umpth to her living room. She wanted to freshen it up without spending a lot.
Here are some things I really like, you might too. I like my camera If you look at the photos above, you can see photos taken with some difficult lighting situations,. Here’s how my camera handled them.But not only did it take a picture, but it took some rather rather cool photos becauseContinue reading “Some Nifty Great Stuff I Use In Making Art Quilts”
I’ve been working on several new projects recently. Here’s one I’ve finished. It has cheerful bright color and thread painting also a smaller size with a smaller price tag. .We all have different budgets, needs, and priorities, owning original art mqy be impracticl.However, some would really love to own an original art quilt.
Time to for spring cleaning, thin out all the unused junk & clutter from the last year.! It is so hard to get rid of perfectly good things. Things that I like but never used, p say that if you haven’t used a thing in a year, throw it out. You don’t need it. My answer to the is “Pasha” .HaveContinue reading “I’m Barb and I’m a fabric hoarder. “
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free” Have you ever heard that quote by Michelangelo? It’s one of my favorites. I think it is very relevant when thinking about inspiration. In an earlier post a question was raised, where do you find inspiration?
One evening last summer as my husband & I were looking up at the moon, it was particularly luminous that night and peeking out from behind the branches of several trees.. One long look & we ran for the cameras. Shots were taken from every angle. My husband wanted a good photo. I was “think’n” quilt”.
A new new art quilt and a silk painting from fiber artist Barbara Harms. Natural themes, a beautiful red egret stand at the water’s edge. The turquoise water sparkles and glimmers as the light of late afternoon is reflects from the water. The other is a impressionist style silk painting of a soft dreamy garden.
Spring, spring , spring
is here. With the prospect of all the lovely flowers to come, another thing comes to mind, art quilts with wonderful flowers and the sights of spring, summer and even into fall. .
My repair and redo labors continues on my WordPress blog. It is taking considerably longer to fix than “just the few days” I had blithely promised on the day that my blog imploded.HA! I can’t imagine what possessed me to make such an impulsive statement, which given my computer skills was not even remotely possible. .