When making these art quilts, I had an idea,”Why not make several different framed art quilts, each one unique, yet designed to be hung together as a grouping?”. Sold together as a group, it would make an attractive display on the wall.
It felt good to have finished my Iris quilt. It’s hanging in it’s new spot in it’s new home. I did this commission for a friend, who commissioned it as a gift for one of her friends. It’s such a good feeling when you’re happy with the result of a work you started. I thinkContinue reading “A Look Back Over My Shoulder, A glance At The Past”
Blue and Pink A cherry blossom art quilt, it is a big size and all those cherry blossoms took a long Time to make. I took the inspiration photos last spring and I have finally finished my art quilt. That’s a while. I’ve had a few progress reports along the way, so I’m sure that youContinue reading “It’s Blue and Pink and Finshed!!!”
In an earlier post I suggested that it is possible to give a room a spruce up on a limited budget. Here is a good.place to start. Paint- It can make a huge difference for a small cost. Even if you’ve never painted a room, believe me anyone can do it. You can overcome theContinue reading “A Few Small Changes Can Go Far”
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”
Do you want to stand out in a crowd of people dressed in black? Wear white.
Contrast can make an impact.
Strong contrasts make things stand out, they are noticed immediately, commanding your attention. A strong contrast will intensify the impact cf the contrasting items. What this brings to my mind is an image of a elderly woman with bright dyed red hair pulled into two pigtails, one on either side of her head.This all goes to show how memorable contrasts can be.
“It’s Raining Pink”. This art quilt is from the perspective of looking up the trunk of an old twisted cherry tree. It carries the scars gained from many years. As you look up you see a cloud of pink above. Your eyes follow the slow drift of a pink petal as it finally reaches the ground below your feet, that is covered with pink. Is it raining pink?