Archive for July, 2012

I have a plastic chandelier that I bought at IKEA a few years ago. I love it. So much so, that I saved the instruction manual that came with it and every once and a while return to the scanned image I made of it. I can’t say exactly why I love the chandelier image so. I am by no means the type of person who has or wants lots of luxuries. But while my little plastic chandelier may not be considered a luxury to most, it is for me.

Many of these have reached their destinations or are on their way, others have not been sent yet or will be mailed right back to me (I love postmarks.)

While I was making them the words “whimsy” and “wonder” kept on popping up in my mind.

What symbol pops into your mind when you hear those two words?

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I love this busy series. These are a sampling. I upload all onto my flickr page. I’ve been loving going to the thrift store down the street and picking up lace curtains and such. I am still experimenting with all of lace’s potential. Not to mention my continued love for the sewing machine despite my still limited stitch vocabulary. And that deep blue that embeds itself into my psyche.

Create your own beauty (by your own terms).


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