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A big flirt with a large floral

No longer reserved for grandmothers, large floral prints are now considered uber-trendy and edgy. There are plenty of decor ideas which have a more modern, offbeat appeal that won’t make your flirt with florals look like your home’s not had any attention since the late 60’s, early 70’s. 95 more words

Connections: January 5.18

About walls.

As you know, I’m new here. I have lived here not quite two months. Two insane months. My housewarming gift from Mother Nature has been a gorgeous, dangerous cold. 251 more words


Seward Art Crawl 2017

My 8th year participating in my neighborhood Seeard Art Crawl in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Balmy weather this year, in the 50’s! Some years the first weekend in December has brought below zero temps and snowstorms. 43 more words

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Hello Again

I have taken a long hiatus! I started this blog as a chronicle of my daily walks and my love affair with San Francisco. The daily walks were physical therapy for a lower back injury – I have long since healed up, and don’t make quite as much time for walks of many miles as I used to, but I’m still in love with the city I call home. 494 more words


Inspired by: Classic Botanicals

Is there anything more timeless than a grouping of botanical prints? What could be more timeless than nature in such a pure form. I am a fan of any design element that brings the outside in — large windows, dutch doors, … 160 more words


Upcycled jeans and floral print patchwork

I love the combination of aged denim with floral print cotton. The prints from The Kaffe Fassett Collective are absolutely gorgeous and I enjoyed selecting nine, predominantly pink, pieces for this cushion design. 564 more words

Dyeing Silk with Brazilwood Shavings

My friend and master violin bow maker Lee Guthrie gave me some shavings from Brazilian Pernambuco wood, which makes a stunning crimson red dye. Known as Brazilwood by dyers and favored by bow makers, it’s also an historically important dye material.  168 more words

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