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July Bed Post

This month I am finally able to show off my new hexagon flowers patchwork bedspread. I started this nearly a year ago and for the last six months it’s been waiting for me to finally back it, which I did … Continue reading

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Cyanotype Cushions

Back in the dark ages (aka the early 1990s) when I was a hippie dippie art student majoring in printmaking, I fell in love with cyanotype or blueprinting. A combination of two chemicals mixed with water and set out in … Continue reading

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Puffy Cushion 

   Growing up in the 70s and 80s, I had a lot of things made from what my grandmother called Puffies.  Although she taught me a lot of her crafting skills, she never showed me how to make these. I … Continue reading

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Suzani Inspired Cushion

I love Suzanis, and would dearly love to own one….or several….but until I do, I’m faking it again!    I recently bought Justina Blakeney’s awesome book The New Bohemians, and I haven’t been more inspired by one book since I found … Continue reading

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Tartan Cushion Covers

   I am a serial hoarder. It’s a worry, because I don’t want to end up one of those crazy cat ladies who have to walk through towering stacks of old newspapers to reach the kitchen, but I do hate … Continue reading

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Bohemian Floral Pillowcases

  Hello. My name is Alexandra, and I’m a Pinterest-aholic. Yes, My Pinterest addiction is once more responsible for an afternoon’s creative project. This time, it was this gorgeous image:    This is the Pinterest link and it came from Scrum Dilly … Continue reading

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Abstract Painterly Trend

As an artist I am always excited to see trends in decorating and interior design that are inspired by art. It’s all too rare! One such trend has been fabrics with a painterly characteristic. Florals and abstracts with a definite … Continue reading

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