Sunday, March 23, 2014

100 Happy Days

Life, it's busy, we all know that.  Between grad school, job hunting, St. Leo's and running drama and art club, my days fly by and I often find myself getting overwhelmed or just too busy to notice the small stuff.

I recently ran across this challenge:  the 100 happy days challenge.  They challenge you to take a picture of something that made you happy that day.  I am starting today!  I hope it will raise my spirits and help me take a step back from busy schedule.  To prevent spamming Facebook, most photos will just be posted on my Instagram.  So if you're interested, take a look.  I'll post all of them after the challenge is done!

Anyone else wanna join me? 

Monday, May 20, 2013

Music Monday: Brave

I've been a fan of the very lovely and talented Sara Bareilles since forever, but I truly think she gets better and better.  Not only does she have a stunning voice, gorgeous good looks and seems to be one of the coolest people to hang out with, but her lyrics and music just hits home more often then not. Brave is her new single and you can't help but feel like you can take on the world.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Friday Feature: Elise Wehle

Girl Looks Back
Collage, Paper Cut, Ink Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.75 inches

Elise Wehle, holy cow! Her papercuts and collages are absolutely beautiful. The intricate and hand-cut designs aren't the only thing to love. Look closer and you can see that it has been collaged creating depth and texture that makes me tingle. I'm serious, Elise Wehle's work makes my heart hold still. Le sigh.

Behind Scenes
Collage, Paper Cut Dimensions: 11 x 16 inches
Where the Land Ends
Collage, Paper Cut Dimensions: 6.5 x 10 inches

Oh, and she embroiders too....girl after my own heart.
Collage, Thread Dimensions: 7 x 10 inches

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Series Snapshots

Hey....I've been making stuff!  But unlike what I sell at A Fine Tangle, it has been a series of paintings.  However, I am really loving the process so this technique might find itself in some new items for the shop this summer, we shall see.  But I just wanted to post some instagram photos of the works in process.  And if your interested, find me on instagram @afinetangle :)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Room Progress!

Room Progress
Room Progress
Here's a few pictures of my new room color, bedspread and accessory! My walls have been painted and my old carpeting pulled up. And boy, does it look like a whole new room.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Bedroom Redo Starting!

Old Room
Slowly My parents have been going through the house with updates to refresh their older home.  Which means I get to redo my room! My room hasn't been redone since my 16th birthday and needless to say I've outgrown it quite a bit.  Currently I have a studio space on one side but that is going to go.  Working in the dark basement isn't ideal but worth it.  Plus after graduate school finishes up I won't be there for long....fingers crossed!  I got paint, new bedding and pulled up the carpeting to reveal the old hardwood floors! Out with the old and in with the new!
Old Room
Old Room

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