Category Archives: Blue House

O Charley !

Why I love Charley Harper so … When once asked to describe his art style, Harper replied, “When I look at a wildlife or nature subject, I don’t see the feathers in the wings, I just count the wings. I … Continue reading

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Are you a Dragon?

Dragons have been on my mind lately. What with the Chinese New Year and all. Oddly, last year at this time I know for certain I was not daydreaming about rabbits. Sorry, Thumper.  Under the direction of one of the … Continue reading

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Satisfaction – in its crafty form.

So the story begins with the tiniestBATHROOM in need of big change on a very small budget. Inspiration found at Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop when I lucked out with the middle mirror for $7.50. Sprayed white – perfect (mirror … Continue reading

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Before + After: Vintage Telephone Bench

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Smile: An easy before + after

I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright. – Harvey Ball My crafty companion is always smiling. I love you smiles, ice cream smiles and of course sneaky 5yr … Continue reading

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Do One Thing Everyday That Scares You.

Do you believe? Sometimes believing is the easy part . The doing… well that can be a suffocating, debilitating, paralyzing (all the above). All very scary to me atleast. I solemnly admit that I am scared *#>!! to death of … Continue reading

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Forays into Space (Closet Space, that is)

Hello there, readers!  Writing Blanks here, your sometimes-creative-but-frequently-uncreative writer (and habitual craft-botcher). I will labor to bring you heroic and amazing tales about many things… Fostering, finding and funneling the creative process Discipline (and where you can find it at … Continue reading

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