Tag Archive: art

Customized Art in An Afternoon

This month, I decided to tackle a few looming home decor projects.  One of them involved making a piece of art for a corner in our teensy weensy guest bath.  (Which, incidentally, is… Continue reading

Handmade Cork Coasters

Earlier this month, I learned about decoupage and collage from my good friend Megan.  Ever since then, I have been stocking up on supplies and brainstorming ideas to create handmade coasters. I gave… Continue reading

Collage Canvas Update

As promised, here are the remaining four canvas squares that will join the Pisco Sour square that I featured last week in my post “Madame Verte Goes to Collage College.” I love the… Continue reading

Madame Verte Goes to Collage College

Today I had an art date with my good friend Megan who is an art teacher and an all-around creative gal.  We spent the majority of the day doing collage and decoupage.  It… Continue reading

Unique Wall Art

Last year, I became disenchanted with a bare wall in my living room, and I vowed to find an art piece to fill it. I brought home several paintings and ended up returning… Continue reading

Give The Color Wheel a Whirl!

I love how just a little punch of color can really wake up a room, or my mood.  Today, I spent some time in my home office and craft closet and found myself… Continue reading

Post Card Art

I am always looking for affordable ways to decorate my home, and one of my favorite tricks is to use post cards as framed art. At home, I have used post cards of… Continue reading

Origami Afternoon

This past weekend, I watched a great documentary film entitled Between The Folds about modern origami. It made me remember folding inflatable paper balloons on the playground as a child, and left me… Continue reading

Adding Interest to Paper…With Tea!

I must say that this blog topic combines two of my favorite things: tea, a delicious beverage, and paper, the medium of writers, records, history and literacy. There is something so homey about… Continue reading