Category: Good things

31 Jul

Cut Up Cut Out at Bellevue Art Museum

I’m back from a short trip to Seattle to visit friends and see art. A highlight of gallery hopping from the past few days was to see an incredible show of cut paper art at the Bellevue Art Museum, titled Cut Up Cut Out. All of the best known artists working with cut paper are […]

25 Jul

Making a Beaded Tassel Necklace

Look at this lovely beaded tassel necklace I made over the weekend with my friend Amanda. We’d both been thinking about tassels recently so she decided to host an afternoon of making over the weekend. I think it took about an hour or so from start to finish, and the beading was the most time […]

07 Jul

Scenic Summerland

Boris and I went away to Summerland with friends over the Canada Day long weekend. It has been many years since I last visited the Okanagan, and I’ve never previously explored this tiny town where our friend grew up. The weather was super hot, and Lake Okanagan was the perfect place to cool off in […]

05 Jul

Thirty Days of Drawing Project – The Conclusion

The Thirty Days of Drawing Project came to a conclusion on June 24, 2017 at Day fifty-five. This video includes work from June 13th through to the 24th. The final page ended up in colour because I had previously used it for a marker test and decided to incorporate this into the drawing. I did […]

21 Jun

Sashiko Patterned Pillow

I look at this finished project sitting in our green chair and part of me can’t quite believe I am the one who made it. I finished stitching the sashiko design over the weekend and felt intimidated to tackle sewing it all together. I am much more comfortable with hand sewing over machine sewing, but […]

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