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Hollywood Charm

Embrace old Hollywood style in this apron inspired by 1940 style. This apron features a body made from 100% Japanese silk with an original pink bamboo pattern.   “This is the most original apron of this style that you will find anywhere. The heart shaped body is simply sweet, and is given a daring sexy accent with black French lace. Silky bottoms? Yes please! This apron/costume finishes to smooth and is lovely to wear. Visit etsy.com to see the listing [here].

Dressmaking Revisited

I reealllyyyyy wanted a new form fitting dress made from winter jersey material, but I did not want to spend a lot of $$$. I found a sale (hooray!), and purchased 1.5 Meters of Heather Grey winter jersey material for about  $30 CDN.  The end result? I used a cut out technique to create lines that contoured my body shape. This custom made design is extremely form fitting as a result.  Working with this fabric was tricky because of the intense 4 way stretch. I had to take extra care… Read more Dressmaking Revisited

Sunflower TOO abstract acrylic

I don’t love this piece (speaking honestly). although  I had very reasonable intentions, it did not turn out as I had expected. I am a harsh and rigid critic of my own work. I think that it is important to appreciate your good and bad pieces as an artist. It is a part of any journey to becoming something: learning from your mistakes and planning out what to do better next time. It will be a great feeling to cover up some of these with gesso. thanks for stopping by,… Read more Sunflower TOO abstract acrylic

Heaven’s Gate- Acrylic on Canvas Art

  I wanted to feature this piece specifically because it incorporates lots of gold. I like it so much that I gave it a name;(something I have not made a habit of thus far). It is entitled “Heaven’s gate” as this was the first term that came to my mind when it was completed. I used gold leaf, green and blue acrylic on this 12 x 6 inch canvas. The only qualm I have with this work is that it isn’t as large as it deserves to be (in my opinion).… Read more Heaven’s Gate- Acrylic on Canvas Art