Around Here September 2023

Unfortunately, not much art going on the last several weeks. I did pick up this skirt at a consignment shop. I’ve cut the lining out and now I have this beautiful fabric to work with. Not sure what I’m going to do with it, but it’s so pretty!

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Lahaina Fire and Jessica’s Art

It’s been so sad to see the fire that destroyed not only the business district (Front Street) in Lahania but all the homes, and the loss of life. There are still hundreds that are missing. We really love Maui, and even though we don’t stay in Lahaina we always visit every time we are there.…

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Repurposing Mom’s Fabric

I’ve been watching several videos on YouTube about Swedish Death Cleaning. I guess with the passing of my sis I’ve been thinking a lot about all of the stuff I have that I never use. I feel it’s time to either use it or let someone else enjoy it. So I was looking at fabric…

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Resisting with Daisies

I’ve been on a daisy kick lately, and thought I’d use resist with daisies to see what happened. It’s really the same process as printing with daisies. If you missed that post, see this link.

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Printing fabric with garden leaves

I was cleaning up (well, attempting to clean up)¬† my computer desktop and I found this file called garden leaves. I opened it up and it was all of the pictures for a post about using garden leaves to print on fabric instead of my regular tree or shrub leaves. I usually make this type…

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Printing with daisies

After irises, my favorite of flowers are my daisies, specifically Becky Shasta daisies. They are so easy to grow. Since I’ve been on a printing spree, I thought it was time to see how they would print. To watch my video tutorial, scroll down.

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Moving through my sadness

The last several months have been difficult, and the reason for few posts. Although I had been creating art (and working on future videos and posts), they were just a diversion to what was going on here. My sister, Mari Culver, died July 9 in her home in Cropwell, Alabama.

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