Sheath Dress for Paul Klee’s “Castle and Sun”

Sheath Dress for Paul Klee’s “Castle and Sun”

Welcome to my interpretation for this round of Style Imitating Art. A Little Background Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Shelbee of Shelbee On the Edge, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an [...]

Tweed and Purple Accessories for Tom Thomson’s “Winter Shadows”

Tweed and Purple Accessories for Tom Thomson’s “Winter Shadows”

Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art. Today is the day that the three hosts, (Salazar, Daenel, and me ) unveil our interpretations of the chosen artwork. What Is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, and me. Style Imitating [...]

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

About fifteen years ago, I was rummaging through my favorite local flea market (still my favorite). I usually went there then to find vintage glass and kitchen ware. However, on that summer day, I saw two Pendleton 49'ers hanging in a back booth, both in good condition and each only $5! I grabbed the one [...]

To The Canyon We Went

To The Canyon We Went

Packing for our big adventure to the Grand Canyon was a challenge. In retrospect, both Michael and I took too much. For myself, I wanted things that would take me from the Grand Canyon’s cooler North Rim to the warmer South Rim. On Southwest Airlines, we have one checked bag each which meant that I [...]

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

For ten months I craved a "Victoria Sling." Friends who know me could just shrug their shoulders and quip, "Just go make that cocktail if you want it so badly." While the Victoria Sling does indeed sound like a divine mixture to be imbibed as a tribute to Masterpiece's smash hit Victoria (that some of us just [...]