Clean Air Tower

http://www.designboom.com/architecture/alexander-balchin-clean-air-tower-tianjin-china-10-01-2014/

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Kaleidoscopey Pillows – Part I

recently, i’ve been working on seven pillows for a wonderful family. they have a beautiful home, but for some reason, very few pillows. pillows add charm, warmth, enjoyment, pattern, color, texture and more. they can pull a room together or apart.

they were a challenge to find designs within their kaleidoscope they love. it was exciting as well! so much color and pattern. my heart was smitten. they loaned their kaleidoscope as  inspiration.

each time i held it, a new pattern would emerge. i managed to take shots with my iPhone to capture ones i thought i could adapt.

the technique for making the pillows is the same technique as Sewing Fool – Part VIII. I will explain the process in Part II of this series.

here are the first set of pillows:

front of pillow #1

front of pillow #1

front of pillow #2

front of pillow #2

back of pillow #1 &  2

back of pillow #1 & 2

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Why We are Not Ready for the Full Bodied Truth of Awakening (and Crucify Those Who Tell It)

Why We are Not Ready for the Full Bodied Truth of Awakening (and Crucify Those Who Tell It).

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When You’re Okay and Everyone Else is Not

When You’re Okay and Everyone Else is Not.

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Eric Standley

from boredpanda.com, it’s the beautiful work of Eric Standley.

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Playing with Color

i bought two dresses/overdresses that were white. i decided to dye them so i’d wear them more often, since white has never been a friendly color for me. i’m too much of a mess.

the first white piece is linen. i dyed it an olive green. it’s really quite rich as the linen absorbed the color beautifully. here it is -

close up

close up

view when wet

full view

and here’s the other one.  it’s cotton. i dyed it with tea bags. about 30 bags. both pieces were dyed in a large pot on the range -

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close up

full view

full view

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Claire Basler

this is soooo worth reposting. Claire Basler seems to be living in her art. what an exquisite life.

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