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Wednesday
Sep172014

Garden Party 

 

Who doesn’t love a garden party? You can smell flowers in the air, then there is the breathtaking sight of vibrant decorations and you can listen to the comforting sound of people enjoying themselves. A Garden Party is truly a beautiful occasion. 

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Wednesday
Sep102014

Ikat 

We love the Ikat print because it is very trendy and unique. The loud print pattern is so eye-catching that you can see it on everything from quilts to dresses to even pet beds! Ikat (pronounced ‘ee-KAHT’) comes from the Malaysian term ‘mengikat’, or ‘to-tie’ bundles of grasses or cotton to dye and color thread, which basically translates to a refined type of tie-dye. 

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Wednesday
Sep032014

Color-your-Day Creative

With textile artist Paula Scaffidi fiberella.com

I happily spotted a rainbow through my window today. 

Can you recall the last time you enjoyed seeing one?

The appearance of a rainbow provides us with a “moment out” …a pause to look up

and experience color with a renewed sense of wonder.
With its bold hues in joyful sequence, rainbows rejuvenate the human spirit.
Create and give a simple pencil or art tool case to fuel someone’s imagination and your own along the way.

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Wednesday
Aug272014

Tickle Me Pink

The history behind the color pink is as comforting as it is inspiring. Pink represents compassion, femininity and love. Pink is the combination of red and white; therefore the color embraces the passion of red and the purity of white. The feminine, calming color inspires comforting feelings and gentleness.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Burlap 

As you may already know, Burlap is a material that is made out of the fibers of the jute plant or vegetable fibers. Hessian cloth or Burlap, was first exported from India in the early 19th century. Some artists tend to avoid working with Burlap fabric because it can be a difficult fabric to work with or they simply avoid it because the fabric doesn’t look as pretty as other types of fabric.  But you should know that the coarse fabric is actually a very popular material that is currently being used for many of today’s trendiest designs.

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