So I thought about what I love, and the colors that I love, and the colors that I have around me everyday, and decided that if I was going to be "me" on this blog... that I needed to make it look like me. I changed the colors of the background, and I changed the format, kind of... and some of the pictures... but I screwed up the ones that I kept... I don't know how I did it, but they all came out pretty small... and they look pretty awful. So I went back and tried to fix them, but nothing helped.
Today, I came across a picture of one of the fairies that I paint on everything from purses and totes to tooth fairy pillows and baby blankets... anyway, I thought it to be the perfect time to insert it into the side bar of the page, and replace the one that I had, that was tiny... I thought this would make it "fit" into the spot... well.. I told it not to shrink to fit it in... and it took up most of the page!
I went back and told it to shrink to fit... and it is the same size of the picture that I replaced.... Seems I can't make it a different size?
|Mike and Grace's Anniversary Quilt, I wish it|
was hanging straighter and was clearer so
you could see the beadwork and the
embroidery and needlework
|The only closeup|
I need to go visit with
It is not a large piece, just 3'x5'... I wish I had a picture of the banner that I made for them. I will have to ask if they still have it and if they would be so gracious to get a pic of it... I am sure somewhere in the wedding pics there has to be one of it. I embroidered the sign for double happiness in yellow on red wool felt. I thought it came out nice. They used it as a banner in the gallery where they held their reception, and left it there for a while for the gallery to keep up, which pleased me. They have this in their living room I think, at least that is where it was when I last visited... but they moved since then, so no telling where it ended up.
|The old cabinets and wallpaper that I finally got rid of...|
Now the kitchen isn't so horrible and dark...
So, I guess I need to do more soul searching about what it is all about, this obsession it seems, with dark colors. Warm colors...