Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Back Again!

I guess I needed a break! There was a lot going on for me last spring, and I felt confused as to what quilts I should be showing on my blog. I always feel like fall is the beginning of the year, and although I don't have anyone going back to school this fall, I am ready to have time to get a lot of Art done. I was accepted into the Illinois Artisans Program, so I have 2 quilts in the shop at the Southern Illinois Art & Artisan Shop. In the early summer I made a few small quilts as I decided which ones I should send.

Last week I realized we have an extra room, just sitting there empty, except for the occasional guest. So I am taking it over, and moving my art from a corner of the laundry room, to a new space! I have been excited thinking over where everything will go, and trying to figure out where to put the things that are in there now. I can't wait to get started, although since I plan to paint, I know it will be a lot of work. It is a small room, but at least I will have a door I can shut, and a (small) space of my own-finally!

Does anyone have an opinion on paint color? I suppose it should be white...


  1. First, I like your new piece and you have tried new colors!

    Congrats on the Artisans program. A nice accomplishment for you.

    How exciting you will have a space where you can leave everything set up! You will feel very efficient.

    Color: I chose Bejamin Moore Manhattan Tan- a painter friend recommended it so it didn't compete with the camera when doing photos of our work in progress- hope this helps.

    Glad to have you back

  2. Thanks, Colleen! I am so excited to have my own space. I am thinking about it all the time. Right now my nephew is staying with us in that room, but over the weekend I hope to get started.

  3. Well your design wall should be neutral, but the other walls should be something joyous and colorful and maybe playful.


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