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theartfuldiva · 3W ago

and then there were two...

These huge spiders are in a web outside the gate of my neighbor's patio - yikes!
theartfuldiva · 3W ago

armatures...

I'm in the mood to make some new art dolls...Christmas is coming!  I've got several ideas whirling around my brain...I've pulled out a ton of supplies - never sure what I'll use or what the doll will look like.  I love how it just seems to give birth...
theartfuldiva · 4W ago

Flowers in a Glass Jar

I've started over a number of times...time to put this away for a while!
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

Background 101

It seems like forever since I picked up paintbrush!  I'm anxious to get back to working with oil paints.  Since this is a relatively large canvas for me 18x24, I decided to do the background and table top in acrylics.  I like to save my expensive pai...
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

Your Choice 2017

Oh boy - my artwork "Yellow Bird You Sit All Alone Like Me" is featured in the 239 section of today's Naples Daily News.  Reception and viewer's choice voting is tonight 5:30-7:30.  Come joi...
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

La, La, La, La!!!

The fat lady sings - yippee - the painter has finished our bedroom and is working on the r...
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

The Fat Lady is Getting Ready to Sing...

Bench cushion and accent pillow complete.   I'm excited to put the whole bed together, but think it may be prudent to wait until the painter finishes first...
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

Almost...

just about finished making the piping...thank goodness!(Photos taken with my Apple watch.)
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

Piping Hot!

Sewing together bias strips for what seems like miles of piping for the pillow and bench cover...  (The fabric looks grayish in the photo, but in reality it's a light blue...photo taken with...
theartfuldiva · 1M ago

All Stacked Up...

We're having our master bedroom painted in a couple of weeks.  It seemed a good time to freshen up the decor.  I found a set delightful "seersucker" window panels at TJMaxx.  I cut it up and made a bedskirt and two pillows shams.  I also found anothe...