Friday, November 29, 2013


Hello Black Friday Shoppers!
In red, on yellow tinted pattern paper, that's enough yelling for now.  See you back here on Monday.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

#1280 (sold)

A big pink target, what can I say?  Graphic, punchy, and hey, if your name happens to be Kirk, or Karen, or has your initial on it!

Happy Turkey day tomorrow, in celebration of all things thankful, the daily (elle)ement will be sleeping past noon, and saving the next one for Friday. Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

#1274 (sold)

Another paisley, this time in white on a strawberry red background. A perfect addition to that French kitchen perhaps?

Monday, November 25, 2013


In the pink!  Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I spent some time last week carving paisleys.  They are for a commission I am working on, perhaps I'll show it off when it's finished.  Until then, here is a tiny element of the piece. (see what I did there!)
You didn't know I am on Facebook?  Here you go...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The other half

Looks like I have to catch up on some numbering here. 
In the meantime, here's the other half of the Chrysanthemum from yesterday.  Now time to get back to the studio to see what I can pull together for a big Friday finish.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

To be numbered, mum. #1271 (sold)

A rather busy little abstract composition, a bit of a blue grey chrysanthemum on a warm yellow background.  Lots of diagonal lines from the sewing pattern it's printed on.  And I think the other half may just be tomorrow's.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Tropical blues (#1270 sold)

Sometimes the blues can be quite tropical.  This color combination reminds me of the South of France, where it was abundant in textiles when I first visited.  It is still one of my favorites.
Turquoise on bright yellow green.

Monday, November 18, 2013

#764 (sold)

What follows the bird?  The bee of course!  Hang them together for a little giggle.
Black bee on a beautiful blue green.

Friday, November 15, 2013

#1263 (sold)

Ending the week with a bird, on a deep midnight blue.  What will follow the bird?  Check back Monday to see!  Happy weekend!

Thursday, November 14, 2013


Two blues of similar value, value meaning lightness/darkness.  But one leans towards the purple side, and one towards turquoise.  A pretty combination.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

#1268 (sold)

White over deep ultramarine.  A pretty lacy pattern, who can resist?

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Another bluesy number.  The color just isn't right in this shot though, what looks like pale grey is actually a robin's egg blue, and the deep blue is what I would call teal.  Just doing the best with what I have here folks!

Monday, November 11, 2013

A week of the blues

It just seems like a good time for a the blues. 
Starting here, with number 1265, an ultramarine blue over a Wedgewood-ish blue background.   Keep checking in this week to see how pretty the blues can be. 

Friday, November 8, 2013


A beautiful damask pattern in cornflower blue and pea soup green.  An odd sounding combination, but it works, elegantly.  This pattern was designed by my husband, Scott.  It really is handy to have a guy around, who when you are pushed for time, can step up to the plate and come up with something so lovely.

Thursday, November 7, 2013


A warm almost glowing piece.  I'd have to call this marigold yellow perhaps, on a fiery red.
Have a great day.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013


A tufted titmouse on a washy dark chocolate background.  A great starter piece if neutral colors are more your thing.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013


A bit of a knot.  Not a naughty piece, but a knotty piece.  Red on rice paper over a pale buttery yellow.  I see lots of red (elle)ements lately, wouldn't they make a nice group?

Monday, November 4, 2013


A deviled egg on a bright red.  The flecks of white are the visible fibers from the rice paper the egg is printed on.  Sure to add a little retro pop.  Enjoy.

Friday, November 1, 2013


A shooting star, complete with a trail made from the dart lines on pattern tissue.  Charcoal grey on a yellow ochre background.  Happy Friday, see you back here with a new batch on Monday!