Friday, February 28, 2014

#1370 (sold)

If you haven't found the connection between all this week's (elle)ements, this should bring it into focus.
Printed in mid grey over a pale minty green.

I'll see you Monday, unless you are coming to see me at the Gasparilla Art Festival in Tampa this weekend. That's where I'll be!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

#1369 (sold)

An ode to those of us who work with our hands?
Part of a magic trick perhaps?
It's actually a part of "The String Puller."
But you can make up any story you want.

The background color is a warm washy pumpkin orange.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

#1368 (sold)

Another piece to the puzzle, surely it has become clear by now?

Mid grey image over the palest apricot background.


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

#1367 (sold)

#1367 is printed on rice paper over a screaming, not for sissies, chartreuse.
And, in keeping with the theme of the week, this is the first time this one has been seen, anywhere.

Have a great day!

Monday, February 24, 2014

#1366 (sold)

Welcome to a week of first timers.  None of this week's (elle)ements have been on the interwebs.

Exciting huh?
Today's may seem like a bit of a mystery, but it will come into focus as the week progresses.
Mid grey over a pale greenish yellow background.
See you tomorrow, I'll try to be a bit more prompt.

Friday, February 21, 2014

#1353 (sold)

A brand new image, the curvy top edge of a vintage bird cage.  Printed in deep grey over a greenish mid grey background.  This one will start off a whole week of new images, look for more bird cages, cameras, and who knows what else.  All next week.  See you Monday!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

#1262 (sold)

#1262 is a blockish, blue almost turquoise, cross.
The background is a transparent ultramarine.
Have a blue sky day.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

#1286 (sold)

This one is a stunner, all kinds of descriptive words come up for these colors, raspberry, champagne pink.  It is, no apologies, pink.

Have a great day.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

1266 (sold)

Black inked daisies over a deep teal background.
Lots of bold blue print from the pattern tissue is visible.

Friday, February 14, 2014

1284 (sold)

Slate blue over a warm transparent background.
Tiny text is visible all through this piece.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

#1290 (sold)

This lacy blue pattern is over a soft grey background.  
Notice the subtle fibers from the rice paper.
Kind of a chilly piece, keep warm today!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

#70 (sold)

This leafy floral is printed in a warm mid grey, almost putty, over a pale transparent yellow.
Sometimes they're just pretty.

Monday, February 10, 2014

#1288 (sold)

A crown wearing polar bear, printed on a piece of pattern tissue.
Deep charcoal over brick red.

#312 (sold)

#312 is a beautiful combination of salmon and grey.
The warm background shows through as defined brush strokes, the illustrations and text from the sewing pattern add interest.

This, like all the (elles) can hang in any direction you choose.

Friday, February 7, 2014

#304 (sold)

A charcoal grey pattern over a celery green.
Looks a little like wrought iron.

That's it for the week!  See you Monday.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

No (Elle)ement for you!

Today I have decided to put a few new pieces up on my other blog.  Check them out at

See you back here tomorrow!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

#130 (sold)

This is quite a chatty piece, lots of text from the dress patterns, and a bold target on top.  
Very neutral palette for the color shy.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

#5 (sold)

Here is another from the box from waaaay back.
A frock printed in white on a background that is almost turquoise, you might call is a shabby french blue.
Y'know, if you do that sort of thing.