Saturday, January 24, 2009

Plastic and Light at the Museum of Glass

I went down to the Museum of Glass in Tacoma today to hang out with Barbara DePirro who is an artist in residence there this month and next. She's doing cool things with used plastic milk cartons and other everyday things we discard.

This picture was just rolled up paper against the neat orange wall they have in the studio at the museum.

Barbara's website is here:
She is taking recycled art to a new level. She also crochets baskets and purses from recycled plastic trashbags.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Shadow Dancing

Shadow dancer from a performance at the Feast of the Winter Solstice 2007. VaVa Voom/

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Stencil Love

Here's a little reminder that Valentines Day is coming up. Be sweet to your TV-head. (These stencils were seen around the South Lake Union neighborhood last year. They've since been painted over.)

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Just found this video about Italian Tile artist Fabio Novembre. He's like a force of nature. See his work here. Click on Designers.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

The Museum of Kitschy Stitches

It's a book and a blog and is so fabulous: The Museum of Kitschy Stitches: A gallery of Notorious Knits by Stitchy McYarnPants. This is the kind of stuff people used to knit and crochet when I was learning to knit. No wonder I wasn't excited about it...The yarns available back then were not very wonder there has been a renaissance of knitting and crochet...the patterns and yarns are so much fun now. I enjoy making things with my hands, especially after working at a computer all day.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

A trip to the Vet

Delilah has had some tummy troubles so we went to the vet today. I love Rainier Animal Hospital and Dr. Heino...the best vet in Seattle in my opinion.

His and Hers Fire Hydrants

I love to read Pet Names on the sign in sheet.

Cool Dog and Cat mural in the office. Does anyone know who painted it?

Christmas Cards from some of Dr. Heino's patients.

Eye Patch Kitty

Art Car Central

For a little fun in the new year check out:

It's a blog about artcars (aka mutant vehicles) and is guaranteed to make you smile

Glitter Art

I love this picture. It reminds me of my mother....who taught me the pleasures of glitter and glue.

Friday, January 2, 2009

UFO in Seattle?

This strange sight was spotted on New years eve high in the sky.

Digital New Year's Eve at the Needle

Well, I rang in the new year in my jammies. Snug in my house. I got a new digital TV for Christmas and the picture is so good I just took pictures of the TV fireworks. I'm pleased with the results.
Happy New Year.

This the face of cabin fever

Oh, I need a vacation someplace warm and sunny.