One of my friends who was visiting this us this Labor Day weekend commented “You’re the only friends I can think of who actually buy other people’s art…and that’s cool!”
I love surrounding myself with creative things (a real-life Pinterest, if you will) and also, how can I hope to be financially supported as an artist but [...]
Every time I take a look at jewelry maker Suegray’s etsy shop I am overwhelmed with how awesome it is – I love wax seals (I’ve used one to wrap up my wedding invitation orders). Sue makes fine silver wax seal jewelry, utilizing her large collection of antique wax seals, the type used to seal letters or [...]
Cross Sitch Stag wall art by TheTimeIsNow
Naomi of The Time Is Now offers an eclectic variety of needlepoint, notebooks and papercuts in her shop, all tied together by a cohesive style that encompasses vintage and natural imagery, bright colors and a healthy respect for negative space. I was fortunate enough to interview Naomi about her [...]
Spools of Thread – Abby Try Again Photography
Abby of Abby Try Again photography craptures a dreamy, old fashioned look in her beautiful photos. She shoots on film, using vintage cameras, scenes of everyday things which are given new beauty when captured by the eye of an old camera (and seasoned photographer!).
Here’s an interview we did last spring:
Deer and the Pink Snow original Papercut by MollyJey
Mollyjey has beautiful handmade papercut dioramas in her Etsy shop, mostly in white with small touches of color. She was born in Locarno, Switzerland , a gorgeous mountain valley village on the southern border next to Italy – she then went to Florence, Italy where she studied [...]
Owl, pussycat , mandolin By Joey's Dream Garden, (Boat & sails by The Pin Factory)
I can’t remember how I first found Joey’s Dream Garden, one of my favorite shops on Etsy, but I instantly fell in love with the adorable kitty and bunny brooches that Joey Ramone (no, the artist not the singer) is so good [...]
Check it out, one of my accordion books, illustrated by my friend Christina, made it to the front page of etsy the other morning!
I’m currently lusting after Webster’s Pictorial Dictionary by Chronicle Books. We have a copy here at the Paper Tyger that I lovingly look through – it’s a hefty little book, about two inches thick, and about 7″x9″.
An excerpt from the back cover reads:
“Featuring more than 1,500 engravings that originally graced the pages of 19th-century Webster’s dictionaries, [...]
My show is finally up at Coffee Obsession, Woods Hole – the opening is this Saturday, Nov. 7th at 7PM! Come have a look at the art and meet and greet the artists – (or as they say here “AHHHH tists”)
A show with hanging mobiles and other paper art 11/7/09 @7PM, Coffee Obsession [...]
Pistoles Press is one of my favorite shops on Etsy, and Lana creates beautiful hand-pulled woodblock prints with an asian/art nouveau flair. I have several sets of her prints hanging in her house -
Three lovely tree prints in black and white.
From her blog,
“Lana is a member of the McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville, VA and [...]