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Expanding Art on the Net

Last fall, my friend Toni and I helped each other to make Etsy shops.  My Etsy shop can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HanaMeleArt. I’m very excited to have this shop as it is one more way to have my work available to … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 13!

What can I say? Sun was pouring through my Southern exposure drawing room window as the ideas fluttered about like the butterfly on the stamp.  I really like how this one turned out! The back of this postcard is fun … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 12!

Cut, sew, draw and repeat … Stage 1 of front:  I sewed the little orange ribbon on, the little butterfly cut-out, and then drew the rest with the addresses and stamp.  Still seemed ho-hum … For the flip side I … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 11!

Inspiration once again came from the stamp and wanting to play with black and white gouache .  For this piece, I began with a piece of cardboard from a sheet set that had printing on one side and blank white … Continue reading

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Music, Gold, Finery and Queens

As the weather gets cooler, I find my body wants to stay inside to work, while my mind continues to think of all the many things to work on in our new garden/yard/park area.  It’s been a very full summer … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look …

Many times we can feel bombarded by all the “stuff” that comes about during the holidays. Listen to Christmas music! Create a holiday feast! Buy this! No… buy that! Buy everything!! Make this! Make that! Bake cookies!! Make the perfect … Continue reading

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Still Playing with the Cat!

I grew up on a farm and we had lots of cats all around us!  Those images from younger days still permeate my brain. While reorganizing my art studio, I came across a box of brass plated fasteners and thought … Continue reading

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From Hand to Machine

Today called for a change of pace!  After doing some intensive bead work, I pulled out my very old heavy duty Singer sewing machine, my box of paper collage and various materials, and got to quick work! The Heaven Scent … Continue reading

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Fresh Energy and Green Theme

The Fairy House is coming along!  After setting it aside for several months, it was great to pull it out and look at it with fresh energy.  Today I applied polyurethane  and adding oak leaves to the floor and some … Continue reading

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