This week I said goodbye to one of my hooked rugs, packing it up to go to Texas. A customer who loved it purchased it recently and so I took it out of storage and examined it in detail. I took the opportunity to take a few Continue reading
If springtime is offering you gray skies, pulling out the dye packets is a great way to put some instant color in your life. Dyeing wool can become addicting. I would even argue that it is a worthy hobby in and of itself. For me, color is the inspiration. Continue reading
In my last post I was showing you my new wool packets. They have been decorating my studio, adding a burst of color wherever they are. But I am mailing them away and so today is a day to dye more colorful wool. Continue reading
New to my Etsy shop are blend-able wool packets. I am excited to share these limited edition wools with you! The wool packets are fabulous instant color schemes for hooked rugs or wool embellishing. Continue reading
Many variations of a color hook into a beautiful background. Mix similar colors up as you hook, Continue reading
The beauty of color is chiefly recognized by comparison.
By comparison we can see that one blue may be bluer than another, one is perhaps greener, one might be more muted. One blue by itself can only say so much.
Red looks so lovely as it relates to the color aqua. It just so happens that I have a lot of little red things that I have collected over time. Continue reading
Many times as I am creating, color mesmerizes me, and I get locked into a color daydream. Continue reading
I have been visiting the paint department in our local Home Depot frequently lately, and thought of a color exercise for us to do. Paint chips are wonderful things. In order to have a vision for working with color, not just painting your walls in color, many times you need to have colors that inspire you. Paint chips are a treasure trove of wonderful colors to dream on. Continue reading
If it is going to be drizzly all day, at least I can have colors in my hands! And today I am preparing for a class, and putting together wool packets for everyone. I am working out in my garden studio where I keep all of my wool. Continue reading