Quick assemblage: Artwork for my office!

This weekend I went thrifting at Savers, picked up a few things for Hannah and then I found some great bright yellow linen napkins, never been used, only $5. Them little beauties came back with me.

my yellow linen printed placemat

my yellow linen printed placemat

Snip snip snip and in they went to some small Ribba frames I bought a while ago. (Whenever we go to Ikea, I pick up a few frames just to have handy.) Top one is awaiting some cute bird or dog or chair.

My collage wall of yellows

My collage wall of yellows

Just painted the frame for my Bunny Letterpress in Yellow by Etsy seller Pressure. Looks smarter in black. On the right is a gift from the talented MidCenturyJo from Desire to Inspire in a Ikea yellow frame (for some reason, this one freak husband and friends out hehehehe).

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    Homegrown {& the Bug}

    12 February 2008

    That’s a totally rad idea! More importantly, did you add that little bird? That’s the creative kicker right there :)

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    Peggy

    12 February 2008

    I’ve been seeing yellow everywhere lately, and it’s lovely! I must be craving the sun. Your art arrangement looks darling. I remember seeing that work on Jo’s flickr set and I adore it! I’m so envious!

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    Patricia Scarpin

    12 February 2008

    This is so beautiful! I love the idea – so creative and well made.

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    Ashley L.

    12 February 2008

    you have such a bright and beautiful collection! its also well assembled! :)

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    drey

    14 February 2008

    homegrown: yeah i added my ceramic bird :) looking for something else for the top…. none of my other things bit on the narrow ledge :)peggy: yes I love yellow too (funny thing is i HATED it growing up)patricia: thanks :) wish i could be more creative about our tiny master bedroom!!!ashley: thanks! i aim to add more :)

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    Jennifer Ramos

    16 February 2008

    these are so sweet, love the colors, they go together so well….good job! Jen Ramos’100% Recycled DESIGNER Cards’www.madebygirl.com

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    casapinka

    21 February 2008

    They look awesome!

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    Bhavna

    1 March 2008

    Such a great idea! I know what to do now with bits of some fab wrapping paper lying at my home :)

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    drey

    4 March 2008

    casapinka & jennifer: thanks :)bhavna: yeah i’m always looking for quirky ways to create my home (short of painting my kitchen sink yellow and using it as a ceiling lamp!) hehe

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    Jessie

    8 March 2008

    Looks Great!!! I see wonderful fabrics all the time at the thrift store. Maybe I can find some color stuff for me too!!! I love that drawing in the yellow frame. Jo is amazing!!!!!!

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    drey

    15 March 2008

    jessie: it’s great. i’m loving being able to put together this fun wall :) yes Jo is a great artist, hey? ;)

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