As I’m winding down a tenancy while being down physically and still packing, I take pleasure in the paintings I’ve hung or placed in the house that aren’t in crates. This painting caught my attention originally because I love pink mountains, another story of which I told previously.* (I know it doesn’t photograph well, but … More Art as Food: Henry Hewitt’s Pink Mountains, Waterfall, Rocks & Trees
I took this photo to remember — when I’m moved out of this house — this area of my carefully curated, mostly thrift-store art, now with the addition of one painting after the subtraction of a stack of art books to boxes now holding the painting upright. The painting had been hanging on a bedroom … More A Little Art As Food, with Naan Inside-Out Pizza. Faux. Non.
Yesterday I spent a couple hours having cranberry fun, making cranberries into a candy that I call Cranberry Lolly. My process is secret. The not-secret part is that they’re finely chopped. It can be used on Thanksgiving turkey (and is, at my house when I cook the dinner), but it’s purpose is future use in … More Happy Thanksgiving, and Painting by Jane Nicolet, Tiger/Cougar Mtn.
Walls, chess table, mirrors, paintings, flowers, grandmother-made doilies, lamp. I make large and small displays of art objects and colors for my own enjoyment. When a reminder is sent saying there’s been no post for awhile, I think about food. Presently I don’t want to think about food until at least tomorrow when I make … More Art as Food 3, Anywhere I Am
There was a time when sunflower posters, prints and paintings, pillows and paraphernalia adorned my daughter’s room. It wasn’t recently, but a good amount of the wall art has survived mixed in with the rest of my collection. The time has come to clean the sunflower pieces, say thanks for the beauty you brought into … More Art in the kitchen: Angelic blonde with ginger tabby n sunflowers in vintage Burwood frame
This large and enchanting seascape with elegant frame is another in which a mind can wander and get lost while having a cup of tea. The colors used in the waves never fail to catch my eye just as the sunlight does coming through the roiling water when the Washington State ferries pull into or … More Art as Food, Reverse Guerrilla Girls
That gorgeous garden of bamboo and palm brushes right up to the wide kitchen window in my new home. It’s the biggest kitchen with the most counter, cabinet and floor space I’ve ever had to myself, and lots of decisions. If you’ve ever had three-quarters of your kitchen needs in boxes in another room … More A New Kitchen, Neighbors, Home Ec 101