• Color Palette,  Photography

    Art With a Story

    I have been searching for great unique inexpensive ways to decorate the new coffee shop. I have been wanting to do something with pennies ever since I saw this and pinned it on Pinterest. According to the blog I found it on it was used in the New York Times blog on a piece where they discussed story of the penny.   I didn’t quite get this same look but I am still playing around with what I want to do. Anyway here is how I went about creating these photos. I am planning on eventually attaching them to a canvas. Start out with lots of pennies, obviously, because you…

  • Color Palette

    Fall Color Palette

    Here are some colors I am loving for fall. I picked up these yarns at Twisted PDX. I visit Twisted any time I am in Portland OR. I love everyone who works there and their selection is wonderful. This yarn store is where I received the encouragement to start designing.   MadelineTosh DK color-ways Burnished, Fjord, Plucky Knitter’s MCN Primo Color-way Indy’s Silhouette, and MadelineTosh DK¬†Winter Wheat Animal sweaters…dark colors…navy is back!     I cannot wait to knit a cowl in this…MadelineTosh Marino DK…I love this yarn.   More fall colors… The lace peeking out under Lauren’s skirt is a slip I made myself that I will do a…