Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Fabric Funky Houses

I have been in love with the subject of houses in art lately. I recently did an etsy treasury with all kinds of houses. I have pondered several different types of media to make houses and this is the one I came up with for the moment. I call them the Funky House Ornament Series. The one you see above is number 1. Number 2 is below.

These little houses were just what I needed to give me a charge in the art department. I needed something new and wild. My mind goes nuts thinking about all the possiblities and themes for little houses. My next one is going to be a Frida house so be watching for that.
I have not been myself lately....first of all I'm doing the whole hormonal waking up in the middle of the night and not sleeping good thingy. Then I recently had a classmate/fellow graduate from highschool pass away unexpectedly from a short spell of illness. That really got me. The funeral was yesterday. He was only 43 and has young children and an awesome wife. It was just so sad. So, my art, my therapy.....Hugs to you all
Love ya


Janet said...

Your houses are so cute and funky!

Sorry to hear about your friend, and also about the hormonal thing. Hang in will get better!

Art is such a great way to soothe your emotions. Keep creating!

Sacred Snatch said...

I love the colors you used, and you are making me want to make one of these!

My thoughts are with you and your friend's family.

Marcyanna said...

Sorry to hear about your classmate & you not feeling well. Thanks for visiting my blog--I appreciate the nice comments. Keep on creating--the houses are very fun!

Take care,

girl_gone_thread_wild said...

OO, lovely little houses, perfect in fabric! You def. are the funky art queen!

Been too long since I stopped in. Been on alil bloggy break. Coming back to life soon. (wink)

Have a fantastic weekend, Monica :)

Kim Mailhot said...

Hi Lesley !

Your houses are so cute !!! Whimsical, bright and ...homey ;-)!

I am so getting what you said about feeling fragile, especially after the sudden and tragic loss of a friend. I am so sorry to hear about that. I think the world is in a real state of flux right now and we sensitive artist types feel it more than some others do. I too feel like the art, my therapy, is a saving grace ! So here's to it, your Majesty ! Keep your chin up, your fingers full of paint and creative thoughts in your heart ! Hugs !