Category art

Framing and a circus show

I hung a picture! The most pithy of home improvements, but when juggling several large in-progress projects at once, seeing even a small thing to its end is very satisfying. It really does make a big difference, though. After Nik carefully transported it home from the Grand Canyon (our one souvenir!), it sat propped up […]

Planning projects: how do you get started?

Since the kitchen project is coming to an end, I’ve been trying to decide what project we’ll tackle next. In my mind, we were going to finish everything by the time I moved in, but with 6 weeks to go, I’m coming to terms with the fact that it’s unlikely. I could make a case […]

The new lady of the house

I found this lady peering up at me from half under a table this past weekend at the Brooklyn Flea Philly. This was my first time venturing over to the Piazza for this weekly event, and admittedly, the fact that last Sunday was the Ice Cream Bonanza! played no small part. It was way more […]

Banner Days

Circus continues to be front and center of my creative endeavors recently. I’ve been working with Tangle: Movements Arts, a group of other aerialists and artists, on some local performances. (Go like us on Facebook! Go! Do it!) Over the summer, we’ve put on monthly shows Clark Park that we call tinycircus. They’re very informal, […]

I like your face

Before the holidays, I went to a local craft show. There were many, many things I wanted to buy. I’m telling you, it was an exercise in restraint. But I managed to limit myself to one small, postcard sized print, which I finally got around to hanging in my bathroom. I used an apartment-friendly like […]