Category Archives: CBBAG

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Snow Comes To The Kaleyard

Winter means art indoors and the studio is my refuge. For natural dyeing and eco printing, I use my stash of dried plants, dye powders and whatever fresh plant materials I can find in the fridge or a florist bouquet. … Continue reading

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Works In Progress

Summer Solstice is fast approaching and my garden is almost ready to meet the longest day of the year! It has been a month (and some! ) of long days for me in the new garden. For what is an … Continue reading

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Blooms, Books and Bylines

Gardening season is finally upon us here in the Frozen North, still only barely unfrozen I am spending most of my daylight hours sorting my new garden and contemplating my options for a redesign that features native plants suitable for … Continue reading

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” O, to be in Blogland, now that April’s here…”

Dear Reader, Finally, I feel settled enough in my new house and studio to blog! Let me begin with these words of blessing. (I am also substituting “blog” for “hous” ) Not sayin' that I haven't cursed a bit in … Continue reading

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I stART the year..

…by looking back! Small wonder the god Janus is conceived as two-faced: with one face that looks back, the other that looks forward. So to look forward, I start from the experience of my 2013 Pilgrimage of Life In Art. … Continue reading

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Books, boxes and eco prints

Time to catch up on reports about studio work! Where did July go? Well, this month took me and Husband on a new adventure. We have sold our house and have (almost) bought another, much smaller and with a much … Continue reading

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Dandelion Creations

Dandelions! I am happy to see them when they arrive in May. I adore their seed pods, too (Irrestible as motifs for graphic design!) Plus they are fun. This year, I taught my grandson, Dylan, an almost-forgotten childhood chasing game … Continue reading

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