Art

Special Announcement from SVM!

Hello friends, it has been a while! I am sorry for the long silence but I've been very busy cranking out the art, home decor items, and furniture aplenty. Just as Spring is emerging here in beautiful Virginia, Art is emerging from my messy studio (but I know where everything is.) It is most definitely a [...]

2017-04-13T01:09:44+00:00 By |Categories: Art, Creative, DIY|Tags: , |0 Comments

Steady Craftin’ with My Friend, The Crafsman

I have a new man in my life! Want to hear about him??? Ok, ok, it's not what you're thinking. I am still happily married to the hubs. However, I do have a new DIY man to tell you about: The Crafsman! Click on the image to purchase a Steady Craftin Trucker Hat! [...]

2017-01-25T02:58:28+00:00 By |Categories: Art, Creative, Design, DIY, Videos|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Embellishing with Appliques and Onlays

If you love beautiful things like I do, then you want to see it all around you.  The furniture that I love the most, and makes me say "Ooh la la!" is loaded with rich embellishments and elements of a French Country influence. Work that shines with opulence, and home decor that [...]

2017-01-24T22:46:39+00:00 By |Categories: Art, Creative, Design, DIY, Home Decor|Tags: , , |1 Comment

A Few Thoughts from an Art School Alumnus

I received my BFA in Painting and Printmaking from VCU in Richmond, Va. in 1992 and my MIS degree from VCU in 2008. Virginia Commonwealth University is rated as the #1 Graduate School for Sculpture in the US and #2 in the country for Fine Arts in general (according to US News & World Report. [...]

2016-10-25T18:51:09+00:00 By |Categories: Art|0 Comments

Maker of Beautiful Things: Mona Zibellini

    As you may know by now I have a passion for beautiful things. One of the beautiful things I love is jewelry. Oh, how I love it...big, opulent, sparkly, over-the-top and original! I don't like wearing something that everyone else has in their jewelry box. So I did some digging online, googling this and [...]

2016-10-12T23:26:21+00:00 By |Categories: Art, Fashion|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Make Your Own Subway Art!

    I have had an obsession with Rome for years. That's where we went on our honeymoon, and ever since then I am drawn to all things Roman. There is something about the combination of history and beauty and timelessness that really draws an old soul like me. I have "Rome" searches set up on [...]

2016-10-12T23:26:21+00:00 By |Categories: Art, DIY, Home Decor|Tags: , , |0 Comments