Tag Archives: Inspiration
I thought I would give you a bonus inspiration post since I wasn’t able to post anything quilty today. What do you think about when you see this photo? It just looks calming to me, which is often what I … Continue reading
Thanks to Doug88888 for allowing this to be shared. This is part of my effort to help you “see” inspiration wherever you are. I sometimes think I should get a fish tank just to keep me calm. I wouldn’t want … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my strategies for getting out of the Creative Desert. Getting out of the Creative Desert is different from seeking inspiration. Just because you are piecing a bunch of squares together doesn’t mean you … Continue reading
I thought about saying “I got nothin’”. Aside from being ungrammatical, it is also untrue. I really like the textures of this photo.
I have been looking for flowers for my front flower bed. I want something drought tolerant, but pretty. I saw these at Disneyland. Not only did I think that they might work for my garden, but I like the shapes-that … Continue reading
Love the colors of these handbags. In what direction does your imagination go?
I walked down S. Michigan Street in Chicago towards the Art Institute of Chicago one day. I am a sucker for architectural details and saw tons. I was in a rush, though, because I only had a little while to … Continue reading
I am fortunate to live in a place where I can walk down the street and see a quilt pattern. Recently I saw this tile entryway and it reminded me of the Basketweave Baby pattern I mentioned some time ago. … Continue reading
There should be a reality show called Vendors Behaving Badly. It couldn’t be any worse than the reality TV shows on channels today. When copious amounts of caffeine and chocolate didn’t work, I took myself off to the John Berggruen … Continue reading
I really can’t figure out how my mind works. Sometimes I like the way it works, because it sends me off in a new creative direction. I was making the Northwind block for the Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild A-B-C … Continue reading
Just to clarify: I saw this flower at the Embarcadero. It is not called an Embarcadero Flower.
I stopped at Mollie Stones yesterday and saw this display of plates and dishes. I thought it looked so cheerful that I had to take a photo. If I had a country house, I would have cheerful dishes like this.
I love books, am coming to love eBooks and Kindle books, but I just generally love books. I try not to buy too many regular fiction books as the Library has a perfectly good collection and I, mostly, don’t read … Continue reading