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Beth L
Seattle
I draw pictures.
Interests: I like stuff.
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Wishing you and everyone you love all the happy sparkly wonderfulness in the entire Universe this holiday season and throughout the new year! xoBeth Continue reading
Posted yesterday at stuff about artstuff.
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I don't know about you, but every year I get a little bit more annoyed than the year before at the term Black Friday. Maybe it's the fact that this time of year I'm constantly bombarded by overbearing advertisers leading... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Hey there! How would you like a nice little $10 coupon to use in the Etsy shop? Today I'm (finally) launching into this whole holiday season thing with the first little giveaway (yay for giveaways!). Just go to my Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Leaves are turning colors and falling, the air is crisp and cool. Bright little green moments like this are fewer and farther between, so let's soak them in while we can: Molly agrees. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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I'm always going on and on about how this is my happy place. Today I thought I'd share just a few of the things that make me happy when I'm in here: Supplies and books, my Granddad's hardware drawers, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Yup. Those of you who know me personally already know that as a weird super-private introvert I entered into the world of social media sort of kicking and screaming a little. Ok, a lot. I've dipped my toes slowly and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Did you know about this? Well, you should. I didn't, until the kind and talented quilter Maria Tavey Umhey shared with me this gorgeous quilt she just finished (click to see it bigger). This particular quilt was created in memory... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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The newest member of the family and cute little old man of the house isn't so sure about change, or travel, or a lot of other things for that matter - but he is pretty content with the pace of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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I realize that the price for spending my birthday away from civilization is that I'm going to have to make my own birthday cake. To be fair, I should add that if it were important to me, Husband Guy would... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Every morning we were at the beach, Molly and I would look for stories in the sand. Stories about where the waves had been. Stories about who else had been traveling through it or even flying over it. Then we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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There was more small driftwood on our beach this month than I remember seeing in a long, long time. A gazillion tiny canvases waiting for tiny paintings. At least that's how I see driftwood. Every day the tide would cover... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Earlier this month we finally enjoyed our long-awaited vacation to the beach, and it was the best birthday present I could have dreamed of (thanks, Husband Guy). Walks on the beach every morning. Hours spent painting fun little stuff at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Are you one of those people who can't wait for fall so you can scoot into that certain discount gourmet grocery (you know the one) for pumpkin everything? Seriously: pumpkin freaking everything. Well if you are, or if you're a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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As promised I put the names in a hat and drew a winner this morning, and the winner is (drum-roll please) Stacey Larson! Stacey, please contact me privately at info@artstuffltd.com or send me a private message on Facebook and I'll... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Now that summer is in full swing, my little backyard garden is starting to thrive. It truly is my happy place. The place where yummy meals will come from where old bottles have found a new life with 2 important... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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A little sneak peek at part of a project I've been working on for a client the last couple weeks: As a kid I repeated this every morning at school; as Americans we hear it a lot and know it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Summer just got real this week. Happy happy happy happy happy summer. What happy summery things have you been enjoying so far? Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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I don't often get to show you my works in progress - but that's because I'm often designing specific things for my licensing partners that can't really be shown until they're ready to launch the product in a retail setting.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Here's one that falls under the "probably only amusing to me" category: are you a Pinterester? Have you tried this "Explore Interests" feature? I just discovered it and it's sort of cracking me up. I realize it's just a handy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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As promised, here are some highlights of my afternoon wandering the Brooklyn Botanic Garden: The bees that live there are the fattest, drunkest, slowest and happiest I think I've ever encountered. The wisteria was lovely but what fascinated me most... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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I was only there for a week, so I admit there wasn't really a chance to develop a true, deep love. Technically it might just be a cute little crush. A general warmhearted fondness. But love stories have been written... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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This last week while in NY, I got to visit my friends at the Henry Glass Fabrics offices to brainstorm new fabric designs before sharing a lovely lunch with other Henry Glass designers. So fun! And what timing - the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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I've been going to New York every May for 15 years now. The first 14 of those were spent exhibiting at Surtex. It's where I built the foundation for my art licensing business; it's where I met favorite clients and... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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...it's what's for lunch! This is what I've been waiting for all these months and it's only going to get better from here on out. I can't tell you how much I've looked forward to just heading to the backyard... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.
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Hey there sewistas, have you seen the latest issue of McCall's Quick Quilts? The talented Maria Tavy Umhey of Cheerful Quilts designed this (American) beauty with . . . well, you guessed it. How gorgeous is this quilt? As always... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at stuff about artstuff.