Home Cookin’

A few days ago my husband bought me a new cookbook.  He will live to regret this decision.  It was published in 1974 and I adore everything about it.  The photography is that particular, livid food photography of the decade and I don’t know if food has ever looked less edible.  It was a well-loved…

1955 Life Magazine

I adore ads from the 50’s.  They’re so optimistic.  Every product is life-changing and full of promise.

Roswell!

I adore American History, specifically, the space race and the UFO hysteria the sprang up in the early days.  If you know anything about UFOs in America, you know that Roswell started it all.  I love all things kitsch and campy, so I wasn’t disappointed when I drove up to Roswell. I wish I had…

Product Enlarged to Show Texture

  It is very hard, I think, to take pictures of these paper-cut pieces.  It’s hard to show just how many layers of paper go into each piece.  For all three of these pieces, I’ve used coffee along with watercolor to create the illusion of weathered wood siding.  If I’ve learned anything from these projects,…

Sanibel Island

Photos from my favorite antique store of all on Sanibel Island in Florida.  It is immaculately organized each shelf its own category.  I love the clutter and the dim lights, it has low ceilings and you have to walk slowly because the rows are so tight.  Does anyone else out there like cramped, dusty antique…