Last week out of town contractor friend popped in for a visit
He said our home was
I find myself shying away from that compliment
even though it clearly fits us...(please refer to previous mantel post)
I find myself kind of liking
I find myself kind of liking
def: one who uses a method or approach that is composed of elements drawn from various sources
This is the den mantel which usually has a 6x2 foot heavy knife impasto oil on board
of the Spearman Parade, circa 1965, by Nelda Sheets
who I took art from as a child
When I removed the Nutcrackers
Mr. PV said...
why don't you do something different?
(he's the bossiest thing)
I'm a theme girl...so I gathered the pots and baskets and weapons
and realize I should have done this in October
Mr. PV came home with this lovely pastel from his trip to Panama
just kidding honey...it's not their turn for a mantel yet
this basket came from Santa Fe
You know how we love our owls around here
I could only pray this came from some Hopi or Anasazi Village
and will take the ranks of my Rothko as in
"could it be possible and what if"
the small owls were discovered here at 822
and the large one I bought at a flea market because
no one loves owls like us
At West End
Thank you Cross Bottle Guy for reminding me of our porcupine quills
(from grandparent's mission trip...eclectic basket also from Panama)
candles...yep...they were left here too, and as we all know
orange was popular in 1976
hello...I'm a galumpher
I love to stack books to stack stuff
I'm still pretty smitten with this old rough hewn hunk a wood we like to refer to as
Those quills are dang sharp and dang out of focus
(No..it's not your vision)
daaaaaaaaaaaaaaang I love this basket
and the word dang
and how do you feel about that pot?
the one I bought at.....
my grocery store!
and while I'm bragging...the afghan came from last week's estate auction
and my color inspiration for the den mantel
Thank you Loi for teaching me how to fold and chop...I hope no one will hold my technique against you
as you waste your time reading the
definition of eclectic provided below
I hope that if you...like me..want another word for how wonderfully unusual you are
(I chose MAGPIE)
you will embrace the one that fits you
Let's all be creative...shall we?
use piebald in a sentence!
Definition of ECLECTIC
: one who uses a method or approach that is composed of elements drawn from various sources : one who uses an eclectic method or approach
Examples of ECLECTIC
- The collection includes an eclectic mix of historical artifacts.
Related to ECLECTIC
Synonyms: assorted, miscellaneous, heterogeneous, indiscriminate, kitchen-sink, magpie, mixed, motley, patchwork, piebald, promiscuous, raggle-taggle, ragtag, varied
Related Words: manifold, multifarious; multiple, multiplex, myriad; disparate, divergent, diverse, sundry, various; chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, farraginous, jumbled, littered, messed, messy, muddled; amalgamated, blended, combined, commingled, commixed, conglomerated, fused, incorporated, intermingled, intermixed, merged, mingled; composite, conglomerate, hybrid; unclassified, unsorted