Saturday, September 7, 2013

Painted Lady....Or two.



A little bit country....

 
 
Thought I'd go with something a little different this week....a bit of a Summery country feel with faded colours, woven straw hats and wild blooms.
 
 
Hats for all the family....an absolute necessity in our hot dry Summers.....l decorated a few with strands of shells, wooden beads and woven belts.
 
 
l've  also been painting and l'm starting to realise that if l paint too many more canvasses, l'll need more walls to hang them on as l'm running out of wall space FAST. (and my own gallery just isn't an option right now haha!!), so l recently began experimenting with different types of fabrics to paint on so the art can be turned into other things.....These couple of lady heads were painted onto a light cotton fabric and sewn into cushions.
 

 
Casual comfy bed throw with (cute) fur pompoms.
  
 
l went for a walk and filled my basket with flowering wattle.....little did l realise l had hitchhikers on board until it was all too late!!! Earwigs, flying insects and other unidentifiable little blighters....
Well it could've been worse l guess.....like maybe a tree snake...haha!!
The Golden Wattle (acacia pycnantha) is Australia's national flower.....and blooming everywhere at the moment:-)) 

 

Part of my beaded doyley collection. My clever Mum crocheted a couple of them.


Pic from one of my moodboards.

 
Part of the magnoliapearl. booth......... sweetpeahome. via pinterest.


 
Vintage and cream......miss frenchies via pinterest. (blog removed) 
  

Crusty rustic walls and lovely linens...pinterest (shabbychicloves). 
 
 
 
Thanks so much for stopping by and for your lovely and encouraging comments. I hope you have an awesome, inspirational weekend.
 
 
Til next time,
 
Bron.
 
If you feel like you're in need of a bit of a chortle, my little cartoon might help :-))
 


 

14 comments:

  1. Hi dear Bron,
    all the hats is soooo beautiful-LOVE♥
    Lovely post!!!!!
    Have a nice day!xoxo

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    1. Thanks Michaela....nice to hear you liked the hats. Enjoy your week won't you.

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  2. Gorgeous blog here! I found you through Shelly at Lush who is one of my favorite bloggers/women. Just saying hello! I look forward to following (as your 100th follower;).
    Cheers, Heather @ Stylemindchic

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    1. Hi Heather, thanks so much for coming on over for a squiz, l'm so happy you enjoyed it, and a HUGE thanks for becoming my 100th follower, l NEVER thought it'd happen haha!! l always enjoy reading your thoughtful interesting comments on Shellys' blog.

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  3. Hi Bron, wow, you are so talented painting onto the fabric! such an amazing idea!! i just emailed you, hope you got it!

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    1. Thanks so much Laura for the positive feedback and glad you liked them:-)) l emailed you back and hope you got it also...have a lovely weekend.

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  4. Bron your styling is magnificent. Pic 1 is Wow!
    You are so talented.
    x michelle

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    1. What a lovely comment Shel, thanks so much. Hope you have a great weekend:-))

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  5. I love it, beautiful photos!!!

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    1. Lovely Vicky thanks so much. Enjoy your weekend.

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  6. Lovely pictures! And I like so much your bohemian red pillows1 I have to sew something... =)
    Silvia

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  7. Thanks so much for your lovely comment Silvia, glad you liked the pillowcases, they were sew much fun to make haha...

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  8. First, (even though it's the last on your post) I am laughing at the "senior moment" cartoon! OMGoodness!! It's so true! LOL!

    Love your hats and all the embellishments! We wear straw hats here in Texas, too! Our summers are treacherous. We're also known to sport ball caps EVERYWHERE, even though we are the cowboy state!

    Your painting is always amazing. I love the ladies painted on the pillows. You are so talented. Your choice of colors are always so relaxing and casually elegant, or more french casual. I'd say you have your own Shabby Chic style. I love it!

    I want to run and jump right into that luscious bed. Not only are the colors easy on the soul and eyes, it looks like it could be very very comfortable!

    Love your doilies from your talented mom!! And, sorry about your "bugs". Thank goodness it wasn't a snake. Just the thought makes me nervous, even though bugs make me crazy when they try to share my home. ; ) xoxo

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    1. So happy you got a laugh out of my little cartoon, l loved it too...l didn't realise Texans wore a lot of baseball caps...how interesting, like you say l always think of Texas cowboys, big hats and horses. It's funny how we have preconceived ideas about things isn't it:-)) Thanks for your lovely and encouraging words regarding my paintings, you're always so supportive of my work which l very much appreciate. l totally get where you're coming from talking about bugs in the house and of course here in Oz there's so many around. The worst are white tailed spiders which are quite common and can cause the flesh to rot....seriously NOT good.

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