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the Plein Heir catalog pp. 9 & 10

[caption id="attachment_9595" align="alignleft" width="408" caption="I'm excited to share these recent painting as they both speak to personal experiences that have helped me grow this year."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9594" align="alignleft" width="448" caption="As part of my floral series, I'm looking forward to finding flea market pieces that will show these little pieces off."][/caption]  

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the Plein Heir catalog pp. 7 & 8

[caption id="attachment_9582" align="alignleft" width="442" caption="I created this painting during my personal 'Painting-a-week' challenge earlier this year. I was inspired by some Navajo textiles I saw at the DeYoung Museum and was reminded of the Native American themed airport dolls and jewelry my dad used to bring me from his business trips to Indian Reservations across the country. I see this print becoming a textile pattern to sell by the bold, but for now this big comfy bolster pillow is adds a cheerful bust of oclor for any style room."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9581" align="alignleft" width="434" caption="This painting recently sold, but you can still purchase a bolster pillow in this standard or custom size. It's hard to let go of my paintings, but...

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Shannon Kaye HOME's Plein Heir catalog

[caption id="attachment_9609" align="alignleft" width="456" caption="Click this image to view some my current offerings. OR contact me directly for a PDF version of the entire catalog and pricing."][/caption]

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Sun-Kissed Color Trend

I've been noticing a resurgence of sun-kissed glowing colors lately, especially these golden hues I call dusk and sunset hues. (I found this gorgeous image, above, on a lovely blog called Verdigris Vie. The Designer is Chad Eisner, the home was featured in House Beautiful) So, when Miranda Burski called to interview me for Leader-Post, we had a nice chat about this trend and a few exterior movements I'm seeing as well.   Thanks for the article, Miranda!

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Rug as Canvas- week 6

I had to do it, I had to break out and do something much bigger than I have so far this year. [caption id="attachment_7646" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="(I like that even with a low table I can see the center of my pattern)"] So instead of painting a canvas this week, I tackled the rug in my living room. A couple of years ago, I flipped this rug over when I got tired of the pattern on the other side. I liked the color and texture of the linen backing. (Careful though, this isn't a durable option for most). Of course this makes me want to change the walls. My mom came over the other day and laughed at me when...

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