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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 latest design...

[caption id="attachment_8960" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Inspired by the textile collection at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, I rearranged traditional Navajo style elements in this mixed media painting adding candy colors to the mix and a row of this custom shape I call 'love birds""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8966" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Then I picked up this table at a flea market"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8965" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="It was covered in badly gilded gold leaf and paint splatters"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8962" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="I printed my painting onto linen then refinished the table and applied the print on top."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8961" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="And now, I'm introducing this large comfy bolster pillow. It's 15x25" made in San Francisco with natural linen, a zipper close, and 100%...

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On a Roll...

After a friendly but firm reminder from my power-house business coach, Kim, I'm back on track with a regular painting schedule. Who knew I'd need reminding to do something I really love to do?! I added power walks to my mornings this year and after some resistance, can't believe I ever wasn't getting outdoors to start my days! I wasted so much time thinking that it was just one more thing I was doing alone. Seems so lame now- why be more unhappy because I didn't want to do something- by myself- that makes me so happy?! I also became a member at the DeYoung and Legion of Honor Museums in San Francisco this year... I'd kick myself for missing...

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