Saturday, February 26, 2011

29 is the new black

29 in my humble opinion is the new black.

I celebrated this week with my family and friends.

I indulged in Chocolate Cake (14 parts chocolate to 1 part flour)
made especially for me by Miss Felix
and was unable to wipe the smile from my face
when a delightful bunch of Lilies arrived at work,
with a special little note saying
"Lilies for Lilli's Mum, Happy Birthday Sweetheart, Love Fi"

my mail box was also brimming with awesome from my
"Armi Girls"
handbound books with handmade paper, carved rocks, cross stiches oh the JOY!!!

I am feeling good about 29
It's gonna be a good year !

Friday, February 25, 2011

{favourite things friday}

It's been awhile, since I have posted here at KMS. I do apologise for neglecting you all. Sadly my art has also been getting neglected. So here is my Friday Favourite: A table covered in art supplies, and fingers covered in paint. xxx

Friday, February 11, 2011

Friday Favorite - Lola

Seat @ Lazybones Emporium, Bangalow.
What more is there to say..........

love letters

This little valentine is not so much for a lover but for a friend,
someone that makes my life richer just by being in it.
After all; isn't that what love is all about ?

love Lola

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Love is in the Air

The girls and I here at KMS are all loved up, with the beautiful Valentines day creeping up behind us with a thudding heart and a stolen kiss we are getting into the spirit of things with a Love theme for the week. Prepare for some lovey dovey romantic works of art.
From mixed media to a little scrapbooking to some cardmaking, we will set the sky alight with the feeling of love.
Hold our hand and nuzzle in as we woo you with our works.

Love the ever hopeless romantic

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Stay with me under the waves

Stay with me under the waves - mixed media journal page

i have always been mesmerized with the underwater world.

what is it that lurks below the shimmering blue green surface?

in my dreams, it's mermaids

mythical and magical

swirling and twirling

and saving lost sailors from the depths of the deep dark sea.

Stay with me.... detail.

Meet me under the ocean in your dreams.

xx Lola xx

{mermaid dreams}

The story goes, that the goddess Atargatis, who was the mother of a queen, was in love with a mortal shepherd but accidentally killed him. After this, and filled with shame, she threw herself into a lake and tried to take the form of a fish, but the waters refused to conceal her divine beauty. Thereafter she lived as a mermaid - human above the waist, fish below.

a little mermaid inspiration

In celebration of the Mermaid theme, here is Kiss My Girl's feature Artist.
Jane Davenport, an amazing Australian artist who's art has inspired me many times before, is also exploring the beauty and magic of the mermaids - Courtney

Image found via


Underwater Inspiration

This weeks art inspiration is Mermaids.

Slip down
under the water.
sparkling and reflective,
dream your ocean dreams
and share them with us.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Lola's Friday Favorite

This is BIG.
i am reading again.
some of you may now that my mental illness
has a huge impact on my
ability to concentrate and comprehend written information,
and therefore completely removes the joy that i
experience in the pages of books.

but i am reading again
over the last 3 weeks i have been lost in the pages
of "A room of one's own" by Virginia Woolfe.
things move slower for me these days,
i still have to read then re-read some sentences
to fully absorb them
but the words are bringing a smile to my lips once again.

Picture from We Heart It