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My name is Jessica Ray and I live in a brick house with sky-colored rooms, surrounded by thriving and delicious blackberry brambles, with my three mischievous kitties. As a child, I quickly came to terms with the fact that the world existing in my imagination was far more interesting and satisfying than the real one...so I quickly set about learning how I could bring my dreams forth into a more tangible realm. I will be forever grateful that my mother, who is herself a life-long artist, encouraged and nourished my creative diversions with enthusiasm, while always gently coaxing me to push myself ever-further from my comfort zones. From her, I learned to become a skill-collector... to discover new methods and outlets and then hone them to the best of my ability. Each new day is a fresh opportunity to rewrite…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 6
  • Joined August 27, 2009

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metal, paper, ink, tin types, watercolors, fine tip pens, gemstones, natural wonders, vintage and antique ephemera, skeleton keys, feathers, trinkets from times long past, love

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About

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Hello all!
My name is Jessica Ray and I live in a brick house with sky-colored rooms, surrounded by thriving and delicious blackberry brambles, with my three mischievous kitties. As a child, I quickly came to terms with the fact that the world existing in my imagination was far more interesting and satisfying than the real one...so I quickly set about learning how I could bring my dreams forth into a more tangible realm. I will be forever grateful that my mother, who is herself a life-long artist, encouraged and nourished my creative diversions with enthusiasm, while always gently coaxing me to push myself ever-further from my comfort zones. From her, I learned to become a skill-collector... to discover new methods and outlets and then hone them to the best of my ability. Each new day is a fresh opportunity to rewrite the boundaries of our world, to revel in the forgotten, everyday beauty that we often times become blind to... and to dig through the past and bring new life to the dusty, discarded pieces of our own history.

You're in my world now... enjoy :)

Thank you for your visit and I do hope you enjoy perusing my lovelies! My creations are specifically crafted to invoke an aura of mystique, nostalgia, wonder and allure...

Luminoddities is:
- reminding you of oft-overlooked beauty
- catching you off guard with unexpected items
- revelling in the beauty of everyday objects
- rediscovering forgotten castaways
- giving you a lesson in art history
- never letting you forget the myths that fuel your wonder

Everything you find here is hand-crafted with care, good wishes and just a touch of madness!
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View my blog here:
http://dottheeye.blogspot.com

Luminoddities on facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Luminoddities/128013863886475
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I am the proud creator of The Imaginarium - An Etsy Team... a place for wanderers, dreamers and miscreants. Come and see us!

The team:
http://www.etsy.com/teams/8506/the-imaginarium?ref=pr_teams

Our team blog is here:
http://imaginariumteam.blogspot.com/

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