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let's make a home for ourselves - of books and dreams, rivets and coffee, lace and whimsy, love and mechanics. let's fill it with music and laughter and live happily ever after.

to view the entire piece, please click on the second photo. this large abstract modern painting titled MAKESHIFT HOUSE is very dear to my heart. i was working on this piece while my husband's post rock band was practicing the song by the same name at the home studio and the tune worked its way into my inspiration.

size: 48"x 24"x 3/4" (4ft x 2ft)
medium: mixed media (acrylic, book pages, wallpaper, coffee, thread, cardboard) on canvas
palette: white, cream
inspiration: the creative process, found objects, vintage airplanes

the edges are finished and it is ready to hang.

initialed on the front. signed, titled and dated on the reverse.

the painting will be packaged with care and shipped securely via USPS. i ship 24-48 hours from purchase during business days. you will receive a tracking number.

if you would like this piece shipped outside of the united states, please contact me and i will calculate shipping costs for you. if you are located in chicago, i would gladly wave the shipping fees and deliver it to you personally.

thank you for taking an interest in my art! i will happily answer any questions and requests for custom work.

reserved. large white modern painting on canvas. makeshift house.


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: book pages, acrylic, thread, coffee, corrugated cardboard, wallpaper, gesso, canvas
  • Ships from United States to select countries.
  • Feedback: 60 reviews
  • Favorited by: 397 people