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visit messy bed studio here:
messybedstudio.etsy.com

I grew up in a house where old things were loved and collected. My father's workshop in the basement held many of his treasures and it was a mysterious and inviting place to me, as a kid. I remember rusty springs and keys and a tiny jar with a round, silvery, fluid ball of mercury in it.

I blame him for my collecting habit.

From my stacks of old letters, papers, books, etc., I use bits and pieces to create texture on canvas, creating layers with paint and paper. I like to use words to suggest alternate meanings. I like to hint at what's hidden, what's beneath.

The name messy bed comes from those days when making it, (the bed) seems so much less important than getting into the…

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  • Born on January 5
  • Joined November 4, 2010

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About

visit messy bed studio here:
messybedstudio.etsy.com

I grew up in a house where old things were loved and collected. My father's workshop in the basement held many of his treasures and it was a mysterious and inviting place to me, as a kid. I remember rusty springs and keys and a tiny jar with a round, silvery, fluid ball of mercury in it.

I blame him for my collecting habit.

From my stacks of old letters, papers, books, etc., I use bits and pieces to create texture on canvas, creating layers with paint and paper. I like to use words to suggest alternate meanings. I like to hint at what's hidden, what's beneath.

The name messy bed comes from those days when making it, (the bed) seems so much less important than getting into the studio. I love those days.

I'm a mom with 3 arty kids, a dog and a cat. I also listen to Snow Patrol all day.

to see more messy bed, here's the blog:
http://messybedstudio.blogspot.com/

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