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31 tidbits about me
#1 - you can also visit me at http://cookoorikoo.etsy.com (purses, rings and things totally unlike the items you see at shanasays) or at http://pixierolls.etsy.com (luxurious knitting needle cases made by me and my friend teena)
#2 - i have piles and piles of paper and ephemera. and always have.
#3 - i love picking up old photos at antique stores. i feel like i'm honoring those long forgotten in an odd way.
#4 - i am a little obsessed with birds and butterlies.
#5- i tend not to use paint brushes. fingers work best.
#6 - i love telling stories with my collages.
#7 - i adore glitter and whoever invented it should be sainted.
#8 - i am also very enamored with stars.
#9 - i totally dig doing custom work with personal family photos. its an excellent challenge.
#10 - i have tons of…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 15
  • Joined June 6, 2006

Favorite materials

paper, uhugluestick, ephemera, photos, glitter, pastels

About

31 tidbits about me
#1 - you can also visit me at http://cookoorikoo.etsy.com (purses, rings and things totally unlike the items you see at shanasays) or at http://pixierolls.etsy.com (luxurious knitting needle cases made by me and my friend teena)
#2 - i have piles and piles of paper and ephemera. and always have.
#3 - i love picking up old photos at antique stores. i feel like i'm honoring those long forgotten in an odd way.
#4 - i am a little obsessed with birds and butterlies.
#5- i tend not to use paint brushes. fingers work best.
#6 - i love telling stories with my collages.
#7 - i adore glitter and whoever invented it should be sainted.
#8 - i am also very enamored with stars.
#9 - i totally dig doing custom work with personal family photos. its an excellent challenge.
#10 - i have tons of old books that i rip, tear, shred although it gives me chest pains occasionally to "abuse" books like that.
#11 - i have the biggest celebrity crush on anthony bourdain.
#12 - i dream in black and white. never in color.
#13 - i love zombie movies.
#14 - i am convinced in a past life i sang backup for a 60s girl group.
#15 - the cd in my alarm clock currently is marie antoinette.
#16 - i tend to always have a wooby of some sort. currently its grey thrifted acrylic cardigan.
#17 - i love bubblegum ice cream.
#18 - i wish i could draw better.
#19 - i HAVE to watch "the sound of music" once a year.
#20 - i heart dorothy parker.
#21 - i truly believe cupcakes are the world's most perfect food.
#23 - i've never been able to use what i bought at the paris stamp market in my artwork. its all a bit too cool.
#24 - i've known my husband since i was 12.
#25 - 100 years of solitude is my favorite book.
#26 - buttons and ribbons rock my world.
#27 - i like my day job.
#28 - i love rain. and humidity.
#29 - pastels are my current favorite art supply.
#30 - i am so glad i learned how to sew.
#31 - and knit.

check out my blog at http://shanasays.typepad.com/ for more tidbits.

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