I live 1 block from the beach and although I am grateful for what some people think is an excellent location, I am a tiny bit envious of my neighbors who has the beach in their back yards. This summer I have decided to remedy the situation by bringing the beach inside. To that end, I have designed some nautical themed graphic pillows inspired by my coastal surroundings.
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Jupiter Light House[/caption]
I have a spectacular view of this iconic light house. I drive by it every day - it has become the backdrop to my life. I wanted to bring it inside, so I did a drawing - from my perspective of course
- and created a pillow.
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A Light House on a hillside[/caption]
The Boston Marathon tragedy occurred while I was creating the image for the for the pillow shown above. I had visited a light house in Boston the previous summer so I wanted to create a kind of memorial pillow - although, such a tragedy is impossible to forget.
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Boston Light House[/caption]
The beach has become my second office. I am there every chance I get. Most days you will see me there with my sketch pad and pencils drawing the images in my head.
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The images in my head usually end up as a pillow - my way of bringing the outside inside and adding so color to my life.
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Light House Pillow[/caption]
Even if I lived inland, I think I would still have some part of my home decorated with a nautical theme.
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Hanging out at the beach[/caption]
Who said coastal decor had to be seahorses, seashells & driftwood :)