Happy Home Grows Heart Art by me!

We recycle a ton at our house. In fact sometimes we go to the dump and don’t have any trash to contribute, only recycling. So when an artist I adore, Carla Sonheim inspired me with her creature art, I started making these with recycled mail. I chose envelopes that have lovely handwriting from friends, or interesting stamps. Next a bit of gesso on top so most of the envelope is covered. I watercolor on top of the gesso and start adding the image.

My husband hoards used wood. We use it for so many projects. He spiffed up some used wood and I mount my arted-up envelope onto the recycled wood and hold the wire hanger on with glass beads. It is fun:)

My home is such a warm cozy special safe place to me. I want it to feel like heaven for my mate and son. That is what goes into this piece, my feeling of home. You can find it in my etsy shop

HouseHeartTree

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