Sunday, October 17, 2010

life sat waiting


layers of old and new
woven together to create a sanctuary...
mixed media collage on vintage cabinet card
backed with antique photo album page
handmade nest from oxidized and steel wire
with curly grapevine and silver jasper bead
victorian silk lace and textiles
vintage Japanese mixed hemp and mosquito netting
hand dyed silk carrier rod
hand dyed cotton fabric
hemp fiber
silk straw fiber
silk leaf
shattered silk lining from a Victorian blouse
hand dyed silk from Gerdiary
hand dyed silk ribbons from Jo Wholohan
silk sari ribbon

available in my etsy shop


24 comments:

MvM-design said...

Wonderful!! ;-)

Diane said...

Positively magnificent, Lisa. I LOVE the close ups of your work. The detail is always so amazing.
Love it!!! xoxo Diane

LOVE STITCHING RED said...

All of the ingredients sound wonderful on their own, but mixed together with your beautiful gift you have created a delightful treasure. Love your work Lisa xoxo

sukipoet said...

amazing

NuminosityBeads said...

Wow, this is fabulous! I love the little nest.
I love it too!
xoxo Kim

ArtPropelled said...

I enlarged the photo and have been sitting, staring at it. Your work is phenomenal, Lisa. I hope you are sleeping well .... or should I say I hope Dexter is sleeping through the night.

Ottilias Veranda said...

Talanted lady!!

stregata said...

Absolutely incredible, so beautiful!

The Feathered Nest said...

OMYgoodness...this is absolutely gorgeous Lisa. GORGEOUS! I so love your work ~ hugs and love, Dawn

alteredbits said...

this is just stunning, lisa! i love all of the amazing layers of fiber, the curly vine and of course that divine nest! you are the queen of nests!

Lululiz said...

What an incredibly intricate, complex piece, yet so easy on the eye. It is beautiful.

Dorthe said...

Lisa, yet another so fantastic piece of art, from your hands.
I can`t get my eyes from all the beauty you created.The nest is wonderfull, and all the special fibers and silks, so very fabolous-
you alwayes makes my visit here, so very special, and fulfilled with your so exeptional beauty.

Hugs,Dorthe

Jo Wholohan said...

love it lisa, i could get lost in all the fabric loveliness :)) the colouring is just beautiful.... thanks so much for the link back too!!! Hugs, Jo xx

mairedodd said...

love this, love how you interpret your world... this is extraordinary...

ger said...

That list of materials is a poem, indeed... - I like a lot what Lululiz says, yes, that´s how it is...

Suzi Smith said...

This is gorgeous lisa x

Judy said...

Lisa, beautiful work, as usual! I love this piece!

Lucky Dip Lisa said...

Stunning,as always!

Sue Young said...

As always,your work is just really really gorgeous!!!Sue

Riki Schumacher said...

Hi Lisa, thanks for swinging by! The class was a ball. This piece is just stunning, I love it. Your work is over the top girl! And love seeing your floating foot working. What kind of machine did you get? I bought an electronic one. Hugs, Riki

Debrina said...

I missed this post earlier but I'm currently doing the same thing with circles of wire and stitch and fabric. Of course, yous is leagues ahead of mine! This is totally gorgeous Lisa!!!

layers said...

hello. have been away teaching a workshop and then back and trying to get back into the groove- you know I love your layers and textures and creativity.

Trudi Sissons - Two Dresses Studio said...

Again - I'm drooling - exquisite work Lisa. I love the title, and you know I love the textural magic your art sings out.

I must have a go again at free motion stitching....thanks for the inspiration.

Elizabeth said...

Not sure how I missed this one!! I ma drooling!! so cool to see that you ahve found wonderful jo!! I have often thought that you two would really hit it off!!! I wisht ath we could all meet uyp and play and invite Debrina too!!!!!

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