I found these vintage beauties rusting away in my father's garage. My father inherited them from my Mom's dad, and for two generations they've been used to hold nuts, bolts, odds & sods. These treasures are now mine to clean up and put on display in my apartment! I'm starting to have quite the vintage tin collection.
Cross stitching is making a come back in a very modern way. However, I still have an appreciation for cross stitching of the past like this piece that was created by my great-great-great grandmother in 1820 when she was eleven years old. Look at how detailed the almost 200-year-old piece is....
I just watched Cleopatra circa 1963 starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. As Cleopatra, Elizabeth had 65 costume changes. The most costume changes ever until 1996's Evita. All of Elizabeth's costumes were amazing. However, I'm not sure how accurate they were, it was 1963 and all. My fave part of the movie was when during a confrontation between Cleopatra & Mark Anthony, Cleopatra's costumes drastically change at every cut, along with the actor's positions and scenery.
That's a wrap for my 12-week program in Web Dev at HackerYou. I had a great instructor (thanks, Tiffany Nogueira!), learned so much and met some awesome people. I hope to be back at HackerYou in the fall taking their UX class! Thanks for the great learning experience HackerYou, it was a slice!
I'm going to post my last coding project soon, it's another re-vamp of my project one: a site for The Streets I Know: Vegan Style. I can't wait to share it with all of you!
Six weeks ago I set myself on a new course that involved learning code. I enrolled in HackerYou's Part-time Web Dev Courses, and here I am six weeks later with my first one-page mock website for my Vegan Fashion biz The Streets I Know! I now set upon the 2nd part of my adventure with my Advance Web Dev class! See you in six weeks!
Bring on the new Anne of Green Gables 😍! The opening credits are amazing ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
As both a Canadian and history nerd this gave me all the feels. It's about time that our story was told.
"Whatever you want to do, the only secret is to believe in it and satisfy yourself. Don't do it for anyone else." - Keith Haring
"Art is nothing if you don't reach every segment of people." - Keith Haring
Iconic 1980's Grafitti/Pop Artist Keith Haring passed away 27 yrs ago on Feb 16th. He was one of the first artists to open a Pop-up Shop (in 1986) and sell his work printed on fashion pieces and other items. This move made his art accessible to everyone.
The documentary featured below is a great piece on how Keith Haring's art, activism, & personality made a positive impact on Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia in 1984. And how 30+ years later the community and city worked to restore and preserve his 1984 mural.
Netflix is after my own heart with their new design documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design. It covers creative individuals that have made waves and brought innovation to Illustration, Footwear Design, Stage Design, Architecture, Automative Design, Graphic Design, Photography, and Interior Design.
I'm so torn. 1980's Anne with an e (and Gilbert) will always be the best but I still kind of want to give this new version from Netflix a chance.
Comic Sans, you make me want to vomit, but I do appreciate your history.
When your creator mentioned you were used on a War Memorials, I threw up in my mouth a little.
I recently dug out my three binders full of print Ad's from the late 1990's to the early to mid-2000's, and I started an Instagram account to share them. Head on over to my OldSkoolAds to see some throwback Advertising like the Ikea Ads (from 1999) featured below.