My friends and I have been creating sets over at Polyvore (https://dianeclancy.polyvore.com/).Â This is a place where people find and share lots of goodies from different places on the web.Â Then once they are on Polyvore, one can play with them and create little rooms, scenes and outfits (plus more).
Building a Bedroom
This bedroom, and my other ones so far, have been built around a Duvet Cover that one of my friends or I made.Â We make duvet covers, curtains, rugs and lots more over at CafePress (http://cafepress.com/DianeClancy).Â When I saw these flowers on this duvet cover, my heart melted and I couldn’t wait to create a room around them!!Â You can find links below to these great items we produced by clicking on the images below or the words next to them.Â That takes you to Polyvore and the actual link is there.Â Another time I will add the direct links to make it even easier.
The Bedroom Team
Zandiepants (http://zandiepants.polyvore.com), Circus-Valley (http://circus-valley.polyvore.com) and I have been working very hard to figure out how to get some of the beautiful work that is available so that you can find it more easily.Â So you can expect some more fun ideas as we play and work together.Â Thank you very much!! ~ Diane Clancy
I won 250 business cards … from Lynne ReichartÂ Here is the post about this.Â Â An artist’s ramblings by Lynne Reichart Blog often features great giveaways by UPrinting.com. There is another one running right now – a giveaway for posters. You can see my signature vibrant, colorful painting on the front.
Some people had asked me to show them what it looked like once I designed it … so here it is … I have been wanting to way to make it easy to let people know WHERE online they can find my work.Â I think I like it quite a bit … some other giveaways that I am involved in are below.
The winner will be announced on February 15 – so be sure to leave a comment by February 14. There are at least 1000 blogs participating in this giveaway – so jump on the magic carpet and go exploring … and win some prizes too!!
Design Style Guide is having a Valentine Giveaway with 10 – yes 10 – different winners!! 10 shop owners have all offered to supply FREE gift certificates (and FREE shipping) for each of our shops!!
These certificates are worth between $20 and $30 orÂ for a specific item or for YOUR choice in a shop – so well worth your time! It is very simple to enter – read the blog post for details. For each of 10 days, there will be a winner!
Here is another of my simple things creations. I sure hope you enjoy! But I want to share with you a blog I found recently … Gale Rainwater has gorgeous nature photography!! Truly breath taking!! You can see his work right here. I encourage you to take the time.
On the personal front, you probably don’t know my back, neck and right arm (and I am a rightie) have been in incredible pain often for months now. Susan has been great about massage, but the pain has been entrenched. It seems related to the shingles I had last year … the pain come back to haunt me! My doctor and I decided that I would try going to a gentle chiropractor (I have been before). He likes to work every day if possible .. that, obviously, takes a lot of time … partly why I am behind on commenting.
The other thing – that is great! – is that I am working on a design for hire for someone that saw and loved my work on my site. This sort of design work (for using on textiles, paper merchandise and such) is something I have wanted to pursue. So I am working on a relatively short deadline to see if what I come up with is wanted. I haven’t done much of the design work for a couple of years .. so it is fun getting back in the groove. I think I have now found my groove … whew!! I always worry. Clearly, I have to put that kind of potential business at the top of the list. But I will get back to you, and in the meantime, thanks for sticking with me!