Incredible Local Artisan: Cheeky Monkey

This week I received the most INCREDIBLE gift for Henry that I had to share. People have been so overwhelmingly generous and kind in thinking of my little guy, especially people I don’t even know like Holly Johnson of Cheeky Monkey Home.  When I unwrapped this pillow I nearly fell over- especially when I turned it around and saw the incredible stitching of Henry’s name and birth information on the back!  Made of the most luxurious merino wool felt, I knew the minute I touched this pillow that it was a true work of art.  I was so touched and am going to treasure it forever.



Artist Crush: Mary Nelson Sinclair

I finally got a minute to sit and read the new Domino while Henry took a nap and saw the work of artist Mary Nelson Sinclair and loved it. Probably because it has such a strong Cy Twombly vibe (whom I LOVE). I know people will think “I can do that! It’s just scribbles!”- I dare you to give it a try! It’s SO hard to do abstract art (I’ve said this a zillion times before, I know, but I fear it must bear repeating!)

Here is a piece of hers in her cool apartment: