Home Office: Thriftastic and Modern

created at: 01/11/2011

What?  “Thriftastic” is totally a word.  And really, it’s the best word to describe this cheerful, all-in-one home office/crafting station.  

created at: 01/11/2011

Megan Jeyifo, whose fabulously thrifty style can be seen on her blog Urban Casita, carved out a bright, colorful nook to serve as a work station for crafting and blogging (she also writes for ReadyMade).

created at: 01/11/2011

I love, love, love the way she mixes modern, vintage pieces with more ecclectic thrift store finds (like the magazine rack, which she scored for a mere $6).  Continue Reading

Curbly Artist Profile: Meet Melsky

Artist and Curbly member Melsky (which is a combination of her first and last name) describes her acrylic on paper creations as eclectic, whimsical, abstract and colorful. An aggressive use of adjectives to be sure, but they’re necessary to describe her unique and vibrant images. Here, in Curbly’s first artist profile, I pose some questions to Melsky in an effort to get to know her and her work a little bit better.

Melsky and her art

You used to be a ceramic artist, yet your online gallery and Etsy shop feature whimsical, vibrant images of acrylic on paper. Continue Reading