Friday, August 26, 2011

Small Pleasures

House by the Sea
My mind wanders every time I look at this beautiful rock specimen by Cori Kindred.
Washi Tape Dispenser
My brand new washi tape dispenser made by Daniel.

28 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Tikva said...

your succulents are beautiful and so is your tape. Quite unsure what it's for yet, but it's great.

8/26/2011 8:56 AM  
Blogger blue china studio said...

Such a beautiful rock! Love the simplicity and message of the piece.

And Daniel takes after both his parents it seems. Such a great tape holder.

8/26/2011 9:25 AM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

Daniel's tape dispenser is great. you're so lucky to have all these woodworkers around you.
Cori's work is lovely too

have a lovely weekend, Genine

8/26/2011 9:26 AM  
Blogger Jill Wignall said...

wow, I'm impressed by Daniel's tape holder. Is Manolo teaching him his skills?

8/26/2011 9:32 AM  
Blogger Geninne said...

Thank you so much friends :)

@Jill: yes he is!

8/26/2011 9:39 AM  
Blogger Lily said...


8/26/2011 9:59 AM  
Blogger Victoria Knysh said...

Genine, what is the kind/name of the flower in the right? 2nd photo :)

8/26/2011 10:14 AM  
Blogger VCA = said...

I keep seeing so many lovely artists talking abuot washi tape. What is everyone doing with it?
Thanks for any advice, I may have to start my own collection :)

8/26/2011 10:18 AM  
Blogger nicole said...

How great to have such a handy family. First your husband with his shelves, and now your boy with this great tape dispenser.

I adore the colour of that rock!!!

8/26/2011 10:18 AM  
Blogger Patty Biermans said...

Great having someone who can make the things you need! hugz...peebee

8/26/2011 10:32 AM  
Blogger Geninne said...

Thank you!
@ Victoria Knysh: It's a succulent called Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg.
@VCA=: I just use it as regular masking tape to package my Etsy prints.
@Nicole: Me too! I'm always drawn to anything aqua.

8/26/2011 10:34 AM  
Blogger Miss Flying V said...

That green stone is really beautiful... You have such an inspiring little studio!


8/26/2011 11:06 AM  
Blogger LittlePigPress said...

very cool!

8/26/2011 11:41 AM  
Blogger abby said...

Love the dispenser. Very sweet.

8/26/2011 12:31 PM  
Blogger Carrie'sCreations said...

What great ideas!! My boys are obsessed with rocks and that is just a beautiful way to display them. And the tape dispenser is genius:)

8/26/2011 12:39 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

cori and her nature inspired art always captures my heart
and daniel, well I think you already know I admire his creativity and skill.

8/26/2011 4:28 PM  
Blogger martita_bonita said...

i'm confused and intrigued!
what is the white zigzag pictured along the right hand side of photo two?

8/26/2011 5:09 PM  
Anonymous Z said...

Daniel is clever and did a great dispenser for your tapes. How nice! The rock has a pretty color and your succulents are always so beautiful!
I have a Daniel (son) too, but he is little.

8/26/2011 5:35 PM  
Anonymous Rendell said...

Geninne, I continue to be inspired by the lovely things you share with us each day. I love the light blue/aqua stone, and those tapes...I gotta get me some. Daniel is such a dear sweet son to keep making you handy tools to help you in the studio.

8/26/2011 7:44 PM  
Blogger 100%HEPPIE said...

♥ the box with aqua treasure & ♥ the dispenser !

8/27/2011 12:14 AM  
Anonymous Yna said...

That's a very good idea. You must be very proud of your creative son.

8/27/2011 1:22 AM  
Blogger Deb's Artful Journey said...

You have a very talented son!

8/27/2011 6:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, love the tapes. Just wondering where you buy your tape, as you are a great net searcher.

8/27/2011 9:20 PM  
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8/28/2011 2:49 PM  
Blogger Almu said...

Geninne, he echado un vistazo al blog de Daniel, es increíble las cosas que dibuja, modela, inventa! Qué familia más absolutamente creativa, ENHORABUENA!!

8/29/2011 7:43 AM  
Blogger Victoria Knysh said...

Thanks! But seems like the "Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg" is the left one :)
Do you remember the name of the plant with red elements on leafs? It looks just muagic!!!
Thank you :)

9/12/2011 12:42 PM  
Blogger Geninne said...

Victoria: You are absolutely right! The echeveria is on the left and on the right is a beautiful fuzzy plant called Kalanchoe tomentosa. I always get my right/left confused :-P

9/12/2011 1:05 PM  
Blogger Victoria Knysh said...

Thanks Genine!
This is incredible beautiful plant, hope it easy to take care of, like other suculents

9/12/2011 1:09 PM  

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