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I Love Art, Adore the Handmade and Treasure the Vintage. I am the Fun Mom, the Silly Friend and the Writer who wants to make more room for beauty in the everyday.

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Monday, October 12, 2009

do you believe

Do you believe in Monsters? Hmmm..seems like Valerie Weberpal surely does!

This is a peek at her newest creations -- her second series of one of a kind monsters -- and they are fabulously funky and not so scary. These first appeared on the scene last spring in full color and in her classic pillow-like forms. At about 22" they are made from found, recycled and re-purposed textiles and trims -- she never uses a pattern. And yet again, the artists are on the leading edge of style and trend...

Maurice Sendak's monstrously famous, classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are" will be released as a major motion picture later this month...get ready!

In the meantime, I'll be choosing some of my own monsters to move into my house. I am thinking, Valerie's monster creations might look wonderful on each of my boys' beds and they just might scare away the nightmares too!

More pics of her work via email if you'd like to see the rest of the wild things she's just sewn...
xxoo Jen
Earth Angels


Theresa said...

Val's monsters are so much fun and they're not even scary. :)



cheryl kuhn said...

I believe in monsters especially when they are as cute and sweet like the ones Valerie makes. Does'nt matter what age you are, you just want to pick one up and hug it!!

Rabbit Hill Creations said...

Those are the sweetest monsters I've ever seen!

Elma said...

Oh these are sooo cute:) Are they in your online shop??

Peng Peng said...

adorable monsters!

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