Hygge, from everything that I understand this Danish word to be, is everything I want for myself, my home, and frankly, every one else in life. In fact, it's pretty much why I do art as well. Making art feels like hygge, my pieces have to feel like hygge upon completion, and hopefully hygge is translated to the viewer in some capacity when connecting with my work. The definition/translation of hygge that I've latched onto was written by a woman named Claire O'Neill a few year
I have already used these new woodblock prints as "I'm sorry" cards for my tax man and a bestie, and thank you prints for friends helping me out on art projects. I just don't know when these wouldn't come in handy, other than maybe for your grandma who doesn't appreciate the word sh*t, though mine sure did. ;) They're available!
I don't want this rumor to spread too far, so that people get the wrong impression of me, but I would go to some people's parties even if they didn't have a cake. For example, I'd go to Maria Popova's party even if she didn't have a cake. She founded Brain Pickings, a source of endless amounts of beautiful & inspiring things. If that sounds like your jam then Brain Pickings is the place to be. (You can even get a newsletter sent to you every Sunday!! Sundays can be bitterswee