Long time no see

laurahere.jpgWell, I'll skip the apologies and guilt for not blogging and jump right into the good stuff. Here is one of my favorite projects I have been working on lately. A painted rain barrel for Sustainable Berea's rain barrel festival:

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Katie and I were inspired by Pennsylvania German Frakturs, the foliage in the paintings of  Rousseau, and other things that delight us.

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Our barrel was well recieved in the live auction, and was a great reason to have to hang out at this great community building event. A couple other barrels that caught my eye:

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Painted by Beth, a local painter who's work I love and whose last name I can never remember. 

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Isn't this guy great? Painted by Heather Richardson.

What a fun day of building a more sustainable community, educating us all about water issues, and getting folks to buy local art pulled off in a remarkable way by Sustainable Berea. Hooray!

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