Monday, November 17, 2008

The Secret Life of this Book...

So my friend Buzz had a birthday. And this is what I made...

She gave me this book to use in a project a couple of months ago.



And then recently I was hanging out in her office for a bit and she showed me one of her favorite paintings by Carl Larsson. Buzz told me that this painting looked like a good life to her - reading, cool air, a cat and a dog...



So as much as it killed me to change the life of the book, I created a book box and then recreated the painting inside of it.







This is one of my favorite projects yet!



Happy birthday, Buzz! And thanks to Susan for giving me the idea in a roundabout way!

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Cattoo said...

Hello :-)

I absolutely love this painting, do you know where can I buy a print?

It reminds me of my teenage summers, sunbathing in the garden and reading with the cat and dog besides me.