the Beauty of Words
Hello Kickstarter supporters of last year's Beauty of Life Show! Thank you so much for your love and support of that show, which was the highlight of my year. I... Read more
wrapping up the Beauty of Life
The Beauty of Life.....it's alive!!!!!
Hey Beautiful People!
I'm pleased to officially announce that the installation is complete! Alice and I put in another 9 hour day yesterday and completed the wall work, put the... Read more
installation: day one
The last few days getting things together have been intense, but I've also made sure to appreciate it all--I love the thrill of seeing a big idea come together and... Read more
New opening date - Thursday, October 14th!
Hello Beautiful People!
See all those lovely black X's on my huge checklist? I'm coming down the real homestretch here with my Beauty of Life installation--late last night I finally... Read more
flowers and birds and strawberries and nuts and bunnies and leaves...oh my!
Hello Beautiful People! I've been plugging away in the studio this week and am ready for an update, but first and foremost, I want to send a huge thank you... Read more
tool users and strawberry thieves
When we last saw our heroine, she was looming on the precipice of a three day marathon, attempting to accomplish a miraculous feat: 50-100 new pieces for the outer portions... Read more
final four and the big to do
Today I resolved the final four pieces in the overall repeat pattern for my project. Yay! Ready to meet them? First up is a larger piece, about four inches wide.... Read more
news from somewhere
Hello Beautiful Person! I can't believe it's been a whole week since my last update. There's so much to tell, so I'll dive right in: Much of my energy was... Read more
the fruits of my labour
Hello Beautiful People! I've got two pieces to share, but first there are a few announcements. I was thrilled yesterday when the William Morris Society took note of my project... Read more
Epping and Woodpecker
I have two large bird head pieces to show today--these are around 6-8 inches in length.
There will be one black and one natural wood bird head in each repeat.
While I'm finishing up a few new pieces to show you from my Beauty of Life show, I thought I'd do a short piece about the place where it will... Read more
I had a great weekend in the studio and have lots to show! It's an exciting milestone for me because I have only a dozen or so pieces left to... Read more
one brooch. one necklace.
Evenlode and Acanthus
Two new pieces to show. They are both leaf forms, but about 6x the size of the teeny tiny leaves I showed a few blog posts ago. I'll title the... Read more
((insert Sally Field Oscar Acceptance Speech Here))
Hello Beautiful People!!!
I just wanted to give a quick hello to my new backers from yesterday's onslaught. I am eternally grateful to the fine folks at Kickstarter who took... Read more
now we are eleven.
Yee haw! I have five more finished designs to share from my upcoming installation the beauty of life! My kickstarter campaign is inspiring me to keep plugging away and I... Read more
Three new pieces to show...
Tiny leaves are one of the smaller elements in this project--these are what I refer to as "tie tacks" and are available at the $25... Read more
(the following is an entry from my blog, posted 8.10.10. Read the original post at http://hilarypfeifer.blogspot.com/2010/08/kelmscott.html )
At this point, I have designed the general forms for all 32 brooch... Read more
watch me blog
(the following is an entry from my blog, posted 8.10.10. Read the original post at http://hilarypfeifer.blogspot.com/2010/08/watch-me-blog.html)
Okay...so here's the plan.
Remember my early drawing about how the The Beauty of... Read more