“Denise McDowell’s unique artwork reminds me of that sense of intrigue conjured up in childhood when you got to explore objects in an old drawer, to look through dusty storybooks in a grandparent’s house. If you enjoy a sense of nostalgia and mystery and you love old objects click ‘like’ on Denise’s Boxes / Denise McDowell Art”
This was a lovely quote put on Facebook from a fellow artist Laura Butler, I really appreciated the kind words and when describing my art I couldn’t have put it better myself!
If you want to look at Laura’s works check out this link http://www.newirishart.com/irish-artists/laura-butler-artist.htm
Linenopolis; a word that sounds like it should grace the pages of a George Orwell novel. However, this grand name describes a grand time in the history of Belfast and the north of Ireland. – Found this great article on the BBC website, http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/work/northern_ireland/ni_8/
Always loved this little lady!
This was my sister’s gorgeous retro ceramics stall at the last Frock Around the Clock, we will be back on the first Sunday in February at Malone House, Barnett’s Demesne, Belfast to do it all again!! (My boxes are on the left hand side!)
Most of these boxes are gone now but hopefully there will be some more at the next Vintage Fair in February!
Isn’t this a gorgeous little box, it has metal ends and an intricate design on the front and it could be yours this Friday in my giveaway! Just either leave a comment or like the picture on the Denise’s Boxes Facebook page and you’re in the draw.
I am hopeful that in 2014 I will be making more boxes and getting out and about to vintage fairs and who knows maybe a wee joint exhibition!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. I am so thrilled that Denise’s Boxes has reached such a big audience, more to come in 2014 – keep checking in and THANK YOU!!!
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 53 trips to carry that many people.
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