doily art & deco

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Found these images on what you make it (see below entry) by artist Lisa Solomon. She makes these installations using hand crocheted doilies and detailed drawings. They look so intricate. Pretty amazing.
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Lisa’s work reminded me of some pieces we used for our Free People store fall display. The display team hand crocheted these enormous doilies from enormous yarn balls (you can see the yarn balls on the floor in the photo). The picture above is in the lobby of the FP home office.

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EH -November 27, 2006, 9:14PM

i love this–

lisa solomon -November 27, 2006, 10:43PM

hi…. jen {http://simplyphoto.blogspot.com/}
alerted me to your post….
i am so honored to be on your blog…. and i love the giant doilies and yarn balls in the FP office! swwon!!
thanks !

lisa -November 28, 2006, 1:19AM

lisa’s a friend and as sweet and kind as she is talented. so cool of you to feature her!!

jan -November 28, 2006, 5:01AM

lisa is the coolest! cool to see her stuff here!

Windows Shopper -November 28, 2006, 8:53AM

Hey! Love your blog and your enthusiasm for the work you do. Wish I lived closer to one of your retail outlets so I could come and see your creativity firsthand. Your “enormous doilies” remind me of lovely, intricate spider webs!

fpgirl -November 28, 2006, 12:12PM

For Lisa S. and friends…
I’m so glad you guys left comments! I love being introduced to new blogs. Lisa is lucky to have so many talented friends.

jenny vorwaller -November 29, 2006, 12:21PM

ohhh! what a surprise to check into my blogs and then see our friend lisa here! (haha, i just just going to email her but hi lisa! i see you have already seen this!) hooray! :o) hope you keep featuring artists like her. :)

Amanda Woodward -November 30, 2006, 9:22PM

You guys are spot on for featuring Lisa’s work. I was lucky enough to see some of her work in real life & it is SO incredible. She has the perfect blend of fine art & craft, her eye for design is amazing! Keep finding amazing treasures like Lisa!!!!

fpgirl -November 30, 2006, 10:57PM

Hi Amanda! I used to read your blog, but then it seemed like you stopped updating it, and now some typepad message comes up. What happened? Do you just use flickr now?

Verito -December 1, 2006, 12:31AM

ohhh!!! i reallly love this!!!! absolutely my style….

Kaya -December 1, 2006, 6:37PM

This is amazing, it must take brilliant talent to do all that! GOod WOrk! You inspire me to learn how to crochet.

angelina39 -September 14, 2007, 8:05PM

I love the crochet on the wall so pretty and creative..:) I love it….and the sofa looks so comfy ..Hugs

Avelina Marshall -October 9, 2009, 7:15AM

God! its amazing can we decorate our offices apartment like this?

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