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Feb 27 2010

Feb 27 2010

Feb 27 2010

Feb 27 2010

The snow is really coming down these days. Our little path to the road needs shoveled out daily, but the snow blows and fills it in each night.


storm Dec 9th 2009

The big storm came this morning. It’s not doing much now, but when I woke up I could hardly see out the window. It’s supposed to come back later on today. I would like to take some photos outside, but I don’t want to leave the house.

Camilla Engman suitcase series

This came in the mail yesterday, and I am so excited! I’ve flipped through it all pretty much immediately, and it’s as inspiring and beautiful as you would expect. I know I’m going to be rereading it again and again this winter. It makes me want to draw, and paint and screen print, and never stop… It also makes me want to head over to Studio Violet and go shopping, but that will have to wait.

Mountains embroidery, originally uploaded by lori hutchinson.

Here it is. All finished! This one took a really long time to finish, but there are some things I would change about the way I work next time.

I had some difficulties getting it to iron out smoothly at the end of it all. I’m fairly new to ironing in general. Anyone have any tips?

It’s still very snowy here, and the weather forecast says we’re getting our first winter storm tonight. What were the last three days then? Friday night we passed three car accidents while navigating our way home. None seemed very serious, but people were sliding off the road.

I like the snow, as long as I’m not out in it.

Last night we baked sugar cookies and did some watercolour doodling. I love watercolour.


I think it’s just about finished as of today.


I like this photo of Hamilton taken from the highway last weekend, although the smell wasn’t so good.

view from my window

Lastly, the view from my window today. I love the snow. I am so glad to have it. I definitely miss it when I am in Toronto, where it doesn’t come till January (at least it seems that way). It’s been snowing non-stop the last two days, and I love it. Just 20 minutes south there is nothing, but here we are in a little winter bubble.

I so want to order this tape by Rob Ryan, but I’m going to exercise self control. It makes me think back to so many winters past, walking in the cold and snow, thinking about life…

To purchase it, or check out more of Rob Ryan’s work, visit his shop here.

Found via Inside Out Blog.

Hello, my name is Lori. I live near Toronto, Canada. This is where I keep my inspirations, ideas, projects, and updates.


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