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Posted by Michelle McCracken on

A number of items have been reduced from $7-10 to only $5!  Just visit my website and type $5 into the search box and you will see the many items available at a reduced price. You'll also find Christmas ornaments available for sale as well. As always use the code LOCAL_PICKUP at check out to skip the shipping fees and arrange a time to pick up your order in Arnold, MD!

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Personalized Art

Posted by Michelle McCracken on

Just in time for Valentine's Day this mixed media piece combines photography and digital illustration.  Printed on 5"x7" photo paper, this piece is perfect for framing, or including inside of a card.  Also, a fitting gift for a wedding, shower or anniversary! Last year I took this photograph of a slice of tree that remained in Annapolis, Maryland. This year I've decided to add initials to it as if you've carved your initial, and the initial of someone you love, into a tree. Single initials are available from A to Z on either side of the plus (+) sign.  Please indicate first initial...

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#AroundtheHouse #Grill #Grillin' #BBQ

Posted by Michelle McCracken on

This BBQ Tool Rack was made from salvaged mahogany. This piece of wood was cut and engraved on the flip side as a sample piece for a Cub Scout Arrow of Light Plaque.  After discussions about the final design this piece was due to be scrapped.  I asked to keep it and it eventually became this Tool Rack. I hand painted the word "Grillin'," and added some subtle flames to the bottom piece of the wood.  Then I added a random collection of drawer knobs and hangers I had around the house, left from previous projects, at different heights.  (Including...

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#AroundtheHouse

Posted by Michelle McCracken on

I've decided to start a series on the projects I've been working on #ArountheHouse this year. I certainly am keeping busy with decorating the house (think new furniture, window coverings, etc. - never mind keeping up on holiday decorations,) driving the kids to and from school and activities, volunteering for the schools and running my own business.  Not to mention attending to those I know who need help here and there.  Oh - and, trying to have a life for myself. I find that others come first - and might always - and that's ok.  While I'm still learning to say...

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HERE. a pop-up shop

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Last week I delivered some prints to HERE. a pop-up shop for the first time.  HERE. is a local pop-up shop selling products from local artists - many nautical themed due to the surrounding Annapolis area. This is a photo of work I delivered:   The Annapolis print is currently available at :  http://www.brownchairstudio.com/collections/graphic-arts/products/annapolis   HERE. a pop-up shop WILL be located, 103 Annapolis Street, West Annapolis, Maryland starting Friday, May 6.  (Not far from the Naval Academy stadium.) (Yes!  That is the location.  And, yes!  I did pull over TWICE to take a photo after I left!)   As a customer...

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