Friday, January 27, 2006

Beetlemania

Remember flocked wallpaper? I found all this wonderful vintage metallic flocked wallpaper awhile back. It reminded me of these neighbors of ours who were oh so mod. They had metallic flocked wallpaper in the bathrooms, and a huge, funky flower mural type wallpaper in the living room. I thought it was spectacular compared to the dark paneled walls in our house, and I longed for such excitement. So when I found this, I just had to have it. I decided to use it as a mat around some equally mod beetles. They are acrylic and ink, and are dedicated to Darryl and Linda, the ever-so-cool couple next door.

5 comments:

Jon Han said...

haha great piece and nice wall paper. thanks for your comment and good luck.

Francesca said...

That takes me back. I had a school friend with just such a cool house. Oh I was so envious!

orangefrute88 said...

did we live next door to you? wait, no, our metallic flocked wallpaper (and ceiling paper) was mottled silver with red & black bordello like linework in the felt....

meanwhile, i have some of your non human insects on funky backgrounds, grouped and framed and hung in my son's room (next to a giant warhol print) and i am thinking i need some for me... these are GREAT!!!

katat0nik (JaneKL) said...

Man your drawings are so clean. This is such a cool piece, great colors :)

Sal said...

this piece is my favourite. I want it. I will go shopping in the otto mall...