Return of the Mod Peacock

129twigandvine peacock rug, art and photography © Sue Schlabach

Happy summer evening to you all.

The Mod Peacock art I designed for Wild Apple has just appeared on this indoor/outdoor rug by JellyBeans, a division of Home Fires. It is cheering up the porch—desperately in need of paint.

I am loath to wipe my feet on this beauty after a spell in the garden or the chicken yard, but it’s supposed to be washable. {So maybe a few wipes of the feet won’t do much harm.} Back in the spring I posted the pillows that sport the same design.

Homefires has made wool hooked rugs with my artwork Ikat Bloom and Grand Vins. And another company has licensed the Mod Peacock art for tabletop products. No samples yet to show…

129twigandvine ikat bloom © wild apple, sue schlabach

129twigandvine grand vins © wild apple, sue schlabach

129twigandvine ©wild apple, sue schlabach

129twigandvine grand vins ©wild apple, sue schlabach

129twigandvine ikat bloom ©wild apple, sue schlabach

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24 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lori O'Nan
    Jul 22, 2013 @ 20:18:03

    Oh, it must be so fun to see your work this way!

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  2. apartmentwife
    Jul 23, 2013 @ 05:58:23

    the peacock mat is gorgeous – the bright colors would make me smile every time i came home :)

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  3. Caitlin @ The Siren's Tale
    Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:01:26

    This is such beautiful work. I have a strange attachment to peacocks, I suppose because there’s a bit of magic and majesty that comes with them. Beautiful work!

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    • Sue Schlabach 129twigandvine
      Jul 23, 2013 @ 21:04:06

      I feel the same way. Two years ago a pea hen showed up and stayed here for several weeks. It was magical (except for the honking at 4:30 a.m.). We found a home for her at a local farm where they have two more peacocks and we still visit her.

      Reply

  4. Carys
    Jul 23, 2013 @ 20:35:32

    So gorgeous! I would want to frame it, not wipe my feet on it!

    Reply

  5. ThisHandcraftedLife
    Jul 23, 2013 @ 23:02:11

    Love that peacock! Great design and palette.

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  6. KnitNell
    Jul 24, 2013 @ 03:42:31

    Lovely design – well done!

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  7. ginnytalbert
    Jul 24, 2013 @ 08:07:00

    when I look at that peacock, it makes me laugh! Looks as if he sneezed and all his feathers went flying. So delightful!

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  8. En Route to Awesome
    Jul 25, 2013 @ 21:06:24

    Those cheerful designs made my morning very happy, but what made me happier was reading about what an exciting time this must be for you! It must be so wonderful to see other people so enthusiastic about your work.

    Reply

  9. dramatiquedesigns
    Aug 01, 2013 @ 12:14:39

    i lOVE your blog, and am a new follower!! would love a follow back :) http://dramatiquedesigns.wordpress.com/

    Reply

  10. merchmama
    Aug 01, 2013 @ 20:59:19

    Love all this stuff!

    Reply

  11. daniceseclectic
    Aug 04, 2013 @ 00:12:33

    I love the peacock design, it is so pretty. Congrats on your design being made into so many pretty items :)

    Reply

  12. S. Adkins
    Aug 04, 2013 @ 19:44:03

    Beautiful design! I wouldn’t want to wipe my feet on it, either. Maybe a bathroom rug instead? For clean feet!

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    • Sue Schlabach 129twigandvine
      Aug 05, 2013 @ 07:29:37

      Well that’s just brilliant! Sadly it’s already had a few feet wipeages that have left their mark. But it’s supposedly washable, so I may give it a wash and relegate it to the bathroom where it should look great on the wood floor by the red tub. Thanks for the great idea (and the kind comment).

      Reply

  13. amylily1911
    Aug 17, 2013 @ 15:12:47

    great website

    Reply

  14. Rachael
    Sep 22, 2013 @ 14:58:00

    I am all admiration. What beautiful designs.

    Reply

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