Ideas and challenges ...

... This is the Blog of Margaery! (where I tell you more about inspirations and encounters that make our universe grow...)

I have always worked according to the puzzle game principle, that focuses attention on details ...and, from them, step by step, allows to reconstitute the whole...

Not everyone lives in a castle or a hobbitt hole! And not everyone can either break the bank for an original artwork... Based on that evidence, and in order to find for each of you a possible place for my carved leather paintings, I wanted to modify them without distorting them ... Big deal...

It was in 2015, on the summer market of Pérouges, a remarkable medieval village just over an hour from home, that we first met Bruno and Laurence, paper craftsman and woman then freshly settled in the "rue des rondes"... Our medieval inspiration and the carved decoration on leather formed a made-to-measure chest for their sheets of paper made in...

Reading the very last page of Geraldine Brooks' s novel "People of the book" (translated as "Le livre d'Hanna" in French), and being impressed by this extraordinary human adventure around a book, I started the absolute challenge of summarizing in a single image the waltz of the hands that shaped it and then transmitted it through times...

Through this Arts and Crafts wallpaper pattern, ("Trellis" 1862, by the great William Morris), you can see the different stages and renderings, depending on the techniques and products used, all of which beeing possibly mixed together, hence the multiple interpretations for a same visual...

...is a canticle from the 13th century attributed to the King of Castile Alfonso X the Wise: "the Rose of roses", dedicated to the Virgin Mary... Sung for centuries in many ways, the version of Marina Lys touched me deeply and inspired me in 2018 a tiara of "musical roses" specially dedicated to this french singer and musician of...

After the making of a personalized notebook, A5 version of a small notebook with a golden border, we had the pleasure of receiving a "thank you" as unexpected as creative from their Swiss owners, fallen under the spell of carved leather/handcrafted paper mixing, during their stay in the city of Pérouges...