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

24 Comments

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Lori O’Nanreply
July 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 23, 2013 at 9:02 pm
– In reply to: Lori O'Nan

Yes, Lori, it’s a trip!!!

apartmentwifereply
July 23, 2013 at 5:58 am

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 23, 2013 at 9:03 pm
– In reply to: apartmentwife

Ah thanks! Smiles every day so far….

Caitlin @ The Siren’s Talereply
July 23, 2013 at 12:01 pm

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!

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 23, 2013 at 9:04 pm
– In reply to: Caitlin @ The Siren's Tale

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.

Carysreply
July 23, 2013 at 8:35 pm

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 23, 2013 at 9:04 pm
– In reply to: Carys

Hmmmm, hadn’t thought of THAT! Would be a good way to keep it clean around here 🙂

ThisHandcraftedLifereply
July 23, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Love that peacock! Great design and palette.

KnitNellreply
July 24, 2013 at 3:42 am

Lovely design – well done!

ginnytalbertreply
July 24, 2013 at 8:07 am

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 24, 2013 at 8:12 am
– In reply to: ginnytalbert

That just takes the cake!!! Very funny. I’ll have to get the peacock some tissues…

En Route to Awesomereply
July 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm

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.

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
July 26, 2013 at 9:15 am
– In reply to: En Route to Awesome

Such kind words! It is a thrill to see my artwork translated into completely different things. This rug took the cake!

dramatiquedesignsreply
August 1, 2013 at 12:14 pm

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
August 2, 2013 at 6:12 am
– In reply to: dramatiquedesigns

Thanks so much! Will do. Be well. Warmly, Sue

merchmamareply
August 1, 2013 at 8:59 pm

Love all this stuff!

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
August 2, 2013 at 6:13 am
– In reply to: merchmama

Thanks. Feeling inspired to draw more peacocks.

daniceseclecticreply
August 4, 2013 at 12:12 am

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

S. Adkinsreply
August 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm

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

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
August 5, 2013 at 7:29 am
– In reply to: S. Adkins

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).

amylily1911reply
August 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm

great website

Rachaelreply
September 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm

I am all admiration. What beautiful designs.

Sue Schlabach 129twigandvinereply
September 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm
– In reply to: Rachael

Oh thanks so much Rachael!

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