Collages by Sheena, Queen of the Hallway aka Jo Ann Tunnell Muench

Obsessions, Influences, and Things That I Just Love




 

I think everyone has certain things that they are crazy about and other things or people that influence their lives strongly. I'm no different. My obssessions include (in no particular order): 

 

1. Vintage Clothing 

2. Mexican Folk Art

3. Ponchos and Shawls

4. Books, books, and more books.

5. Retablos

6. Nichos

7. Depictions of the Virgin Mary

8. Vintage needlepoint pillows 

9. Boxes 

10.The Blues 

11.Alt Country Music

12.Willie Nelson

13.Billy Joe Shaver

14.Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis 

15.Old houses 

16.Vintage silver jewelry

17.Fetish necklaces 

18.Shawls, ruanas and ponchos

19.Cashmere sweaters

20.Surrealis

21.Thirties Regionalism

22.WPA Art

23.Pop-up Books 

24.Art Books 

25.Fashion Books

26.Biographies 

27.Vintage Crazy Quilts

28.Handmade Masks

29.Handmade Books

30.Handmade Paper

31.Hats

32.Vintage Purses

33.Old hippie handmade jewelry

34.MCM studio jewelry 

35.Dada

36.King of the Hill

37.Project Runway

38.House of Cards

39.Old tv shows like : I Love Lucy, Andy Griffith Show etc.

40.Old Jewelry Boxes

41.Rosaries

42.Gardenias

43.Hydrangas

44.Red Bud Trees, Peach Trees, Plum Trees, Orange Trees

45.Palm Trees

46.The desert

47.The Ocean 

48.Funky seashell art

49.Funky anything

50.Mexican Food

51.Leonard Cohen 

52.The Rolling Stones

53.Stevie Ray Vaughn 

54.1970's Austin, Texas

55.Kimonos 

56.Silk 

57.High thread count crisp clean sheets

58.Green Tea

59.Assemblages 

60.Hand-woven baskets

61.Hot Chocolate 

62.Cheese

63.Vintage Scarfs

64.Vintage coats 

65.BBQ

66.Southern down-home cooking 

67.Handmade Stained Glass 

68.Handmade Wind Chimes

69.Camelback Mountain

70.Thrift Stores

71.Estate Sales

72. 75% off Sales 

73. Used book sales 

74. Texas wildflowers

75.Eclectic decor 

76.The incongruous 

77.Heliotrope by Mary Chess 

78.Joy by Jean Patou

79.Vintage Tunics

80.Beaded or fur-trimmed vintage sweaters

81.Frida Kahlo 

82.Bob Dylan 

83.Ancel Nunn

84.Reginald Marsh

85.Raphael Soyer

86.Magritte

87.Aaron Bohrod 

88.Northern Renaissance Art

89.Charles James 

90.de Chirico 

91.Grant Wood

92.Cesar Chavez

93.Robert F.Kennedy

94.Mohammed Ali 

95.The Freedom Riders

96.Native American Jewelry

97.Native American Rugs and Blankets

99.Hand statues 

100.Cadbury Chocolate

101.Hot Chocolate

102.Mexican Coca Cola

103.Circus posters and illustrations 

104.Old Tattoo Books

105.Film Noir 

106.Poetry 

107.Yevgeny Yevtushenko 

108.Handmade Pottery 

109.The Azalea Trails in Tyler, Texas

110.The Tyler Rose Garden

111.Palestine, Texas, in the spring

112.Old cemeteries 

113.Old Churches

114.Black Gospel Music 

115.Rhythm and Blues

116.Magic Realism 

117.Long Hair

118.Long braided hair

119.Really old people

120.Really young people

121.Road Trips

122.Luxury Hotels 

123.Hot Baths

124.Butterflies

125.Hummingbirds

126.Dogs

127.Cats

128.California White Peaches 

129.Brie

130.Olives 

131.Pickled Okra

132.Bagels, Lox, Cream Cheese

133.Seafood

134.Loaded Baked Potatoes

135.Left Over Pizza 

136.Turnip Greens

137.Fried Okra

138.Coconut Cream Pie

139.German Chocolate Cake 

140.Pinto Beans

141.Cocktail Food (canapes and such)

142.Judy's Tuna Salad

143.Judy's Ranch Style Beans and Ground Beef

144.Mom's salmon croquettes

145.Dad's Chili and potato salad 

146.Greenburg Smoked Turkey 

147.Black Clothes

148.The Color Turquoise 

149.The Color Orange 

150.Conte Crayons 

151.Masonite primed with many coats of gesso 

and then sanded to a porcelin-like finish.

152. My husband's coffee.

153.Super-soft, thin tee shirts

154.Old, frayed Levis

155.Huarachas

156.Sandals

157.Red Hair

158.Paisley

159.Spanish Revival Architecture

160.Lilacs

161.Old work shirts 

162.Embroidery 

163.Cuff bracelets

164.Charm bracelets

165.Big Silver Rings

166.Christmas Eve

167.Jack Rogers sandals 

168.Gucci loafers

169.Vintage Western Shirts

170.Bottle Green BMW

171.Scented Candles

172.Facials

173.Robert Duvall

174.Dominick Donne

175.Bill Cunningham

176.Little Edie 

177.Edie Sedgewick

178.Lauren Hutton

179.Isabel Bishop

180.Crossword puzzles

181.Trivia

182.Fountain Pens with Blue Black Ink

183.Sharpies

184.True outsider art.

185.Conspiracy theories.

186.White tee shirts and white men's shirts.

187.Boyfriend jeans

188.Black Platform slip on sneakers.

189.Berets

190.The Twilight Zone

191.Doors

192.Windows

193.Gates

194.Mirrors

195.Mantillas

196.Russian Constructivism

197.Marcel Duchamp

198.Constantine Cavafy 

199.Jamie Wyeth 

200.Felix the Cat

201.October 15-January 6.

202.Waylon Jennings

203.Guy Clark

204.Johnny Cash

205.Townes Van Zandt

206.Harry Nilsson

207.Coco Chanel 

208.Charles James

209.Trashy novels.

210.Merle Haggard

211.The Kinks

212.John Lennon

213.Honeysuckle

214.Wild Roses

215.Little black dresses

216.Riding my bicycle with the wind blowing my hair. 

 

 

 

 

 

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