Edible Art: Kusama Inspired Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles

A fun pumpkin truffle recipe inspired by the artwork of Yayoi Kusama.

This is the second recipe I created after being inspired by a memorable visit to Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama‘s traveling exhibit “Infinity Mirrors”, when it was at the Hirshhorn Museum in DC. So what do Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles have to do with contemporary art?

Well, reflecting (har-har) back to the time I took my little spawn nugget to see the polka dot displays made famous by Kusama, I remembered the walk-in exhibit “All the Eternal Love I Have For the Pumpkins.” Created with LED lit pumpkins reflected for eternity in a black glass lined room, the sea of polka dotted gourds glowed for as far as the eye could see. My baby was so taken by this display, I watched her head sway left to right as she gazed at the illuminating yellow light emitted below her.

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First up, the intro post!

Hello out there to all the crafty frugal caretakers of the future generation! I hope this blog helps all of you in some way create something special for the ‘littles’ in your life.


Kids are expensive, duh!  But you can still get that insta/pinterest worthy playroom together with little dough.  Stick with me here, and I’ll share with you how I keep art thriving in my house on a daily basis, from mural photoshoots to crafting imaginative spaces and more.

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