Thursday, December 31, 2015

First Grandchild - its a girl

i have a beautiful granddaughter. born 10/29 weighed 6lbs 11oz. been busy taking tons of pics and vids with my new 6S phone.  never thought i would upgrade but hubby convenienced i needed to take the plunge if for nothing else than using the camera. so glad i finally agreed to upgrade.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Friends Forgiven

Creative Call Wk 4 Forgiven - my heart created with junk mail flyers that were rolled, then flattened, glued to a backing and cut into a heart shape.
The "Friends" invitation has on the back written "dear dove under the blood - Forgiven, love Jesus". lastly I cut a strip of leftover flyers and wrote on it "forgiven".  beneath on the page are things that cause our heart to become impure and harbor unforgiveness. BUT GOD....

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Awakening - My Garden Sanctuary

i have felt a real need esp. in the last month to create my garden sanctuary where i go to meet with God and pray. before i never felt a release to do it bc hubby was mindful of money being used for other needs. BUT NOW - it comes to pass!

overall view Awakening to My Sanctuary

my inner part of the sanctuary beginning to take shape
i closed in all the front with a wrought iron fence so doggie can be out there with me. then building up the front with top soil, mulch and bricks over 125 so far. it feels good to be creating this with my own hands.
"All who are skilled among you are to come and make everything the Lord has commanded. Exodus 35:10 Ch 3 - Awakening Creative Call
my gate entrance sign reads "Enjoy the little things in life". amen

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bird Watching and My Secret Sister

in my backyard. zoomed in trying to capture all the different species.
the beautiful sound of cooing from the dove. she has such gentle, sweet eyes.

I created this journal page from the mail package goodies - stamps, prayer, masking tape and a card she stamped with scripture. it came at such a great time - when I was very sick last week.  thank you HKC Secret Sis.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Tree of Life

today i took a beading class at the BeadTender called the Tree Of Life. my teacher, diane from Surry, was wonderful. she really explained in detail how to create it. iplanned on using small beads but then when i started experimenting with the chunky green beads i could not put them down.
i plan on making more of these
i played around with the roots and bent them so they don't look like this now.

Saturday, April 11, 2015


today I took my first soldering class. oh my, at least i purchased a beautiful FLOW magazine from Holland and used two pics from it. fell in love with the two girls and their goose. celebrating friendship. at the bottom i placed two dragonflies.
this is one project i won't be investing in any time soon. no soldering gun, flux or other doodahs.  but i am glad i took the class.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Butterfly Transformation

someone many years ago gave me this unfinished applique butterfly. love the whimsical cat fabric. what to do with it? it remained in my stash untouched until
i snipped and trimmed with pinking shears - glued it to my large journal page that was also created many moons ago but it is now bound in a new handmade journal. my flowers grew "silence" "clap" and "spirit". now i love that buttefly's transformation.