3 Steps to Creative Holiday Giving

As we all move into this season of Christmas, I can’t help but wonder how our creative spirits are handling the pressure.  This is the time of year when my creativity switches into overdrive, and the ideas begin to flow,  I get that overwhelming need to make something special for everyone I know…not because I…

Dream stories

Do you remember your dreams once you wake? I don’t. Not often anyway. If I do, I generally sit up and take notice and write them down exactly as they unfolded behind my sleeping eyes, before they dissipate like a foggy mist. This morning was one of those times. Rings and candles, restaurants, and Keanu…

Going Green – a recycling book tutorial

I have been becoming increasingly aware of the things around me, every day things, that we typically view as garbage. Plastic bags fill my recycling bin, as well as cans, boxes, and paper products like grocery bags. And I feel like there has to be something more we can do to be kinder to the…

Squeaky wheels and being….

Yes, i know, this is supposed to be a post on spirit led worship. It is written…but not ready for reading. I have squeaky wheels, so many in fact that the noise is becoming deafening. A bit of grease is needed (elbow grease that is) and then I can continue on with being. I promise…

further thoughts on Spirit longings….

I long for quiet I long for peace I long for time to explore what my Spirit wants to convey…. …yet that quiet peace and time evade me. You too? May I pray for you? Lord, Grant your peace and creative energy to these today who seek it. You are the creative first and source…

thoughts and art….

Daily Creative Prompt ~ October 6: SCRIBBLE Here we are on the last day of our mixed media prompts…for this project anyway 😉 Scribble is right up there with messy for me.  I tend to think that it belongs on the first day of the project. But maybe the unexpected is just what we need…

#2 – Adding another Layer: Paper

Today we are going to add a second layer to our prayer flag projects. Rule of thumb in mixed media is 6 layers of…whatever. It can be a combination of various paints and fabric pieces, ink layers or embellishments, modeling paste through stencils, and even clay pieces hung from a chain. But today we are going…

Prayers and Intentions for 2017: an art tutorial

Resolutions Whether you are one to participate in this New Year tradition or not, you have to see the value in at least thinking about it. If you were to make a resolution, what would it be? Lose weight Pray more Keep the house cleaner Spend more time with family Build a business Actually read…