Well. Life over these past few months has taken many twists, turns, ups, downs and side to sides. All of this has left me feeling like I have nothing to share, nothing to give to this blog and nothing to really write about. I never wanted this blog to be deeply personal, just all of the things that I love to do and make and that’s why I decided to just take a leave of absence. Call it a New Year’s Resolution if you will but in recent times I have woken up. Or maybe I’ve just moved my way through the fog that has put a halt to creating and sharing. I’m very excited to jump back in with both feet and get back to who I am beyond all of life’s mess. And that’s a person who can’t help but create and share with others and engage in a community of crafters and artists! So. Here is to a new year of creating, making, engaging, and getting back to it all. I am very much looking forward to this!
Just poppin’ in to say a quick hello from my craft corner! Hope you’re having a good crafting week!
I know, I know!! What am I talking about snow for? Winter is in our rear view mirror and I am not looking back. Except to become inspired by this snowflake gallery
image via Design Squish via The Bentley Collection
I can imagine all of these lovely snowflakes could be easily interpreted into embroidery designs. Even though winter is gone, we can still be inspired by the beautiful things that it brings. Do you have any pieces of nature inspiration that you would like to share?
Sometimes just the simplest things can spark tons of ideas. It’s funny how things work that way when sometimes you are seemingly surrounded by inspiration and yet you have no ideas flowing out of you.
Image by Jane Heller
These flowers are actually created, not natural. They were taken at a museum where the exhibit was trying to depict what nature was like thousands of years ago. Something so simple, a simple concept of creating a world that you imagine, can spark serious amounts of creativity. I hope this picture gives you some creative and crafty inspiration! What are some of your favorite inspirational images? Are there themes or pieces that you find spark your creativity the best?
Cool greens and vibrant yellows pair so well.
image by DailyCraft via Flickr Creative Commons
image by keso via Flickr Creative Commons
via Use Real Butter
via Wedding Bee
via Pase Seeds
via The Twinery
Pineapple Lilies image via Tropical Plants Flowers and Decor
via Painted Ladies
image via Juicy Tings
good news! spring has arrived!
Well, my computer went on the fritz so that is my explanation for such a loooooong hiatus. I was skyping with my sister and then it made a loud popping noise and I smelled smoke. It was fried. We had to wait a lil while before we could afford to get a new one and it should be arriving Thursday! So, please bear with me for a couple more days until all of this phooey gets sorted out. Thanks for still swinging by, I haven’t forgotten or abandoned you! See you soon!