February 28, 2012

A Morning Gift

This beautiful bloom greeted me this morning.  I came about from the smallest piece of cactus that was given to me. This bloom has been two years in the making.  What a wonder!

This is a commission piece I finished recently.  It is going to be given as a wedding gift.  I hope that they like it.

February 13, 2012

In for another...

I'm heading into another canvas... Here is the starting point.  This one is going to be a meditation about seed sowing/reaping/receiving God's gifts/seeds...Still stewing.

Valentines and other expectancies

Valentines day is a very magical and sweet time for me.  I start feeling "valentiney" around January 15th.  This comes from memories of my great-aunts and grandmother and aunts and mother celebrating it faithfully with hand-made note and gifts and  silly gatherings.  Now my daughter and I make it a point to make a big valentine mess each year with all our bits and glitters and ribbons.  Here is the latest...

This is the finished product! 

Asher has been faithfully creative.  Here is his latest board masterpiece...

February 2, 2012

Alice's Diorama

My clever girl made this diorama for a class project last night.  It is depicting the scene from the Scarlet Pimpernel when Chauvelin walks into the dining hall during a ball in hopes of catching the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel.  Instead, all he finds is the silly person of Sir Percy asleep on the couch.