Thursday, December 27, 2012
Friday, December 21, 2012
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Saturday we start our Christmas visit with mom! Then Sunday evening we are having Lisa and her family here for dinner, and exchanging of gifts...
Monday we will travel to Hedgesville, WV to visit April and her family and Missy and Skip!
I enjoyed a nice visit with my sweet grandchild, Megan as it was her Birthday...so of course I left Corbin's Christmas gift too.
She and Kyle are planning to marry in the Spring!!! "smile" I get to make the flowers! Yeppie
Well, I have butter sitting on the counter to come to room temp so I can bake my cookies today...My friend of over 38 yrs is coming to join in the fun...will take some photos of what we bake too!
So....till we get all covered in flour I'll say bye....just wanted to share how two of my barn paintings look in their new frames...Blessings~~~
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
I took the old gold with clear lights apart and created this little gem...I love all the colors, do you?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
I'm feeling so blessed cuz God has given be the love of so many things, and expressing myself in my paintings is one. Sometimes satan gets hold of us when we are feeling down because of so many reasons, me it pain....but we have the Armor of God's word to keep us out of satan's grasp, right? That's why I feel so blessed!! Going to sleep with HIM on my mind, and waking to thanking HIM for another day, and praying with thanksgiving throughout the day keeps my mind and heart on my Heavenly Father! How could I not feel blessed, do you feel that way?
Now I want to share a couple new painting I've done recently...painting old barns gives me such joy...I think in the future I'm going to take photos of local barns and old houses and do research on them to share after finishing the paintings.......
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
This morning as I looked outside I thought at first we had gotten some snow....but it was just a heavy frost. The weather report perdicts some snow tomorrow tho. How about you all, have you had snow yet? I've been painting some and making some darling little Christmas Angel earrings to give at Church...actually will list some in my Etsy shop as well for just $3.00 a pair.
Wishing everyone a wonderful day and a blessed week...for those in the way of this next storm, I pray you will be save and kept warm!!!
Saturday, November 3, 2012
1 tree that fell several months ago
I wanted to share a couple photos of the snow that fell on the mountains near us during the storm.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Had a great visit over the phone with my dear sister, Mary who if you don't know already was featured in Art Journaling by Sumeret Studio (pgs 50 through 57 and comment on pg 88. Hope you enjoyed her awesome journaling and tip as well.
Heres a photo taken of a rose still blooming out front. You can actually see the dew on their petals.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
I did very well selling not only jewelry, but some paintings and knitted scarves. I just want to say, Prayer is so Powerful....for the past 3 wks things have been almost to a stand still at my hubby's shop, but God does always provide for our needs...I made enough to get our groceries for the week...Praise be to God...
Here are a couple photos of the sale...
This young girl is awesome, and her love for God is most important to her!!!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
I have many scriptures from the Bible I love, but the one my friend, Nancy Williamson from "Footprints from the Potter's Home" My sweet sister, Mary went to one of their awesome retreats several years ago...and at the end we all sat around the big bondfire after the sun went down...what an awesome feeling came over me that night...I could feel God's presence and knew these girls were being used my HIM. I was given a scripture from them that I really needed...because of things in my past it really spoke to my heart...made me realize that the past must be delt with then left there..in the past...oh we never forget, but we need to put those "bad" feelings about ourselves behind us to leave room for all the things God has for us in the future...I totally believe I have and am so very thankful~~~ this scripture I've shared before, but am going to do so again...for it's as much a part of me as the Lord's Prayer!! This was on my lips as I was put to sleep for my surgery....and I woke with them in my Heart!!!
Peace I leave with you,
my peace I give unto you:
not as the world giveth,
give I unto you.
Let not your heart be troubled,
neither let it be afraid.
this is for everyone who believes Jesus died on the Cross at Calvary for all our Sins. Putting all that is written in the Bible into practice in your lives as you try to be more like HIM....one day our Lord will come again and I honestly pray it's in my time...what a glorious sighting that would be...I pray that those who have heard the truth, but haven't accepted HIM as their Lord and Saviour make that decision now, accept that free gift!
Look what an awesome place for a Retreat!!!
Friday, September 14, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Some photos of new jewelry created last week. Blessings!!
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
I've had a very busy week painting and organizing things for the show I'm going to be in August 25th...am excited about it...I want to show a couple of the barns and other paintings I've do, but also wanted to share some of the photos I took on Sunday after Church...we had to go to Dewey's bro's to take him a tool he needed...so I rode along to visit his wife, Debbie...such a very special person, artist in her own right. It did rain most of the way down, and all the way back then when we got into Cross Junction the sun came out!!! Yes!!!
Have to run...so will post some photos of our Sunday ride later today!!! Have a great day and remember it's a gift from God so do something great with it!!!
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
I'm getting all excited about the upcoming Craft Show August 25th and think I have everything organized just need to do some more pricing...Then I can rest and concentrate on things that need doing here at home!
My daughter, April and her family are giving a cookout this weekend for an old friend who is coming to visit. He expressed the desire to have MY Meatballs so that's what I'm fixing. Perhaps a cake of somekind might be in order too...we'll see. hehehe!!
Here are a couple photos of some jewelry done recently...take care and know you are thought of and loved not only by me, but by the ONE WHO LOVES US BEST!!!!
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A little about me!
Am married to a great guy and we've raised 5 of his and my children...they have blessed us with 14 grandchildren. My passion is creating all forms of art, and handmade jewelry. On the side I still make some bouquets for weddings and enjoy playing with our 3 pugs. Living in the mountains gives us such a sense of freedom as we are on 5 acres filled with tall old trees surrounding our little home...we have all kinds of wildlife visiting us daily!!!