Creativity Stirs

For the first time in a few weeks, I cracked out some art supplies. Below are a few photos of what I worked on. The first project was a vision board for the Autumn Equinox/Full moon. It’s a little late due to illness, but better late than never. It was extra nice that my sister was here. She did a piece of her own and helped me with the second project pictured, which is the start of a Journal 52 spread…week 11 Stars. The last photo is the start of another Journal 52 spread which I started before I got sick and haven’t finished yet…Week 10 Create for a Cause.

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June and July Projects…Mixed Bag

Well, my last few posts have found me talking about the digging and searching I’ve been doing. All of that is well and good…the digging and searching are necessary to find the treasures. For this post, I wanted to share some of my work from the last few months. I’ve even decided to share some of the Summer Solstice stuff.

Wow, I realized when I was checking off categories to tag the various types of work I’ve done in the last two months that I’ve accomplished a lot more than I thought! See…told you in the last post that it hasn’t been all drudgery, and now that I’m putting it all together I am realizing myself that I’ve been a bit more balanced than even I thought.

Let’s start with the Solstice stuff…I did a collage and made a hand sewn booklet.

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I also finished a crocheted afghan I began many months ago and hadn’t touched in a long while.

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I’ve also managed to get through another 2 weeks in Journal 52…Week 7 When I Grow Up and Week 8 Found Poetry.

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I did rework the painting which I had posted about before that I had felt that I messed up.

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And now, for the works in progress:

I am knitting a cardigan for myself…that pattern is called “Bright and Breezy Kimono” and can be found on

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Work in progress number 2…I found some leaf shaped blades from a ceiling fan and have started working on one of them.

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Last but not least is a beginning draft of what might be a character in an upcoming piece of writing…I’m not sure, but I sat down this afternoon to sketch something and she is what I came out with.

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