The good news is that we get to write the story of our lives every single day. We get to choose what we let in and how we react. We get to choose kindness and common courtesy over rudeness and insensitivity.
I have a unique self-care New Years resolution to share with you… I’m turning off the news. Over the last few months I’ve been precariously perched on the edge of depression, my moods swinging on a daily basis. After a particularly low point in December my hubby pointed out that my mood in the early Read more about Turning Off the News[…]
It’s a blustery day in the Pacific NW and my inclination is to hunker down in cozy slippers while I work on the cover for my book. However, I decided to dress joyfully today and celebrate all of the colors on the trees in our backyard and floating around in our courtyard. This Nuno Felt Read more about Nuno Felt in full Autumn Colors[…]
Today I’m feeling rather blue… indigo, denim, navy, dusty! I’m writing up instructions for this Nuno felt purse (for both my book and some upcoming workshops in Kirkland WA and Estes Park CO) and what better way to get in the mood than to dress up and wear it while I write!
Dressing up for me! I used to wear this skirt, and other colorful ones, when I taught at the Bead & Button and Art & Soul and other fun venues years ago. But now that I spend most of my time by myself in my studio or in front of the computer, I’ve been sloppy, Read more about Dressing for Me![…]
Thanks to inspiration from the Wear Your Joy project by Kelly Rae Roberts, I did a major clean out of my closet and unearthed this yummy sweater! The layers feel like fall and even though I’m working at home in front of my computer all day today – designing my Artful Color for Nuno Felt Read more about Dressing Up with Joy[…]
Things I Love: Autumn Snow! The colors are being blotted out in a wash of white. I’m enjoying Autumn with a touch of winter. Of course Uggs, hot mugs of tea and mittens are in order!
Things I Love: Branches dripping with moss Crunching leaves underfoot Warm boots and coats on cold November days
I took a break from work last night and popped over on the ferry to Port Townsend to visit my Aunt. What a treat! We saw Victoria and Abdul (which was lovely and funny) in the elegantly old fashioned Starlight Room in the Rose Theatre. For those who haven’t been – it is in the Read more about A Break From Work[…]
Morning light streaming in making the buoys glow and casting lovely shadows across the table.