I will be Mindful of myself, my needs, my vulnerabilities. I will talk gently to myself. I will use words of kindness. I will smile at myself in the mirror every morning and every evening and let the warmth of my smile radiate through my body. I will use words that uplift, empower, support and Read more about I will be Mindful[…]
A dusting of snow reminds me to slow down and absorb the beauty around me. I am frantically packing for an upcoming teaching trip, shipping out boxes of books and art orders, while battling the first stages of a head cold… and feeling a bit overwhelmed and sorry for myself. However awakening to a shimmering Read more about Dusting of Snow[…]
Art and Wine make a lovely pairing! Morso Wine Bar in Gig Harbor is hosting a wine maker direct from Umbria on Friday night for an amazing Italian wine tasting event to be held in the Morso Gallery. My artwork will be in the Gallery for 1 more week – so I hope you can Read more about Art and Wine[…]
WooHoo! I am so excited my toes are tingling! Advance copies of my newest book: Artful Color in Nuno Felt arrived and the colors are scrumptious! Pre-order your copy from my website before January 31 and enter to win a color-filled package: http://www.beverlyashgilbert.com/books/artfulcolorinnunofelt.html #howtonunofelt #nunofelttutorial #nunofelt #colorful #fiberart #nunofeltinstructions #fiberartinstructions
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 believe in the power of New Years Resolutions (or throwing out your intentions to the world no matter the day). And a year ago today I made the decision to give up sugar. Now I am not one for having much willpower nor is Dedication one of my Super Powers, so I had to Read more about A Year Without Sugar[…]
My hands are sweaty, my heart is racing, I’ve got a goofy, huge smile on my face… My book is ready and I’m sending her off to the printers! I’m so very excited – she is colorful, and stock full of everything I know about Nuno Felting; loads of color inspiration and tips and exciting Read more about Artful Color in Nuno Felt[…]
I was honored, excited and humbled to be asked onto the Christine Upchurch Show on Transformation Talk Radio today. We got to talk about my favorite subject – color of course! A synopsis of our discussion – Dancing With Color: A celebration of the beauty inside and out. Too often we move through the earth Read more about Hamming it up on the Radio[…]
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[…]
We walked around the cute town of Langley on Whidbey Island and had a lovely (but cold) picnic on the beach. The autumn colors are in full swing and I especially love them against this blue wall!