Daily Prompt: Faded ~ Making Trash into Treasure

Faded tends to be a term that we mentally associate with old, worn out, no longer useful, ready to be thrown away.

In my creative ventures those things that are faded, worn out, needing to be discarded, are actually repurposed into things of beauty, pleasure and service.  Truly trash to treasure transformations,  Continue reading “Daily Prompt: Faded ~ Making Trash into Treasure”

Daily Prompt: Slog

slog …

slogging …

slogged …

 

Just a few posts into my new blog platform, and the things of life hit full force and without mercy.

Thus I feel I’m slogging ~ “moving with difficulty or effort” ~ in all my efforts, recently, to be on track with a plan of action for this blog and my business.

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My First Love: Textile Style

My first love in the world of textiles and creating them was crochet.
When I was a little girl, my parents went to the neighbor’s often to sit and visit, taking my little sister and I with them.  This neighbor couple were much older than my parents, and were like surrogate grandparents to us girls.

Mrs. Schyberg was a prolific crocheter.  She almost always had a hook and yarn in her hand, and from as early as I can remember, I was fascinated by the beautiful items she created with this ages old technique.  Expecially the beautiful lace; doilies, edgings, and bedspreads.  I fell in love with those lace items, and many other things she made, and wanted to make them myself.

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The World is my Muse

 

The New Oxford American Dictionary defines ‘muse’ as:

 

a woman, or a force personified as a woman, who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist

 

Truly, I derive inspiration for my projects from the world around me.  From the beauty of God’s creation, through the perspective of those who have recorded it.

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