|All Four Love|
I should have known.
The evidence is everywhere.
I have always been quite creative and crafty.
When I was little I liked to write my own stories and illustrate them on the back of paper my dad brought home from work.
During my senior year of high school I won the "big award" in photography class for taking pictures of my little brother.
(Thank you Mikey for being my muse)
At UC Santa Barbara I ADORED my Art History classes and took as many as I could all the while being a psychology major.
My family has always called me "Mini Martha" because I always needed to make things look just right & liked to seriously decorate for parties.
|My daughter's Alice inspired 3rd birthday|
When it comes to giving a gift - I try handmade with "fancy" wrapping.
While I was a teacher (for 12 years - YIKES!) my favorite lessons were always the ones that had the kids & I getting our hands dirty or
So I should have known.
It really should not have been so unexpected.
Crafting...scrapping...party planning - expected.
But, if you would have asked me years ago - I would have never thought that I would fall "head over heels" in love with painting.
Soul fulfilling - Art.
It is my
I now adore:
- reading about artists
- paint all over my hands
- my kitchen table "studio"
- pouring over Artful Blogging or Somerset
- 40% off coupons from Michaels :)
- Modge Podge!
- the dream of an ART retreat
- art classes (She Art you are next!)
- Following inspiring blogs
- saving "trash" to make junk journals
- And it goes on.....
I am so thankful that God has allowed ART into my life and for
a supportive family who help feed my passion. :)
So unexpected, BUT so welcomed!!
Next week's theme is Love Yourself.
That should be interesting...come join the fun!