Saturday, January 28, 2017

From Desk Drawer to Reliquary!

It immediately caught my eye yesterday, as Katie and I
were perusing around Art of Recycle in Ephrata, PA.

I'm thinking this is a vintage desk drawer... with an ink well,
 pencil/pen tray. What do you think?
It measures 8 by 16.5 inches... and the price was right!

It didn't "scream" at me... but immediately spoke to me, saying:
"Turn me on end, stand me up... stand me up!" 

And in that moment... Behold a reliquary, 
waiting to "house" a doll and a story!

And so... with a bit of sanctified imagination 
and some of the inspiration that Penny, from Art Journey 
(see my side-bar) just blogged about... 
I'm ready to begin working on a new doll!
Well... it's about time! (wink!)

Friday, January 13, 2017

Winter's Hold... A Light Touch!

While picking up fallen branches and trimming back rose bushes,
I couldn't help but notice some "stirrings" in our flower gardens!

Daffodils encroaching upon the ground ivy...

Lenten Rose revealing its new growth...

and even some of our Sedum was found...
sunning itself in the late morning light.

Winter's hold... it seems to be a light touch; for the moment!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

A New Year... Fresh Fallen Snow!

Our first measurable snowfall of the season...
A cardinal found the stash of seed I placed in the feeder,
before the snow started falling this morning.

Happy New Year Wishes and Blessings to you and yours!