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!)

6 comments:

  1. Your wonderful imagination is holding forth once again! Now I'll be excitedly waiting to see your next story art.

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    1. Penny... your posts and remarks encourage the heart (and soul)!

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  2. See? This is exactly the reason I am grounded from thrift shopping. I see things like this in so much, and have to stop myself from hauling it home. I can't wait to see what you make with it.

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    1. Yup... I know exactly what you're talking about: But you exercise far more self-control than I do... cause I keep going back!

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    1. We love spending time in Ephrata... so many resale and artsy places to visit!

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