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Gift #1166: Flowers

July’s theme for Art Elements was flowers and that’s a perfect challenge when summer is filled with the glory of blooms.  I’ve actually spent a great deal of the month in gardens and in mountain hikes with fields of wildflowers.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1155: Luna Moth

I’m writing this blog on Saturday night wearing warm fuzzy pajamas while watching the snow fall …. at the end of March.  I’m trying not to be bitter about this, but at this point I’m nearly frantic for spring.  Since … Continue reading

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Gift #1148: Winter Jewelry

My neck of the woods is filled with a day’s worth of wintry precipitation (read: rain, sleet, and ice pellets) followed by an afternoon and night of snow leaving several inches on top of the ice layer.  I’ve spent the … Continue reading

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Gift #1138: Inspired by Nature Retreat

This October has flown by and it has been full of wonderful experiences which I’m hoping to share with you over the weeks ahead.  During the second weekend of the month, I was able to attend the Inspired by Nature … Continue reading

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Gift #1137: Art Elements Sept. Challenge

The end of the month means wrapping up lots of monthly challenges.  In addition to Art Bead Scene, I also participated in Art Elements monthly challenge because the theme was fairies!  The challenge is open to all art mediums and … Continue reading

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Gift #1128: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

I hope you’ve all been having a good April.  Spring finally has come to my neck of the woods.  We’re in my favorite phase of spring – in which the trees flower.  The magnolia trees are at their peak and … Continue reading

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Gift #1127: Of Flowers and Feet

Earlier this year I posted about how difficult winter was for me and my plan to spur spring into action by knitting socks… floral inspired socks, no less.  I figured if I could make spring fall from my knitting needles, … Continue reading

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Gift #1109: Owl-o-ween

And so we’ve slipped quietly into November.  While we dreamed of pumpkins, the magical Halloween night transformed into a misty November morning.  Almost without notice an ordinary miracle happens every morning as light is resurrected from darkness.  Our autumn has … Continue reading

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Gift #1106: October

Welcome to October!  I’m so happy to enter my favorite month.  I think this year we should make things extra special and invite October to stay for 2-3 extra months.  We had a cooler day, but full of sunshine and … Continue reading

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Gift #1093: Fiber Festivals

During the warm weather months you may not think that knitting would be on the top of anyone’s mind, but I assure you that it is.  Spring and summer are hosts to various fiber festivals throughout our area and I … Continue reading

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