Holiday 2012 Handmade Gift Exchange

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This is my second time to join the handmade craft exchange hosted by Linda Gardner. And this time it’s a holiday gift exchange! We are assigned a partner wherein we will make and give each other a handmade gift. Hello to Nicqui Scott from UK! She loves to cook, bake, knit, sew, make quilts, tea parties and many others. I wish I know how to knit or make some patchwork but since she loves to cook I decided to buy … Read More

Go Finish the Paints

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Today I painted fairly quickly. I felt a bit rusty to be honest. You know the feeling of not being able to paint for a week. The thoughts–the fear they all rushed in. However, these are normal because I am painting. I tried bleeding away the first application of violet but it stays. It seems to stain. Any thoughts? This is another attempt–to paint tomatoes.. To console myself I painted this with nothing in mind. I am not sure if … Read More

Black and White

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An unplanned black and white painting that turned out surprising. The result reminds me of winter. Though we don’t have winter here. Black and white is not the absence of colors or colorful colors. It’s the beginning of one. Blessings to all of you especially at the U.S area. Huge Hugs! *** Fall Fearless and Fly Color Prompt:  Black and white

Bare Tree

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My triumph and defeat lies in the way I think about myself and my circumstances. I compare myself to a tree that has been stripped from its leaves due to the changing seasons and yet it still stands tall and beautiful. We have all experienced hardships and trials in life. And always we emerged out of it stronger than ever. Often we feel like giving up. We complain. We blame. We cry. But just like the bare trees we still … Read More