In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.He existed in the beginning with God.God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone.The light shines in the darkness, and … Continue reading Light of the World
Family Attic is a great Etsy shop that makes handcrafted cottage style signs that can be personalized for a variety of purposes and occasions.Nana, the proprietor is also a Handmade for Life artist. She is sponsoring a great giveaway to promote a new line of children's signs. The profits from this new line will go … Continue reading Family Attic Giveaway
There is a song by Steven Curtis Chapman that says:I can see the fingerprints of GodWhen I look at youI can see the fingerprints of GodAnd I know its trueYou're a masterpieceThat all creation quietly applaudsAnd you're covered with the fingerprints of GodSo look around you and see where YOU can see God's fingerprints. Is … Continue reading Fingerprint Friday – Wildflower "Weed"
If you know me, you know that I love art of all kinds. I love making it, studying it and writing about it! However, when it comes to my favorite artist or genre or period of art, I fear that I am far too fickle to narrow my love down to only one or even … Continue reading Autumn Nostagia and American Folk Art Paintings
It has been quite awhile since my last post. I'm thinking my posts need to be shorter and more frequent. I'll work on that.I was reading my April 2009 (blogging is not the only area in which I am falling behind) edition of The Artist's Magazine last night and came across an article about surviving … Continue reading Art Survives in the Worst of Times
The charming Miss Beatrix Potter has been on my mind of late. I recently stumbled across the movie, "Miss Potter", that is based on her life. I had seen the movie before but couldn't resist watching it again. I have always loved her delicate watercolors that brought her delightful characters to life. I particularly loved … Continue reading Thinking of Miss Potter
If you like home renovation projects and interior design, you should make yourself a note to visit The Old Painted Cottage on Monday, August 24, 2009. Jennifer is going to reveal the cottage that she and her husband have been renovating since last year. This is their very first home and they have been working … Continue reading Home Renovation Project
I love pillows. I love them so much that my dear husband has requested that I restrain myself and not bring any more into our house. I love pillows of all shapes and sizes. If I get tired of a pillow, no problem. I make a new cover for it. So, you can see why … Continue reading Fab Giveaway at V and Co
There is a song by Steven Curtis Chapman that says:I can see the fingerprints of godWhen I look at youI can see the fingerprints of godAnd I know its trueYou're a masterpieceThat all creation quietly applaudsAnd you're covered with the fingerprints of godSo look around you and see where YOU can see God's fingerprints. Is … Continue reading Fingerprint Friday
I am thrilled to be one of three winners in Centsational Girl's recent Art Photography Giveaway. The other two winners were Liz at It's Great To be Home and Lacey at Inspired Lately?. Each of us will receive one of Tim Irving's beautiful photographs. I am truly excited to win because I am a big … Continue reading I Love Winning!