Ah well, it has been pretty quiet here lately.... though not at all indicative of the real day-to-day, lol! Other than a fantastic workshop in early May with Lynne Perrella and Anne Bagby (post to follow soon), very little crafting except a project I cannot yet reveal!
Much of my time has been put toward summer class preparation (we've only a few days between the end of one semester and the start of the next), and packing for another partial move of my worldly possessions to the new house in Idaho, where I will be staying for the month of July. My crafty mojo definitely needs some exercise!
So I was absolutely thrilled when the beautiful Paloma arrived after a stay with Pamellia up in Canada... just the inspiration I need! Lys of ImpressionScrap sent Paloma on a mission of spreading peace shortly after the terrible terrorist attacks in Paris late last year. Since then, Paloma has visited several continents and many wonderful artists....how wonderful to meet her face-to-face!
Like many of us, our art and nature are sources of inspiration, peace and comfort.... and thus I took Paloma around my garden a bit (in between rain showers!)
When it rained, we sat on my front porch, and listened to the gentle patter on the roof....
My craft desk, being in the middle of an experiment or two, was too messy to show Paloma directly, so instead I made her a special background which symbolizes to me her journeys from one to another of us, across the seas, mountains, lakes, fields.... all the while carrying her message of peace and well-being.
And so I send her on her way, to one who I consider an early inspiration as I followed her work for over a year prior to putting myself in the game.... and from whom I continue to draw deep inspiration!
Adieu, Paloma - safe travels and know our thoughts are with you!