As mentioned In previous chit-chat, you may find old Prudence on the opinionated side this year.
( all opinions are mine, please, take no offence)
Like many countries on this doomed planet, my country is going to Hell ! Our scentist's are being muzzled and political blunders are being paid for by the ever increasing dwindling work force, OR as I call it, the working POoR! For ( who ever you believe in!) Sake, VOTE People! And if that fails, Civil Disobiedience is an option!
This year I have committed...lol ... To " The Artful Readers Book Club" on FB. I have struggled with a reading list and have prepared a special notebook ( love notebooks!) for the art to illustrate the essence of the story. ( try to anyway!). Previously, I posted my first read, without Art, but knitting I have done which was the reason for "The Friday Night Knit Club" trilogy. January's review/Art will appear in the " Studio" part of this blog the last Friday of each month. ( For those who are interested)
My next adventure is from "the Trodden Path" ( link to your right). T.A.P. Project is a travelling canvas
where participating artist's and me , will add to this piece and mail it off each month! Meantime I will be practicing my limited art skills as not to muck it up and be virtually scolled! The canvas has begun its travels and I will have it October 2014!
I'm where it is blue and cold! Northern Canada!
Creative tipster.....Gina! http://www.daydreambeliever.blogspot.com ( link in blog list)
suggested making your own Gelli Plate! So with the direction of " the frugal crafter" on YouTube
Next time...use a wooden spoon...( metal caused bubbles) and if you. Love this! Buy one!
Yes I loved it! I wore it down as well! For clean up , spritz , water/ baby shampoo , gently wipe
I used watercolour paper ( shape of tags! ) to pull up the colour! Like jello, the warmth will melt it
after, several, furious attacks!
I'm storing mine in the fridge, hoping no midnight snackers! eat it!
Last year ( Dec 2013) I won a giveaway from Purl Avenue! ( button link displayed) two beautiful skeins of Prima Cotton....since I've been confused on what to do! What to do!
I wanted to honor Linda's lovely shop and generousity ( free patterns and tutorials)
After the thaw! It hit me! I loved the fisherman's rib stitch ( gifted my sister a cowl for her b'day! In that stitch)
Being undisiplined and Puddleduck headed, I am making my own pattern with the lovely stitch
( forgiving stitch) taught to me by Purl Avenue ( Linda). Sage green and Red Brick...colours!
The freezing temperatures caused my sister to wear her fingerless gloves from long ago!
( made by ME!) I was filled with pride and success! So I've made her another pair to match the
Cowl! ( surprise!)
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Have you ever recieved a crafted gift and were in awe! Of the skill and imagination of it?
It must have been 7 years ago, before my first grandson was born, my daughter, Amy, gave
me this amazing, unique, detailed, ( I called) an organizer.
I was working as an interior design consultant in a home decor shop at the time,
this went to work with me everyday! It had my initial on the cover, and places for all the info I needed at my fingertips for my job!
I have kept it safe during my gypsy life and admire it often. The time, artistic detail and organization skills In making this for me , reveals the true Artist in this family!
I am sharing this, because NOW.....they call this.....Filofax!
In closing.....( wind bag! Shut in, procrastinator) I'd love to Welcome!
Ash-Lynn and Linda ( Purl Avenue) I am very grateful to all you wonderful
Creative hearts who inspire me more than you know!
That brings me to " Pay It Forward!" 2014. ( inspired by Gina of course)
Those who visit me after reading THIs post ONLY **** will receive a crafted
Gift, sometime this year, from me...Prudence Puddleduck.
Thank you for visiting and Bee Kind! Bee Safe! and Beeeee Heard!