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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Surprise....What I've been up to !!

Surprise !! As you can tell by my lack if posts, that I have been busy doing many things. So here we go...my life in a nut shell !!
1. I have been going through my house room by room rearranging,sorting,getting rid of or finally trashing things that I really do not need or want anymore ! Whew !!
2. After all the rearranging and cleaning... Some wonderful friends helped me set up my new art studio !! Yahoo !!! I love it !! It is by no means a big fancy studio. It is actually in the old parlor of my old house. But it is great to work in !!
3. I have been working on a relationship. Enough said for now !! LOL!!
4. I have been hand binding several art journals. I love doing these !! Addicting shall I say ! Lol !!
5. I have been filling those art journals with what makes me happy. Some are mixed media, others are my drawings. Playing with colors for bigger finished works of art. Love , love, love !!
6. I have hand bound a journal expecially for a brave young 15 year old girl who is battling cancer. This is leading me to think about a not for profit organization to supply these journals to patients battiling cancer. I would love to start with the center Marvin was treated at. So... working on gathering the info to do that !!
7. Dealing with a lot of physical pain. My neck is a mess so had been getting injections... til it stopped working and they hit a nerve ! Ugg!! So... dealing with medications for neck and spine. Plus the fibromyalgia flair ups ! Holy cow !! But... art heals !! It has saved me from running out in front of a semi ! lol!!
Soooooooooooooooo.....today I am debuting my collection of what I call my " Healing Hearts Collection"....da dum.... Drum roll please !!!

So there are pictures of my Healing Hearts Collection. I would love any feedback !! Really I would !!!

I am off to play with the fur babies before the storm comes in !!

Til then...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Big giveaway !!!

Wooo hoo !! One of my favorite artist friends/teachers is having a huge giveaway !! So ya need to go over to Tam's sight and enter to win one or more of her amazing classes !!

Let me tell you how Tam has touched my life... one she is amazing! She's so talented and funny. Her videos and classes really get you going! She's a young Mum of one adorable little man (Who sometimes appears in her videos) and expecting baby boy #2, all while living with Reumatoid Arthritis !! AMAZING !!

So go on.. hit the button... ya know you want to .... GO !!!

I'll be back for a little more personal blog soon.. working on pics !!
Hugs and blessings...

Thursday, June 30, 2011

I've been away far to long !!

Hello my friends in blog land !! I have been away far too long !! I have been a very busy girl. I have finished Soul Restoration 1 at Brave Girls Club and I am working on SR2. What an amazing journey. Right now I am working in my Life Journal and really working on setting and working on my goals. I have completed one of them... to have a real studio space!!! I have yet to take pictures.. but promise they will come soon. I turned the old front parlor of my old farm house into my studio. I love it as it is right off my living room and has 2 windows that light the space up. The front one looks out onto my front porch and in to the flower garden. Inspiration !!

The second goal was to buy a new Accoustic Guitar and learn to play again. I got myself an awesome guitar with a big sound. I'm picking it up fairly well again. I gave myself a goal to practice 30 minutes a day. I'm doing pretty good...still working on getting fingers calused !! LOL !! OUCH !! But I am so happy making music once again. The end goal.. to play in church and with my friends !!!

Let's see... what else have I been up to? Oh...duhhh... I took my family on vacation ! I rented a log home in the Ozark Mountains just off of Table Rock Lake.
Both the kids and their spouses where there and my 4 year old grand daughter ,Trinity !! Here's a pic of her after we had smores !! LOL!!
It was her first vacation and she had so much fun. That was worth it all !
/ This is a peek at the kitchen/dining area. It was amazing.
We had such a good time.. but it went by way to fast, as all vacations do.

I have been working in my studio a lot. I have been working in several art journals and have hand bound 3 or more journals. I love this process. Again... I will get some pics. Another Goal... to learn to use my camera and take good pictures !! lol !! I have done several whimsical girls in one of them so will get pics of those too ! Just having fun !

Oh... I also went to a youth rodeo with a guy friend to watch 3 of the girls he's taught to ride compete. 2 of them for the first time. It was so fun and exciting seeing kids of all ages compete. Back to my roots ! I have also gone to the ranch to help work with some of the kids. I think I have another goal !! LOL!! This is the ranch where our horses are so I get to see them and love all over them. WE ARE JUST FRIENDS !!!

Well friends... I need to get a shower and get ready for bed. I have missed you all !!! Hope to get some good pics and post again soon !!!

Hugs and blessings.... Kris

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A little tough stuff and a whole lotta love

Today I walk through a bit of tough stuff. You know those moments in our life that really change our course in life. For me the toughest moment was 9 months ago today. I lost the love of my life,my best friend,my lover,my darling husband Marvin. 9 months ago he lost his fight to Mesothelioma all to young. He left my children and I here at home and in our arms,tears,joys and fears. How can you find joy in your husband dying in your arms you may ask! Here is what I know for sure... he suffered far to long and far to much. In that moment a peace came over him. The moaning stopped and he was free. Joy came from knowing how much he loved the Lord. He had told so many of his faith. Our pastor was here the week before his passing. He and Marvin had a long talk out on our old front porch. I learned the day of Marvin's Celebration of life service that Pastor Terry asked him if he knew the Lord. One of those things Pastor already knew.. but he had to ask. Pastor told us that day that when he asked Marvin, he smiled his big amazing smile and said "Oh yes Brother Terry. Oh yes I do. I love Him and I know I'll see Jesus face to face." For me the joy came from knowing he would be waiting for me at heaven's door. The joy of knowing he was no longer suffering and was meeting our Jesus face to face. How can you not feel joy? Was it painful? Of course,but the pain of his loss was easier somehow knowing of his faith and knowing he was safe and free. I feel my Marvin now around me. I feel him as a gentle breeze that touches my face when I need it the most. I see him in the pink sunsets,just as God sent me the night of his passing. I see him in every dragonfly that I see or create. I know some of you have not heard that story so I will post just a bit of the dragonfly story...The night before Marvin passed away (actually about 3 a.m.) My 2 grown children were sitting on our front porch with only a soft light on in our gazebo. Angi looked up and said "Momma, Justin look... Look !! There is a huge dragonfly under the porch light. We thought she was crazy. Well.. she was not. There under the light was the biggest,most beautiful dragonfly we had ever seen. Angi said "Wow Momma it's Daddys jet plane coming to take him to heaven!" The night passed with us going in and out and the dragonfly never moved. At 8:11,July 14th,2010, Marvin passed away in our arms. When Hospice arrived we had to leave them with Marvin. We went to the porch and the dragonfly looked at us and flew away. His mission was over. Now in every dragonfly we see our angel. With every message we send to eachother we sign it Dragonfly Kisses.

Ok.. now I just have to share something that so touched my heart today. Leslie over at http://wordsofmeproject.blogspot.com/ so touched me with her post and having me on her list of favorite blogs. She told how my little blog had touched her heart. Wow... Girls.. you just never know who sharing your life experiences may touch another. I am so blessed. So very,very blessed !! Hugs n love to you Leslie !!

So for today...here are a few pics of my Marvin,my amazing family and who knows what else! lol!! Enjoy !!
Our daughter Angi and our grandbabies,Connor and Trinity

Our son Justin
Marvin and Angie on his 54th birthday
My little girls, Angel and Annie

til next time.....
dragonfly kisses and great big hugs...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Finding new hope

Hello my friends !!
I hope you will sit a spell and hang on tight...this could be a long entry. I hope you hang on til the end.
Where do I start? Ok... well I will start with saying I am on an amazing journey. As I posted before I am taking art classes and having a blast. I love when I am in my little studio and have paint,ink,gel medium,watercolors all over me ! lol ! Ok.. well my hands at least. I am at peace when I create my art pieces,work in my art journal and on canvases. On April 5th I began another amazing journey through the Brave Girls Club I belong to. The course is called Soul Restoration. It combines art with a whole lot of soul searching . Just what I needed. I won't go into a lot of details about the course,I'm not supposed to. But I can share this with you . I am finding Hope,peace,joy and understanding. I had a heart to heart with my BFF this weekend and she made me realize that I have been stuck in my grief. Just going through the motions,believing so many lies such as I'm alone and will be for the rest of my life. Or... I'm not good enough because...!! You get the picture. Through just the first week of Soul Restoration I have had a huge breakthrough. I realized that at the center of my issues was this one statement... I am ALONE! It is one of my biggest fears. By clothing myself with that statement it has made me shut people out of my life. Not like myself. Feel so unloved and unlovable. Anxious,angry,depressed.. the list goes on and on. By facing the facts and the fears I am realizing... I am alone by choice ! I have pushed almost everyone but my children away. I have not been going to church since December. Ok I have the last 2 weeks... but ! I have been lost in my grief. Through art journaling,painting and writing I am finding new hope,peace,joy,laughter and so much more. I will share a picture of my art journal entry today.
I don't like the scan of this.. but my Digital camera is having issues ! Anyway.... In the heart on the right I am placing words that I am using to fill the darkness in my heart. Words like So Loved,Joy,Laughter,Peace,Beautiful,Happiness,Creative,Inspired and at the center...God !! I am on my way... I am walking through the grief of losing my dear Marvin. I will survive ! I will keep going until God takes me home !!

Ok... on the lighter side here is a silly picture ,also from my art journal. This is of a whimsical girl,dressed as a bunny with her child close behind. Traveling up the yellow brick road headed home. Lol !! What can I say? lol !!

And last but not least a small 6x6 canvas I did which will be for sale when I get my Etsy shop set up ! lol !! Again the scan does not do it justice...but until the camera and I get on speaking terms again.. here it is...
It's title is Love Deeply.
Well my friends this entry did not end up as long as I thought it would. But I hope you get something from it. Please leave your comments.. you know I love hearing from you !!
Til next time....

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Whole lot of creating and soul searching going on

Hello my beautiful friends !! I have been MIA for a few very good reasons. First...We have been on a weather rollercoaster here and having Fibromyalgia,arthritis and a spinal disorder.. well lets just say I have been in so much pain. On a 1-10 scale.. it has been a 24! So having to take too many pain pills to keep me going. Going from the bed to the recliner,which has heat and vibrate on it. When the pills kick in I am off to my studio to create as long as I can handle it. I have changed my diet so much,following others prompts who have Fibro. Well after 3 weeks,lets just say... not seeing much change at all. But will keep trying.

Second... on the creative,art classes, soul searching side. I have been happily busy taking 6 classes. I am finished with one and started a new one yesterday. I am learning so much and so happy I took the plung and dove in. Following a life long dream and getting amazing feedback. Counting my blessings and thanking God for this gift. My camera is being stupid (Could be the medicated operator) so do not have pictures to post ready. That will come very soon.

The latest class I a taking is amazing. It is from Melody and Kathy over at Brave Girls Club. It's called Soul Restoration. It combines art,heart and healing. It is only the 2nd day and I love it !!! I would recommend to any girl (Young or old) to take this course. It is 8 weeks long and packed full of great videos,PDF's and a classroom to cheer eachother and eventually post some of our work. I love this so much !! You can check it out here...

I am also taking a course by Amanda over at Kind over Matter...She has a course going that also makes you think and search your heart and soul. Adding in fun art prompts and journal prompts. Amanda is an awesome young lady full of inspiration.

I continue in my classes over at willowing.org and love,love ,love Tam and her amazing way of teaching. Her amazing gift and her beautiful self are so inspiring. Learning so much and having so much fun.

Well, off to finish up a piece of artwork that has been drying. Then I am off to bed early. Worn out !!! Check back on Monday, I hope to have pictures to share and more links to things I have coming up.

Thank you so much for you sweet comments and welcome to my Brave Girl followers... you rock !!! To my MJF Sisters... I have not forgotten you . Check in everyday, just not as much time to comment as before !!!
Hugs to you all.... Kristy

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hello world !!

Hello my blogster friends !! Wow, I have MIA from my own blog for a while now. I am having a blast with my art classes and having so much fun creating. Life is better... can't say great ,as I don't know if it will ever be great without my dear husband. But, I am OK... I think that is where I should be. I am coping and realizing I still have dreams. I am following a dream with my art. Learning tons of fun techniques and developing my own style. Art has always been an outlet for my souls need to speak through color,texture and word. I guess I was doing art journaling before it was called Art Journaling. It is very healing for me. I can express through paint,paper,pens,pastels,and so many more mediums,what my words can not express. I have never been good at putting my thoughts art you are free to put it all out there. Through color and word if you choose. God is good having given each of us a way to express ourselves. Each of us have a gift. One we should share with others. Speaking of sharing with others... I have recently completed a couse called She Art Workshop with Christy Tomlinson. She is so inspirational and so darn cute ! She has another Workshop coming up for She Art. (((Check the button on the side to find out the date!! My mind went blank! LOL !! )) I am so excited as she is having a new Art Journaling workshop that begins in May... here it is. I signed up right away !!!

Come and join me!! You will love her workshops. Packed with PDF's and videos.
I have been busy creating and haven't taken time to take pics! So that is on my list of to do's ! LOL !!

I am off to play in my little studio here on the farm. I pray you have an amazing weekend and are blessed in all you do. Sending hugs to each of you...
Live like you were dyin... Kristy

Monday, March 14, 2011

hEaLiNg ThRoUgH aRt

Today marks 8 months since my dear husband got his wings and flew up to heaven. He went peacefully from our arms to heavens door. I know he watches over me and is my guardian Angel. I miss him so much,but I know I would not want him back having to suffer the way he did the last year of his life. With everything going on here on earth lately... he is in a far better place. Will I go on? Yes. Do I like how life has changed? NO and yes! NO,because I would have much rather lived the rest of my life with him by my side.
YES...because I am following a life long dream. I am persuing my art studies. I know without a doubt that if Marvin was here he would totally agree. He always loved when I was creating. He was my biggest cheerleader. I can still hear him saying " Oh honey, I love it. I don't know how you do it !! I'm so proud of you !!" I know he is watching over me and saying the same thing. Ok... tears again !!

Collected and ready to share a bit of my journey with art . I so love the She Art Workshop with Christy Tomlinson. This is the last week and it is sad in many ways. I so love Christy's way of teaching. Her excitement is contagous.She has given me so many tools for my creative tool box. I can not express my gratitude to her enough. Her class was my very first online workshop. I am so blessed to have been led to her and her amazing workshop. Speaking of... she is having a giveaway for her She Art Workshop that will begin in April. Please click the Scarlett Lime button on the right hand side of my blog if you are interested. I know you will not regret it !!! I have posted several of my She Art Girls.. Scroll down !! LOL !!!

I have discovered a whole new world. I was again led to an amazing young woman ,Tam, at www.willowing.org. She has an amazing number of workshops that I so love. This is where I am learning to do faces,watercolour and mixed media faces / characters. I joined her group Willowing and friends and I love it there !! I have posted a few of my pieces here on the blog. I finished another yesterday. Here she is....

I so love where my life is taking me. I do not know where it is taking me ,but I know there is a reason why this world has opened up to me. I am just hanging on for this amazing ride.

I want to leave you with a piece of a song that Marvin and I lived by the last year of his life... it is from Tim Magraws song.. "Live like you were dyin' !" I know what it means through the eyes and voice of my husband. He loved, laughed and cried. We grew closer than I could ever explain. His smile came easily, even when he was so ill. So dear friends.... live like you were dyin' . Don't put off telling someone you love that you love them. Do it now.. walk away from the computer , or send an email,text,write a note. Just do it !!! You never know dear one.. when someone you love will not be here on earth in the next moment !!!

Hugs and blessings...

Friday, March 11, 2011

Loving life.....

Hello world !! I am having so much fun on my new journey taking art classes. I am just so happy when I am creating. I am blessed to have been led to some of the best teachers. I am touched by their enthusiasm,excitement and their way of teaching. I thought I was too old to learn new tricks... well... so not so. I know I have a long way to go...but we all have to begin somewhere. A beginner is not such a bad place to be. Looking forward to the ride up!! LOL!!

I am currently taking 5 classes online. I know... I should have spaced them out a bit.. but it keeps me busy. You know how much I needed that. I am so enjoying the She Art Workshop with Christy Tomlinson from Scarlett Lime. We will begin our last week on Monday.. it's going to be sad for it to end !! We will have our wings to fly by then !! LOL !! She is having another class beginning April 10th I believe!! Check the link on the right side of my blog !! lol !! So.. here is the last She girl I created.. I had so much fun with her.
The other 4 classes I am taking are through willowing.org. Tam is a brilliant artist and instructor. I am having so much fun with these classes as well. The one I am proudest of is the Fabulous Faces Workshop. For week one we did graphite portraits. This is the last one I finished.
I am now working week 2. You can study on your own pace on 3 of the classes I am in. This week it is on color Full facing portraits. I love the whimsical style of this girl. Having fun with different shaped faces,eyes,nose and mouths.. I guess the whole thing when I say that!! LOL!! Anyway.. here is the one I did today!!!

Well.. that's what I have been up to. I need to post from my other classes. But didn't want this post to be 10 miles long !! LOL !!!
Thanks for stopping by...
Hugs and blessings

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Ya know....I'm doing the happy dance again..... Twice !!

Ok my friends... this is just amazing to me ! Uhh... I was notified today that I have won awesome prizes from two of my beautiful Brave Girl Sisters !! Yes... 2 of them !! Wow !! Ok... a few details.. Brave Girl Club (Check the button on the right and join.. it's free !!) . It is an amazing place for women to meet,heal and truely be blessed. I joined a while back and so love it. Anyway this past weekend a bunch of my BG sisters had a blog hop. (If you have never been on one.. it is so awesome. Start at Sue's ,comment and hop to Jackies... you get the idea!) Anyway it was a wonderful way to meet Sisters I may have never met in the club. Most of them were posting about their recent experiences of taking Melody and Kathy's (Creators of BGC) Soul Restoration courses. Sharing some of the tools they learned along the way. Inspirational and has me even more excited to start the next course in April. I hopped most of the night (Another I can't sleep night!) and left comments along my trail. So.. back to I won... I was notifed by 2 of my Sisters that I had won the prizes from their blog give away !! Wooo hooo !!! The really exciting thing is that all the gifts I will receive will help while I am taking the Soul Restoration 1 Workshop !!!Yay !! Goodies I don't have to purchase for the workshop ! God is so good !! This is the 4th time in a month that I have one prizes from going on blog hops ! I have met such wonderful women along the way. I have made connections with many of them that I know will last a long, long time. I am so blessed to have met you and so proud to be among the best Brave Girls in the world !! Come and join us my girl friends !!!
Here is a picture of the one I could find of my winnings.. this is from Jule's blog..
So excited !!!

Ok.. on to some of what I have been up to. I am so loving my online art classes to pieces. What I am posting is the pictures of my latest masterpiece from the She Art Workshop by Christy Tomlinson. It is so fun !!! You can find her button on the right side as well !! SHe is an amazing ,energetic ,fun ,creative young women. I am so enjoying her class and all the girls I am meeting in this class.

This is from week 2.. have one more to create for this week.
I am also loving 3 classes now with Tam at Willowing.org. She is so much fun and has such great videos and PDF's for the classes. She is from London England and is just a hoot. Love you Tam !! I am working in watercolour,pencils and Acrylics now. I am so loving diving into these medias deeper. Learning so very much and feeling so much joy doing it. Tams button is also on the right side of my blog !!

Ok my friends... I am off to play in some paint !! Love getting messy and creating something beautiful. Well.. most of the time !! LOL!!
Hugs and blessings my friends..

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Having too much fun...another surprise !!

Hello my blogger friends !! I am simply having too much fun. My art classes are so wonderful. My little studio on the plains is bulging with goodies. You know.. those must have art supplies ! Lol !! I am grateful I can do this. So blessed by taking a leap of faith and just doing it . I am constantly thinking of things I want to create. Somedays it is a bit overwhelming doing 4 classes at once. Other days.. it is awesome to just create til my little heart is content. Or my art hurts !!LOL !! I am so inspired by the instructors I have found. I am energized my their own loving,giving selves. I know God is leading me down this path for a reason. I know that someday I will be giving back. Well ... I guess I already am !! Over at Mary Janes Farm, I am teaching book binding 101..and art journaling basics. Having fun with that as well. I am so at peace when I am in my little place in the world, getting paint, ink,glue,gesso or whatever on me. I think I have scared the mailman though. He was delivering something to me and I had messy hands when he handed box to me. I just giggled and told him what I have been up to. I have known him for a long time and he was so happy. He said.. no wonder you've been getting so many packages ! LOL !! I think I am stocked up by now . He won't have to walk up the driveway to deliver them to my door. The UPS guys wants to see my latest when he comes ! LOL !! Gonna miss their visits ! lol !!

I got another surprise in my email yesterday.. I am the featured artist at my Heart and Art web group. Again for Marvin's hand. I am so touched by the comments and somehow surprised at all the reactions I have had in several forums when I post this piece of my art. I am getting wonderful feedback on the She Art Girls I am doing. I finished one for a sweet little girl.. Addyson Rose. She lost her Daddy when she was only about 9 months hold. She is the youngest of 5 and the only girl ! So she is a princess.. a strong headed one to use her Mothers words !! LOL ! So here is a picture of the one I created for Miss Addy...

I had so much fun creating her in Addy's colors. Her Momma is thrilled with it. Waiting to hear Addy's reaction. She is now 2, and so expressive (IS that a word?)...uhh... ok.. she expresses herself well! Ok... so my spelling and grammer is not my forte!! lol !!

Well my paint has dried on todays masterpiece, so time to go and play in my little Lost Creek Studio !!!
Hugs,blessings and may your find your muse today...
Kristy and the furbabies...
Joey,Abby,Annie and Angel

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

I am over the top !!!

Hello my friends !! I am over the top with excitement,joy and a new found peace !!! I started the 3rd of my online art classes yesterday. This one is the She Art Workshop by Christy Tomlinson. She has created a wonderful online classroom and is so amazing . She has such a way of teaching you mixed media art. I am so happy I took a chance and spread my wings. I am feeling so blessed to be able to do these classes and so thankful that through blogland I have been lead to these workshops. So here is what I am up to....
This is the first canvas I created.

This is the second one. I went crazy with color on this one and I love her !!
I posted the same pictures on Facebook. I already have an order for one in pink and green !! LOL !!
I am so happy when I am in my little studio in the country creating and following a dream !!! I know my angel husband is smiling down from heaven and saying... I am so proud of you honey!!!!
Oh... and I got some amazing news today !! I was a featured artist in Mixed Media Artworld !!! Yea.. Me !! I had posted the picture of the Marvins hand that I Zentangled before he passed away !! When I originally posted it on my Zentangle Flickr group.. it went to #3 in the world for many days !! Now it is featured in a web gallery with artists all over the world !!! See why I am over the top ? !!! I stand in awe of the God that created me and gave me this gift !!! Here is the picture of Marvins hand. It is a treasure to my family and I.

Ok.. it is almost 4 am and I better get my backside in bed !!
Blessings and Hugs...

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Something to crow about

Hello world !! I just had to pop in and crow a bit ! As I think I already blogged, I am on a journey of learning and discovery. Following a life long Dream to boot. I ,at 53 am taking online art classes !!! Yes... I am and I am LOVING IT !!! I am finding peace and joy. I am so blessed to be able to do this at this time in my life. God had a plan... I just had to open my eyes, crawl out of my grief and spread my wings and FLY !! I completed my first assignment for week one today and had to post a picture of the first face I have ever ,EVER,drawn. So.. here she is...
Now to just take good pictures !! LOL !! Or do them a size I can scan well ! LOL !I am learning !! Anyway, I'm kinda proud of how she turned out. She does not look like my instructors as we were told to make them ours ! LOL !! So I did. I gave her my haircut and a really LONG neck ! LOL !! The part I think I am proudest of are her eyes... here's a closer look...
I am excited to work on more faces tomorrow. So.. keep watching! Leave a comment if you have feedback about my faces.. please ! I am learning. I am in 2 online classrooms at the moment and have to post my homework. They give feed back that is very helpful. You can too...PLEASE ! Good or bad.. I can handle it all !! LOL !!
Ok.. my bones are tired.. off to bed...
Hugs and blessings...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Feb, Sketchbook Challenge Entry

I finally finished my entry for the Feb. Sketchbook Challenge ! This one took me a while as I had so many things that could fit "Opposites". But I ended up working more on my sketching and using watercolor as my main media used. My firt reaction when I saw what the challenge was on Feb.1st was... oh I know what I will do... Opposites... my BFF and I ! I'm not sure if you can read the writing in this scan, but basicaly it says, Oppsites...describes my BFF and I. I am tall...she is short. I love color...she's a basic place and white girl. I love to create..she loves to read...So here is my entry. I do believe this will forever remain faceless though ! I'm working on faces and it is a challenge for me. So for now, we look like the Willow Statues I love so much !! lol !!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentines Day Sweet friends !!

Just wanted to say Happy Valentines Day to all my sweet friends out there in blogland. I pray your day has been blessed and tonight you will be sharing a wonderful night with the one you love...or like ! lol !! Not too much else to share at the moment so.. here's a little valentine for you ...

This is a picture of my little Christmas tree turned Valentines tree! lol !! I have a heart on it for each member of my family and some adorable little metal hearts I found. And of course.. it's PINK... Pink.. Did I tell you I love PINK? Lol ! Well now you know !!! Hugs and blessings.. Kristy

P.S. Wasn't going to say it.. But Today is 7 months since Marvin passed away ! I miss him so very much. Spent the day working in my art journal. So very healing !! I miss you and I love you honey !! Always your loving wife ...Kris

Friday, February 11, 2011

Jumping with Joy ... my winnings came today !

I am jumping with joy today ! I have had an amazing day today. First the FedEx guy came with supplies for my upcoming art class! Yay ! Then the mailman came knocking at the door with another box and more Beautiful Valentines from my Farmgirl Swap. When I saw the box was from Juliana at 17 Turtles I couldn't wait to see what I had won. I just was shocked at what kept coming out of this box. It just kept coming out and coming out. I lost count at 200 items ! Can you beleive it ? All beautiful Bo Bunny products,which I love! I also found hidden about halfway down a handmade card from Juliana. So sweet ! Anyway I tried to spread it all out on my table and ran out of room. Soooo... here are a few pictures to give you an idea.

Now I have to get my kids rounded up so I can get my studio set up ! I'm in my temporary spot and I am rapidly out growing it ! lol ! That is one of my goals for 2011. To have a studio that I can spread things out and work on them without having to put things away if I don't wanna !

Also pop over to my little studio blog...http://lostcreekstudioofkansas.blogspot.com and check out what I have been up to. I am having too much fun !! lol !!

Hugs and blessings,