Snow(well mixed snow/sleet/rain) Day!

The sound of a large machine woke me from a sound sleep this morning.  My clock read 11:40am!  I haven’t slept in that late in sooooooooo long.  I finally felt whole again.  I have worked every day since January and it has taken a huge chunk of my energy, sanity, and self away.  I am glad to have me back again.   I forgot how important it is to make sure that you take time to just rest and relax.  Thank goodness for snow days!

Pepper and I quickly headed outside to move the jeep, it was the plow guy that woke me up.   With Pepper watching from inside the warm and dry jeep, I cleared off the very heavy and wet snow.  We headed for our walk and I realized how great I felt.  I didn’t feel tired or bogged down.  I felt light and free!

After our morning (well really afternoon) errands, I settled onto the couch with coffee in hand and the latest edition of Artful Blogging.  Let the inspiration begin!  OMG, all of the ways lovely people are creating has me itching to make some new artwork!  I also took a internet browsing walk over to my new favorite artist blog, Kelly Rae.  She is a ray of sunshine!  I don’t even know her, but adore her!  I even sent her an email letting her know just that!

So, hopefully, my  next post will include pics of some new stuff!  Stay tuned….

Valentine Designs

Quick post to show you two pieces I created for Valentines Day!  I am looking forward to skiing all next week and taking a break from the classroom.  I also have a picture of a piece of art I created when I was 11 years old.  I gave it to my Grandmother because she loves loons.  Well, she gave it back to me for Christmas and it has been proudly displayed in my classroom.

new moo cards

I ordered some mini business cards from Moo. This site allows you to upload your own images and use them for personal business cards. I was immediately smitten with the mini cards and was eager to upload my art work! They arrived last week and I couldn’t wait to start handing them out to everyone! Here is a couple flicks to show you what the package looked like and how fun the mini cards are.

I have been very interested in intricate patterns lately. I have found myself drawing in my usual way with a new found use of patterns. Let me know what you think.