Copyright – 11-30-2012 by Martha L Shaw
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This simple painting was done using blendable art pencils and IRL looks like the metal the instrument truly is. I love drawing and painting and always have paper with me for writing but sometimes bring a sketchbook as well. Colored pencils, the artist grade, can give some pretty great results in the finished drawing.
I love decorating my home big time for Christmas and take down some of my other accessories replacing them with Christmas related ones.
Shall I end the pursuit of my
Only desire, and fall short of the
Inevitable prize of eternal life?
Shall I turn away chasing after
The Gods of this world not
Accepting that I am but a vessel
Whom His hand has used for his
Or shall i speak out to those who find
themselves constantly besieged by
Worldly spirits whose only intent is to…
(I'm re-running this for the benefit of those who may have missed it--it's not too late to join in!!)
Ben, our good brother and teacher at Another Red Letter Day, challenged us to join the Thankful Project--and bless his heart, he did not put a "due date" on it, so don't feel pressured! Just let your mind and heart go deep--and soar.
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever.” Psalm 136:1,26
Mom was looking at Progresso soups on Sunday. She said she wanted to buy their Lentil soup but it had like a trillion mg of sodium in it. I told her I bet I could make some with the lentils we had and some veggie broth (which I happened to have too!)
So, at lunchtime, I put this together...in fewer than 30 minutes!
Here is a secret! Shhhh! Don't tell! If you want your fabric stash to increase, just let people know you love fabric and sewing or quilting! See, I have a great stash and much of it cost me pennies or nothing at all. I find big bags of fabric at thrift shops, and scrap bags of high-end quilt fabric at quilt shops, and people who are downsizing their stash say "I have some fabric .
So, you probably are familiar with table runners, right? I love them and love making them, designing them and so forth. I have made lots and change them out on my diningroom table all the time. I've donated them to charity auctions, given them as gifts, and before the economy tanked I sold a lot of them. So, what was I to do with all these design ideas coming to mind?