Hello and Happy Spring! It feels strange to be opening up this blog and writing again. I have been focused on the books for the past few weeks and have missed sharing with all of you. My study time is nearing the end – only a few weeks to go. Whether I pass or not at least I have learned a lot! I did take a few hours this past week to work on a few Easter creations. You know by now that I love to decorate for the seasons and holidays so this was a good distraction.
When I picked up a couple wooden bunnies at the Habitat Restore for Farm Fresh Style’s thrifting challenge a few weeks ago, I knew I wanted to create some bunny themed items for Easter. I also had this cute little child’s rocking chair my dear friend wanted me to paint so I thought they would go well together.
It is a pleasure to welcome my insightful, smart, and talented husband back to the blog as a guest contributor today. Please make him feel welcome and enjoy his thoughts on creativity and being ok with just doing things for yourself but also being willing to share it with the world as well.
Hi, recently my amazing wife Sheila celebrated her first anniversary of sharing with you this blog, ‘The Road to Waterside’. It is her musings, interests, and her creativity inspired by the region we live in with a focus on the areas surrounding Waterside, New Brunswick. Hopefully, you all have a ‘Road to Waterside’. That place where your heart both beats faster and rests more easily. A place where you gravitate to, at least in your mind. Both Sheila and I draw inspiration from our such place, and I expect you do too when you visit yours. Sheila has shared many projects resulting from her inspiration this week I am sharing some thoughts on creativity and inspiration. This is certainly a different kind of post. But I hope you can draw some things from it that will help you with your creativeness.
Day at the beach
I like the feelings and childhood memories it evokes of visits to the Fundy shore. I like how the car looks old and how the image is de-saturated. But I’ve never shared this image because it seemed too busy. It is not singular enough to be as strong as it could have been.