Creative endeavors

Over Christmas I made homemade Christmas cards!  It was so fun!  Next I made a card to send to my niece who is getting married.  Now I am working on Valentine’s Day.

Here is the wedding card.

Wedding card 001

If you’d like to take a gander at what I did for Christmas there are a few examples here. 

Unexpected Windfalls

035I think that when I write the word “windfall” we all probably think of money.  It is after all something that we all need.  However, there are other languages that we speak.  I speak paint.  😀

Years ago (15 or more) I had a huge collection of acrylic paints… hundreds.  However, I was in the early years of being a single mom. I worked 60 hours a week and tried to keep up with four wonderful children.  Painting took a back seat and eventually no seat at all.  So I had the paint but no time.  Eventually the paints dried up and I threw them all away.

Now I have time but I had minimal acrylic paints.

I found an ad on Craigslist for paints.  A lady was getting ready to move and so she was getting rid of all of her paints.

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