March 22, 2017

"Dream Fresh Beginnings Canvas" Path of Positivity Challenge

Happy Hump Day and thanks for visiting today!

I was so inspired by the theme behind Path of Postivity Challenge yesterday I thought I would do  a canvas, something totally different than I usually do.
People sometimes write out quotes that inspire them and pin them to the fridge or wall and I have even seen a post it on a steering wheel once,  but the main goal is so we don't forget what resonated with us from those words and in those words come a new beginning, soul development if you will. 
I love the quote on my canvas from T.S. Eliot because I had a friend ask me a question when I was disappointed with a friend of mine, he said " If each time when you meet your friend, you had a  clear mind, would there be any judgments of any sort, rather she is beautiful and brave or careless and a thief , what do you think will happen?
  I was confused and said NOTHING! He said no you would be looking with fresh eyes and she would just be. Pass no judgment good or bad, just remember every moment is a fresh beginning, nothing is ever permanent. If you are happy , remember that is not permanent either as well as sad, confused, frustrated all comes to an end unless you hold on to it with judgement that effects you, emotion is created through thought , it attaches itself.
  Just be I asked? But I am still missing a ring!  
We are only human so our pattern of thinking continues.
He said  Yes that is unfortunate but it IS what it IS, it IS missing... what benefit is it to you if you worry , cast judgments and make your mind miserable and possibly loose a really good friend?

 Of course I am still balking at the idea and thought a really good friend wouldn't take it .

 So I entertained these wise words for my minds sake as it was making me sick and I had a cloud over me so  the next time I saw her I pretended it was the first time we had met, fresh eyes, and continued this for a couple of weeks, it wasn't too hard but I was suprised how trained my mind was.
During one of our fun outing together my friend mentioned her daughter borrowed my ring and meant to tell me about it and she feels miserable because it took so long for her to mention it.  

By this time I had managed thorough practice , gently nudging my mind in another direction when I did think of the ring and bam! I got my ring back but more importantly I didn't carry the ill thoughts I had in the beginning throughout those couple of weeks and spared my mind and soul of the heaviness it had by looking at every moment as a fresh beginning! Even if I didn't get the ring back my mind was still being trained in a much healthier way and I was on my way living without a ring that I could have allowed to taint me. The End

Here is my project!  I hope you all can get something out of my story as it applies to every aspect of our lives and truly changes your whole outlook on life, you start living!  

Click HERE to join the Path Of Positivity Challenge!

Have a beautiful day and remember Every Moment is a FRESH Beginning!
Keep Shining, hugs

March 21, 2017

Pathway of Positivity Challenge "Birth of Beginnings"


Thanks for visiting today, I am showing you a card that I made for friends of mine who are having their first baby and I am as excited as they are! I am having a surprise shower for them and my friends and I have a lot of goodies for them. We all know how nervous and challenging it can be being a new parent so we want to make their new beginning as smooth as possible.

Here is my card:

I can't remember where I got this digital image so I can't give credit where credit is due but if any of you know please drop me a line and I will be sure to mention it.

I made this card with flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts 
leaves - Spellbinders
Background intricate scallop boarder - Cindy Lou Cartridge (Cricut)
2 rectangle scalloped edge- Spellbinders

I am entering this card into Path of Positivity Challenge, click HERE if you want to play along!

Have a fantastic day!

March 20, 2017

Incy Wincy Design Challenge "Happy Birthday"

Happy Monday!
How time flies! I haven't been posting a lot but I have loads to show you , I have been preparing for Mother's Day, I know right! Every year I never have enough time to fill all orders so this time I got this!

Now onto the challenge, the theme this week  at Incy Wincy Design Challenge blog is "Happy Birthday" 

We have two sponsors this week which are:

Click on the link below to go to Fabrika Fantasy Store, you are in for a treat as they write  and illustrate stories in the genre of fantasy adventure and children's books!!! You will certainly be inspired

Jeremiah Ketner paints a world to which fairy tales belong. His paintings often depict richly colored environments inhabited by a cast of pensive, dreamy young women and whimsical sprites. Each character presents a unique brand of beauty. Renowned throughout the US and internationally, Ketner attributes his influence to Art Nouveau, Japanese Aesthetics and Anime. He resides and creates from his studio in Tokyo, Japan. 


Here is my card, the image is from Fabrika Fantasy
I printed the image too small but made the best of it as I ran out of ink

I used Tombow Markers and water painted this darling image, I love Tombow!!!

Thanks for visiting and I hope you hop over to see the amazing cards the DT came up with this week and join the challenge!!!
Click HERE to go to Challenge

Have a great day!

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