Before I can create something I need to have time. Its been a busy time in my life lately, more driving than Ever before, and more assignments at church, preparing for Trek - 3 of us are going, as well as a wedding now in the planning stages!
Yep, BigBuddy is now engaged, and got his wisdom teeth out a week ago. He's doesn't look too puffy there. But in spite of all that, if I get going too fast and have too much to do, then creativity just takes a back seat. I've had LittleBuddy's quilt top done for over a month and not one stitch of quilting on it. And when I have free time sometimes I don't need to be creative. I just need some rest. Here is an example of a Sunday Snooze Fest in my great room. It's simple for me. Rest is the prelude to creativity.
Nevertheless, a home feels too sterile without homemade touches. And because I've been too busy to create much, I thought I'd share some simple projects that are adding a touch of creativity to my home right now. If I've shared them before I apologize.
The Easter Card my mom made for us still sits on my desk in my room. Sweet, darling, creative. Love it!
A homemade card from my teenage son on my serving table in the dining room. Of course its the message inside that meant so much, but I'm just a softy for home made cards.
For $6 I was able to order a chalkboard on canvas commemorative label for my anniversary. I first put it out at Valentine's Day, then I put it away and pulled it out again for Spring. Sewed to some happy fabric and framed in white, I love the simple but happy reminder sitting next to my Mother's Day cards. Two more months it will be 28 years.
And see the quilts draped on the chair and behind me on the sofa. I love quilts. Their are three just in my upstairs, one of my bed, and a few scattered throughout my children's rooms. Quilts equals home.
Then last night this was the view out our back deck - the Lord's double rainbow reminding us that in spite of a week of rain/hail/snow almost every day, the earth won't be flooded, and His light still shines strong. I am blessed by creativity every day!