Re-discovering my natural creativity allowed me to look inward, enabling me to filter my world from my emotions and perceptions. This is who I am now. My art consist of mixed media and making jewelry from vintage finds. I love decorating my home, gardening, photography, journaling, traveling and working in my art studio. Most importantly is making time for my family and friends, that make my life good.
“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”
I am not much on making New Year Resolutions....they seem to be the things I alway break. This weekend, Dave & I have been planning our travels and I have been checking out art events that are happening throughout the year I would like to attend.
As many of our close friends know...Dave is a very gifted artist. He find something that inspires him, and next he is researching it and building it. Some of his latest projects have been making Native American & Japanese style flutes, banjos, and teaching himself to play the flute, banjo and mandolin. He had never played any of these instruments, simply teaching himself by watching youtube videos. He is an accomplished kite maker with a specialty in making fighter kites. He has been a National Champion in design and competition. He has been an artist in residence in the schools in Oklahoma.
This year the American National Kite Association will be holding its National Convention in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, September 29th-October 4th, 2014. If you have never attended a festival or event of this type, you must go to one. You can experience some of the most beautiful kites in the world. These are made by many of the people in attendance. There is the art of designing these beautiful kites, but they must be able to fly. Truly amazing to see.
So here is trip Number One for the year planned. Lots of other great trips before this one. We also booked our Anniversary trip to Napa Valley California in April. I'll be posting photos.
Next I'll be posting some of the great art events that I have planned in the next few months. You may want to come along to these with me...promise, they are going to be a great time!
Welcome to Vicki's of 2 Bags Full Blog Grow Your Blog Party ; I'm so glad you're here! Hundreds of bloggers are joining in on the fun of finding new blogs and meeting new blogging friends. I t's going to be a grand party...so, welcome to Grow Your Blog Party and Fox Hollow Tales. My blog is about my life outside of selling real estate, which includes life at home, gardening, cooking, decorating and entertaining. creating mixed media art, traveling to art events around the country & taking art & jewelry classes, I enjoy sharing my travels with you, since I have been fortunate to travel to many interesting destinations. And I love taking photographs. From time to time I love to give some tales of my Burmese kitties, Chopin and Monet I hope that you will come back and visit me often. Please take a few minutes to look around here, and perhaps even choose to follow me. In appreciation to those that sign up as my new follower
Welcome to Foxhollow Studio! I am so happy to share my Creative Space with you! ok....I went shopping today and added a lamp and some greenery. I love these things that make me get things done. Look at the difference....much better! I use my shelves above my work table to display some favorite items that I have made, received in swaps and were given as gifts by artist friends. This is a new color and a fresh look for me this year...take a look at last years studio pic. I love the new color and my chandelier! I must admit...after I saw Karen's jars covered with embellishments for holding her tools, I made some too! They were so much fun to do, that I made some and gave them away! I always enjoy finding vintage items for storing my tools, like this old bowl for my jewelry tools and the old metal drawers are great for jewelry parts with its divided compartments. I took an old water sprinkler for displaying the jewelry that I am making or its handy for when I w
DEADLINE JANUARY 31ST! DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY... Foxhollow Studio welcomes RitaReade March 4th & 5th for 2 days of classes in the studio. If you do not already follow Rita on Instagram, you can see her daily post @mammabellarte & see how multi- talented this lady is. I met Rita in Italy on the Prone to Wander Retreat with Carolyn Peeler @pronetowanderretreats a few years ago. Rita grew up in Sicily and teaches Italian cooking classes in her home in California. She has lived in the states most of her adult life. She is an amazing artist and business woman and you will love her enthusiasm and generosity in sharing her skills. This is such a great opportunity to have her in our studio. If you would like to join in with us, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for detail on enrollment.