Mermaid Monday- Hearts, Fairy Princesses, and Washi Tape

Mermaid Monday-connecting with creativity, cleansing, emotions, psychic abilities and intuition, and nurturing.

I hope if you celebrate Thanksgiving that you had a wonderful holiday! It got so busy with cooking and gathering here that I decided to take a blog break for a few days. Hopefully, you were into your own thing so much that you didn’t miss me. 😉

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Since “Gilmore Girls A Year in the Life” came out, it was a perfect time to cocoon myself in that world twice over the weekend and recover from the hubbub. Though I drew some and covered my notebook with washi tape, I didn’t get back into the studio until last night. It was great to chill out some, but I was very glad to be back in my sanctuary.


The beginnings of this art journal entry were posted last week. Initially, I thought I might fill the whole page with mandalas, but it was calling out for more color and I really missed paint! It felt like it really came alive for me once I added the alcohol ink and acrylic paint. The question, of course, is one always worth asking. Songs and a quiet voice answered me when I took a few moments to be still and sit with it. Here is an in progress video of it:


My 3 year old daughter saw the Angel from last week’s art journal entry and said full of awe, “that looks like a princess in a purple dress. It looks like it’s for me!” When I asked her if she wanted me to paint her more princesses, she replied without a doubt, “yes!” Well, there’s no greater motivation than that for me to paint some princesses!! This in progress fairy princess will be one of her Christmas gifts from me. ->>


Hopefully, I will be able to complete one for each of the kids, as well as a few other hand made items that I have in mind for them. A couple are already started, so that gives me reason to believe that it will happen.

If you would like to give handmade gifts at great prices this holiday season, I have some beautiful and beneficial handmade jewelry in my Etsy shop! Use code 65OFF for 65% off already reduced prices! When I end the offer, I will announce some warning, but they’re already selling, so hop on over and pick some up before they’re gone!


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