Themed Nomination – Festive Decorations

lilfishstudios

“The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world. ‘ ~Author Unknown I have an eclectic collection of tree ornaments that I’ve saved over the years and I try to add a new one or two each year. They are kept like treasures inside a wooden trunk [...]

Themed Nomination – Giving Thanks

JenniferJoyCreative

Thanksgiving is a day when we gather together with family and friends around the table to share in our gratitude for everything good in our lives. Even during tough times we are called on to consider that which we can be grateful for. I’m sure that everyone of us has experienced  being asked to acknowledge [...]

Themed Nomination – The Art of Letter Writing

marmaline

I received a letter the other day. I know that doesn’t sound very remarkable, but it wasn’t an email, or a Facebook message, nor was it a letter from the bank. It was a beautifully  hand written letter for me personally on real lined paper in dark blue ink written with a fountain pen. It [...]

Themed Nomination – Symbols of Peace

Anna Ruby King

On Thursday November 11th is Veteran’s Day in the US, also known as Armistice or Remembrance Day in most Commonwealth countries, including Canada, Australia and the UK. It is a holiday to observe and commemorate the sacrifice that veterans and civilians have made during times of war. In Belgium this day is known as the [...]

Themed Nomination – Naturally Wonderful Wool

knoxfarmfiber 2

Brrrrrrrrrr! It’s cold and wet out there and for us Northern hemisphere folk it’s the time of year when we start to pull out our winter woollies. Nothing keeps you naturally warmer than wool. When I learned about the qualities of wool in one of my fiber arts classes I fell in love with this [...]