When my co-blogger Maureen approached me to begin a blog with her, I hesitantly agreed...which later lead to a regretful panic...thinking I not sure I am up for this...
Unsure of my ability to offer"craftiness"and feeling quite private about my life, the whole blog thing had me a bit freaked out. Maureen coaxed me to just share small, simple snippets from my life and to let it evolve as we went. So I joined on and allowed the fear of putting myself out there slowly subside. One of the gifts of agreeing to do this blog has been discovering my love of crafting with nature... feeding my joy and bringing me back myself.
So, this year when our local art gallery hosted its annual found art competition, I decided to challenge myself...throw off that fear of can I really do this and create a piece to offer.
Here is my piece "Through a child's eyes". A tribute to finding and feeding our creative spirits and recognizing that when we allow ourselves to play in creating, a whole new world opens up...
The fairy house ~ made from an ant eaten piece of a dead tree, rocks, moss, birch bark and other woodland treasures.
meal time spot at the top..
A space to chill.
Cozy mossy beds and a flower pressed carpet.
The babes cradle.
A bath to soak in.
Happy these woodland fairies now have a home.
Heres to igniting that spark of creative play and allowing it to feed our joy!
~ Shanti ~