It is a season of renew, blooms, a spring palette of neutrals, pale hues of pinks, greens, and purples. There is a need to discover nature's wonders and to inspire the artsy soul. A simple kind of beauty makes this time of the year magical. Whimsical delights dance in the changing air. It's March, a month that marks change. This year it is extra special to me, it also marks, When Fashion and Nature Collide, first anniversary.
Nature is deeply healing to our soul. Fresh air, flowers, and trees has a direct link to our wellbeing. Stress and anxiety seem to melt away under the sun, by the water, and amongst the trees. It increases a positive mood, emotionally and physically, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of … Continue reading When Fashion and Nature Collide – LOVE
Hugs, Comfort & Joy Hugs equal love and also give us strength. They heal us, relieve loneliness, depression, anxiety and stress. Most important, hugs create comfort and joy. It's wonderful to get a hug from your favorite person. What else is wonderful...the hug of a soft blanket, or scarves and gloves that keep us toasty … Continue reading When Fashion & Nature Collide – Holiday Edition
At times life can really be trying. For most, we have to plan our time with family and friends, save for the things we need and want, and have many responsibilities to tend to (food, a roof over our head, and electricity). It's not easy to do this day in and day out. But these … Continue reading Being Thankful – Print & Tag
Just imagine your bare feet slipping into warm sugar sand. You are in your swimsuit, a beach tote in hand, soaking up the sun. You look to the left, then the right, and forward, you see nothing but turquoise. Your senses fill with a hint of salt and sea, the waves crash in, coming to … Continue reading When Fashion and Nature Collide – Ocean Tails, a Secret to Share.
My beautiful and talented friend Dominique over at 3C Style has tagged me in the Seven Days Photo Challenge! Thanks so much, Dominique! Like her, I am twisting it up because I just cannot help myself. The official rules are … Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanations. … Continue reading Seven Day Photo Challenge with a 3C Style Twist
There is so much inspiration to be found in nature. Our team has chosen several flowers, critters, and fashion to feature this month. For April, my choice was based on color and the need for spring to make its appearance. The pop of ladybug red, black and white, and sunshine yellow is a feast for … Continue reading Art Inspiration – When Fashion and Nature Collide
Fashion and Nature flow together seamlessly. I love the texture and vivid colors paired with a vintage flair that spans across decades. Timeless pieces regardless of the trend. Nature is an inspiration for my art as it is paired with elements of texture, ephemera, and pieces like lace and etchings. I also love to walk outside … Continue reading When Fashion and Nature Collide – March
I am so excited to announce a collaboration with three amazingly talented, beautiful, and beyond creative friends; Darren, TheArtyPlantsman, Dominique, 3CStyle, and Roda, Growing Self. When I was asked to create art for this project, I cannot even begin to explain how passionate and excited I am to be a part of this team. Dominique … Continue reading The Collision…March 21st
My wonderful, funny, amazingly talented gardener, artist, science, and antique microscope loving friend Darren over at The Arty Plantsman has nominated me for this award. I am so blessed to have become part of Darren's world, I have met so many wonderful people because of him. Thank you Darren, for this nomination, it means the … Continue reading Growing Self Blogger Award