Sunday, December 4, 2011

December 4, 2011: Christmas Ornament Blog Hop & My Birthday

Posting today is special for so many reasons. One is that it is my birthday! WooHoo. I am so grateful to be here to celebrate it. Three years ago, some of you know, I was fighting for my life. A coma had me by the short hairs for 22 days.It was the beginning of a journey through the rest of my life. An, oh so, grateful existence. The event, actually, surviving the event, has added another realm of thought and feelings to the mess of it all. One certainty, my priorities have realigned themselves. I once sought recognition for being a talented visual artist, for being in exhibitions around the world, and for being a respected author and lecturer. What was that about? I can't tell you today why that was once so important. Like I said, it's a new way of being and I'll share any breakthroughs as I break through and, actually, recognize it. LOL Today is also special because I am participating in an Art Bead Scene Ornament Blog Hop. I would love to tell you more, but I am learning as I go. I want to share the finished ornaments. Put the final layer of sealer on today.
I posted them finished but still raw. The only way I knew how to keep them safe til they were baked.
I'm sure I will have some new links to other participating Art Bead Scene artists handmade ornaments for 2011. I really can't wait to see all of them myself. Stay tuned. Birthday girl over and out....for now! LOL

24 comments:

  1. Yoour shop is amazing! Lovely items !Thanks for following!
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  2. They look amazing - so precious!

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  3. Fantastic! That was a lot of work!

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  4. They're beautiful as is everything you make. My son's birthday is Dec. 4.

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  5. Happy Birthday! LOVE your ornaments, they're beautiful. You have a lot to be thankful for! Realignment is necessary after a traumatic experience. I talked about it in my ornament hop blog post as well. Take care and have a wonderful day!

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  6. THose are gorgeous! I'm sure any tree would be happy to wear them!

    And yes lifes priorities do change as life happens!

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  7. Happy Birthday!! Your ornaments are just incredible!!

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  8. Happy Birthday!! Beautiful post and your ornaments are stunning!!

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  9. Love your ornaments! Awesome cane work! Oh...and Happy Birthday!!

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  10. Happy (belated?) birthday! Love your clay work, so pretty!

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  11. Wow! Those are stunning! Happy belated birthday!

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  12. Congratulations! Your arnaments are very special ! nice work!

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  13. Happy birthday! The ornaments are beautiful!

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  14. Happy birthday to a very talented lady. Blessings!

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  15. Wow, gorgeous ornaments, Happy Birthday!!

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  16. Wow-your ornaments are beautiful, really nice work! Happy Birthday!

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  17. Congratulations, happy birthday, and thank you for sharing your art with us on your very special day!

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  18. Happy belated birthday! Wow- your ornaments look amazing - so much work and detail!

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  19. Happy, happy day! I love these! They are a lot of work, but a lot of heart went into them. Very stunning palettes and the designs are intricate.
    Enjoy the day!
    Erin

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  20. Holiday season is a nice time when many artists minds are put to test and they come up with new creations.The colors and the festivity is transferred to the creative pieces.

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  21. Veautiful decorations! Happy birthday!

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  22. I had a chance to combine my two loves in life recently and had a two weeks' holiday in wonderful France, to which I had been before, and had loved so much. I took a little Renault rental car and headed off from Paris, to the Palace of Versailles, to Chartres then southward to sunny Provence, via the Auvergne region, with the Songs of the Auvergne playing repeated on the CD player.
    Magnifique, comme toujours. I saw many art galleries and followed the footsteps of artists, like poor Vincent Van Gogh.
    Back home all too soon, I ordered a canvas print from wahooart.com, choosing this painting by Cézanne, http://EN.WahooArt.com/A55A04/w.nsf/OPRA/BRUE-8EWNWL, to remember my trip by.

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  23. Gorgeous ornaments,they look like lots of work though.

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