Nov 18, 2016

PeriwinkleSky Etsy Shop

My Periwinkle Sky Etsy Shop is open for a short time . 

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Nov 11, 2016

Free Gratitude Journal- craft to share with friends!

I am so Thankful for you!

if video doesn't show 
click on this link


video

Free Craft

Make your own
"Mini Gratitude Journal"
(note **pictures vary year to year)

Free Adobe Reader Needed For Downloads
Thankful Journal
(with a Hedgehog image)
Download 1 page of art

if needed:   Download Adobe Reader Here
                     Free



4) download art   
5) Print Art -  on best setting  .   nice paper is best   * Choose Borderless Printing *
6) Fold as in video
(there should be 8 panels, with one slit ( use scissors) in the middle)
7) Fold to make a book

fold long-wise
fold in half


clip to center as shown
fold both ends in, then fold longwise again.

push both ends toward middle (a kiss!)
make an X,  fold so cover is on top.
Voila!   Your booklet.


 Copyright Becky Kelly
 Please respect copyrightFor personal use only,  please do not resale.
**let me know what you think!



Jun 26, 2016




My heart, my prayers go out to those in need, devastated by the flooding in West Virginia.  
It is such a beautiful inspirational place with beautiful souls.   
People have lost their homes and some, their loved ones.  

Want to help?  
To help, please pray.
God hears our prayers. 
We are stronger together.   

To contribute or volunteer, go to The Red Cross       
 Thank you!

Feb 25, 2016

February- Time to Paint the Garden!


This has been a time of loss for my family.

But...I'm not going to write about this.

Because it's February!  
it's Time to PAINT the Garden.  

Oh! how I love to paint my garden.  (It's always much more beautiful in my dreams.)  Reality requires work.      

How to paint a garden?  Use the months of January, Feb and March and April to dream about your window vignettes.  What should they look like?    Imagine each window as a frame to a beautiful, ever changing painting.  With God as the artist, it is always a masterpiece.

My paintings change season by season, day by day.    Add bark and evergreens for interesting textures on wintry days, and add more color for spring and summer.

Yes, my garden is still an all you can eat buffet for the many critters living nearby, deer, squirrel, fox, groundhogs, and raccoon.  Last year, we caught three groundhogs in Have-A-Hearts. Then turned them free miles away. Could the same ones have returned?
We have three.

My dad and mice...
Dad caught a mouse in his Have-A-Heart, he painted the mouse's toenails with bright red fingernail polish (imagine mice toes peeking through the cage below).
 
Even when driven miles away, red toed mice would show up again and again in our home, off to the Have-A-Heart.
Wonder what those mice thought about their trips?


This just happened last year, despite my neglect.  Beautiful!   

My husband watered while I was away.




Guess who I discovered in the shower one early morning!?




                 
We saw wee bits of nature while at my parents home in West Virginia.  
It's not a stretch to see where ideas come from.