Thursday, March 6, 2014

It is well with my soul SIGN

One of our daughters often tells me, "I just keep swimming, keep swimming..."  I always laugh, because I'm on the other end of the phone doing the same thing! Like mother-like daughter! (By the way, our other daughter is exactly like me in so many ways, too! It's funny to have two of me walking around out there....).

I just keep painting, keep painting....... 

I have variety of signs that I do paint, which is what keeps me from being board.  I paint a lot of signs for weddings; I paint a lot of signs for children's rooms; I paint a lot of custom family name signs; and more.  And, for fun I paint whatever I want, and put these signs up for sale on local sales boards, or give away as gifts.

Here's one I had recently painted, then made 2 or 3 more for orders. 
(this measures 14" by 24")

One buyer said she remembers sitting at her at the feet of her grandmother, who sat in a rocker and sang the old hymn, "It Is Well With My Soul".  I enjoyed hearing her memories.

I nailed together thin boards to give it a sort of rustic-mini-pallet look.  What I'd like to do now is make more, and use various phrases from well loved hymns, such as "Amazing Grace", or "Be Thou My Vision".     *Be sure to leave a commit with your favorite well-loved hymn, I may use it next!*

Spring, spring, spring!  Hang in there friends,!

We had a major wind storm pass through last night and this morning, so when it cleared up this afternoon, somewhat, I made a quick run out to the gardens to cut some camellias.  Our camellia tree is pretty large, about 23 years old, and full of bloom right now.  But that wind storm sure knocked off a lot of blooms!  I brought in a bunch and set them in one of my ironstone soup tureens, ah...springs!

Thanks for visiting today!
          Blessings, Heidi