Tag Archives: inspiration

Day 314 – A Good Man

I have been blessed with a good man. He is someone who I can laugh with, share my day, my successes and failures, and someone to lean on in the difficult times. Don’t get me wrong – we’ve had our times and our disagreements as all marriages do. Doug has dealt with the ups and […]

Day 306 – Silver Intuition

Colors have meaning just as flowers do. I was drawn to use Silver tonight. Silver is thought to be incredibly attracting of increased intuition and inspiration and you should surround yourself in this color when wanting to get to the truth in situations. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 306 was created in silver acrylic. In The […]

Day 295 – A Smallish Nap… or Two

”Let’s begin by taking a smallish nap or two.” -Winnie the Pooh Poor Pooh has been lost in the Harry Potter buzz. I adore Winnie The Pooh. Ok, so who doesn’t? There is a new Disney animated film about the Hundred Acre Woods with the whole cast of characters – Pooh, Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga […]

Day 294 – Paint Softly

If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches. – Carolyn Kenmore I love painting with over the top color – except of course, for those times I crave painting softly. When painting softly remember – carry a BIG paintbrush – just in case. Until tomorrow. Jenna Day 294 was […]

Day 293 – Even A Small Key

A small key opens big doors. – Turkish Proverb Choose to do something that means something to you. Choose to find a place for your energies and your passions. It isn’t about finding the right idea or the right cause or the right job. It is about unlocking a door and stepping past the threshold […]

Day 287 – Four Hundred Smiles

I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. – Charles de Lint So much can be found in a simple smile. Love, joy, contempt, pride, and yes – happiness! I love the site Ted.com. Have you been there? It is a non-profit with the mission to collect “ideas worth spreading.” […]

Day 270 – The First Wealth is Health

The first wealth is health. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Doug and I are headed to Maine for the Fourth of July holiday. I’ve been furiously working to make sure I have everything in order… Shorts, flip-flops, and fleece (it is summer in Maine) Art supplies – check. Someone to house sit and take care of […]

Day 268 – Acceptance Of The Soul

A new friend told me that true love is “acceptance of the soul.” I thought that was lovely so I googled it – lol! We all have a tendency these days to think there is nothing left in this world that is original especially when we can check! But, guess what – nothing came up […]

Day 259 – What is Art?

Art is not a thing; it is a way. – Elbert Hubbard I’ve often pondered the question “what is art?” – as I’m sure most artists and critics do at some time. And although everyone seems to have an opinion – I see no consensus. Some days my art has meaning, some days it is […]

Day 257 – Crimson Thread

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstances. The thread may stretch or tangle but will never break. – Chinese Proverb A red string in Chinese folklore connects those who are destine to meet and in Tibetan Buddhism a red string is a “blessing cord” and according […]