Sunday, January 3, 2016

Quiet Reflection Sunday

When you do things from your soul,
you feel a river moving in you....


Hello everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and
New Year's. A busy time of the year. I enjoyed my family being
together for the holidays, the baking, the eating and the celebrating!

Above is a picture of an owl I made for my daughter's Christmas
present. It is made out of hand dyed linen and items from my piles
of found objects. The wood came from a tree that was cut down
in my neighborhood. It is so much fun to make things from the 
heart. Luckily I am at the point in my life where I can work for
pleasure. I spent thirty years of my life making things for others
and teaching. I truly enjoyed those years, but to work for the sheer
enjoyment is a wonderful gift.

My word for this year is quiet. So encompassing. Do you make goals or resolutions? I would love to hear about them!

Have a wonderful day. Sue


  1. SO COOL! I love the feet.
    No resolutions this year since I failed miserably with last year'
    Hugs :)

  2. what a wonderful gift. absolutely love the lace you added and the wheels for feet. wishing you a most wonderful new year.

  3. Love the owl!!!
    I have a few resolutions-but I know I'll have to practice them a lot before they become habits. One is to just shut up! For a basically quiet person-I still talk too much!!! The other resolution is no sugar for a while. So far-doing well with that one!

  4. A gorgeous owl Susan! Wonderful gift! And I love the word you chose for this year. Hugs and happy day, Wen

  5. got it! It makes a huge difference when we make is because of the pure joy it brings us to create ....Instead of what a "client" wants

  6. Hi Susan, Your owl is a beautiful gift. Really different :) I like the word you have chosen for this year.

  7. HI Susan! I love your owl and I'm sure that your daughter loves it. My word is "learn", as in learn to do something better than I do it now. Or learn how to do something that I've never done before. We'll see! Sue

  8. Love your owl, so sweet and wonderful.
    Greetings Dorthe

  9. Thank you so much Sue for linking your gorgeous owl to my party! I love owls, they're such magnificent birds. Wishing you a beautiful weekend, hugs xx

  10. Good morning, Sue. I know this is an old post.... but I wanted to thank you for visiting my blog recently. I also wanted to tell you this owl is absolutely wonderful! I love everything about it. What an amazing gift for your daughter!


  11. Hmmm, sorry to shorten your name. I should have said "Susan". :)


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