Saturday, September 11, 2010


This morning I was sitting on the beach listing to the waves with my best
friend. We were bucket heads playing in the sand, answering to no one watching
as the water crept up with each wave getting closer and closer to our toes. And
With a the sound of a loud blast I dropped my sand shovel and .........I woke up.
It was my alarm clock waking me from my dream. A very simple dream of a simple day, one I hope I have over and over again.

I made this 3 tier picture frame this summer for my bathroom as a reminder to slow down and enjoy each day!

SIMPLIFY, this week's challenge at Inspiration Avenue. I long to throw my phone away that connects me to the world, to dis-connect the TV, big brother, reality shows, to hang a sign on my door that reads: Gone Beaching...
To simplify means going without the things that clutter our lives and keep us busier than we want to be. Can I? I want too, it's a struggle, maybe I will try it for a week, maybe two and then who knows? Do you Dream of Simplifying?

This is one of my POP items that I just listed in my ETSY Shop this weekend.
It fit the theme so I thought I would share it as well.
POP stands for Pendants, Oddities and Possibilities.

You can also POP over to Inspiration Avenue for to see some awesome submissions by
some very talented artists. Go..and take a look..just roll over this title and you are there!


  1. You have a very nice blog! Good reading.
    Drunknmunky - Pikavippivinkit

  2. Nice post and good reminder to enjoy the simple things. I love your three tier picture frame, very cool.

  3. Another wonderful entry for this theme. You've made me want to simplify today too.

  4. Oh, I thought you were at the beach. I love your wall hanging. I might need something like that in my bathroom, hmmmmmm.

  5. Ah, it's so nice to dream about the simple days! This is so cute, I love the bucket heads! And such a great message.

  6. Wonderful message, thank you!!!! Enjoy the moment, here and now!!! Love your entry! :)

  7. I'm impressed and inspired by my visit here as usual, beautiful work!

  8. Your art is so lovely. This stunning wall hanging is perfect for the simplify theme. You have lovely handwriting. It really adds to the piece.

  9. Oh, I adore this! Simple activities, like sitting on the beach, are always the best and most treasured ... and you've captured the essence of simplicity in these pieces. Lovely!

    I've been working hard, over several years, to simplify my life ... and with each item that I release ... I feel such freedom.

  10. A day at the beach...Ah. Nice to hang on the wall as a reminder to enjoy each day.

  11. Wow...such a beautiful post..your creative spirit is wonderful and your words lovely..! I love it...gorgeous...a very peaceful feeling!
    Love you!

  12. This is truely such a lovely and inspiring post! I love these pieces you create...they are very gorgeous and so meaningful! So happy i found your inspiring space here! Have a lovely merry happy week and love to you!

  13. bucket heads! I love it! The simple whimsy of little ones without a care in the world-and it looks like a hat do WHY NOT?

  14. I would love to be free from the computer for a week or 2...the guilt always brings me back.
    I don't have a cell phone...don't want one. I just want more time to create...
    I love this post and your surprise, I always's POPpin'

  15. aah so sweet and delicate
    Love it

  16. Thanks for this "simplify" message. It is the mantra of my life. It is the thing the cheerleader in me yells to myself from the sidelines... something I have to constantly chant.

    Thanks for your sweet note on my blog. Your comment made my day and also encourages me to keep on blogging.

    Have a great week!!!


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