Coming down out of the freezing sky with its depths of light, like an angel, or a Buddha with wings, it was beautiful, and accurate, striking the snow and whatever was there with a force that left the imprint of the tips of its wings — five feet apart — and the grabbing thrust of its feet, and the indentation of what had been running through the white valleys of the snow — and then it rose, gracefully, and flew back to the frozen marshes to lurk there, like a little lighthouse, in the blue shadows — so I thought: maybe death isn’t darkness, after all, but so much light wrapping itself around us — as soft as feathers — that we are instantly weary of looking, and looking, and shut our eyes, not without amazement, and let ourselves be carried, as through the translucence of mica, to the river that is without the least dapple or shadow, that is nothing but light — scalding, aortal light — in which we are washed and washed out of our bones. Author

Friday, 30 January 2015

Jiggery Makery

Todays creation is a design team make for the wonderful team over at Jiggery Makery.I love this valentine inspired digi. Every Jiggery Makery design that I have featured is available to buy as a digi design. This one I have coloured with my copics and have added a silver pen design to give the impression of lace. I have painted the door hanger with black acrylic and added the do not disturb in chalk. I thought that this would be the perfect thing to make for valentines day. You could write whatever you wanted to on it for a bit of fun. There is a challenge beginning on Jiggery Makery using the valentine inspired digis. Why not pop over and have a go.

This morning I have spent sorting out all my pens...copics, promarkers, spectrum noirs and all the others have been put into their own boxes. I have even got to the point of putting all my skin tones in one box of their own. I've yet to sort them into colour groups...but that will be another day I think. I've sorted loads of the paper out and all the plastic boxes out. The only thing left to do in the parlour is to sort the shelves out by my chair. That may take a

As I sit here looking at the mountains, it looks as if I live in the alps. We haven't had much snow but have had loads of hail, and so the mountains is now wearing it's white dress. The sky is a very funny colour, so I don't know what is going to happen later. All I do know is that it's getting colder by the minute. The longjohns may be

Well the coffee is calling and Sparkle has just arrived. He does have amazing timing. Virgo came round earlier and made me I have been properly spoiled today. I'm off downstairs shortly to make dinner ready for the oven. We are having fish pie tonight..and as usual there will be more vegetables in it than anything. So until tomorrow..take care and happy crafting

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