K is for Kindness

I’ve received the most wonderful gift from my dear friend, Judy, an artist who creates amazing mixed media art including personalized wooden letters. You can read more about her “love letters” here.

My “K” now hangs above the door to my studio, watching over me as I work. I am so blessed to have my art friends who constantly enrich my life with their inspiration and support.

Speaking of artists and inspiration, I’ve recently joined the 2010 Creative Everyday Challenge, a group of artists committed to doing something creative everyday whether that is cooking, painting, knitting, composing a song. It’s a very low pressure commitment with no performance deadlines, however, there are suggested monthly themes to get the creative juices flowing. If you’d like to find out more information about this challenge, just click on the button in my sidebar.

This weekend is going to be a very creative one. I’m taking a workshop at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Center in Lexington, MA. The workshop is on polymer clay mokume gane, a technique I’ve long been enamored of, given by Julie Picarello. I’m so excited!

As I have to leave for the workshop early in the morning, my Saturday Morning Tea post will be postponed until next Saturday. I’m looking forward to sharing a cup of tea with you then and also sharing my adventures in polymer clay!

“We need to remember that we are created creative and can invent new scenarios as frequently as they are needed.”

~Maya Angelou

6 comments on “K is for Kindness

  1. Judy Shea says:

    Karen.. how wonderful you have it close to your “Kreative” space… The camera shots are awesome.. I was so thrilled to make it for you, my friend.. enjoy!

  2. artandtea says:

    Thank you, my friend! 😀

  3. frivolitea says:

    ooooh! Your letter K is fabulous!!!! I particularly like it since my last name begins with that letter.

  4. Cha sen says:

    That is a wonderful idea- a conscious effort at creativity every single day. I am trying to do that too, whether that involves taking a photo of something that catches my eye in a novel way, or writing one or two lines of poetry. Thank you for the reminder.

  5. Steph W says:

    Oh, it’s really lovely!!

  6. maryanne says:

    I love your “K”! I love mixed media, it’s so fun and interesting. I saw you’ve join Jane Thornley’s knitting club. She’s amazing, isn’t she? I’m really excited about it and the website. Hope to see more of you there.


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