Saturday, February 13, 2010


Finally I went to my studio to actually work on something. I have a few art projects I was meaning to get to. These were one of them. They are the ATC's for the Feb. swap at Stampassion. The last of the swaps since we are closing at the end of the month.
The theme was not Valentines but just plain "Red and White". I just love the crispness of anything red and white. They look so fresh and clean.
Slowly I am starting to have some what I call "normal" days where I miss Gary but can function just fine and actually feel good. Other days I struggle with every thought of him and cry it out. After that wash of sadness is gone I usually have a really good couple of days. And so I hope to focus more on art and less on how I'm feeling.
Without Stampassion to give me work I will be able to stay home and start painting. That is my real hope for now . Taking a few classes, maybe going on a retreat. (An art retreat sounds fantastic to me). I hope to learn more and do more and I think with that and the connection with my art friends that I will be able to create a new life with wonderful memories and much happiness.
Wish me luck.

6 comments:

  1. I love your ATCs, I can't wait to see how you LFB came out for Tuesday! :0) Thanks again for my Secret Valentine package. You do wonderful work!!! Was it selfish of me to make you my Valentine? hehe

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  2. It's SO good to see your art Peggy! I've always loved red and white - very classy! Gorgeous ATC's here! You are always in my thoughts and heart!

    I think we should think about an art retreat together! What do you say? xxoo

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  3. Beautiful ATCs. And it's good to hear that you are having "normal" days. I look forward to seeing more of your art - and to creating with you when the time comes!!!

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  4. your atcs are awesome as always and Thank you peggy for your kind words again. You are a wonderful friend and I am thankful I met you. I can't wait to see you Tuesday.

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  5. I think you are doing remarkable. I hope you find those painting days real soon....because it's a slice of heaven. Love, Wyanne

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  6. Glad to hear your having more normal days and that your on the road to healing ..... it will come. I love the ATC's .... good wishes, fran

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