Our Love Story ~

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Hi there sweet readers ~ Today, I invite you to read a love story.  It’s a personal one. A journey of a million heart miles… to unending joy. While healing, faith, and hope are all woven in and through this story, it’s not unusual.  Because this story was written by an awesome God.   {and still is!}  Come ~ I hope you’ll take a few minutes …

Sketch ~ Hope via Romans 15:13

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Happy Morning ~ … it‘s been exciting to explore the digital sketching in my new app “Paper 53” on our iPad.  I’m thrilled with the idea that I can duplicate, add to it, and save again, as a different sketch, but hang onto the basic background…   Sometimes I make a background I love, but then I make a change to …

Free Motion Design

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Hey there~ It’s a simplistic shape ~ a heart.  {anyone… yes anyone… can draw a simple heart shape!}…   I drew this in an app called “Paper 53” and thought I would use this digital manipulation as a fun way to  illustrate a few free motion designs.  I personally call this  technique “free motion applique” when I teach it in my …