a little flower and a whole lotta peace ~ watercolor

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a new 8″ x 10″ original watercolor, {newly listed in the etsy shop} too: yesss… still lovin’ my microbeads!  and the mighty power of a simple black “dot” ~ and a squiggly line ~ of any kind.  i used the white signo uniball pen um-153, a pitt pen, or unipen, microbeads from both martha stewart and michaels craft store brands, and …

a few matters of the heart ~

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greetings!a snowy, cold day just demands bright color… i think!  it’s 0 degrees, and there’s a chill {factor} in that wind!!  lots of snow… and winter is having a ball!  {as usual!} so here’s a few hearts, one with the words illustrated from a favorite song lyric, from francesca battistelli’s “write your story” {on my heart} and another with a beautiful quote from max lucado.“he not only …

his love ~ watercolor

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hello ~  first, i want to let you all know of a “boo-boo” in my earlier post with the prayer as i inaccurately quoted the wrong author! {darn it}. it was not written by susie larson, but was written instead by author emily freeman, from “chatting at the sky” {it’s a wonderful blog and website ~ i hope you click on …

have a heart cards ~

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valentine’s week calls for… more hearts ~ doesn’t it?  and so here they are…  enJoy your day!love the Lord your God with all your heart…all your soul… all your strength…”  and remember… it’s always a sweet refrain to let everyone you love, hear~see~and know ~ more of your love! soli deo gloria xo leslie Leslie says:

the wonder watercolors in feathers ~

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hi everyone ~big sheets of white, blank paper can be intimidating.  and practicing in my newest {big} moleskine watercolor journal has been really helpful to me in overcoming that hurdle.  it is also helpful that i am still {very much} fascinated with feathers, so these sketches and watercolor plays have been a fine wintery study.  i’ve spent happy time researching, pinning, and …