It is fall in the Adirondacks and time to harvest some art as delicious as honey. First I would like the world to know "I finally got a bird (with bee) from Jeanette Janson. I have been missing them right and left and finally, with help from Jeanette, I have one (thanks again for the 100th time Jeanette). These birds are cute! Check out her Etsy Store for more wonderful artwork. She lists every Saturday!
Finding all sorts of wonderful bees at Debra Tennison's blog n2theblue. She let me know in an email that Debra means "bee" so she tends to use them in her art journals to represent herself. I can relate to that. Debra is also trading ATC's, take a look. Guess who has traded for this blue bee???
If you sign up for Many Maniacs, link or button below. You will enter an amazing world of art journals and see many, many more lovely bees from Debra. A nice group of artists reside there and even if you have no clue what you are doing you are invited...just let me know!
I Love this one from Debra.
Next a photo from Zen Crafting in a post from a bee-utiful day with her kids. What a swell mom! Another brilliant blog filled with nature photos galore! The photos are only half the fun, some great crafts ideas too. An all around fun trip!
Look out for Rowena and her "Flying Girl", my latest addiction. My morning ritual consists of coffee, email and checking out what Flying Girl is up to! So symbolic, so much depth so truly unique. Please visit and see what I am talking about. My opinion after seeing a few paintings of "Flying Girl" is they should all be put into a "wordless" book. One where the reader young or old has to tell the story of what is going on. Something to force our imaginations to work. However you will be impressed with Rowena's side of the story as well. Now, can you imagine how my heart skipped a beat when I sat down and found a post about this Flying Girl picture? Rowena talks about the lesson and what the bee might be telling Flying Girl, but there was a great comment there saying maybe the bee is the one listening. Love it all, every last word of that post!
Maybe we heard "Bee Thoughtful" from ~*~Patty at Magpie's Nest where I found this great 3x5 canvas (below) she almost threw out...almost...whew! Thank goodness she has such a creative eye. ~*~Patty always has something wonderful to post about and then a few more tidbits of information in her "thoughtful" email responses as well. That reminds me, there was "someone" who mentioned "Hot Toddies" with German honey liqueur, hee hee.
Gaye at The Paris Salon is having some fun with these cute little neighborhoods she is making. All the buildings are business card size and quite unique. There I found in the East village a little housing co-op where the bees are living their traditional hive-style in...what word is that? It is the buzz word of the week..."HARMONY".
If you are on the hunt for some bee-ccessories, you might want to make something with one of these great bee-uties found at Papibeads . Thank you Tif for linking me on to this.
I think I also have to have this tiny stamp from Nora Jane!
Well that's a wrap. I am saving a photo and a few more goodies for next week. This is a very special post to me and I hope whenever you feel a loss for inspiration you listen for the bee and the bee will listen to you!