Tag Archives: overcoming grief

Patchwork Collage Paper

Art as therapy is a wonderful idea! Making things you like to make lifts your spirits….maybe that why making things is addictive! However some days grief and sorrow get you down so you don’t want to even brush your hair let alone make art. But here is a good project for the days you don’t want to commit yourself to working on a masterpiece Continue reading

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This One Hope

When you are drowning in grief and when your world is crashing down all around you, when your heart is so broken you feel like you will never be OK, let a lone happy again, there is one thing you … Continue reading

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Love Each Other

There is only one hope for our country right now and that is the hope we have in Jesus. His love is the only power strong enough to make a difference. “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. … Continue reading

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Crayon Collage Papers

How I used crayons to make patterned collage paper. Continue reading

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Unite in Prayer

After Solomon became king God appeared to him in a dream and offered him anything he wanted. Solomon asked for an understanding heart, for discernment and wisdom in order to be the best king he could be. God granted him … Continue reading

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22 Ways to Use Your Collage Papers

Mono printing, stamping, stenciling staining, etc. is so fun that it can be addictive. So then you end up with a huge stack of lovely papers. What can you do them? You can give or trade your excess papers to … Continue reading

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Using “Ugly”Papers

These pages are from my Book 22, which is a junk journal or collage book. I started with “ugly” scrapbook paper, my own art that was ugly and other random papers. The page on the left is the back of … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can’t Draw?

  Have you ever said that you can’t make art because you can’t draw? My answer to you: “Have you ever seen a painting by Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, or Jackson Pollock? You do not need to draw to be … Continue reading

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Book 22

Book 22 is about three-quarters the way finished. I have been working on it for quite a while, between other art projects, one or two pages at a time. It has no theme, and no story to tell. Its purpose … Continue reading

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Lamenting

To lament means to beat your chest and cry out loudly. We don’t do that, generally, in our society. We have the tendency to keep our emotions bottled up. We don’t want other people to know we are upset. We don’t want anyone to know we have problems. Unfortunately, that is especially true for Christians. After all we must not be “good Christian” if we cry and can’t handle our problems. Continue reading

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