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Yesterday Pam and I went for a day of window shopping and fun in Franklin TN. It's just about 20 min from Nashville and the down town area is very cool. Lots of nice little shops and I do think we went into at least every other one. Then we had lunch at Merridees Bread Basket which was oh so good. I couldn't eat all my yummy but it's in the fridge and may get polished off tonight. (curried chicken salad on viking bread)


Saw this in one of the shops we went into and it cracked me up. Of course we hit the local quilt shop while we were in the area.  I got fabric for 2 lap quilts I need to have done by Christmas.

We are selling this chalk paint at JoAnn's and I needed to learn how to do the technique so I can teach some classes. 

I started off with this box which is on display at the store

Then I attacked this little table which Angel picked up at a yard sale for next to nothing and I'm going to use it as my bedside table. 
I used one of my quilt stencils for the design on top. …

Recapturing Creativity

I'm sure all of us have gaps where the creative part of ourselves just runs off and leaves us alone and in a sad non creative state. I have been in that state for weeks now and miss that part of myself so badly. If you are a creative person that part of yourself is needed for your total self to be whole. When I'm not creating something I feel that whole and want it filled. But there are times when you just for what ever reason have no creative energy. I've tried to fill that gap with looking at Pintrest, thinking of things I'd like to do but it seems that just nothing is moving me into creating something - anything.
I think that it would help to to get threw this time to be creative - still nothing happens. It's as if a part of me was lost - just wandered off and left me all alone in this big world filled with...nothing.

So today I decided that I would park myself at my bench and if nothing else I'd make some mindless -  clasps or something just to get my hands…