09 September 2013

Mornings with Mary & Free Library


See this little rusty Mary?
I re-made her~
yes I did!
She was just a forlorn plastic Mary
and now she looks like a relic.







She is busy right now, reading my confessions in the back of my journal. 







But she may find herself another job,
maybe in a piece of artwork...

I've been working in my art journal these past few days,
it's just fun and a great way to use up little pieces I have collected 
that have no purpose, but I like them too much to throw away.
I also come up with some "brilliant" ideas
while I am cutting and pasting...
Like this one:
I have just added a new page to this blog,
a place to share my books.
I am pretty excited about it,
so if you love to read...have a visit!


Here is my Dad's Mary with the 4 o' clock flowers 
gracing the front of our house.

This is the beginning of another exciting week,
I can't wait to see what happens next!

Love,
Lisa

Loving-ly linked to sweet Rebecca and her friends
for Mornings with Mary

13 comments:

  1. oh how beautiful!! how did you do it? I just love that old look - looking forward to seeing where she will end up. I also love my journals - my children say that one day when I am no longer here, they will create a museum of all my which I make just for the sake of it!! quite a nice idea, lol! have a wonderful Mary filled week!

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    1. maybe my one grandchild would ponder this, but my boys...not likely
      how grand for you, Hettienne, that your children would consider this to preserve your thoughts!

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  2. Your remade relic Mary is wonderful...pure magic

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  3. gorgeous transformation,
    wonderful delightful uplifting post!
    i have left you so many comments this past week or so only to see them disappear when i push publish!
    maybe your computer will now recognize my new computer, after the blue screen of death!
    happily i my reply remained on your free library pafe, brillant idea there too!
    xoxoxox

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  4. Your Mary does look like an ancient relic and I absolutely love her. She is wonderful as is but I know you will find a wonderful piece of art to incorporate. Also, love your new section "Free Library" You showed a book "The Forgotten Garden" in one of your posts. I took your advice and just read it. Fabulous. Thanks for so much inspiration. I love coming to your blog.

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  5. your creativity has brought her forward in a new form, how lovely; have a nice Monday

    much love...

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  6. She is so wonderfully worn now !
    Sounds like you are in an artistic flow. How wonderful ! I am hoping that mine will grab me soon. Feels like I am on the cusp.
    Sending love and peace to you, Amazing One !

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  7. Gorgeous divine feminine relic Lisa
    she looks like copper.

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  8. Is it truly possible for Mary to change jobs? ;)

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  9. Clever reworking of the plastic Mary. I'm sure she is happier now. Off to visit the library.

    Darla

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  10. well done ... you ... on the mary looking forward to seeing where you go with her.. and very clever free library... you are so generous!! xoxo

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  11. I like what you did with her. I keep my Mom's statue of Mary....old chalk ware....on a sconce by the front door. though not a religious person I find her comforting because the female/motherly presence of her is something the resonates with me. Both that and that she belonged to my Mom.
    XO

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