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Sleepy Sundays: Vibration


Some hazy summer afternoons we can end up someplace where we get to appreciate nature. An amber sunset grazed with hint of deep neon pinks and hints of yellowish fog. Sometimes these places only exist in my dreams, and other times, when shared with someone I love, I can see it in their eyes, and it paints the sky around me.

Have you ever seen sights in someone that made everything else disappear?

Have a loving Sunday!

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Sleepy Sundays: Summer Days

Summer Days
Summer Days (header version) © 2016 | Snapping Turtle Publishing

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Preparation for this event was lackluster on my behalf. I should have foreseen such a financial blow but, as most responsible adults know, sometimes these things seem to happen when we’re broke.

Thankfully, I still have mobile access to my site, and my laptop is hanging on by a thread. Still, I need to start saving up for a replacement. My laptop is my main work station for every aspect of my art and design. The software is going to need some expensive upgrades, and my laptop, just a flat out swap-out for a newer, more capable model.

As a result, work will get finished at a slower rate, and some of my internet presence will be sporadic at best. Still, however late, I will do my best to continue bring you the scheduled Sleepy Sundays posts every Sunday. As for my other work in between, thankfully a lot can be done with a smart phone these days.

It’s not the end of the road, but it is however a tiny speed bump.

I’m thankful for days like the one pictured above. We got to see some family I hadn’t seen in a while. During our trip, we got to take in some old views I hadn’t set eyes upon in quite a stretch. Days like that full of good conversation and time to reflect are something I live for.

When was the last time you had a chance to “breathe” and reflect?

Have a pleasant Sunday!


Ghost Bouquet

Ghost Bouquet

Just added to my Spring Collection over at Snapping Turtle Publishing.

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Sleepy Sundays: Broken Glass

Broken Glass
Broken Glass

This photo-artsy floral was inspired by a fancy centerpiece I accidentally broke once upon a time. Rumor had it this was an expensive little number. I stayed quiet about it most of the day until I became swallowed by guilt and confessed.

Have you ever broken something expensive? Does guilt tell on you too?

Have a peaceful Sunday!

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Sleepy Sundays: Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess
Beautiful Mess

A conversation between close friends inspired this sort of forest-camo-paint-splash on top of some funky lips design.

I’m planning on using it for multiple templates but my favorite is the idea of wall art.

We spoke of how the mess of life can sometimes override our better judgement but still it holds a beauty that we wouldn’t trade for the world. As some funky sounds played and I mulled over those thoughts in my head, this seemed to just flow.

Do you see life as a beauteous mess? What is your favorite beautiful mess?

Have a colorful Sunday!