so many things play a role in my life. being a wife (remarried after 17 years divorced), a mother to my young adult children who live back home after being away at college. a step-mom to my young adult sons, my nursing career that i would much rather tuck away and probably not visit it again. but, all the tugging and pulling that comes at me on a day to day basis there is one role that balances the madness. the role of crafter, wow! i get to use my imagination and do whatever the newly stimulated brain cells call for. basically it's the only time my brain is on ~~off. does anyone else experience this while creating? the brain seems to be working in all lobes. i like that, it's forgetting the wife part, mother part & nurse part. it's all there but far removed i often wonder, why?
i wasn't able to create many projects this past summer due to the construction/remodel we were having done. the past two weeks is the most creating i've done since june. the neck display i'm sharing was all about vintage. it's an altered jewelry display. using vintage sewing patterns & decoupage, some pretty old lace, buttons & jewelry makes this an extension of myself. the role of an 'ol vintage crafter that has let way too much time pass to get her hands back on the "GOOD STUFF"