Today's post for My Creative Inspiration is this painting which I saw on a visit to Cody, Wyoming (USA) last June. This painting which hangs/ hung in the Smithsonian museum there, is a painting of a pioneer woman as she sits in her covered wagon at the beginning of or during her journey. Ever since I first saw this painting, it stopped me in my tracks and I knew it would 'stay with me' for a very long time. Inspiring me to move forward in all of my 'pioneering' ideas. It would inspire me to follow my dreams, wherever they may lead me and to be creative, whether it is in my quilting or my writing, which is the subject I have decided to write about in this post today.
These last couple of weeks I have spent a lot of time in my garden. So today in My Creative Inspiration series, I would like to tell you a bit about how my garden has been inspiring me lately. So go get a nice cup of something, get comfy in your favorite chair and come exploring with me in my garden!
When I started to learn to sew, over three years ago, I had never touched a sewing machine. I had hardly picked up a needle to sew either, aside from some emergency repairs under my mother's watchful eye. So when I started to look for a new sewing machine in 2012, I did a lot... Continue Reading →
If you are a regular follower, you may have noticed that lately, I have been going crazy taking photos and posting them, either here on my blog homesweetdreaming.com or on Instagram. The reason is, that we have had such a fantastic Spring here in Switzerland. After a long rainy period, followed by weeks of sunshine and mild weather, everything is... Continue Reading →