Monday, December 9, 2013

Monday's Inspiration

Hi folks I am experiencing difficulty with internet connections so this will be the last post for this year. Looking forward to starting back January 1,2014.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly,
despairingly, acutely, miserable, wracked with sorrow,
but through it all I still know quite certainly that
just to be alive is a grand thing."
-Agatha Christie

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Wednesday's Inspiration

"The true way to render ourselves happy is to
love our work and find in it our pleasure."
-Francoise de Motteville

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Tuesday's Inspiration

"Divide each difficulty into as many parts
as is feasible and necessary to resolve it."
-Rene Descartes

Monday, December 2, 2013

Monday's Inspiration

"Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive;
enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make theHor
most of what you have. It is later than you think."

Friday, November 29, 2013

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thursday's Inspiration

"If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread,
they can sure make something out of you."
-Muhammad Ali

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tuesday's Inspiration

"People, even more than things, have to be
restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed,
and redeemed; never through out anyone."
-Audrey Hepburn

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Wednesday's Inspiration

I hope everyone has enjoyed my tatting pictures. For the next month or two I will be showing pictures on some of the gardens we have in the parks here in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

"Life is really simple, but we insist
on making it complicated."

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Tatting and Tuesday's Inspiration

Celtic Snowflake. Pattern by Ruth Perry.

"Yes, know thy self: in great concerns or small,
be this thy care, for this, my friends, is all."

Monday, November 18, 2013

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

Tatting and Friday's Inspiration

"One does not get to know that one exists
until one rediscovers oneself in others."
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Tatting and Thursday's Inspiration

"Life is so constructed that an event does not,
cannot, will not, match the expectation."
-Charlotte Bronte

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tatting and Tuesday's Inspiration

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance,
the wise grows it under his feet."
-James Oppenheim

Monday, November 11, 2013

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Tatting and Weekend's Inspiration

"Everyone has his or her own way
of learning things. His way isn't the same
as mine, nor mine as his. But, we're both
in search of our own destinies."
-Paulo Coelbo

Friday, November 8, 2013

Tatting and Friday's Inspiration

"How wonderful it is that nobody need
wait a single moment before starting
to improve the world."
-Anne Frank

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Tatting and Tuesday's Inspiration

"Do not allow yourselves to be
disheartened by any failures
as long as you have done your best."
-Mother Teresa

Monday, November 4, 2013

Tatting and Monday's Inspiration

"Live your questions now, and perhaps
even without knowing it, you will live along
some distant day into your answers."
-Rainer Maria Rilke

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tatting and Wednesday's Inspiration

"Those who dream by day are
cognizant of many things to escape
those who dream only at night."
-Edgar Allen Poe

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

Tatting and Monday's Inspiration

 "If you don't like something, change it.
If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Don't complain."
-Maya Angelou 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Tatting and Friday's Inspiration

"People who say it cannot be done
should not interrupt those who are doing it."
-George Bernard Shaw 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Tatting and Thursday's Inspiration

This is an eighteen inch wide doily that I made as a heirloom piece for my daughter to hand down to her children. It was made from size 80 hand dyed thread. The pattern came from Georgia's website for the online tatting class.

"When the heart weeps for what it has lost,
the spirit laughs for what it has found."
-Sufi Suying

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Tatting and Wednesday's Inspiration

"It is by going down into the abyss that
we recover the treasures of life. Where you
stumble, there lies your treasure."
-Joseph Campbell

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013

Tatting and Monday's Inspiration

"Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still
exist, but you have ceased to live."
-Mark Twain

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Tatting and Weekend's Inspiration

This doily is another one of my creations.

"True life lies in laughter, love and work."
-Elbert Hubbard

Friday, October 18, 2013

Tatting and Friday's Inspiration

This doily is own of my own designs.

"Just don't give up trying to do what you 
really want to do. Where there is love and
inspiration, I don't think you can  go wrong."
-Ella Fitzgerald

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tatting and Thursday's Inspiration

As you can see this doily was the perfect home for this very large piece of Green Calcite.

"Adventure is worthwhile."
-Amelia Earhart

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Tatting and Thursday's Inspiration

"The indispensable first step to
getting the things you want out of life
is this: decide what you want."
-Ben Stein

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Tatting and Wednesday's Inspiration

This is after 5 rounds.

"Life appears to me to be too short to be spent
in nursing animosity or registering wrong."
-Charlotte Bronte