28th heart

there’s something about nature which helps you to heal and grow.

26th heart

my answer to being upset is to go dancing and lose myself in the music and the connection with my partner, it puts all my happy vibes back together.

25th heart

This is my dark rose, with petals and layers, protecting, hiding, the things I don’t want to face. You have to look within yourself to see what’s upsetting you, it’s you who knows deep down when you’re ready to start healing.

24th heart

when your heart just won’t behave and keeps jumping the wrong way…

23rd heart

to be strong you need to be free in your own mind xx

22nd heart

Which way to go? feeling lost, one of the reasons I started painting a heart a day. To move forward joining the small steps in the right direction. To spend some time thinking about what I want.

21st heart

One of my favourite things, getting into a clean bed, you have to be the first in, and if it’s white cotton even better xx  

20th heart

I do so remember this one, one of those sunny relaxed mornings when you wake up and love what you have. Drinking my morning coffee in my favourite mug my lovely friend bought for me with the word LOVE on it, and when I drink from this mug it’s like having a hug. I always…

18th heart

Today is a paerty day which means Three of my favourite things, dressing up, Dancing and having fun. Well this was first put up on a Friday but as it’s now going up on a Thursday just take it as a looooong weekend xx

17th heart

You need to let the little things which would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you. – Andy Warhol. Inspired by the wall paper at Chatsworth which also inspired a textile design see the story here xx    

16th heart

This heart originally went up on the 29th February so it was an extra day. One of the traditions of the 29th Feb was that today’s the day a women can propose to her man, so I filled it with roses xx

15th heart

Remember to be your passions. Art and dancing. I cannot be me without these xx

14th heart

Restore – finding peace. I always find being near water helps. and dancing which I am doing right now xx

13th heart

This heart was about being honest with yourself about how you feel. And making sure when you do feel good about something you appreciate it.

12th heart

Choosing to fly is an everyday choice, some days it’s so much harder than others. Some days you fly, some days you give in but at least put the question to yourself every morning maybe then you’ll start to grow wings xx

11th heart

Beauty & Serenity – and if I remember correctly at the time this heart was about feeling peace within, being gentle with yourself and remembering that beauty comes from a place of calmness.

10th heart

I am creative, therefore I am. – Amy Wilson Cavaness. I became friends with Amy via an online art course she makes very beautiful quilts, fabric is her paint, a needle is her brush.

9th heart

Do what you feel in your heart to be right for you will be criticised anyway. – Eleanor Roosevelt.

8th heart

Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.- Franz Kafka

7th heart

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. – Edward Everett Hale

6th heart

There are sights that take the heart out of you, and sights that put it back. – unknown. February 2012 I was living in a rented farmhouse in Much Wenlock. My 3 teenagers and I had moved out of the family home, which had at last sold ( but that’s another story). Practically impossible to…

5th heart

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

4th heart

Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun. – George Scialabra.   This was the day a good friend said to me, ‘make them personal.’ That I should think about where I’m at, and what I need, strength, joy, love. To take a little time at the end of each day, time to myself to think about…