Monday, October 6, 2008

She had a feminine side

Oz is such a great metaphor for life. At least it is for my life.
You have days like this.

flickr photo from fairytalecinema photo by Annie Leibovitz

Within seconds you don't know where you are or how you got there.

flickr photo from fairytalecinema photo by Annie Leibovitz

You meet all these strange people along life's path.

flickr photo from fairytalecinema photo by Annie Leibovitz

Some clueless, some spineless, and some hardened by the storms of life.

As long as we stay on the correct road we will get home.

But some still search in other directions, thinking there is a quicker way.

At times were taunted by flying monkeys and strangers on brooms.

Other times we're helped along the way by goofy little people!

All the while, some of us will have already accepted and posses the most important gift of all....

Do you have your RED shoes?

flickr photo by fairytalecinema

The Wizard of Oz swap organized by Sherry at If I Could Set My Soul Free was to be completed on September 22nd after having all summer long to get your art together. You would think that would have been plenty of time to get a box done, but nooooo!

(Did you notice her pink lace pantaloons ?)

It just went out to the wonderful Sherry at My Mother's Daughter last Friday!

Sherry sent me a box of fun stuff along with a RED scarf!

And YES red is my favorite color and the theme of the ART CHALLENGE!

So this year at the RED Party (a benefit for kids hosted by Life Through Art Foundation) I think I'll be wearing my scarf from Sherry and my red shoes with a touch of pink lace ..........who needs more when you live in California!


Deirdra Doan said...

So cute! My Red has been Christmas (youtube Video on my blog) and yours has been OZ!
Loved your little story...
Thanks for being a faithful friend.
PS just got back from Art and Soul Portland, so much much art. I took a class with Misty Mawn. She made a very cool little video.

jenclair said...

I LOVE the Oz creation! Those shoes are too much (and the feminine touch, of course)!

KarenHarveyCox said...

This is so wonderful. I especially love the witches ruby slippers from underneath that gorgeous fiber art masterpiece. The Wizard of Oz, my favorite movie! Happy Friday. Karen

3rdEyeMuse said...

what a gloriously fun piece you received ... and a red scarf to boot?!? yep, I'd call that one GREAT day! oh, and I love those Annie Leibovitz photo's, too. :)

happy day, ~M~

Clevelandgirlie said...

Oh my gosh! Stumbled on your blog from 3rdEye (Michelle's) blog. What an absolutely delicious post and even more delicious wall quilt. So creative, so inventive - and stunning visual impact. I LOVE IT! Let me know if you do any more swaps - I would LOVE to play. I'll be back.

Sherry said...

I love the piece you made for Sherry!! It is really nice!

Have a great day!

Donna O. said...

Freaking out here. I think your piece is incredible! And the way you photographed the different views,AND the humor, etc.!! Love the whole post!!

In Blog-land My Name is Lola.... said...

LOVE this with a love that is beyond Loveliness!! In High school, I was the good witch in our Wizard production.....I always wanted to be wicked though!!

One Crabapple said...

This Art Quilt is FANTASTIC

Theee Best Ever !

You will look Perfect at that party !
Cheers (see you next year ?)