Just listen

Just listen

Just listen 650 650 Consie Sindet

Have you ever been out walking or driving, reached your destination and have no recollection of how you got there? Yeah, me too. I get so far inside my head that the world around me drops away.

Just listen; an art journal page using The Crafter's Workshop stencils • AtopSerenityHill.com #mixedmedia #artjournal #stencilsLast week, as I was walking dogs (one of my jobs!), I was actually startled by a bird chirping. All of the noises associated with the neighborhood I was walking through registered and it was if I had taken off noise-cancelling head phones! It was that intense a change.

Just listen; an art journal page using The Crafter's Workshop stencils • AtopSerenityHill.com #mixedmedia #artjournal #stencilsMy mind’s voice quieted and all the beauty and music of the gorgeous spring day made my heart smile.

Just listen; an art journal page using The Crafter's Workshop stencils • AtopSerenityHill.com #mixedmedia #artjournal #stencilsI think that bird was the universe’s message to me to get out of my head, be more in tune with the here and now, and just listen…

Just listen; an art journal page using The Crafter's Workshop stencils • AtopSerenityHill.com #mixedmedia #artjournal #stencilsI’ve been making a conscious effort to pay attention to when I get stuck in my thoughts (happens a lot, it seems!). It is amazing what you can notice when you quietly just listen.

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PS…I recently received a ton of stencils as part of being on The Crafter’s Workshop design team and used the following to create the art journal page above:

  • Striped Flower Circle (TCW540)
  • Whimsy Garden (TCW521)
  • Mini Daisy Splash (TCW 552S)
  • Spiral Staircase (TCW 511)
  • Oblong (TCW549)
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