Art, flowers, jewelry, love, Mosaics, poetry, Random expressions, Recycling, relationships, Writing

Loneliness

Shattered Loneliness It drags on for daysand sleepless nightsIn emptinessIn silenceIn the greyEngulfing my spiritwith it's frigidand unwelcomingBut all too familiar armsAs I  mourn wilt in the dark cornerof it's embrace, AndIcannotbreathe. I cannot breathe! I can't breathe! Can't breathe Can't.     BREATHE Br  e   a    the

Art, community projects, Mosaics, Pictures, Recycling

Inspiration

There is a park of mosaic art about 30 to 60 minutes (depending on traffic) from where I live. It isn't very big at all, but if you love art and detail you can spend a couple of hours at this park finding art within art. You need to look at the big picture then… Continue reading Inspiration

Art, Art, love, Prose, Random expressions, Uncategorized

Commitment issues

If you ask me for my favorite color, breakfast, food, movie, book, author, season, song, number, place, person, and so on you might be frustrated with my answer. I don't have a favorite and even if I do it is only for a short amount of time. I like to dabble in everything, try it… Continue reading Commitment issues

Art, flowers, Mosaics, relationships

Under Construction

Pink by Canela Ajena Coming up with ideas for a mosaic project is not a problem. I have hundreds of them keeping me awake at night. My dilemma lies instead in something more irritating. I can't let go. I cannot finish my projects, not easily anyways. For tips, I've begun watching YouTube videos again, scrolling… Continue reading Under Construction

Art, Home, Mosaics, Pictures, Thrift Shopping

Thrifty Finds

This month I turned to Nextdoor and Facebook Market for these gently used or unwanted items. Why thrift? To save money, contribute to a more sustainable world, and to help put money back into the pockets of my local community as we financially suffer through this Covid "economy". It has been an exciting three weeks… Continue reading Thrifty Finds

Art, Mosaics, Pictures

Project Mosaic Table

I have brainstormed Project Mosaic Table since January 2020 (maybe sooner). I bought the sander in April and earlier this month I finally came across the exact mosaic tile I want to use on it. The mosaic tile isn't made of recycled material, but my table will be refurbished so environmental I hope that counts… Continue reading Project Mosaic Table

Art, Art, love, Mosaics, relationships

Spreading the Mosaic Addiction

Spreading the Mosaic Addiction by Canela Ajena I believe it is part of our human nature to share and teach what brings us passion and joy so that joy can grow and flourish for as long as possible. This week I shared my love for mosaics with my loved ones and guided them through their… Continue reading Spreading the Mosaic Addiction

Art, Art, Mosaics

Mosaic Tree: Part 3 Before the Grout

Tree Mosaic by canelaajena I've obsessed over these two mosaic projects (the tree and the bottle in the back) since I started them earlier this week. It's easier now to contiouslsy work on a project since I set up a work place in my bedroom. It isn't ideal for cleanliness, but it's secluded to a… Continue reading Mosaic Tree: Part 3 Before the Grout