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Diana Carol Abrahamson (Dianadee)

Joined 8 months ago from Somerset West Last activity 5 days ago

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  • 6

    The Skies Are So Blue Today

    6 days ago

    We should take a closer look at the beauty that surrounds us, in nature. Most of it is free and is sheer therapy to the body, mind and soul.

  • 10

    Beauty Unfolding in Colour and Shape

    10 days ago

    The magnificence of nature and the process from seed to flower is amazing to contemplate. Watching the simplest rose open from bud to full flower, is so rewarding.

  • 6

    How to Choose Curtains and Pillows for Your Home or Apartment.

    6 days ago

    Taking time to plan the inside of your home and its colour palette, is worth the time and effort. It is always fun to decorate and refurbish your home or apartment. Here are some ideas when embarking on this interior décor project, also to save you cash, while you are making important decisions.

  • 4

    Family Holiday at the Beach

    4 weeks ago

    A poem about the simplicity of vacations at the coast, where every member of the family can relax. The beach is one place where children can play for hours, without much ado and spending exorbitant amounts of money.

  • 10

    How to Make a Watercolour Gift Bag From a Recycled Cookie Box

    3 weeks ago

    There is nothing more satisfying than creating something from something that you could easily discard, after use. I used a rusk box and created a gift container, with a watercolour painting on the front. Try it and see what you can achieve, just use your own painting stencil or design.

  • 9

    Where the Crowds Gather and Meet

    4 weeks ago

    We have enjoyed the rural life on a small holding and also the city life. Both have their own rhythm and pace. The city is very convenient for shopping for groceries and keeping the mind active, with cultural spaces and art galleries etc. Farm life is much slower and you can smell the roses.

  • 8

    The Night Sky Darkens

    5 weeks ago

    Nature has a way of commanding our attention, with it's beauty and perfection.

  • 6

    A New Season Awaits

    5 weeks ago

    Seasons appear and disappear so quickly and before you are aware of it, the year that you are in, has passed by. Taking note of time and grabbing it with two hands, is important. Some opportunities only pass by once, too. Lets enjoy the good times, while we have energy and health to do the tasks.

  • 6

    Under the Sea So Blue

    5 weeks ago

    Hiding under the waves on deep ocean floor, lie secrets and stories, covered with time. The ocean cannot be tamed and needs to be explored, ever so carefully.

  • 10

    The Country Lane

    7 weeks ago

    The country is always so beautiful, when driving through the green pastures and hills. There is always a lot of work on farmland and we only see the end result and beauty, as a passer by.

  • 12

    The Sun Behind The Clouds

    4 weeks ago

    We often get moody when things do not go our way and our plans go awry. Life has many twists and turns and everyone goes through difficult times, at some stage or other. I read somewhere that your attitude equals your altitude. Just a shift in our focus can mean all the difference in our lives.

  • 8

    The Desert Sands

    8 weeks ago

    Deserts are a world of their own, with their own rhythm and beauty.

  • 8

    A Walk Around The Garden

    2 months ago

    A garden is a place where you can find yourself and be at peace from all the outside distractions, which beset us, in our daily lives. Surround yourself with flowers and fragrances, to lift your spirit.

  • 2

    Family Around The Campfire

    2 months ago

    So wonderful to share memories around a sizzling fire at night in the open air. The night a seems to add to the ambience and carries the laughter and love with the smoke from the barbecue, high into the air.

  • 10

    Easy Creative Garden Gift Giving Set For Kids

    2 months ago

    A good idea to get kids interested in planting seeds of veggies and flowers when they are still young. Appreciating how vegetables get from seed to table is a great way to spark their imagination, for when they have gardens of their own, later on in life.

  • 10

    Change of Seasons

    2 months ago

    Every season has its pros and cons. We need to appreciate the rhythm of each and plan accordingly. We could take a trip in winter instead of summer to a beautiful wonderland of snow capped mountains and cosy cabin, with fireside suppers. It is just a matter of changing one's mindset.

  • 10

    Songs From The Heart

    5 weeks ago

    A song from the heart can lift the spirit of a person. That is why when you go to a church meeting one feels so joyful and revived and renewed. Singing has a way of bringing positive experiences and images to mind.

  • 8

    Simple Printing Can Be a Great Hobby for Kids

    3 months ago

    Children are so clever and can learn most things fast, if taught correctly. Fabric printing and paper craft is so exciting too and sparks the imagination, to do greater things, in design. This can be a start to other more complicated courses, when they are older. Kids are so clever!

  • 6

    Fences in the Heart

    3 months ago

    This poem is about the futility of war and the devastation of many innocents.

  • 6

    Healthy and Delicious Food Ideas For Slimmers

    2 months ago

    Here are some ideas to lessen the calorie, fat and portion intake, in your eating plan. Add your own ideas to a recipe to transform it into your own rendition. We are all so creative too.Hope you find this helpful and encouraging.

  • 8

    Art and Crafts - Create New Things. Keep Your Inspiration Alive.

    2 months ago

    Creativity will grow as you use your talents however small you think they are.

  • 8

    The Sea And It's Dangers

    3 months ago

    We forget that the sea can change from being still like a mill pond, to a raging torrent. with rips and waves that are a force to be reckoned with.

  • 12

    The Joy of Lavender and Its Many Uses

    6 days ago

    The sweet scent of fresh lavender, picked from a bush is so satisfying and rewarding. It has been used for centuries for all sorts of ailments and other uses. Recently I have also used it to create calmness at bedtime.

  • 2

    Remembering To Dream Big

    3 months ago

    Remember to dream and keep your hopes and aspirations alive.

  • 8

    The Gold Within - Treasure in The Heart

    2 months ago

    Gold has been mined from times of old and still has a hold on the mind, promising great wealth and power. The timelessness of a quiet spirit, free from restlessness is priceless. Riches in earthly form is fleeting and your accumulated fortunes can also disappear very quickly too.

  • 2

    The Mountain Hike Into The Unknown

    3 months ago

    A fictional short story of a hike up a mountain, whilst on vacation in the tropics.

  • 6

    How To Get Creative With Candles

    4 weeks ago

    Here are some ideas for your festive celebrations. Have you ever thought of turning a plain white candle into something creative and festive? A friend of mine inspired me many years ago. We do not have to break the bank when having a celebration party. Try some of these ideas to save some cash.

  • 4

    Storm Approaching

    5 months ago

    Storms are always foreboding as you never know what is in store. Might be much needed rain, or even a flood. Every storm is different. I personally love a storm, especially when tucked up in my bed. The flashes of lightening illuminating your room at night and deep rumbling, creates your own imagery

  • 8

    The Allure Of Tropical Islands

    7 days ago

    The love of all things tropical, especially going to these exotic islands on vacation, will be etched in our memory forever. The tantalising colour of the sea and the whisper of the palm trees, really beckon you from cold areas of the world. A remote exotic archipelago of islands, also draws one.

  • 6

    Creative Ideas With Chicken

    7 days ago

    Amazing how versatile chicken is and how many different ways there are to produce a delicious meal! From picnic ideas to roasts, chicken is so popular and tasty, in many shapes and forms.

  • 14

    How Does The Colour Orange Inspire You?

    4 months ago

    Summer sunrises and oranges, on a beach picnic, plus the sun on your shoulders, reminds me of the colour orange.

  • 8

    Favourite Desserts and Recipes

    2 months ago

    It is so nice to eat a good dessert after a meal. We try and cut down on too many and have them mainly on weekends, as it is so easy to pack on the pounds, if you let yourself go! After a relatively light meal, a baked cheesecake and ice-cream, does the trick

  • 6

    What to Do When You Feel Down

    7 months ago

    When you feel as if the world is on your shoulders, remember that as summer comes after winter and spring after the frost, so your healing will appear too.

  • 4

    The Vibrant Happy Colour Yellow and its Inspiration

    3 weeks ago

    I have always loved the colour yellow. Here is some of the inspiration gleaned from this sunny colour palette. From flowers to bright yellow scarves, yellow has a way of creating a sunshine ambience. I love yellow daisies in Spring, especially carpets of them growing in the wild open spaces.

  • 4

    Free - Image Use - Art in Hearts - Creativity and Design

    3 months ago

    A simple heart can be used in many designs, from scrap-booking, journals and card creation for friends and family. Keeping your heart images in your file on your laptop can make your life much easier and your art work will be easily accessible too.

  • Creative Table Decor Ideas For Entertaining
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    Creative Table Decor Ideas For Entertaining

    3 months ago

    Here are some ideas for you to consider when decorating your table for entertaining your family and friends.

  • 3

    Poems to Inspire You

    7 months ago

    Sometimes we need some encouragement to pick ourselves up and move forward, at our own pace.

  • 2

    Bring Your Current Denim Wardrobe To Life

    7 weeks ago

    Bring some colour and fun into your old denim wardrobe with colour and accessories. Make last season's fashion pop.

  • 2

    Handmade Greeting Card Ideas and Free Printable Art

    3 weeks ago

    Have you ever tried your hand at making some simple greeting cards for birthdays, holidays or other occasions? Here are some innovative ideas. Some are my own and some I've collected from around the web. Get crafty and enjoy!

  • 5

    Rain Clouds Gather - Inspirational

    7 months ago

    Nature calls and the rains come and the cycle of weather patterns create new life and wash our lands, until they glisten in the sunlight, vibrant and green. Rain is so important to us all.

  • 10

    Evening Comes Softly - Poetry Of Hope

    7 months ago

    A poem of inspiration and hope of a new tomorrow. When dawn appears over the horison, shadows have to give way to the Light.

  • 11

    Poetry to Encourage Us to Love and Forgive

    8 weeks ago

    Peace and love can only survive if we all make a choice to live and embrace those attributes. We can choose darkness or light, love or hate - it's up to us.

  • 6

    Poems of Trust, Hope and Love

    3 months ago

    I have been through many ups and downs in my life and this poem I was inspired to write, when in the middle of my trials. Glory to God. He is always ready to listen to our prayers and give us solution to our problems.

  • 6

    A River Runs Through My Heart

    7 months ago

    Let God take you to the streams of Living Waters where His peace shall overshadow you and you will be refreshed, as trees planted by the river of life. The Lord will never forsake you, or leave you. Put your trust in Him.

  • 2

    Beautiful Food Presentation Creates an Appetite

    5 weeks ago

    Beautiful food presented in such a way to enhance your appetite and senses. A plate of food that has thoughtfully and creatively been put together, will always be appreciated. On the other hand a slapstick approach, leaves one uninspired, especially at an hotel or restaurant.

  • 4

    My Delicious Chocolate Cake Recipe And Other Delights

    2 months ago

    Chocolate cake is one of my favourite treats. Here is my own recipe to enjoy. I always love experimenting with recipes, changing them to suit my taste and making them my own. The chocolate mousse was also tweaked, to put my own stamp on it. Most people love chocolate and it's many variations. Enjoy!

  • 8

    Inspirational Poems About Summer

    2 months ago

    There is something mysterious and enchanting about a warm summer night, with the moon appearing from behind the clouds and bathing one with joy.

  • 8

    Beautiful Gift Wrapping Ideas

    3 weeks ago

    If you take the time to create your own gift giving boxes and wrapping, you will enjoy the D.i.y. journey and the fulfilment it brings. You can use all sorts of items around the house, to create that special gift wrapping item.

  • 10

    Inspirational Poetry and Writing To Encourage Peace

    3 months ago

    This poem is about simplicity and we humans need to practise, living in a worry free environment and creating an attitude of rest.

  • 0

    Creative and Inexpensive Ideas For Kid's Parties

    2 months ago

    There are so many options for children's parties and a range of expensive items, wherever you look. Alternatively, there are also many budget stores where you can purchase party items. You just need to find one, that supplies your needs. Jot down your ideas and keep to a budget.

  • 9

    Dream Big and Change Direction for Greater Results

    2 months ago

    Help yourself to get out of a rut in your life and move into a greater space, where you can be free and actually feel the freedom. Planning will be part of the way forward and a change of direction.

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