Posts

BEE Challenge Reveal & Blog Hop

Wow! Alysen here ... It's been 4 or 5 months since I've participated in Art Elements' Monthly Challenge, due to different reasons (orders, coming home, a bizarre health issue (see end of post)), but when I saw the theme chosen for April by Niky Sayers, I had to join in.

I've cheated a little, because these are all Bee Items that I made in 2019 as part of my Outlander Inspired collections. For those of you who don't follow the Series or Books, the upcoming and very much awaited 9th book is titled "Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone". Niky cites this in her Challenge Blog Post:

‘The telling of the bees is a traditional European custom in which bees would be told of important events in their keeper’s lives, such as births, marriages, or departures and returns in the household. If the custom was omitted or forgotten and the bees were not “put into mourning” then it was believed a penalty would be paid, such as the bees leaving their hive, stopping the production…

My Atrial Myxoma Experience

Au Revoir les Etats-Unis ... A bientôt ...

Heading Home with Mixed Emotions

Fall Foliage Wood Nymph Leather Mask

Flowers ... Theme Challenge Reveal & Blog Hop

Forest Challenge Reveal & Bloghop