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My SketchBook Case

I wanted to Create something that I could use & then one day pass down. It all started w/a $1 Hardbound book from the $1 store. I had seen Jeane Oliver rip out the pages of a book to then use the binding for a Mixed Media Journal. One of my fav things to do is to re-purpose not just physical objects, but ideas! I have learned in the art world online, at least with the Mixed Media Circle I have found myself in, it’s ok to learn something new and then incorporate it into something you can do.

Finished my 'on the go' sketchbook case. I'm so excited you guys! It holds my sketchbook, my Marks All Pencils & paint brushes. For sketching & light water color. I had soooooo much fun doing this. I ripped out the pages of a thick hard bound $1 store book. I'll post an album later of the inside & process. #create I can't express how centered it brings me to get my hands in art again. Love. ...At the The Nash Pad

Finished my ‘on the go’ sketchbook case. I’m so excited you guys! It holds my sketchbook, my Marks All Pencils & paint brushes. For sketching & light water color. I had soooooo much fun doing this. I ripped out the pages of a thick hard bound $1 store book. ¬†Below I will go through the inside & process. #create I can’t express how centered it brings me to get my hands in art again. Love. …Created at: The The Nash Pad

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Mole Skin Covers Attempt One

Moleskin Covers

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The Desire to Blog is just not enough- or is it?

Is Desire Enough- Noelle MenaIt took me 3 years being online before I designed & started my personal blog here at Pliable in His Hands. I was so excited the day God gave me the name. I had told myself that I would not start till I had that perfect domain. Loving the name, the design came easy for me, something free flowing & artsy. After months of grabbing time to design and set up this blog, I wrote a couple of articles and have not been back. Was a desire to blog enough to keep one running? I quickly realized, no. As time continues to go by I realize that unless I make a deliberate decision to write and blog, it will not happen. Period.

I have been very disappointed in myself as I have had so much to write about. Life has taken me all over the place the past year and there is much to say. Why do I not sit down and write it out?Continue Reading

Why leave the home we built to live in an apartment in Nashville?

Leaving for NashvilleOne month ago today my daughter Isis and I arrived to Nashville. To an apartment my hubby was waiting for us in and one that would soon take on the name of the “Nash Pad.” Arriving with only what would fit in my Eclipse (note: very small car) that was also occupied by our 11 year old Chihuahua, Diamond. A moving truck would not be bringing our furniture from our house in Orlando. Only the postman will ring the bell to deliver boxes of clothes we shipped before we left. No beds, no sofa, no tv. Why would we make this kind of change in our lives?

It’s been interesting to watch reactions to this move.

Why Nashville? Must be nice to have two places to live. You must have a lot of money. You did this for your child?

What about your husband? Why not just let her go on her own? You have to let go of your daughter at some point.

What about your own life? What if nothing happens in Nashville? What if it’s all for nothing?Continue Reading

Art Classes I'm Taking

  • Creatively Made

  • Creative Business

  • Journey of Letting Go

  • Land of Light & Shadows

Classes I want to take!

In His Timing.

  • Hello Soul, Hello Mixed Media Mantras

  • Flying Lessons

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