When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

“Seek and Find the Savior” : Ornament and Poem

2017 Christmas Canvas ornaments! “Baby Blue and Burlap”  Will have them at Railroad Antique on Nov. 9th art show:) @rrsantiques  Wanted to start a new little Christmas Tradition with the baby Jesus ornament:)  We have a pickle we hide each year and the child who finds it first gets to open the first present. It’s […]

The “Why Me” Behind Meaningful Apologies

**This is the last post in “The Story behind the poem – Meaningful Apologies” series.  Scroll past the poem if you have read it already, and pick up with – My “Why ME.” _______________________________________________________________________ **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click […]

New Art in Gallery

Below is a sample of NEW ART on my art gallery page! Hope you enjoy and please email me at katiewilson40@gmail.com if interested in commissioning a piece or if interested in something that is still available in the gallery!   Check out the Art Gallery Page! New Art! Click here for ART GALLERY LINK  

New Art: Wildflowers Hanging From Heaven

Isaiah 61:11 MSG

Eden Reaching for Us: Wildflowers Hanging From Heaven from the “Wild and Wonderful” Collection: #wildandwonderfulcollection A series of wildflower paintings around the theme BEAUTY FROM ASHES. Many species of wildflowers spring up and thrive in soil that is rich in ashes! A wild, beautiful mess emerges from the remains of forest fires. Ruins do sing; […]

Elizabeth Elliot: How Do You Define a Hero? (Week 50)

  Story behind the Painting: Recently my son (My 20-yr-old) called and said, “Mom, do you know who Elisabeth Elliot is?” “Of course, she is one of my heroes of faith. Why?” “Oh, well my friend just told me how much she loved her and I wanted to get her something about Elisabeth Elliot for […]

Nativity: Place of Origin (Week 49)

Story behind the painting: When I posted the last batch of ornaments I painted, I had someone order 13 Nativities.  The only Nativity in my ornament collection was the black, white and gold silhouette but she was ordering the “colorful ones.” I realized she thought the church ornaments were nativities and just like that, I saw […]

Ornaments: More Than Decor (Week 48)

Story Behind the Painting: If you look closely at the feature image, you will notice that the ornaments are inspired by the painting above.  (Week 29) Angels and the Nations contains the story behind the larger canvas.  I hope you will take the time to read it now:)  The ornaments are available this Christmas and they […]