|Aspen Rug Hooking Company|
The Art of Living
If hooked rugs could talk, oh the stories they'd tell us about
Maybe she was the quiet type who helped others, and had a keen
eye for color and design.
Perhaps she was worn and tired from her daily chores who
salvaged scraps of fabric to create folk art beauty.
He could have been a designer with ideas dancing in his head
that needed to be put to paper.
Maybe he was in pain from his arthritis, and found rug hooking
as a creative way of reliving his younger days when his body
was still pliable.
Whomever the rug hooker was, the rugs tell us their creator
was happy, joyful, and saw life's beauty as a gift to behold
and not take for granted.
It starts with picking up a hook, a piece of linen or burlap,
and making merry as the rug comes to life; its design and
colors to warm a room and bring joy to someone's heart.
A loving mother to an incredibly intelligent and beautiful young adult, writer, textile artist, and a nurturing keeper of a very lovable Siberian cat and Sir Finlay my rescued Terrier mix.