Present

A reminder to stay in and appreciate the here and now! $25 giclee print available at the Made Vibrant Art Shop.
A reminder to stay in and appreciate the here and now! $25 giclee print available at the Made Vibrant Art Shop.
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Present

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A reminder to stay in and appreciate the here and now!

About this print:

  • 9” x 12” fine art giclee print
  • Printed on thick high quality, acid-free archival paper stock with an enhanced matte finish
  • Reproduced from original acrylic painting by Caroline Kelso Winegeart
  • Does not come with frame

All pre-order prints will be packed with LOVE by a member of the Made Vibrant team and shipped within two weeks of your order. (For more info on our shipping policy, click here.) 

US orders will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail for a flat rate of $4. All orders outside the US will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail International for a flat rate of $15. Your print will arrive packaged in a protective cellophane sleeve and rigid stay-flat mailer.

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This piece was created as a part of my 2016 project #AbstractAffirmationsDaily where I share an abstract piece of art with a positive message every day. Here's the story that accompanies this piece, posted on 3/10/2016:

I can hardly believe it but moving day is finally upon us! We’ve been packing all day today and tomorrow morning we’ll load up the U-Haul, head to Oceanside and start the next chapter in our new home. I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks since we signed our lease agreement.

Still, as much as I feel like a kid on the night before Christmas, wanting to just hit fast forward on my life so it can be tomorrow, I’m reminding myself to slow down and STAY PRESENT. To not be in so much of a hurry to get to the next phase that I trade today in for tomorrow. Because the truth is, cheesy as it sounds, all we have is today. All we have is now. And so when my brain goes drifting off to daydreams of decorating our new living room or momentary freak out moments of “don’t forget that!”… I pull my attention back to where I am in this moment, appreciating all it has to offer me. Soaking in the sound of the birds on our back porch and the way the light pours into the kitchen and how good it feels to go through my things and let go of what’s no longer serving me.

Excitement is a great thing. Anticipation and welcoming the future with open arms are great things. But let’s not allow our desire for the future to create a shadow on the present. It’s here, it’s now, it’s real.