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New Look…Same Creative Soul

I was getting a bit tired of the format and background on my blog so I decided something fresh and new was in order! Spring is kind of the time for that, after all. It isn’t easy to find an … Continue reading

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Sharing the Joy

Just FYI, today is my husband and my 17th wedding anniversary! I am so grateful for him and for our incredible relationship that I wanted to share a bit of our joy. The photo below is an art piece I created … Continue reading

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Artful Expression of Depression

“Some days she didn’t know how to be happy. So she let herself be sad. “  Many people who have never dealt with depression personally have a misunderstanding that it is simply ongoing sadness. It’s part of what adds to … Continue reading

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Such an honor…

Those of you that follow my blog know that I haven’t kept up with it very well at all. Yes, there are a lot of valid reasons for this but I won’t go into all them because we all have … Continue reading

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Antique storage options for creative supplies

When an artisan has a plethora of items from which to choose from to create all the goodness it can be a real challenge to find ways to organize and store such items. And I’m the kind of person who … Continue reading

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Is anyone participating?

Hello all, I’ve given you all a few days to draw your tree if you’d like to take part. I’d like to know if anyone is doing this and if people need more time before talking about it in a … Continue reading

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I was interviewed for an artist’s spotlight!

Recently I was interviewed for a Visual Artist’s Spotlight on a website by Cheryl Cope. Cheryl coaches women on enhancing creativity, weight loss and general women’s issues with a Christian perspective. I was a bit unsure how to respond to … Continue reading

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Art journaling my feelings

What I really love to use an art journal for is expressing my feelings or working out how I feel when I’m unsure. This is what I have done for my last several pages and it feels good. First, a … Continue reading

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Home…the Art Journal Journey monthly theme

I recently ran across a blog called “Art Journal Journey” where every month they give you a word or theme to journal about. Then, if you like, you can link your post to their blog to share with everyone…last month … Continue reading

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A Bit of This and a Bit of That…

I am very happy to have begun creating in my new art journal. Those blank pages were just calling to me! I wanted to put something on the inside front cover and first page so that’s where I started. I … Continue reading

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