Monthly Archives: May 2008

Take your skelletons out of the closet…

Maybe it’s time to take your skeletons out of the closet and into your art? Art shouldn’t have to be all pretty and cute. It’ can’t be. You’ll discover that when you make art every day you will need to … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift on Mothers Day

On Mothers Day I gave my mother the perfect gift, as I had ordered it from the kind gods of the Universe. She got sunshine, an outdoor flea market, great finds and a nice day spent with her favorite daughter. … Continue reading

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Freeform Embroidery that Glitters

After I wrote the Wow factor post about what inspires me in others art I thought I’d do a free form embroidery. One where I could try some of the things I like; words and swirls (lots of shapes and … Continue reading

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Creativity, inspiration, craft and life

Blogs I recently found that I think you’ll enjoy checking out! They are about creativity, inspiration, craft and life in general. This is a long list post. Get coffee as they say. Or bookmark this post and visit one new … Continue reading

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Hello Windflower, hello kitty and tasty grass

Hello there… Please follow and like: Related PostsNurturing your soul Baby it’s winter outside… A few collages

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The veranda is the place to be

When I sit down by the computer to write I think about craft and art. I think about sewing, embroidery, how to make little polymer clay flowers that I’ve sketched, painting on fabric, taking photos of pillows I’ve finished, drawing … Continue reading

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Smear, stain and spill that acrylic paint

I could only read a couple of pages in Traci Bautista’s book Collage Unleashed before I had to put it down. Not because I thought it was a bad book, but because I was so inspired I couldn’t continue reading. … Continue reading

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Widen your horizon with new words

I love new words because often they reveal something that you are not aware of. The knowledge of a new word will widen you horizon and give you a better understanding of the world. Maybe you’ll notice something that you … Continue reading

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Waiting waiting for words and good news

Daily Art Card from 12th of May 2008. I’ve been looking for words for a week now. Maybe tomorrow they will come? Please follow and like: Related PostsZentangle meditation and wet paper painting Every piece of paper has a Story … Continue reading

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The ridiculous Magnolia Tree is laughing

I think I’ve been out four or five times snapping photos of dad’s big Magnolia Tree this past week. I started when the buds turned pink and I have kept taking photos (lots of photos) until now when the leaves … Continue reading

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