Yearly Archives: 2016

Create your Own Christmas Cards

It’s time to create Christmas cards. Yee-haa, that time of year again – am I right? There are some really cute ones to buy these days, especially if you order from Etsy, but who planned for this in say, October? … Continue reading

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Can new washi tape make you Happy?

True confession time: I balance between knowing that you can’t buy happiness, and then doing it anyway at times. Yes, spending money on “things” can make a girls mood lift, just like doodling can. Some shop for clothes or shoes, … Continue reading

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Creative Doodles that will Brighten your Mood

What do you do when things are hard, and you feel like you don’t have the strength or energy to move away from the situation you’re in? I see a lot of psychological advice on how to brighten your mood … Continue reading

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Blue and Pink fabric finds

I’m glad I didn’t decide to blog every day this month, because this week I’ve been under a rock of work, so much so my own creativity has suffered and this blog was left alone for most of the time. … Continue reading

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Blue and Yellow

The gold you have to dig for is not the real gold. Marty Rubin This year most fall days have been horribly gray, with heavy clouds covering the sky. But then when the sun did peek out, I hurried out … Continue reading

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Postcard Collage Video 2: The Colorful Postcard

When I make collage postcards I choose paper scraps that I really like a lot, and try to make a pleasing and happy composition. A lot of it is hard to explain, as it happens intuitively. But the first step … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo | A blog post every day for a month?

I have been thinking a lot about trying on a challenge I’ve seen around the web through the past couple of years. NaBloPoMo. It’s about writing a blog post every day for a whole month, to be specific, in November. … Continue reading

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Postcard Tutorial Video: Fall Color Inspiration

I’m not sure if I should call this a postcard tutorial or simply a postcard collage inspiration thing, but here it is! A new youtube video about how to make your own DIY Postcards. I think it’s more of a … Continue reading

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Share a Handmade Postcard, will ya?

Even if you haven’t joined the swap I host, I hope you feel inspired to make a few handmade postcards and send them of to friends and family this season. Those things really warm the heart, maybe more than a … Continue reading

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Alma Stoller’s Class 101 Mixed Media Techniques

I have been taking quite a few online classes this year, as well as the in real life ones that I’ve blogged about. Most recently I’ve gone through Alma Stoller’s new class 101 Mixed Media Techniques, which contains a lot … Continue reading

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