Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Book review | Zen doodle – tons of tangles

A Zentangle has no up or down and is not a picture of something, so you have no worries about whether you can draw a hand, or a duck. You always succeed in creating a Zentangle. I have been wanting … Continue reading

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Letting Creativity Loose

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda Sometimes I forget how to do a collage, how to paint or how to draw. It feels like I’m lost, or like I’ve lost my ability to be creative. But then I … Continue reading

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Celebrating Life

Yes. I have to admit that after a long weekend of celebrations I am one year older. I’m happy to report I do not feel older but might have to admit that I am not as young as I used … Continue reading

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Video Class Promo + Stitched Blog Hop

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. General George Patton Today I am part of Alma Stoller’s Blog Hop for STITCHED 2015! Hi and Welcome to all … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | Easter Eye Candy

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. Ansel Adams It is post Easter. I’ve finished my tiny Easter Egg (so small that it fitted in the palm of … Continue reading

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The Writing Landscape

I can get lost even when I have a map in hand, because I have no sense of direction. But maps fascinate me, and I’ve used a lot of vintage maps in my art. I especially like the metaphor of … Continue reading

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Find what you Love and let it kill you

My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness. Let it kill you and let it devour your … Continue reading

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Fuel up people!

I am a coffee addict. How about you? What fuels your creativity? Related PostsCraft Tutorials I like – Sunday fun (V) Think happy thougts all day today Week in the Life | Friday Photos

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Awesome Supplies | Go Create Gouache

I got a kit of gouache paint tubes from a friend. It’s my first try with gouaches since school, and it’s always fun to explore new paints. Gouache is similar to watercolors, but my watercolors are not in tubes, and … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Love List

I love creating art, craft, text, books – you name it. Here is a list of other things that is on my love list right now. Because, you know… love is in the air. I love Related PostsCreative Snapshots | … Continue reading

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