Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Doodeling in the Ocean

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. Peter Marshall This small island is called Grinda, it has some rental cabins, a camping ground, two places to eat and one little shop/coffee place for boat tourists to stock up … Continue reading

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Get Started Ideas for Creative Play – using the Phone

Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time… Bill Gates When there is nothing going on we pick up our smart phone and check what’s happening somewhere else. Through … Continue reading

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Currently

Enjoying: summer as much as I can, when ever I can. I’ve been having very low energy for days on end, but when I find energy I try to spend it outdoors. June has already provided two BBQ-dinners with family … Continue reading

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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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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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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 PostsCreativity in Snapshots | Circles Craft Tutorials I like – Sunday fun (V) Cold coffee

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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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