Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Dear Photo Diary | the details of daily life

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. William Morris There are so much beauty everywhere. I was at a color workshop this morning where the teacher told us that … Continue reading

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A Personal Abecedarium of iHanna

I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance. Bell Hooks An abecedarium (or abecedary) is an inscription consisting of the letters of an alphabet, almost always … Continue reading

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Collage: Blue Dragonflies

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. Pearl S. Buck Hello Thursday and hello dear series of dragonfly collages (continuing from this collage). … Continue reading

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Spotted Photo Theme: My Bridge to Nature

October’s Spotted Photo Theme is Nature! I doubt there is anyone who doesn’t love that stuff. If you have a camera you have photographed in nature at some point. I know I do it a lot. Among other things I … Continue reading

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Eye Candy | Details of Beauty

Wishing you a beautiful weekend with some eye candy from this summer. I have so many beautiful photos in my folders, I could do this all week. Well, I won’t but I do hope you like these… Related PostsEye Candy: … Continue reading

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Art Journal Close-ups

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden In almost all of the art journal peeks that I share here you’ll see close-up photos. Sure, I like to include the whole page or … Continue reading

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Staring at the blank page before you…

I am unwritten, can’t read my mind, I’m undefined I’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned Staring at the blank page before you Open up the dirty window Let the sun illuminate the words that you could … Continue reading

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A Tiny Step Forward Collage

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to say I’ll go ahead and say them anyway Forget your balls and grow a pair of tits… It’s hard, it’s hard, it’s hard out here for a bitch Lilly Allen Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Willpower | One Little Word Update

My word of the year is willpower, and it’s a perfect word for me. I love reading about how the brain works, so today I thought I’d share a few links to articles that has inspired me with my word. … Continue reading

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Binder Transformation

I love finding office supplies at the thrift store! Sometimes I’ll find postcards or a pile of unused notecards, but not often. I love all kinds of vintage paper finds, but thrifting them doesn’t happen that often around here. Though … Continue reading

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