Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Collage Time: Cover of my Book Notes Notebook + video

I think it’s about developing a system to create. Once the creative habit is there, the possibilities are endless. Crystal Moody I have always been a voracious reader, devouring books like candy. I probably read a lot more on my … Continue reading

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Blogoversary | 15 YEARS of blogging life

I am not great with math, but I think the 24th of April this little blog ‘o mine turned fifteen years! Yes, 15 YEARS. If nothing else, you must admit I am tenacious and persistent. I just won’t be easily … Continue reading

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Experimental Portraits | Time-lapse Video

Make action a habit. Don’t wait until things are just right. There is never a perfect time to begin. There is only now. Expect that things will be difficult. Know that there will be setbacks. Remember how strong you are. … Continue reading

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Painting a lot of Hearts | Time-lapse video

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. Paramahansa Yogananda All through February I have been painting colorful hearts in my little notebook. I could … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | a winter without colors

I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better. Steve Southerland … Continue reading

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Pink and orange wrist warmers

Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either. Elizabeth Zimmerman I love wearing wrist-warmers when I sit by the computer and write blog posts. My hands often gets really cold, and even with … Continue reading

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New A6 planner for the first quarter | Print your own today

Some of you might remember the DIY Planner that I designed many years ago, and that was all the rave at the time… I have since stopped using it, and when I found out about Traveler’s Notebooks, I just knew … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 45 | Target Practice

The things one experiences alone with oneself are very much stronger and purer. Eugene Delacroix Please follow and like:Related PostsBlue and Yellow How I Spent a Rainy Day 365 Collages | Week 43 | Rather Shabby Chic

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Pink Happy Mail Opening

Life is tough, sometimes. You know what I mean, right? This autumn has felt particularly harsh to me. First my bike got stolen from outside our house where it was locked, then a month after that I got my smart … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 43 | Monsters in the Closet

It’s week 43 of 52 weeks in 2018, and I’ve reached collage number 300 in my 365 Somethings. Today is day 299 of the year. After today there are 66 days remaining in this year, so that we (as happens … Continue reading

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