Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Index Cards: Let the world see your creativity

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis In my last index card post I showed index cards from June 17 to 23, week 25 of the year. These are from … Continue reading

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Index Cards: Sunshine like powdered gold

It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside. Maud Hart Lovelace Yay! I got a new stack of white lined Index Cards, and I’m still creating little vignettes on … Continue reading

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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. Dont 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 Posts365 Collages | Week 9 365 Collages | Week 35 | Paper Patchwork Edition 365 Collages | Week 1 of 2018 … Continue reading

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