Category Archives: My Philosophy

My Philosophy on Creativity states: everyone is creative & you can do anything (if you try). Also thoughts on documenting life, creating and writing.

Staying Honest as a Blogger when Sponsored with Free Stuff

I while back I, as the owner of this blog, was offered free fabric from a online fabric store. The deal was to create anything I wanted with the fabric they sent (and I could pick the patterns I liked … Continue reading

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Why a Whole Day of Silence is Bliss

I think spending time on my own is awesome, and a whole day of silence is bliss to me. When I read the article 23 Signs You’re Secretly an Introvert (even though it’s not a secret that I am a … Continue reading

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Meet the Inner Critic

THE INNER CRITIC My inner critic is a she-voice in my head, telling me that I (of all people!) can’t create what I want to create! She encourages me to be lazy and helps me think bad thoughts about myself, … Continue reading

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The creative process is a crooked road

Index Card, July 1 2011. In this post, a few of my index cards, from July 1st to July 10th. I thought you’d like to see them. I hoped that was the case. In any case, I like to share … Continue reading

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Authenticity in a messy life

I’ve been thinking about authenticity lately. Authenticity as in what is going on in my real life versus what I show on this blog (right now everything is a mess). How truthful to what is really going on in your … Continue reading

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Set a Quantitative Goal

Set smart goals I learned from Lisa Sonora Beam’s great book The Creative Entrepreneur that all goals should be SMART. Smart stands for: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound! It does sound smart, doesn’t it? But to be honest with … Continue reading

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Fuel Your Constantly Creative Brain

You have this amazing brain, a Constantly Creative Brain. I believe everyone is born creative. Maybe you’ve lost a bit of it as you’ve grown up yeah sure, and maybe you need an inspiration infusion every now and then (that … Continue reading

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Designing a Perfect Life

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes I guess one of the reasons I usually fall in love with this short time between the new and the old … Continue reading

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Time for introspection and Creative Dreaming

God, how exciting. I LOVE the prospect of a new year! Fresh starts, new goals, rejuvenated ambition & no idea what the future might hold – it doesn’t get any better than that! Gala Darling [via] I am thinking about … Continue reading

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Starting to appreciate Abstract Art

Ten years ago I had no appreciation for abstract art. I couldn’t understand it and I wasn’t interested in it. But when you make art yourself you view others art with greater interest and newborn curiosity… You step closer and … Continue reading

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