Tag Archives: messy

What’s floating around

There are a lot of materials floating around here right now. I do a little bit of crafting every day, mostly knitting or my free form embroidery stuff as well as some wool embroidery started in May. As I jump … Continue reading

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My desk is a Constant Mess

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you cant learn anything from being perfect. Adam Osborne There is a mess on my desk. Again. There is a finished art journal. A started art journal. A current … Continue reading

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My Desk, No Gloss

I know lots of people who function brilliantly within a chaotic studio. I’m just not one of them. I need spareness but… I’m no neatnik (!) so order doesn’t come naturally to me. It’s an ongoing effort. A big effort. … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: More Autumn Colours

Using Natures Colors today. This is where the creativity happens! In the midst of chaos. I really enjoy selecting a focus and choosing pretty things to photograph, but also, I enjoy documenting the mess on my table. And really, it’s … Continue reading

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The disappearing desk trick

In chaos, there is fertility. /Anas Nin The photo above shows a magic trick of mine: how to make every work surface and desk space disappear in a pile of junk! Ta-daaa, and it’s gone. Have you tried it? It’s … Continue reading

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Feeling bodacious + giveaway

Do you want to know a secret? I wrote my last post on authenticity a few weeks ago, and since then I have hesitated on posting it quite a bit! I was even considering deleting it, because it doesn’t really … Continue reading

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iHanna | I’m as layered as an onion

Continuing from the serenity of yesterday – to chaos today. At least in my thoughts (where poetry lives). Every time I create I drag boxes and piles out of secret hiding places. I create little towers of items that wiggle … Continue reading

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My life is a Mess

My life is a mess, how about yours? I’ve been sorting through everything. My life is in a horrible big mess right now. I am throwing away, saving, folding, browsing, sorting. For weeks now. I’ve realized I’m a horrible pack-rat … Continue reading

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My desk this week

Listening, creating, thinking, showing pictures. Having fun. Continue reading

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