Tag Archives: confidence

Gala Darling: Radical Self Love

Realize how amazing you are. There will never be anyone like you. Thatís why it is so important to express yourself as much as you can ó if you donít, the world will miss out. Develop your talents. This will … Continue reading

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Trying to find My Truth in art

Instead of trying too hard to be original when we create, we should try to just be “true”. True to what we’re drawn to right now. To follow the hand as it reaches for the next paint tube, what ever … Continue reading

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Finding your own style

I used to hope that I would “find my style” very soon. I longed to find it, somewhere, anywhere. But I was looking for it before I was ready to see. Then I relaxed a bit and found it was … 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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Painting makes me happy

I long to paint again, especially when I see this painting. It hangs above my bed and it makes me happy. And proud. And amazed, because it was me who painted it. Me! I have been so unusually busy away … Continue reading

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The Perfect Protest

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats; neither fear nor shame can cure them. Jean de La Fontaine From my Art Journal: A Perfect Mess: I don’t even want to be perfect! Is it a contradiction in terms to … Continue reading

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Are you Proud enough

This is a vent. Be warned. Do you tell new people that you meet that you have a blog? Do you give out your blog address first thing? I don’t. Some people I’ve spent a lot of time with do … Continue reading

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My Own True Genius – Collage art – before and after

I can’t contribute to the writing contest at Creative Portal because I don’t live in the US. The title of the contest is true genius and you can send in submissions until 15th of March, it should be a short … Continue reading

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Paper Patchwork | Notebooks waiting to be loved…

An empty and blank notebook is a notebook unloved. iHanna If you didn’t get enough inspiration in the tutorial yesterday (How to make a Paper Patchwork Notebook Cover) where I showed you how you can “dress up” a blank book … Continue reading

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The power of the mind

While traveling by train this week (3 times!) I’ve listened to podcasts and knitted on a striped cap (thanks for sending me the pattern Elena!), thinking about the power of the mind… Listening to inspiring podcasts really is something I … Continue reading

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