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My desk is a Constant Mess

My desk is a Constant Mess

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t 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 art journal. My diary, another notebook, and a bunch of stray pens. Loose papers with […]

Week in the Life | Sunday Creativity

Week in the Life | Sunday Creativity

I started the day by making myself a cup of coffee when I woke up. And last Sunday was the last day of the documentation project Week in the Life! I took that day to document some of my creative process at home. Some work by the computer, some at my art desk creating collages […]

Taking time for what you love

Taking time for what you love

I fell in love with painting on fabric when first tried it on fabric patches three years ago. I later used those patches to sew my Magic Mixed Media Bag, a bag I still use almost every day. Recently I got a compliment about it at a Knitting Café event. Only those who embrace creativity […]

Thoughts on Flow and Embroidery

Thoughts on Flow and Embroidery

This transparent make up bag is a great holder of my embroidery floss – I don’t need to empty it out to find the color I’m looking for – love that! Though maybe I need to organize my threads it a bit better some day… This summer I have been doing some free form embroidery, […]

Permission to Rest

Permission to Rest

I read an article over at Creativity Portal about permission to rest in our creative work. It is such a nice thing, to rest. Take a break. Walk away. Think of something else. Take a walk for a while. We all need that permission sometimes. Here is an extract from the article: Related PostsThe Right […]