Tag Archives: process

Finding yourself in your Art Journal

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar When you work in book format, like an Art Journal, or any notebook, each page is a creation on its … Continue reading

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About my Creative Art & Writing Practice

This blog post is part of the Round the World Blog Hop, sent to me by Quinn McDonald. Read more about the blog hop at the end of this post. But now you’ve arrived in Europe, the oblong country of … 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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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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The Creative Process of Mettazine

Making a zine is a lot of fun, and it includes many steps even after all the text is written, edited, layouted and printed… Decorating the covers of the first batch with scrapbook leftover papers, sewing on papers like it … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The never ending to do-list of crafts

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you! When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. Eleanor Roosevelt I … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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