Tag Archive: art bloggers

Sep 29

The Voice of an Artist

“An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally.” Canadian artist Julia Trops If you are a recluse and hide in your art studio creating all kinds of stuff but no one ever sees your work . . . . are you …

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Jun 09

I have this kid . . . .

. . . . who thinks she is ready to drive but needs mama’s help taking a pizza out of the oven. She can face time her BFF in Kentucky and chat for hours about who knows what (is there really enough stuff to talk about for THAT long????), but when I ask how her …

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Jan 15

Making Time

“Art journaling is about the creative process of pulling together colour, words and images as you wish on one page. Unlike many other forms of art, it is not about the outcome.” Tammy Garcia of Daisy Yellow There’s no more time for explanations; it’s time to be done with excuses; I don’t have time to …

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Mar 14

Another invitation to spring: Hurry UP!

Two more snow days – it is not that staying at home is a problem . . . in fact, if I could get away with it, I would stay home all the time and work on my projects. But that is not how the real world works, so I do need to get out …

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Mar 13

Thursday Favorite Things: Getting Stuff Done!

Snowed in . . . . again. I’m trying to be as positive as I can, even though this is really quite enough of winter! Looking for the silver lining to all these snow clouds is challenging at best, and downright frustrating most of the time. Not only did we get another 6″ of snow …

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Mar 10

Is it spring yet?

I heard on the weather report that we might be getting another snow storm in the middle of this coming week. But I’m done with all this snow! It is time for spring, and so I decided to do my part to encourage spring to hurry up and arrive. In addition to getting my little …

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Mar 04

Day 2 of My New Life of Leisure

But what does that really mean??? Well, in this house it DOES NOT mean hanging out in my jammies (unless I can get away with it!) until noon, wandering around wondering what I’m going to have for supper. But it DOES mean that by putting a few projects back in the cupboard for a while, …

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Feb 27

Thursday Favorite Things: Little Tags and Envelopes

In the midst of all the flurry of activity around here this winter, and the difficulty of doing everything from day to day with the challenge of endless snow storms, one thing that has been a source of focus and serenity has been my times of working in my art journal for The Documented Life …

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Feb 12

Thursdsay Favorite Things: Vintage Collage

Doing all of the doodling, scrapping, painting, stitching, and designing pages for my art journal for The Documented Life Project has given me lots of opportunities to try some new artistic techniques. Still have lots more that I’m looking forward to learning, but I always return to creating designs using a collage technique, and usually …

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Feb 11

Monday Inspiration: My February Calendar


Yes, I know it is February 10. And it is 8:13 p.m. but my February calendar pages for my art journal for The Documented Life Project turned out kind of sweet so I wanted to share them with you . . . . and these pages actually have been ready since February 1, but somehow …

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Jan 27

Inspire Me Monday: Documented Life Project Week 4


So I’m a week behind, but with all this snow, I’m having some time to play in my Documented Life Journal. For week 4 the prompt was to create a page with a “hidden” saying, covered up so that only one inspirational word shows. Since I’ve been having a bit of trouble getting the hang …

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