Category Archives: Show me the puppy!

Sit still in the whirlwind.

Today I had images of majestic, deep, swirling waves and lines.  Dark, visually dense colors that would mean something, you know, Something.  Capital S. Create I said.  Be important I said.  Make something impressive I said. Materials: Liquidtex acrylics, Dina Wakely … Continue reading

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Scrap box time and intentional living.

Every once in a while I decide to just stamp some images, or mix patterned papers together, or make up a bunch of card backs.  When it gets to a point that I can’t see my desk, all this stuff … Continue reading

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The fourth Brahmavihara; Upeksha

The fourth and final of the Four Sublime Attitudes is Upeksha, or remaining impartial to the faults and imperfections of others. Well.  This is often easier said then done.  This page (on the right, created with Tim Holtz and dylusions … Continue reading

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Goodness all around

Week three’s theme at yoga class was the Bramavihara Mudita, or celebrating the good in others. This is a fun one.  It inspired this silly little page in my art journal, and reminded me of a few thank you notes … Continue reading

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Tool hoarder unleashed!

No, I will not tell you how long I’ve had these water brushes, but I will show you how fun they are to use, especially when you combine them with Distress Crayons. A little teaser of a painting I’m working … Continue reading

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Outdoor inspiration

Let’s relearn taking inspiration from our natural surroundings.  More often than I care to admit, I find myself scrolling on Pinterest for what seems like hours.  I have convinced myself I need to find projects, ideas, inspiration, just the right vintage refrigerator … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it!

I’ve been in a using up mood.  The other day I pulled out the plant pot full o’ bits and dug in. . . I found some gelli prints, some solid card stock I had previously intended for another project, … Continue reading

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