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DIY Friday: Create Your Own Photo Backdrop

I have been recovering from carpal tunnel surgery so I have not been able to post. However, I have for you a cool, sweet guest post from Emma of gifts.com. How would you like to make your own permanent awesome photo backdrop that you can change in several different styles?  The fabulous design behind this Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: The Artist Trading Card

It has been a while since I have posted a ten minute Tuesday. With Fall here and kids back to school, your ten minute Tuesdays will resume once more. Today’s activity was inspired by the artist trading cards I have been seeing on Pinterest a lot lately. Normally done with mixed media techniques that include Read More

flower chandelier

DIY: Make a Flower Chandelier in Six Steps

The weekend is here and I have the perfect DIY project just for you! This project has some great elements; fun, flowers, imagination, and a new twist on an old idea. ProFlowers has created a whole video tutorial on how to make a flower chandelier. I have seen different versions on Pinterest, often using silk Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Love You Notes

When was the last time you decided to drop someone you care about a little love you note just to let them know you were thinking about them? Did you know that to write a quick note to someone to show you are thinking about them can take ten minutes or less, especially as part Read More

Ten Minute Tuesday

Ten Minute Tuesday: The Art Project

My creative premise has been and continues to be that you can use your creativity in ten minutes a day and still accomplish works of art or pieces of writing. I want to take you down the road of an art project done in ten-minute increments over the course of a couple of days. This Read More

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Take Your “Artist Date” In A New Direction

Have you been looking for some other ways to play with your creativity? Julia Cameron, in her book The Artists Way, talks about taking herself on “Artist dates.” The artist date is a weekly date that you make with yourself to experience something creative outside of your normal creative work. Many people take time out Read More

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Photo Wednesday: It’s the Small Things

It’s the small things that catch our eye, bring us joy and wonder. Yes, Grand things are spectacular and awe-inspiring. However, I see the small things as those that touch my heart. Collections of pieces of friends and loved ones who have given me something that symbolizes our relationship in some way. Other small things, Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Creating Your PlayDates!

It’s a late post today and the first in a while. I have been having some health issues that have interfered with posting. As the new year as arrived, I thought about what kind new creative experiences  I would like for this year. It isn’t so much about resolutions but rather inviting in opportunities for Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: The Five and Five List

The new year is coming upon us and goal setting for it seems to be on a lot of people’s minds. There are A LOT of really good planning guides out there. I have used some of them. However, I want to show another way to think about your new year. The planners often require Read More