Ten Minute Tuesday

Ten Minute Tuesday: The Art Project Part 2

Here is Part 2 of The Art Project broken into ten-minute chunks of time. You can take almost any art project or writing project or crafting project and break them down into ten-minute bits of time to fit it into a busy schedule. This makes most projects possible even when you think you have no 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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DIY: Creating Leaf Poetry

This is a replica of a favorite project I did a while ago. I call it Leaf Poetry. Why? because you use the leaf templates or you can trace leaves and paint them anyway you desire. Then you are going to write some very simple poetry on your leaves. You can use as many leaves Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: DIY Canvas Signs

I just love the canvas signs I see for sale in JoAnn’s and Michaels, or even at Ross or other home decorating places. I think they are cute. But why am I going to pay to have someone else’s sign when this creative person can do it herself. Now, here is the disclaimer. It’s been Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Paint with Spices

My favorite thing about this time of year is the smell of baking treats, vanilla and cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Often I will fill a pot on the stove with oranges, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves and let it simmer away. It makes the house smell like Christmas and all warm and cozy. For our ten Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Painted Stones

I have always been attracted to stones. I collected avidly as a child; often coming home from some family adventure with pocketfuls of rocks. I loved the smooth round flat ones, the ones with flecks of color or striations through them. I would pick them so carefully. I still love collecting rocks especially on the Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Know Your Monsters

I have written previously about how to stop your Creativity sucking monsters.They can sneaky, distracting little creatures that keep us from doing our choice of creative work. For myself, it doesn’t seem to matter if I am writing or doing photography or making pendants, I seem to run into the same monsters time and time Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: Creative Meditation

Today’s Tuesday ten minute creative activity can be done in two parts or all at once. The meditation takes as long as you need it to. It isn’t timed. The activity following in a ten minute guideline. You can always go longer if you feel the need.  Creative Self Meditation You are standing before a door. Read More

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All You Need to Begin!

“Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.” ~Goethe So many times I hear people say that they could not do this creative project, or write, or paint because they don’t have the time. Being creative requires too much commitment. Sometimes, they never start or Read More