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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

Creativity

Ten Minute Tuesday: Creativity is Your Birthright!

Creativity is your birthright! You were born to be creative. There is no doubt about that. Just look at your body and the way that it heals itself each time…each time it has to mend something new or different or fight a new cold, it gets creative to heal you. Your mind is just as Read More

magnetic poetry

Ten Minute Tuesday: Magnetic Poetry.com

Welcome to April, National Poetry Month. It is also National Letter writing month but I will bring that up again in another post. I want you to play today. Have you ever seen the magnetic poetry kits for sale, usually  in gift shops or little off the wall places. I used to collect the kits. Read More

pressed flower

How to: Pressed Flower Petal Butterflies

I often get inspired by projects I see on Pinterest. About two weeks ago, I saw a DIY post of pressed leaves in clear glass picture frames. I thought it looked like fun. I had picked up some frames from the dollar store, my go-to when the budget is tight, and thought I might just Read More

National Craft Month

National Craft Month Crafty Round- up!

March is National Craft Month. A favorite Month of mine as it gives me an excuse to try out all kinds of crafty projects. I have more projects coming over the next week and a half just for you. However today, I thought I would round-up some of my favorite crafts that I have done Read More

We are the Believers

We are the Believers and we Believe…

We are the believers. We are the fun-makers, and bringers of messiness in a world that longs to remain neat and clean. We are the creators, the artists, the ones who know that creativity is vital to our very soul and without it, we could not breathe. We are the ones who do not stand Read More

anythingcan happen

Ten Minute Tuesday: Anything Can Happen

I had a lovely Ten Minute Tuesday post for you today. However, there were some copyright issues I had to attend to before I could publish it. This is the first time I have had to do this since usually I don’t rely on other sites for information or if I do, they simply require Read More

In search of a Niche

Susan: In Search of a Niche

In the world of blog posting you’re supposed to have a niche, a place that you belong, which fits your specific topic. I have recently discovered that this is a form of writing that does not suit me. I may not get sponsors or affiliates or other ways to monetize my blog. And I think Read More

permission slip!

Ten Minute Tuesday: Freebies Permission Slips

For our Ten Minute Tuesday, I have some special treats for you. THREE downloadable permission slips! Reminders for you to keep near your desk or in you creative space that you have permission for your creativity. Make sure you are giving yourself the space, time and permission you need to build your creative muscles and Read More

My Favorite

My Favorite Daily Go-To’s

What are a few of my favorite things?  When the blocks come? When the interruptions reign? Here are a few of my favorite things. Here are five of my favorite go-to items that I use to boost my creative flow or give me a swift kick in the creative behind when I need it. Most of Read More