Category Archives: Reading

Zen Doodle Workshop Magazine

Check out the article I wrote for Cloth Paper Scissor’s Zen Doodle Workshop magazine.  It’s all about zen doodles on rocks, something I LOVE to do. The article explains, step by step, on how to make them, what inks and … Continue reading

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The Tidy Project – Book Giveaway

Last April, my hubby and I got this book.  THIS book, that seriously changed our lives.  You have probably heard of it…. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, now a best seller in Japan, Europe and … Continue reading

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Art at The Movement Shala

I feel so honored to have art hanging at a local yoga, dance and mediation studio, The Movement Shala. I was very intimidated, at first, by this big, beautiful space. The ceilings are so tall and my painting felt so … Continue reading

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Web stuff and books

I really love listening to a good book on audio.  I like to listen while I paint. I get so much more work done when I do this.  It just gets me into the most beautiful flow. These are the … Continue reading

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A Wee Bit Warped Zine Giveaway (closed)

The best mail for us creatives, looks a lot like this awesome zine. Colorful, bright, inspiring and so so happy. Who wouldn’t want all that to arrive in their mailbox? Shelly Massey (a wee bit warped) is a dear friend … Continue reading

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for memory’s sake

My husband always likes it when I do little round-ups of what we did over the year. At a glance, we can remember all the fun we had. And, over the years, my blog has become a invaluable journal of … Continue reading

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It’s never too late

It’s Never Too Late by Dallas Clayton I was asked to review this book and of course I jumped at the chance. I am a huge fan of Dallas Clayton (An Awesome Book is a favorite of ours) and was … Continue reading

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The Sweet Book of Candy Making *Book Giveaway*

I received a beautiful book from Quarry books, called The Sweet Book of Candy Making by Elizabeth LaBau.  It is simply mouthwatering flipping from one page to the next. Sadly, most of the candy involves dairy and as I get … Continue reading

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Felted feather Friends (book giveaway), buttons and embroidery floss

I’ve been sent several things in the mail to review over the last month. So, I’ve decided to do a big single post.  Please note that I only share what I absolutely love. First up, this lovely book set, compliments … Continue reading

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Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals

I recently received this book for review called, “Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals” By Carla Sonheim. I met Carla briefly a couple of years ago at Artfest and she was funny and delightful. Later, I purchased her e-course called The … Continue reading

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