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Leather Paper

I know it sounds odd – leather paper.  This is a paper technique in Julia Andrus’s Paper Transformed.  I did not have the Perfect Ink Refresher called for in Julia’s original instuctions so I simply spritzed my cardstock with water. My first attempt did not turn out in any way, shape or manner to look… Continue reading Leather Paper

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Simple Abundance – April 2008

As I began to read April, I was drawn to the introductory page that discusses how sunlit April is.  I realize it is only day 2 of the month but it was sunny both days and my disposition is starting to improve already. This month we are travelling along the path to Simple Abundance and… Continue reading Simple Abundance – April 2008

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Simple Abundance – March 2008

I know you are all probably thinking I am nuts.  March is almost over, as I was reminded this morning by my mother who was wondering if March came in like a lion or a lamb as it is looking like it is going out like a lion. This month Sarah Ban Breathnach is discussing… Continue reading Simple Abundance – March 2008

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Canvas with Tissue Paper

With an online group, I am working my way through Mary Todd Beam’s Celebrate Your Creative Self.  The portion we were working on this month was to add tissue paper to an illustration board or canvas and then paint it.   The workshop leader was so smart and decided to break this into three weekly parts to… Continue reading Canvas with Tissue Paper

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February Projects

In the two workshops I am participating in this year – Paper Transformed by Julia Andrus and Celebrate Your Creative Self by Mary Todd Beam – have some wonderful projects for the month of February.  Unfortunately, February is a very short month and very busy so I spent a day doing some paper transformation. All… Continue reading February Projects

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Simple Abundance – Feb 11 – 17

I realize I should do these second time through readings of the daily meditations in advance of the week, not in retrospect.  Anyone who is reading along may not come back to look now for the past week.  I am going to seriously try to do this for the upcoming week later today.  I truly… Continue reading Simple Abundance – Feb 11 – 17

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Simple Abundance – thru Feb 10

I know – I should post first thing in the morning all these thoughts I have on the daily musings.  I have been very wrapped up in politics lately and those have been my first, and sometimes second and third, posts of the day.  I will try to fix that starting Monday. If you go… Continue reading Simple Abundance – thru Feb 10

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A Look at January

You all know that making resolutions doesn’t normally last.  I know this to be true but I like to try to check in each month with how I am doing on my aspirations. I have been creating new items but have not yet submitted anything for publication. I am well on my way to The… Continue reading A Look at January

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February – Simple Abundance

February is the first month where we concentrate on one of the six principles of the journey for the entire month.  This month we will concentrate on gratitude. I have to reiterate.  You really NEED a gratitude journal and need to make writing in it a nightly habit.  There are days when the nights are… Continue reading February – Simple Abundance