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Art, Junk Journals & Unicorns
Art, Junk Journals & Unicorns March 24, 2017

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning I invite you Behind the Scenes at my studio. Today: For some people, art and creativity are they way they understand the world! If that’s you, it’s time to make that a priority. Plus, you know it’s a good day when unicorns arrive in the mail! Mentioned in Today’s … Read more

Creativity, White Space & Time
Creativity, White Space & Time March 22, 2017

Creativity and time seem uneasy bedfellows. Perhaps white space is the peacemaker! What would be different if you had some chair & stare time?

Patience, Projects & Letting Go
Patience, Projects & Letting Go March 15, 2017

When synchronicities arrive, I know an important message has too! I’m seeing lots of lessons about loving and letting go in our creative lives.

 

 

Creative Living Bookshelf

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Surrender, Simplicity & Gratitude
Surrender, Simplicity & Gratitude

What a joy to be back! Recovering after a couple of weeks being sick has me feeling a deep sense of gratitude – even when doing chores!

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 13

It’s inevitable. I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf – and I bet you are too! In episode 13, I share 7 interesting finds rich with inspiration, creativity and healing with topics ranging from unplugging to food, from love to monkeys and a little colouring to boot!

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 12

We creatives just love reading, don’t we? I find I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf! In this episode, I share 6 great creative finds rich with inspiration, authenticity and courage with topics ranging from magic to drawing, from memoir to colouring. I’ve shared links below (don’t look if you want to … Read more

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Creative Living Bookshelf: Episode 11

We creatives just love reading, don’t we? I find I’m always adding wonderful books to my creative living bookshelf! In this episode, I share 7 great creative finds rich with stories, letters, journals, drawing, art, advice and helpful habits. I’ve shared links below (don’t look if you want to be surprised when you watch the … Read more

In the Studio with Jamie

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stART: Creating as We Go – Sticking With One Kinda Thing (episode 76) March 19, 2017

Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. It has been a prolific time for all three of us, with a multitude of work to share and often it is all … Read more

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Picture Book (aka Glue Book) Flip Through August 14, 2016

When I made my first magazine journal, the first thing I did was turn it into a picture book, aka a glue journal. I loved the process and hope you will too! I’ve given a few tips but this is a flip-through, by popular demand. If you’d like me to do a tutorial, let me … Read more

How to Make a Journal Out of Magazines
A Creative How-To Tutorial: How to Make a Journal From Magazines July 31, 2016

When you collage as much as I do, you have a lot of well-loved, well-used old magazines lying around. Turning them into journals is  ever so much better than tossing them in the recycling! Here are some quick and easy written instructions for turning your leftover magazines into a special place for your creative expression, In … Read more

Where Women Create Flipthrough
Magazines for Journaling & Collage: Where Women Create July 16, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” I thought I would do a little series on some of my favourites, including Where Women Create. (If you enjoyed this, you might also enjoy my Artful Blogging Flip-through & the Arabella Flip-through.) Join … Read more

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Magazines for Collage: An Arabella Flip-through July 1, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” I thought I would do a little series on some of my favourites, including Arabella: Canadian Art, Architecture and Design. Let me know if you like this series. If you do, there will be … Read more

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Magazines for Collage: An Artful Blogging Flipthrough June 25, 2016

One of the questions I get most in the studio is “What magazines do you use for journaling, dreamboards and collage?” Here is one of my favourites.

stART

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Bonbon, Rocket or Birdcage? Plus: Drawing x 3
stART: Creating as We Go – Bonbon, Rocket or Birdcage? Plus: Drawing x 3 (episode 75) February 18, 2017

 Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. We have been very busy since we last saw you! One surprizing thing is that we ALL have been drawing since we … Read more

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stART: Creating as We Go – Birthdays, Comics and a Really Good Time (episode 74) January 29, 2017

Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. It’s a very rambunctious episode as we celebrates Suzie’s recent birthday, reveal exciting new projects, share tender beginnings, ponder motivations and have … Read more

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stART: Creating as We Go – New Perspectives, New Projects, Same Sisters (episode 73) January 14, 2017

  Every couple of weeks I film stART: Creating as We Go with my two sisters, Suzie and Shannon. We share our creative projects, from challenges to celebrations, and support each other’s creative lives. In this episode we all feel like something new is surfacing, and as such, we share new projects, inklings, callings that have … Read more

In the Garden
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