Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fear LESS. Love MORE.

Recently someone I follow on Twitter posed a question that essentially boiled down to: “How do you combat fear?”  It reminded me of a journal page I posted about the difference between being “fearless” and the act of “fearing less.” In my mind, the way to combat fear is love, for others and for yourself. […]

Loops, Springs, Chains. Oh, My!

Hello all! We are having another sunny weekend in Seattle. Two in a row, practically unheard of (common joke around here: What do you call two straight days of rain in Seattle? A weekend. ) So, today was another day out and about enjoying the sun. Will we be so lucky tomorrow? Last night, I did […]


Well, not really, but things have been pretty hectic the last few days. Sadly, my art cart (the mobile craft center!) and my metals have sat idle. I have not…lots of freelance work coming in (which is great, right? Right?) but that always means less time for the “me” things. Also, a friend went out […]

Recycle! Turn a Paper Bag into a Necklace

A few days ago I posted about making paper beads. Well, I have been at it again…trying a different type of paper, and documenting a bit of the process for you. This is in no way an actual tutorial, but it should give you a rough idea of the process. As I mentioned in my […]

And then this Happened…

While I was putting the finishing touches on my last post (which I had a ton of technical issues with–view here if you missed it)  this came in the mail. My order from Rio Grande finally arrived! Yippeee!  Sterling silver and gold-filled wire, some round, some half-round. Expect some jewelry posts soon!

Art Journal: Fear LESS

Just yesterday I stumbled upon a Web site for an idea that I find really fascinating. Its called “Dear World” and there is a short video explaining what they do here. I won’t go into too many details, you can check it out if you would like, but the gist of it is that they […]

Art Journal Page: I Cut up a Book (Gasp!)

Seriously. I love it when people use book pages in their art, but I have not been able to bring myself to do it…that is until today. I did it, but I feel so naughty. I’m (ahem) not a kid, but I am still afraid my mother will see what I did to this book […]

Elearning Instructional Design Chronicle

Thoughts and ramblings as I work to complete my certifcate in elearning instructional design from the University of Washington.

I'mperfect Life

Letting Go of Perfection to Live a Happy, Healthy Lifestyle

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

Image Earth Travel

Travel and photography blog by Nilla Palmer. Capturing the globe with words and lens. Come travel the world!

Out an' About

Loving Life On and Off the Tracks

Streets of Nuremberg

Street | Urban | Travel | Photography by Marcus Puschmann

Happy days of life

young happy free

Home Chefs

home made food

Wandering Near and Far

See the world with kids one adventure at a time

Rosebudinnh 's Art and crafts space

mix media arts and crafts, paper cafts, cricut,greeting cards,rubber stamping.

Taylor Jorjorian

Photographic Artist

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Studio B

A girl with mixed media dreams.

Her Waking Sky

Printmaking, photography, textiles

the late sky

Art, fashion, culture

Hidden Chuckles

Take Your Pain And Play With It.

Junquemail Contessa

Mixed Media: Art Journaling , Textiles, Artist Trading Cards and Mail Art

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

Esserzoo Living

Thoughts from an ordinary woman!


Random Stuff of Happiness


Blog de María Tenorio

Eat, Sleep, Television

Watch as I amaze and astound with opinions about what TV shows I like!

The Little Leaf

Painting Drawing Photography

Coco J. Ginger Says

Poems and stories of love & heartbreak.

BY's Art

Doodling and Drawing Life

fall in love. take photos. repeat.

the chronicles of a girl with a camera

Bebe Butler

Rising in Art, Life, Love, etc

G. E. Gallas

Writer and Illustrator

Words Of Birds

Left the Nest

Pepperbox Couture

Reduce, reuse, recycle - the sustainable design style

Gembobs Inspiration

Gemmas Tutorials, Inventions, Ideas, Inspiration and Creations

Clouds of Colour

The creative journey of Bec Brown

The Happsters

Spread Positive Vibes. Give Love. Be Happy.


You're not a mess. You've screwed up just enough to make you interesting.

anna warren portfolio

looking for beauty in the small things

The SoulStory Journal

Discover the story your soul wants to tell!

. astrakan project .

music from beyond our world

Ms. Faith's Funhouse

What Happens at the Funhouse... Does NOT Stay at the Funhouse...Sharing is Caring

art discarded

An online gallery of art that has been tossed to the wayside


Thoughts, ideas, photos, and stories.

Mary's Creative Activities

Art, Books, Craft, Crochet, Art Journalling, Jot, Life Project, Cards, Paper Craft, Paper

My Little Artful Playground

where merry-go-round goes round and round and round....