Weekly Recap: March 20-26, 2017

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 in blog

Monday, March 20, 2017 One of my coworkers on the Get Messy Creative Team, Sasha, had a tiny journal tutorial on her blog this week. I decided to give it a try! I started with a piece of vellum because why would I do anything the easy way? Tuesday, March 21, 2017 I made a […]

Get Messy Art Journal: Season of Art 101

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in blog
Get Messy Art Journal: Season of Art 101

This past week finished up Season 13 in the Get Messy Art Journal Community*. Get Messy Art Journal is an art journaling program that is a school, art playground and family. We are a group of like minded art journalers who have come together in this art form to learn, share, practice our skills, and […]

Weekly Recap: March 13-19, 2017

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in blog

Monday, March 13, 2017 Sometimes you just gotta make pie for Pi Day. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Scrap page in my Season of Art 101 journal. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Setting up my filming space for my Get Messy video for Season 14. New Season starts April 1, no fools! Thursday, March 16, 2017 Dude, […]

A List of Things to Do When Your Muse is on Vacation

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in blog
A List of Things to Do When Your Muse is on Vacation

I’m a firm believer in showing up and doing the work even when the Muse is on vacay but I also get that there are days when you just aren’t feelin’ it. Here’s my list of things I like to do (and a few new ones that I just thought up!!) when I’ve lost that […]

Weekly Recap: March 6-12, 2017

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in blog

Monday, March 6, 2017 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 I did a video today. Below is the finished piece. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 It’s International Women’s Day and I’m striking with the Women’s March movement. I’m striking because women still aren’t valued at their full potential around the world. Thursday, March 9, 2017 Friday, March 10, […]

A few notes on fear

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in blog
A few notes on fear

How did I get here? To this place of wanting to do something and feeling as if I don’t have the skills. How did I get here? In the gap, laboring away but with an IMPORTANT deadline looming so fierce, so final. How did I get here? Worked hard. Showed up. Asked for what I […]

Weekly Recap: February 27-March 5, 2017

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in blog

Monday, February 27, 2017 So much good stuff going on in Get Messy this month. We are in the Season of Art 101. It is a back to basics class designed to get people busy making no matter what their skill level. I’m doing a tag book this season and I’ve been experimenting with the […]

2017 Goals

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in blog
2017 Goals

I’ve talked before about how this year got off to a bit of a slow start for me. But I did finally get to my goal making session! Yay! Go me! While my list is a bit shorter than usual, it’s still gonna be a jam-packed year. I have big commitments spaced out throughout the […]

Weekly Recap: February 19-26, 2017

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in blog

Yep, I took some time off. For six weeks, I rested, had the floors redone in my house (which means we moved out and then moved back in two weeks later), and gawked in despair and awe at current events. And then yesterday some switch flipped in me and I realized it was time to […]

Tag Making Video

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in blog

For the Get Messy Season of Art 101, I decided to make a tag book. I’m creating individual tags and then adding them to a ring book. I decided to video the tag I made today. These scraps that I have piled up are pieces from the collage work I’m doing for my show. I […]

Not Your Babe Magazine

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 in blog
Not Your Babe Magazine

We Get Messy Gals are at it again! We like to make things AND we like to donate money to charity. So when a theme emerges someone (in this case Vanessa) organizes an art magazine with the proceeds going to charity. Proceeds from “Not Your Babe” will be split between Planned Parenthood, the Global Fund […]

Take January

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in blog
Take January

You may remember in November that we had a hot water tank leak here at the Granade Casa. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas we went back and forth with our insurance setting plans for the renovations that needed to happen after the leak. Coming into January, I knew we would be out of our house for […]

Weekly Recap: December 25-31, 2016

Posted on Jan 2, 2017 in blog

Sunday, December 25, 2016, 358/366 Christmas day with a manger scene in my Season of Gifts book.   Monday, December 26, 2016, 359/366 Reminder to pay attention to the basics.   Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 360/366 Visiting my mother-in-law’s favorite yarn shop, Knit Unto Others, in my husband’s hometown. So good to sit and chat […]

2016 Goal Recap

Posted on Dec 28, 2016 in blog
2016 Goal Recap

It’s that time of year when I revisit what I’ve accomplished in the┬ápast 365 days. Goal setting is something I started four years ago when I began my “Make Something Every Day” project, and I’m excited to round out this year with a recap of the goals I set in January.   My 2016 Goals […]

Weekly Recap: December 18-24, 2016

Posted on Dec 26, 2016 in blog

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 351/366 Thinking about Aleppo and justice.   Monday, December 19, 2016, 352/366 Christmas present work.   Tueesday, December 20, 2016, 353/366 Emergency Christmas gift.   Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 354/366 It’s a big crochet week.   Thursday, December 22, 2016, 355/366 Travel day. Friday, December 23, 2016, 356/366 Playing with new […]

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