Weekly Recap: April 3-9, 2017

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 in Blog

Monday, April 3, 2017 My first page for Season of Contrast for Get Messy! Check out the Season of Contrast Hashtag on Instagram. Tuesday, April 4, 2017 I am beginning the #100dayproject on Instagram today with #100DaysOfArtShowPrep. I’m hoping that it will get me going on my work for my show. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 […]

Weekly Recap: March 27-April 2, 2017

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Blog

Monday, March 27, 2017 I’m a part of a faith journaling circle where we each made a journal for another person in the group and then mail it on to the next person. I have two that I’m working in right now. I’m always a little bit surprised and pleased by what crops up in […]

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 […]

Weekly Recap: December 11-17, 2016

Posted on Dec 17, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 344/366 Working in my Season of Gifts journal. Here’s the gift of time.   Monday, December 12, 2016, 345/366 This is the North American Traveling Art Journal. I got it a couple of weeks back and just had time to work on it this week. It’s going from Art Journaler to […]

Weekly Recap: November 13-19, 2016

Posted on Nov 20, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 316/366 Working on this shawl again. I think I can finish it in another couple of sittings. Monday, November 14, 2016, 317/366 Started a new commissioned crochet piece. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 318/366 Love these lyrics. Love these colors. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 319/366 Recently, I participated in a Virtual Race […]

Spells Journal with Vanessa

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog
Spells Journal with Vanessa

One of my favorite parts about the Get Messy Community is the people I’ve met. Vanessa of Dans Mon Crane is one of those awesome people. We were chatting online a few months ago and I asked her if she knew of the Voynich Manuscript. It started a whole conversation about spell books. We decided […]

Weekly Recap: October 30-November 5, 2016

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 303/366 My daughter was super excited to be featured on this page in my art journal. She is one of the reasons I work so hard to make the world a better place for women. Monday, October 31, 2016, 304/366 A different journal today. I’m working in a shared journal on […]

Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2016

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, October 9, 2016, 282/366 So I kept working late on Saturday night participating in the #octgluebookparty16 on Instagram. It was sooo fun! Go look at all the cool stuff we made!! Many thanks to Christine from Bare Branch Blooming for hosting the party! Here’s my finished piece:   Sunday I needed to get lots […]

What am I afraid of?

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog
What am I afraid of?

Last week I got to meet an online friend in person! Molly, from Eat. Craft. Run., and I got a chance to sit down and have coffee for a couple of hours. It was so good! The conversation almost immediately veered onto our fears as artists. I had just finished listening to an episode of […]

Design Basics and David Carson

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Blog
Design Basics and David Carson

When I was in college in the early ’90s, David Carson was king. I loved all the distressed and deconstructed type coming out of his shop. It felt modern and new and hard-edged. Computer design was really coming into its own and the ability to cobble together type faces and experiment with letter, word, and line […]

Weekly Recap: September 18-24, 2016

Posted on Sep 25, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 261/366 Found this great quote about music and I stuck it in my book!   Monday, September 19, 2016, 262/366 More than a little obsessed with this textured paper I can paint and create these cool reliefs. Also, that lotus came off of a soap package. I want 14 more bars […]

Weekly Recap: September 11-17, 2016

Posted on Sep 18, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, September 11, 2016 Today I had to break my 254 day streak. I had emergency gall bladder surgery and unsurprisingly didn’t feel like working.   Monday, September 12, 2016, 255/366 Pretty scatter-brained today because of pain meds. But I did spend a bit of time working on this shawl.   Tuesday, September 13, 2016, […]

Weekly Recap: September 4-10, 2016

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, September 4, 2016, 248/366 A couple of pages in my Wired to Create journal. Monday, September 5, 2016, 249/366 Worked a few more rows of this scarf. I might have it ready by November. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 250/366 I enjoy this quote quite a lot. I also enjoy that giant beetle. Their symmetry […]

Weekly Recap: August 28-September 3, 2016

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Blog

Sunday, August 28, 2016, 241/366 We sang this song in my church this morning and I left knowing I needed to put it in my book.   Monday, August 29, 2016, 242/366 I love Death Cab for Cutie and their last album has some really fantastic songs on it. This one is called “Doors Unlocked […]

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