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Travel, change, happiness

Traveling is good for the mind, this isn’t a new or ground breaking thing. But you cannot help to ponder, question, reflect, reminisce; this is all part of being in a foreign land. 416 more words

Make It From Your Heart

I attended Close To My Heart’s annual convention last weekend.  It was such a happy and information packed weekend.  I’ll share highlights over the coming weeks but today I wanted to show you the prize winning layout made! 355 more words

Scrapbook Layouts

Getting on with it

One of the best skills that an artist can develop is that of ‘getting on with it’.  Distractions come in many guises; the doorbell or phone, the household chores, the garden or cleaning, pets… the list can seem to be endless. 283 more words


Continuum of the interior #0 .

The Fortean Universe is a generic term used for the inner world of the artist.

It is a non-local, alternate dimensional source of content and is accessed by the artist via active imagination, visionary states and dream visitations. 407 more words

Continuum Of The Interior

Cut it Up - Halloween Tag

It’s almost Halloween time!  It’s so much fun to see everyone’s projects in the blogosphere!  This week at Cut it Up, we want to see the tags you’ve made for Halloween.   174 more words

Cut It Up Design Team

DCD #237 - National Popcorn Month

We’re celebrating National Popcorn month this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas!  Our challenge is to make a project that is inspired by a movie, and you must tell what movie it is. 387 more words

Paper Crafting

Balance in Art and Art as Balance

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an artwork seeking purpose must be in possession of Balance.

I, of course, am paraphrasing and adapting to my own ends one of the most famous opening sentences in literature, but it serves to underscore the importance that is placed on visual balance in artwork – and rightly so. 388 more words