Spring Cleaning and Found Treasures

It started small and innocent enough in my cosmetics drawer. Then it moved into my closet. Eventually nothing else mattered. It was like I was possessed. I became… crazy, once or twice a year, spring cleaning lady. Once I finished with the house stuff I moved on to the studio. Not kidding you when I […]

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Art Supply Organization for Travel and Home

In the recent Artful Blogging article, I discussed my new practice of keeping an art duffle on hand both at home and for traveling.    Of course, I’m not talking about carrying supplies on busy vacations or short trips – in that case, I just toss what I need into my backpack and head out. […]

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uppers and downers

Today’s post is sprinkled with ups and downs. Downer: Time for things to slow down which is a good thing because my arm is ready to fall off. The tendonitis has flared something terrible and, well, remember that question I asked on Wednesday? The one about defining moments? I actually had two answers to that […]

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featuring studio spaces: marcia decoster

It’s time for Featuring Studio Spaces! Each week we will feature an artist and his or her creative space. We’ll gather lots of juicy tidbits ranging from inspiration to design and functionality. This week we’re talking with master beader and author, Marcia DeCoster of MAD Designs. Marcia’s gallery of work is exquisite and her studio […]

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studio waterstone redo

Been working to relocate my studio all day. My body hurts. Really, really hurts. I’m practically catatonic. That’s where my request to you comes into the picture. While it’s nice, it’s pretty boring. Decorating suggestions. I need ideas, suggestions on how to prettify this room on the cheap. Think you could oblige? Go ahead. I […]

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featuring studio spaces: janet mcdonald of singing woods

It’s time for Featuring Studio Spaces! Each week we will feature an artist and his or her creative space. We’ll gather lots of juicy tidbits ranging from inspiration to design and functionality. This week we’re talking with jewelry artisan and lampworker, Janet McDonald. Janet is the author of Singing Woods, the blog and shop. Enjoy […]

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