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Cultivating Expectancy

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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Art Giveaway

“Vinca” Original Art I can’t believe I’m doing this, but I’ve decided to have a special giveaway in celebration of the public release of the new Awakenings Collection. “Vinca” was…
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The Awakening Collection

Coming soon is the my newest original art collection, entitled Awakening.  On my walks through the starkness of winter, especially into February, the landscape looked rusted over and grey. There…
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Cultivating Release

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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Discover What’s On My Bookshelf

I wish I had a library room full of my favorite books and all the books I want to read. The last group always seems to be larger than the…
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Cultivating Questions

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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Cultivating Daydreams

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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Cultivate Vision

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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The Magic in the Stillness

 I was entering a new phase of my life, ending my very focused teaching career to instead be at home with a toddler and a baby. And I had a…
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Cultivating Stillness

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets and practices we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves…
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2022 Calendar and Digital Wallpaper

Because it’s that month where we all become a bit more mindful about gratitude (at least it feels that way), I wanted to make sure I gave you a great…
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Self Care Shouldn’t Be Rare

This is a part of The Cultivate Project. A once a month project where I explore mindsets we can cultivate and nurture to bring more care to ourselves and others.…
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The Cultivate Project

I’ve noticed lately a lot of us (my friends, folks on social, family members etc) are getting into what they describe as a rut, or a general unsettling feeling or…
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Let Go

Letting go – I’ve found it to be life giving, mood lifting, and what creates room for all the things I want to matter. I’ve learned to let go of…
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Cultivate Project Process

This week was a hard week for me because I felt like I wasn’t thriving. It was utterly disappointing compared to the week before. It left me frustrated and a…
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The Holiday Collection

It’s here! And I think it’s time! No, I am not ready for Christmas, not even close but it seems like it’s coming up quick, especially when I see stores…
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Inspiration: Artists and Styles

A quick look at the artists I derive inspiration from. Vermeer William Morris toulouse latrec lyonel feininger cassandre Previous Next Johannes Vermeer I’ve held on to Vermeer as an influence…
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Books I Am Currently Reading

The other night I doodled the books I was currently reading so I thought I’d share them with you. I always have 3-5 that I’m reading at a time and…
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Celestial Galaxy Collection

I am finally ready to say the full Celestial Galaxies collection is available! See Everything Available I invite you to take a look at the products, but the one I…
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Illustration: Lace Up Those Shoes

Working for yourself and artistry often bring many challenges. Some I expect and others surprise me. Right now I am struggling with something that never plagued me so much before.…
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Hand Lettered Sketchbook/Journal

I spent a little time reflecting on things I wrote in my journal throughout June. And they were things that were still popping into my head so I let them…
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5 Free Resources to Focus

I have to admit, this week was absolutely not a good week of focus for me. But I knew it was coming (thank you yearly planning) and I didn’t sweat it.…
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Wholeness Embraced

This week I’ve been reading Martin Schleske’s The Sound of Life’s Unspeakable Beauty and in one of his first chapters he explains the importance of opposites and embracing the whole…
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Natural Letters

This is a quick compilation of the letters and numbers I created for 36 Days of Type. Next I’ll be going through the process of refining them, bringing them together,…
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Expectancy Notecards

Did you know April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? When was the last time you wrote a hand written note to someone? (A quick jot counts!) And what…
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Expectancy: The Screenprint Process

With the release of my newest Expectancy print, I wanted to share with you a behind the scenes the process I used to screen print it. Before I get to…
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Expectancy

Last summer I was out in my yard picking through weeds and deadheading flowers, basic clean up that no one loves to do except probably me. It’s a brain break…
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What is Art to You?

This week I was talking to a lovely woman who was going through so much in the past couple of weeks. Her husband was diagnosed with cancer, her son was…
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Back on Track Art Print

I am a big believer in the power of focus. What we keep our eyes on, is where we go. And after creating my focus series, I decided to offer…
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Gifts Neglected

I shared part of my story this past week to a small group of wonderful people. Usually I’m a bit uneasy sharing parts of myself because I’m not sure people…
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Finding Color Inspiration

On Instagram I’ve posted some new art and I thought I’d share the inspiration behind the color. Usually I find color inspiration from flowers and nature and occasionally from Pinterest…
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Focus and Planning Undone

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that plans can be destroyed and without notice. Our focus, intentions, and goals can be pushed to the side to gather cobwebs while we…
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Finding Focus Series: Part 2

What Keeps You From Your Focus? I wanted to talk a little about what might keep you from your focus this week. Last week I talked about what really helped…
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Finding Focus Series: Part 1

This year, I’ve seen a lot of people talking about refocusing themselves for 2021. Getting back on track and finding their focus. (To tell the truth, I also saw the…
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Trees of the Forest

I’ve recently finished up a new piece of art and I am ready to share it with you as a Christmas greeting card! It’s entitled Trees of the Forest and…
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Family Recipes

I decided to share a fun family recipe this week in illustration. I also share a fun little video below from my photography days. My youngest and I made the…
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Magnolia Flower Digital Wallpaper

I have a new limited edition print I am about to release and to celebrate it, I’m offering a free digital wallpaper for your desktop, tablet or phone! I can’t…
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Weekly Planning

Planning is my thing – I love it. Actually anything to do with organizing I love but planning is fun for me. It was one of the more fun parts…
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Celestial Galaxies

I’ve already offered up a free desktop wallpaper and talked about the postcards and note cards I have available in my shop but I wanted to formally introduce you to…