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My Pretty Project Life Planner

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I embrace many aspects of technology, but digital scheduling isn’t one of them. I don’t use iCal or Google Calendar. I have never asked Siri to remind me of an appointment. Things just don’t stick in my brain that way. … Continue reading

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Thankful for the Arts

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I don’t really keep thankfulness lists, at Thanksgiving or any other time, but last weekend I realized something I’m thankful for that’s off the beaten path. I’m thankful that I’ve gotten to appreciate and participate in the arts all my … Continue reading

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A Story

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Today I want to tell you a story. Once upon a time, in a riverside village in a faraway kingdom, lived a young woman. She was neither a princess nor a peasant, making a modest living as an assistant to … Continue reading

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New Boots and Inspiration

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Last weekend, I had an experience that’s common for me. Armed with a $10 off certificate, I went to DSW with the goal of buying flat brown boots. They didn’t have those Steve Madden boots I posted about a while … Continue reading

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30 Day Journal Challenge

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30 Day Journal Challenge, a set on Flickr. I finally finished the 30 Day Journal Challenge last night, having been several days behind almost the entire time. I’m very glad I participated in this. I’d never art journaled before, and … Continue reading

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30 Day Journal Challenge

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Throughout the month of June, I will be participating in the 30 Day Journal Challenge at Run With Scissors. I have a new blank book and a new pack of Papermate Flair pens ready to go. :) I’ve enjoyed being … Continue reading

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Roam About the Craft Room

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I finally started scrapbooking again! I used to be very into scrapbooking, but haven’t been in the mood for a long time. This week I had the shocking realization that my main reason for not scrapbooking is cleanliness. Isn’t that sad … Continue reading

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Crafty Weekend

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I got to indulge my creative side this past weekend! (me and Caroline)I went to an outdoor painting party by my friend Hillary’s business, Alla Prima (book your party today!). We painted an Italian-inspired scene. It was a refreshing and … Continue reading

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Fashion News

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One day at the end of last winter, when I had absolutely had it with cold and gloom, I saw a woman wearing a red peacoat in my work parking lot. The sight of that bright coat perked me up … Continue reading

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A place to be free.

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Last weekend I spruced up my “office” at home. More than ever, I want it to be a place that inspires and frees me to create stuff. I don’t know what stuff, exactly, but I know I need to give … Continue reading

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