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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Just Published! “The Enigmatic Tarot”
The Enigmatic Tarot is a set of 22 Major Arcana cards that I designed with vintage postcards, photos and ephemera in my collection. I also used a few vintage images in the public domain that I altered. To see more, … Continue reading
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Vintage Goodies at the Resale Shop
For under $6.00 today, I bought these two vintage professionally framed prints, and three old encyclopedias from 1956 that are FULL of amazing art and photos to use in my collage projects. I found these treasures at a local resale … Continue reading
Excite Your Spirit!
This is powerful and true… and also the reason that I have so many projects going! Haa! 🙂
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One Household Item that Cleans Cat Stains!
I have an older cat that has a sensitive stomach. I also have light carpet in most of my house, which presents a big problem with stains when my kitty gets sick in little spots all over the house. Last … Continue reading
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Meet artist Brabant Lenting!
I wanted to introduce you to my friend and fellow artist, Brabant Lenting. He is a fabulous painter that I met a few years ago through Paul Henry’s Art Gallery in Hammond, Indiana. Brabant paints gorgeous abstract pieces using various … Continue reading
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A Verse for Moms…
I found this online and it is so true. Motherhood is the hardest but most fulfilling thing in the world. I am so blessed to have had my babies.
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Meet artist Dawn Diamantopoulos
I met Dawn several years ago when I started exhibiting my photos in a local gallery in my area called Studio 659. I find her artwork to be very soothing and unique. She is a very talented artist and a … Continue reading
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Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists
One of my favorite books in my collection of mixed media art is “Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed Media Artists” by Ann Baldwin. I bought this book two years ago, and am still enthralled with all of the creative ideas … Continue reading
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