Welcome 2015

Welcome 2015The last few years haven’t been very good for this blog. But it doesn’t mean that I haven’t been creative.

This past year might not have been my most creative one but I still managed to play in my art journal a few times outside of my mixed media classes (which I love attending!) I also got sucked into the Rainbow Loom madness, mostly because of the students I was working with at the time. But other than that and a bit of doodling, not much has been accomplished in the arts and crafts section of my life. It is sad but understandable considering that I never completely unpacked all my supplies and set up my studio in the almost 3 years that I’ve been living here. But that will change. I intend to move and downsize my supplies. I have way too much stuff, like a lot of people I know, and I don’t even use half of it. I already started. Slowly. It is quite surprising how hard it has become to simply put a pile of paper/magazines in the recycling bin. Or to throw away a leftover piece of ribbon or yarn. Anything can be used in mixed media. That is, if you actually DO some mixed media, not just gather material for it.

For a few years now, I have been picking a word or two to focus on throughout the year. Some of the previous words have been: fresh, simplicity, balance, move, renew. This year, I chose two words: Flow and Free. I want to feel the flow of energy and air, wear flowy skirts, go with the flow. I want to free myself of negative thoughts, things and people, take advantage of free activities and feel more free. And I knew I had chosen the right words when I found this: Flow: The 30 day journal project from Lisa Sonora (and it’s free too!) Coincidence? I think not!

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. iHanna
    Jan 02, 2015 @ 07:15:49

    Sometimes just going through stuff will make you see them as materials and get you creating, so don’t through out too much. I will cheer you on girl!

    Happy New creative year!

    Reply

  2. bogeyandruby
    Jan 02, 2015 @ 08:21:55

    Missed your blogs, Miss KoolAid. Welcome back! Xo

    Reply

  3. Catherine Cote
    Jan 06, 2015 @ 17:04:55

    So so glad to see you back!
    BTW, did you post your DLP anywhere?

    Reply

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