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Other than the given, Being Thankful for Faith in God, Marriage, Family, Friends, Food and Shelter, I am thankful for the gift of Creativity. For Creativity has provided an outlet for good and sad times, has been a true ‘friend’ maker, has provided gifts for giving, something to teach and share, a reason to travel, …

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There are benefits to having a creative mind ~ for instance, seeing things beyond what they are. It’s a wonderful tool in the tool box. And this ‘tool’ came in handy when I spotted a Pumpkin Serving Dish with a pretty scalloped edge at Dollar General. It had an ugly stem though ~ and I …

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On any given day the space between my ears is a whirl-wind of creative ideas ~ not only in the designing of a painted piece, but also in the creating of a unique surface that holds a purpose and for gift giving as well~ whether to accompany a recipe or coordinate with a candle! Ideas, …

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Creating Characters such as ‘Produce Prudence‘ is like telling a story thru design and paint. Each Character taken from a likeness of family or friends. The whimsy and charm of ‘Produce Prudence‘ come along with each addition to the design from her clothing to the basket full of goods, and of course her smirky smile. …

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We’ve been having sooooo much fun creating the ‘Creative Christmas Keepsake Journal‘ ~ so why not create even more fun with a ‘Creative Halloween Keepsake Journal‘ ! So what’s this is all about? ~ Peeks your interest? Click (here) to learn more ~ this information is always available to you thru the ‘Keepsake Journal Tab‘ …

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It is always exciting to be asked to be a part of any Publication, whether it be print or an on-line source….and it was no exception when I received an email from ‘The Pixelated Palette’ On-Line Magazine to submit a project for their May/June Issue! ‘Why yes I would love to!’

What can I say, Summer is just something to get thru….I’m not a fan. But, thankful everyday that this ‘inside girl‘ has enough projects to entertain herself…..in the comfort of air conditioning. My neighbors even send me off in May with a ‘see ya in September’ wave. ~*~ Studio Happenings The Studio has been receiving …

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