Category Archives: Organization

Choosing the Best

junk mail, advertising materials, catalogs or packaging for art journals can be challenging.  We all have so much paper junk, all of it usable in some way.  How do you pick the best suited for your project? I divide my … Continue reading

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Theatre Performers. Talented Beyond Belief!

Idina Menzel is one of the most talented people on earth.  Seriously.  Her voice is astonishing. Neil Patrick Harris is also breathtakingly talented.  As he, again, displays in this Tony Award Opening. One of our students, Casey Prins, has toured … Continue reading

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I Found Some!

I mentioned I have been searching for the small plastic totes I found at Dollar Tree since they no longer carry them.  I haven’t been able to find them anywhere and they are so handy for the small items I … Continue reading

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So Far Today

I’ve organized the workroom, getting rid of 5 garbage bags full of unwanted junk.  I sorted through my two carts from Ikea and switched things up a bit.  One cart holds all embellishments and the stuff to make them, the … Continue reading

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Today’s Adventure Begins

with breakfast with my dear friend Laurie.  After a hearty omelet and bracing coffee, we headed to Michael’s.  I was on a personal quest to find embellishments, see exactly what they look like, then come home and make them myself. … Continue reading

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I Just Realized Something

When I’m working on a project, I always get to the embellishment stage and just set it aside to finish later.  The vast majority of my projects are awaiting that final step-finishing it off.  I was working on the tag … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Recycled Plastic

Here is another free art material.  Plastic comes into our homes all the time, whether it’s the flat plastic from toys packaging, or plastic water bottles, laundry soap bottles, hand sanitizer bottles, well, you get the idea.  There is plastic … Continue reading

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