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Encyclopedia of Inspiration

Uppercase magazine is a great source of inspiration and ideas from editor and designer Janine Vangool. She’s been at it for years and is now publishing what she terms an Encyclopedia of Inspiration – a multi volume endeavor that will … Continue reading

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Inspiration is a noun AND a verb

I seek out inspiration all around: in nature – trees, clouds, sunshine – as well as friends, family, art, and everywhere I go. I collect images online and from magazines, ideas from tv shows and blogs, objects from nature and … Continue reading

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Serene Summer

Summer! The time for sun & water, driving around the countryside and waking up to sunlight filtered through the trees. Seeing my homeland hills and lakes does something for my brain like nothing else. I unwind. I think different thoughts. … Continue reading

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  Looking back at my first post of this year {here}, the theme of focus has stayed with me. I still need to work hard at it, but thinking of it in a positive way helps! “Focus??” I originally thought, … Continue reading

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Welcome 2015!

I’m sure this must be the day with the most blog posts on the Internet! New Year’s resolutions, new beginnings, new ‘to do’ lists. It has gotten me thinking about my personal new year stretching out before me. I’m always … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday Celebration

In celebration of Small Business Saturday we’re offering 20% off everything in our shop until Dec. 5th. Just enter code: SHOPSMALL upon checkout, & the discount will be applied to your purchase. This holiday season, remember to shop at … Continue reading

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How to (re)make a planter

Here’s how to make a planter out of, um, a planter! (Sometimes a thing just wants to be a thing.) OK, so I had a planter that was several years old and had basically dis-assembled itself into a pile of … Continue reading

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Mondays are made for a fresh start

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Thinking about – Spring!

Spring is springing around here, and it’s earlier than ever. While most of the country has had a seemingly never ending winter with vortices and power outages, here in Northern CA the wisteria is almost all gone. I couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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I Love the Winter Olympics!

The Sochi Olympics have started and I’m inspired by all the athletes who make what they do look so effortless!

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