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Do You Respect Your Gifts {Or Just Expect Others To Do It For You?}

I remember when I was a brand new mom and I would go weeks without having time to myself. I didn’t mean to and I knew it wasn’t healthy at the same time. I wouldn’t say something to my husband until I was at the point of losing my mind or wanting to jump in my car and drive for days. I don’t know if I was needing my husband to tell me it was OK to have time for …

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Drum Roll Please {The Winner of The Jane Eyre Collection Giveaway}

Good morning! Thank you for the huge and overwhelming response to the new collection! {The new art deco photo set with wood stump stand} We are almost completely sold out. We are speechless and soooo thankful for all of you. Thank you for sharing the collection with so many of your friends. I know there were some that were disappointed that by the time they knew about the new collection so much was sold out. I wanted to let you …

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Welcome To The Jane Eyre Collection! {a giveaway too}

We launched the Jane Eyre Collection at 5pm MST on Saturday night and the response was amazing! *** Thank you for loving the new bags and jewelry and for selling out some bags so quickly. Our collections are about storytelling and the gathering of vintage fabrics, new fabrics, vintage buttons, embellishments and vintage findings for the jewelry is one of the beautiful and exciting parts about offering our two collections a year. I appreciate so much that we have customers …

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How Are You In The Waiting?

There is one place we are all at again and again in our lives. You would think with this much practice we would be so much more graceful handling it and learning from it. No matter your age or where you are at in your life we are constantly in a state of waiting. Waiting to grow up Waiting to leave home Waiting to love someone Waiting to figure out your calling Waiting to find the person to spend your …

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The Jane Eyre Collection {Don’t Miss The Launch}

I wanted to let you know that the brand new Jane Eyre Collection will be available this Saturday, July 19th at 5pm MST. I hope you love all of the designs, fabrics and details in this collection. The Jane Eyre Collection will have vintage pieces, photography collections, jewelry created from vintage findings and new bags from new and vintage fabrics! Here is a peek at the Jane Eyre Collection… Thank you for taking a peek at the new line and …

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If you know me at all you know this makes me so happy!

It is pretty exciting to me to be asked to combine my love of art with my faith! There are few things that determine my day to day as much as my faith and the creativity that the Lord as placed in me. Those two factors have everything to do with how I make a home, raise my children, run a business, love my friends, open my home and grow my marriage. If you have taken any of my online …

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The First The Living Studio {Lake Como}

I am back from the first The Living Studio and I am feeling tired, blessed and changed. I am also a little sick but that will pass:-) I had dreamed of traveling with other creative people to beautiful and interesting places near and far. My desire was to get out of our comfort zone and create not just in a studio but out where life is really lived I wanted to see people capturing their experiences with their art supplies …

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Join Me In California {a few spots left}

I just got back from teaching in Italy and I can’t wait to tell you all about it and share some photos with you too! Being able to bring The Living Studio to life in Italy was a dream come true and I can’t wait to offer this experience in other parts of the country and world. I am hoping to get an Italy post up by Wednesday. I wanted to let you know that I will be in California …