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Instant Gifts to Give or Get!

If you are still looking for a creative gift to give a friend OR if people in your life are asking you for gift ideas, I wanted to share some beautiful offerings that are instant access or will begin in 2023. You can print out the image or receipt, wrap it up and it will be the creative gift that brings beauty to whomever it is given.

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Inspiration is Everywhere | What I am Reading,Watching, Listening to, Learning and What Encourages Play!

I know we just had the November Round-Up but I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be choosy to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other message I am writing about is about not just being a consumer of all the beauty. Sit in the quiet. Be …

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August Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it while driving on country roads, the creativity of a friend, laughter with old friends, the last sentence of a book, making art under oak trees, watching others walk into their purpose, dancing at a wedding, praying in the garden and even ugly crying when we said goodbye to Madolyn at college. Sometimes I even find …

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An Artist Studio | With Sandi Hester

As a creative, one of my favorite things in the world is to step into the creative space of another. I love when an artist shares their space, how they use it, a peek into their favorite tools and even what they are currently working on. I hope you will join me for the brand new An Artist Studio series! Each month a different artist will welcome us into their space! I hope it will encourage you to cherish your …

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Everything You Want + Need To Know About Acrylics with Sandi Hester

My friend Sandi Hester has just launched her very first online course on her own network and you don’t want to miss it! Sandi is a not only a prolific painter but an extraordinary teacher. She is sharing everything she has learned about working with acrylics! Come and watch the trailer and read more. WHAT I SHARE IN THIS CLASS Video 1: INTRO / DIFFERENT FORMS OF ACRYLICS / SURFACES & HOW TO PREPARE THEM / BRUSHES (36 minutes): I’ll …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Four | The Lies of Perfectionism with Sandi Hester

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, generous teacher and amazing you tuber Sandi Hester. Sandi has created a world of color and art in the midst of health issues for many years. This conversation dives deep into the lies of perfectionism and how perfectionism can disguise itself.       Sandi Hester had her first painting lessons around her grandmother’s kitchen table during long summer visits in the countryside of Franklin, Tennessee. Her grandmother was a pottery …

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April Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it in funny texts, my office being put back together after a year, little peeks of spring, being in the passenger seat as Ben drives, laughing with Maddy, watching Jack share his compositions with the world, long talks with a good friend, sun on my face and sunset with Kelly and a great glass of wine. …