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One Year Later: Dangling, but still plugged into the wall

Some images are burned into our minds and never leave. They may be dramatic or breathtaking or horrifying and, in that moment, we believe that is their sole purpose for existing. But sometimes, in the distant future, some of those images are resurrected and take on a whole new meaning. In the fall of 2005,… Continue reading One Year Later: Dangling, but still plugged into the wall

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Holiday Flash Sale!

I’m running one last sale in my Etsy shop for the holidays! Beginning today and running through December 21st everything in the shop will be 20% off – except for the Found Object Creativity Kits, which are 25% off until the end of the year and then will sail off into retirement. And the 21… Continue reading Holiday Flash Sale!

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The 2019 Handmade Holiday Buyer’s Guide is now available!

As the holiday season approaches, conversations about wish lists and heartfelt gifts begin to fill rooms at family gatherings and friendly get-togethers. During several of these conversations, my own friends and family expressed a desire to buy handmade and support artists but weren’t sure where to get started or felt overwhelmed by the search results… Continue reading The 2019 Handmade Holiday Buyer’s Guide is now available!

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Minnesota Visual Journal Collective Tag Book Exchange

For the past 10 years or so, I’ve been a part of an amazing group in the Twin Cities called the Minnesota Visual Journal Collective. It’s a group of local artists with a wide range of interests and talents that is supportive, inspiring and incredibly welcoming. The group meets on the third Monday of every… Continue reading Minnesota Visual Journal Collective Tag Book Exchange

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Registrations for summer classes are closing soon!

This summer I'll be teaching as part of the 21 Secrets Summer Studio: Capturing Moments online course as well as two in-person classes at Artistry in Bloomington, MN (Introduction to Art Journaling and Creating Calm Through Collage). I'm so excited for all of these classes because each one gives me a chance to showcase different… Continue reading Registrations for summer classes are closing soon!