Favorite / Inspirational MOVIE Moments

When looking for creative inspiration, I sometime take a moment to relive some of my favorite movie moments. Today, I thought I would share a few with you:

(1) Duckie Dale dancing to Otis Redding in ‘Pretty In Pink

(2) “Oh, there you are Peter!” with Robin Williams in ‘Hook

(3) Obituary reading in ‘Serendipity‘ (time mark 1:15)

(4) The visit to the ART GALLERY in ‘Some Kind of Wonderful‘ (time mark 2:30)

(5)Before Sunrise‘ ~ Jessie asks Celine to get off the train and take a chance.

.. in no particular order :)

losing my cherry …

at the annual SEWING EXPO in Puyallup!2014-02-28-sewing-expo-7141

I found many wondrous goodies at the annual sewing expo in Washington Friday …. even some juicy CHERRY PIE fabric!2014-02-28-sewing-expo-7134

My good friend Satira was a trooper and drove us 3 hours in each direction to get us to the expo.  I am sure she slept in yesterday to make up for the lost energy after a long day. What a trooper!

Being a mixed media Artist and having never been to a sewing expo, I was not quite sure what to expect and if it would be worth the long trek. It was!  Not all booths grabbed my fancy, but the ones that did…. Oh My!

Some good ones that caught my eye were:

I would now LOVE to figure out how to get my art into embroidery programs like Loralie has done. What a great idea!

If I had had the extra money and no country borders to cross going home, I could have easily spent a few hundred $ there and hired a ‘bag boy’…lol.

We may have laughed earlier upon seeing the foot massage chairs at 9:30 in the am, but boy did they ever feel nice at 5:30pm! 2014-02-28-sewing-expo-IMG_2014-02-28-sewing-expo-7137  2014-02-28-sewing-expo-7143

Are you making dolls & art journaling in 2014?

It has been an interesting beginning of 2014 so far. SANY1101

SANY1108Of course we had the wonderful celebration last week, then the start of my 2014 planner journal, followed by being thrilled to see that Somerset mentioned our ART RETREAT in their latest issue of Somerset Studio, … then our hot water tank went on Friday and it cannot be replaced until next Wednesday (UGH), to yesterday where I visited Clarissa’s art studio with my Mom (pics below).

Here are a few quick pictures of the beginnings of my 2014 planner journal:

And now a visit to Clarissa’s art studio in Ferndale Washington:

Make sure you register by January 25th to join the fun experience of taking Clarissa’s and other fabulous Artists’ workshops at our Spring ‘Into the heART’ Art Retreat!

 

All SKILL levels welcome!

CLICK HERE to REGISTER Today!

CLICK for WORKSHOP, accommodation & price info

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Stepping Stones

Welcome down the path into my new ART STUDIO.

It is still a work in progress, but it is a lovely project to have to work on…lol.

This studio space is smaller than the last, but will be more prominent and welcoming for guests at my next OPEN HOUSE (date T.B.A.).

As mentioned in my video shown above, My lovely Grandma Fran turned a young 90 today! We had a wonderful celebration for her last Saturday with over 100 guests!

HaPpY BiRtHdAy Grandma!   xoxoxox

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Into the HeART Art Retreat Info:

All SKILL levels welcome!

 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER Today!

SAVE YOUR SPACE!countdown-17

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LINKS:

My ART EVENTS 
The Documented Life
Life Book 2014
Leonie Dawson 2014 printable planners

Manifest your desires in 2014!

The countdown has begun!

2014 is almost upon us!badge-girl-2012-07-6x6

  • What do you hope for in the new year?
  • What goal(s) will you work hard towards achieving in 2014?

 

What I wish for you in 2014, is to:beanie-cruella-2012-07-6x4

  • have positive life experiences with friends and family.
  • feel cherished for who you are.
  • help those around you. It should always be about paying it forward, shouldn’t it?
  • shine, we want you to SHINE!
  • laugh, giggle and guffaw to your heart’s content.
  • know that making a few mistakes is okay.
  • feel free to dance in the grocery store isles.
  • that a good cry can clear your emotions for a fresh start.
  • cover your hands in paint at least once a week in creative bliss.
  • find glitter on your nose when you look in the mirror.
  • feel free and add a fun streak of color in your hair. Do not wish for it any more, just do it already…lol.
  • feel empowered enough to wear fun’n’funky socks!
  • enjoy the freedom of just letting go! Let go of what worries you, let go of what keeps you up at night, let go of holding yourself back (even if it is just for a few hours/days each week). Your soul will thank you.
  • take time for you! By making yourself happy & healthy. You will then be a better you to share with those you love and cherish.

press-2012-07-4x6I hope your journey will include a short side trip, so that you may enjoy the warm spirits that await you at the ‘Into the heART’ retreat in Harrison Hot Springs May 22-25, 2014.

You will leave us feeling empowered, cherished and looking forward to your next life adventure.

Have you heard?

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Package price includes:

  • SWAG bag filled with creative goodies to swoon over!
  • 3 nights accommodation at Harrison Hot Springs Resort, B.C. (May 22-25, 2014)
  • Welcome night reception (hors d’oeuvres)… where the TRADES happen!
  • Breakfast each morning in the Lakeside Cafe
  • Lunch 2 days (Fri & Sat)
  • Dinner Friday evening
  • Two 6 hour classes (one on Friday & one on Saturday)
  • Strolls on the sandy BEACH
  • Use of the Natural Hot Spring Pools (located on site)!
  • Handmade VENDOR Market (open to the public) Friday Night!
  • SHOW & TELL Saturday Night in the Cascade Ballroom!
  • NIGHTLY creative gatherings to create, giggle & greet new and old friends.
  • all taxes and hotel staff gratuities

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CLICK HERE to REGISTER Today!

SAVE YOUR SPACE with a $150 deposit!

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Workshops:

Friday May 23, 2014workshops-FRI

 

Saturday May 24, 2014workshops-SAT

 

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All SKILL levels welcome!

 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER Today!

SAVE YOUR SPACE with a $150 deposit!

FLOOD the Streets this BLACK FRIDAY!

I am getting ready to FLOOD THE STREETS with ART this BLACK FRIDAY!

Are you participating?  CLICK HERE to join in on the creative FUN!

You will be able to find my FREE art goodies in South Surrey, BC and in Tulalip, WA!

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Don’t forget that if you are a BLACK FRIDAY shopper, you can also do it safely ONLINE!

SAVE 50% on all items listed under $75 in my online SHOP! (Coupon Code: ‘BLACKFRIDAY50′)

SAVE $50 per person on our May 22-25, 2014 ART RETREAT, if you register with deposit by 11:30pm on Nov 30, 2013!

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