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Wonder Wednesday 52: Wax Sheet Candles

As winter solstice approaches, and we snuggle in and join in the Danish tradition of Hygge, we must have candles!! Last year we made no wax candles, so this year we’re making wax sheet candles to keep that warm glow inspiring us through the longest night and all winter long!   Did you see yesterday’s

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Hygge Happiness

The dark night of winter solstice is just around the corner! Do you have any traditions for celebrating, or maybe you want to start one! Winter solstice is a great excuse to slow things down (at least for a day) and really take time to connect with nature’s wonders.   Winter solstice is the night of

Environments of Beauty

Beauty in our lives is incredibly important. I believe this to be true both as an artist, and as a Montessorian. When we’re surrounded by environments of beauty we feel happy, confident, and empowered. We feel in control and like we make (or can make) a positive difference. The idea of the empowerment that beauty brings to

Creativity is our Nature

I believe this whole heartedly, Creativity IS our nature! Whether building, writing, cooking, sewing, singing, playing music, composing, dancing, acting, orating, gardening, flower arranging, raising children, caring for seniors, teaching, drawing, painting, sculpting, filmmaking, photography, printmaking, caring for animals, preparing and holding beautiful spaces, or creating healthy happy communities – the drive to create in many

Live Hour, Journals, Giveaways, & Holiday Nature!

This Thursday (11/10/16) I’m excited to announce I will be hosting a free live hour! It’s been a while since we’ve joined together live to share our journals, so I though why not come together in creative community on a week that is a bit chaotic. (If you know what I mean as I write

The 12 Month Art & Nature Journal is Here!

Drum roll please………… The Wings, Worms, and Wonder 12 Month Art & Nature Journal is officially released!! (Cue the cymbal crash!) I am so elated to finally officially announce this project!  Summer 2015 I started with the intention of making a flower symbolism coloring book, but thanks to the unexpected putting the project on hold, a

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Patience

This quote really stands out to me. It’s Thursday October 6 and I’m writing posts early, because as I sit in my sister in law’s house, evacuated from my own, trying to tie up loose ends, awaiting the arrival of a big hurricane, I have to be patient. Nature will bring the storm at her pace

Join the Wings, Worms, and Wonder 7 Day Creativity Instagram Challenge! Click here to get the details and join the fun!

7 Day Creative Connection Challenge

The 7 Day Creative Connection Challenge started Monday! Will you join the fun with me? Take it as seriously or as relaxed as you want or your schedule allows.  No pressure & it’s not too late! Draw, paint, sculpt, sprout, collage, compile – express the prompts however you like! Get some little ones involved and learn

Join the Wings, Worms, and Wonder 7 Day Creativity Instagram Challenge! Click here to get the details and join the fun!

Challenge Your Creative Connections!

Sometimes to get started on a new creative project, we need a little push – because often, simply getting started is often the biggest challenge! This past month I have been participating in Creative Bug’s Draw a Day Challenge to win a spot as a Creative Bug teacher for a course. Getting chosen to be a

Celebrate the fall equinox with a Wings, Worms, and Wonder nature journal giveaway! Click through to enter to win!

Fall Into Creative Nature Connection Giveaway!

Thursday is the autumnal equinox! That means fall is officially here in the northern hemisphere, even if it still feels like summer where you live! Seasonal shifts are so interesting because of the changes they bring, not just the big weather shifts or the daylight hours, but the subtle changes. Like how there are more fish in the