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Even at your best, the creative moments are still kind of fleeting.
– Rivers Cuomo

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We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.
– Bill Hicks

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Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
– Leo Burnett

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Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
– Alfred North Whitehead

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All creative people want to do the unexpected.
– Hedy Lamarr

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Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
– Alfred North Whitehead

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Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world.
– Paulo Coelho

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What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.

– Rabindranath Tagore

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Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
– Frederick Henry Hedge

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The only things standing between you and the compassionate, wise, and creative person you want to be are matters of choice. Your choice. No one can occupy your generosity except you.

– Gary Zukav

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Change of Plans…

Just as I get my website up and running, we decide to do some upgrades to our downstairs. It is time. We also bought a…

The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.
– Julia Cameron

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Changes…

Changes…

There are some changes (challenges?) coming up this year for my family that have forced me to evaluate what projects this year are most important…

I believe that if creative people are open and generous enough when working with each other, a lot more can be learned and achieved by both parties. That’s what it’s all about, trying to produce the best work possible on any given project.
– William Kempe

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New Year, New Goals…The End of the Jewelry Sabbatical

New Year, New Goals…The End of the Jewelry Sabbatical

I have been quiet. The end of the 2010 was drawing near & I wrapped up my jewelry sabbatical getting a head start on 2011…

Seven Things

Seven Things

I was tagged by the beautiful Tasha Chawner to share seven things about me. While I am flattered that she¬† thought of me in all…

Everyone has a creative impulse, and has the right to create, and should.
– Patti Smith

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Artfire Collections & Etsy Treasuries

Artfire Collections & Etsy Treasuries

It appears that Etsy has successfully launched their new treasury format, which now allows you to tag your creation with key words so to make…

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
– Carl Rogers

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Nature is infinitely creative. It is always producing the possibility of new beginnings.
– Marianne Williamson

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Etsy’s Treasury East: New Feature

Etsy’s Treasury East: New Feature

I got a convo from a fellow Etsian that I am featured in her curated Treasury East. This is the first time I have been…

Playing Catch Up…

Playing Catch Up…

I am so severely behind with my blog posting. In March, my family & I ended up travelling home to Nova Scotia to attend a…

2010: My Jewelry Sabbatical

In December, I thought really long and hard about what direction to take my jewelry business for the future. Last January, I was very pregnant…

Fundraising Inspired: Elly’s Pageant Fund

Fundraising Inspired: Elly’s Pageant Fund

I’ve always enjoyed donating my jewelry for silent auctions and door prizes, but it has always been a goal of mine to host fundraisers on…

Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.
– David McCallum

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