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I've been having such a good time in my newish studio lately. I've been experimenting, trying new paints and materials, and generally trying to STAY OUT OF MY OWN WAY. That's the trick, no? To stay out of our own ways so that intuitive, free, FUN painting...
I've been having such a good time in my newish studio lately. I've been experimenting, trying new paints and materials, and generally trying to STAY OUT OF MY OWN WAY. That's the trick, no? To stay out of our own ways so that intuitive, free, FUN painting...read more
Hi friends! I thought I'd give you a tour of our kitchen! The only other room tour that I've done of this new home is our living room, which you can find right here. We've been in our new home and town (Sisters, Oregon) for about 6 months now and as time...read more
Hi dear friends, After 7 days of the #wearyourjoy challenge over on Instagram (which, by the way, was so fun!), many of you have asked where I shop, where I find my accessories and more. Good news! I have rounded up all sorts of goodness for you, including some...read more
It's DAY 3 of the 7 day #WEARYOURJOY challenge! Still loving the images over on the #wearyourjoy feed!I’ve been in a tiny rut. I can feel myself pulling through and dressing up in my Joy is helping. For sure. Also, it’s Autumn and getting out all of my warm clothes...read more
It's DAY 2 of the 7 day #WEARYOURJOY challenge! Loving the images over on the #wearyourjoy feed. Today I want to talk about the power of DELIGHT when it comes to wearing our joy.When I’m creating a collage painting in my studio, one of the ways that I get out of my...read more
It's DAY 1 of the 7 day #WEARYOURJOY challenge! Last night I put mindfully put together my outfit and this morning I dressed in its joy. Felt really good.When I started my own Wear Your Joy practice many years ago, my intention was simply to get out of a rut and call...read more
(That's me in NYC in full Gudrun clothes!!!!) Dear beauties, Since arriving home from my trip to NYC where I delighted in trying on alllllll the cute clothes at the Gudrun store (my fave place to shop online), I've been reminded by HOW important it is to WEAR...read more
Dear beauties, I'm so excited to share that I've signed on with Jewel Branding & Licensing for representation. You can read the full press release/announcement over on their site right here. I've had the privilege of licensing my work with all kinds of...read more
A few things I want to remember from the last couple of weeks: Celebrating the arrival of Autumn by marveling at the red leaves on our brand newbie trees in our front yard. I'm looking forward to watching them grow and root just as we, having moved here this...read more
Weekend plans: Creating a schedule for the week that supports wellness (walks in nature, yoga, smoothies, juicing, downtime/space to integrate/process a very full life, tiny bit of gardening), family (school activities, birthday fun for True's 9th!), and creative biz....read more
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Hey there, I’m Kelly Rae Roberts
Before I was an artist, I was a social worker. And then at the age of 30, I started playing with paint, and everything about my life changed. Today I’m passionate about making meaningful art while helping other women explore their creativity, nourish their souls, and build thriving creative businesses.
I live in a tiny town named Sisters, Oregon with my husband John, our son True, and our two English Bulldogs, Lulu Butter Butterbean and Amelia Apple Bottoms. I deeply believe that anything is possible, one small and brave step at a time.
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