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Closing Marigold + True

  Dear friends, Many of you have been following along in my journey of becoming a Shopkeeper when I opened Marigold + True last year. (For those of you interested, you can read more and see photos about tha journey over on Instagram via #kellyraegetsaretailshop)....

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The words that changed my life (and still do!)

(NEW art, available here in a variety of sizes) These wise words and questions changed my life 16 years ago when I decided to become a working artist. I had no idea what I was doing, and I had no idea of what was to come, but I did know what was calling me and what...

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Tending the fires of my soul + NEW art

(NEW print available here in a variety of sizes) I can feel a stirring inside me. A beckoning. A gentle command to go inward, to better attune my consciousness so that I can respond to the calls of my heart with deep curiosity. It’s a time to bring the great...

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SoulJoy, NEW art, and more

(NEW print available here in three sizes) Isn’t it wild to think about the vastness, the overwhelming sheer magnificence of our soul’s essence? The human experience can be such a dense, narrowly focused journey when in fact the essence of us is an entire...

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A creative heart/life update

I went to Portland couple of weeks ago and had an experience that felt like a mixture of grief, awakening, and creative bursts all at once. Intense, illuminating, and ultimately really really GOOD. First, the grief. It’s been so long since I’ve been back...

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New angel paintings and life over here.

  After what has felt like a little hiatus, I’ve been making a lot of new angels lately. I like to think of my angel paintings as little guided whispers to my heart, reminding me of what matters, what remains beautiful, what to pay sacred notice to. I love...

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Life tidbits and happenings

(stickers!) Hi friends! Summer has finally (ish) arrived in Central Oregon. Our tiny little town of Sisters, OR is starting to wake up with visitors heading out for adventures in the woods and mountains and rivers (and into Marigold + True, too!). Our home is all...

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How quitting social media is changing everything for me

Who am I without constant feedback about who I am via social media comments and likes? Who am I if I’m not creating nearly constant content for social media consumption? What’s left when all the noise is silenced and social media chatter and scrolling and...

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