just a little more about art nest

Mar 5, 2009 | Life in Progress

i wanted to share a couple more photos from the artnest. above are the snapshots of the trades. oh my. the trades! they were so fantastic that it felt like christmas, each with their own unique artistic twist. wow. and there was also an amazing little tool kit gifted to all of us from artnest hosts julie and candice:

this is what it looked like closed. love the button + ribbon and anthro fabric. and this is what was inside:

how cute is this? loving how they stocked it with items we would use for the classes. these girls had touches like this all weekend. just really special, all the details. the lovely art nester, cassandra, made ridiculously adorable stitched envelopes that held all our class information:

(above two photos by kari of artsymama blog)

speaking of talents and pretty things, have you seen julie’s book? it’s a book FULL of lovely, lovely projects that perfectly emulate anthro meets vintage meets sweet + adorable. i’ve gifted this book to several crafty ladies in my life and will continue to give this one out.


more inspirations:

*my sweet teenage nephew started his own little etsy shop. be sure to read the descriptions…seriously, how insightful/poetic is he?

*friend liz elayne has launched the be present retreats. i know liz and i know this retreat will be very, very special and transformative.

*for those of you who attended squam art workshops last year, be sure to check out all of the details regarding the first annual squam art show!

*friend and authenticity warrior brene brown has launched her new website, announced her new book, and created a campaign for an authenticity movement (badges included!). where would we be without people like brene to inspire us to stay on track, to live with intention? don’t forget to check out her current book – major keeper.

*this woman’s fierce and brave fight to reclaim her voice after unspeakable childhood abuse – it’s people like her that make me believe in possibility. hugely.

*friend jen’s new art series. oh my goodness. in love with the messages, the vibrancy, all of it.

*em falconbridge’s etsy shop (major blog crush on her). i just bought this print from her yesterday. adorable.

Sending much love,

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Before I picked up my first paintbrush at the age of 30, I was a medical social worker. I followed my creative whispers, and today I’m an artist & Possibilitarian. I’m passionate about creating meaningful art and experiences that awaken and inspire our spirits.

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