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layers and textures of life… exploring a new me!

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layers and textures of life… exploring a new me!

This is a small canvas that I painted yesterday. I want to paint it on the front of the dresser. And, I’m also afraid to. See, here’s what can happen. When you put your brush to a surface. Doubt creeps in, comparison creeps in, “what if nobody likes it” creeps in, “What if it’s not good enough” creeps in. We all struggle with those insecurities… especially, if you are a creative. I’m here to tell you, that what you do is beautiful, no matter the result. Each stroke, each brush mark, each bit of paint, is the step toward learning...

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My Favorite Project at the Cottage

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My Favorite Project at the Cottage

I have been having such fun creating with all of our different products...doing this awesome mixed media gallery wall, which, by the way, I actually have displayed in our cottage!  Not  much of what I create makes it to my home, so you know this has to be special for me to want to live with it every day!

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