Category Archives: art

Dreaming of Halos

Is the juncture of small human reality and larger Truth a kind of creative force? Continue reading

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Feeding Creativity With Constraints

Challenges are imagination stretchers. They open us to new ways of seeing and understanding. If they’re oddly entertaining, even better. Continue reading

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38 Unexpected Ways To Revel In Snail Mail

You think snail mail is dull? Liven up your snail mail experience. Mail something unwrapped like a shovel. Make your own envelopes and seal them with homemade flavored glue. Write an un-thank you note. Correspond with a toddler. Get ahead at work using good old fashioned snail mail. Find out how one man mailed himself to freedom. Continue reading

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Monday Hearts For Madalene

Love made visible. Continue reading

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Throw Strangely Amusing Parties

Host a pig pen party. Or a box party. Or get gluing with friends and make some art. Strange parties are the best parties. Continue reading

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Batik Party: Color To Last A Lifetime

Remember when iron-clad rules limited women? Use an iron for batik instead. Continue reading

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1,000 Ways To Play With A Cardboard Box

Free toys! Continue reading

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7 Ways To Make Your Day More Magical

Make your day more magical. Try eyebombing, alternative identities, a daily toast, and more. Continue reading

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Making Beauty From Bombs

Transmuting horror into beauty by melting bombs into bracelets. Continue reading

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Don’t Say It, Draw It: Non-Threatening Sketching Inspirations

Drawing pulls us out of our habitual patterns of thinking. Like a form of meditation, it takes us to a place in ourselves that is deeper. How can you add some non-threatening sketch time to your life? Continue reading

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