website love. designing for the creative.

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my creative evolution has been a slow-but-steady one. not always because I am thoughtful or plan out what I do but because I get bogged down with the details. i can turn a simple change into a 32 page project with sub-level to-do’s faster than anyone I know. and most of the time I stall in big ways. this year …


creativeGIRL book shenanigans 

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creativeGIRL: mixed media techniques for an artful life. My very own book is now officially shipping to all sorts of creative corners of the world. Pretty darn amazing. And I couldn’t have done it without you. YES. You. Thank you for all the LIKES, the WOOHOO’s, the YOUCANDOITIKNOWITSHARDDANIELLE’s, and the ICANHARDLYWAIT’s Over the course of the next few days and …


i feel like it has been forever.

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possibly because it has. i must admit, blogging and website updates are not my faves. i wish i felt compelled to write more but if I have to choose between art and blogging. well. posts will be rare. but there are so many wonderful things happening right now in my creative world that I thought I would just list them …


creativeGIRL: storybooks and studious girls (new online course!)

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well happy sparkly new year peeps! i hope that each of you had an amazing end to 2014 and a splendid start to 2015! yesterday, earlybird registration opened for my new online course – creativeGIRL: Storybooks and studious girls (Content available March 16). And we are off to a roaring start with almost 200 sassy, creative souls in just over …


creativeGIRL: my very own book release party!

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hello my crafty little souls! I am working away at my edits for my book and am so excited for it to come out next summer. and guess what? i am throwing myself a party to celebrate its release. i do hope you will consider joining me for my festivity-filled art day at the Kennedy School in downtown Portland, Oregon. …

creativeGIRL: mixed-media techniques for an artful life

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I am ridiculously happy to announce that my book creativeGIRL: mixed-media techniques for an artful life (just click on the title or the cover and it will take you to the right place) is now available for pre-order ON AMAZON peeps! I do hope that you will consider adding it to your holiday wish list. I promise it is full of …


A Roaring Twenties Affaire

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I am so happy to be a part of such a beautiful and artistic event, A Roaring Twenties Affaire  we be held on May 14-17, 2015 at The Belamar Hotel in Manhattan Beach, CA hosted by Kim Allistair Caldwell (Artistic Bliss Designs). The details and love that go into Kim’s events are just amazing.  My portion of the weekend will be filled …

Once the categories are updated/finalized - I will go in and start updating them

love from the dorm room.

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Life Book 2015 registration is open my friends. I would love for you to join me and a plethora of amazing artists who want to share the love. (And I would love for you to join by clicking MY link.) You will automatically be added to my classPET list. there will be perks involved.