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Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

How to Choose a Word of the Year 2022

How to Choose a Word of the Year 2022

I'm cleaning up my studio and getting ready to change out my big wall calendar to the 2022 version. And I need to choose a new word of the year for 2022. The dream catcher featured above with the word Enchanted has been hanging on the corner of the calendar since last...

5 Keys to Following Your Heart’s Desire

5 Keys to Following Your Heart’s Desire

I taught my last biz planning retreat last week. It was a bittersweet and affirming moment. One of the reoccurring themes of the women on the call was the desire to "follow your bliss." I've been thinking more along similar lines of following your heart's desire....

Learn to love art journaling

Learn to love art journaling

In our slow meandering through the ABCs of art journaling, we have arrived at the letter L. Love was the first thing that popped into my mind, followed closely by lettering. I might do a second post on types of lettering you can use in your art journal but today I...

M is for Making Marks in Your Art Journal

M is for Making Marks in Your Art Journal

In today's post on the ABCs of art journaling, I talk about one of my most favorite elements, making marks. Mark making with lines, dots, dashes in colors, black and white or with different shapes and sizes of brushes is such a fun and unique way to personalize your...

What to do when you don’t like your art journal page

What to do when you don’t like your art journal page

Wondering what to do when you don't like your art or you feel like you've made a mistake? Have fun with the mantra "Oops, Now what?" This mantra covers the o and the n in the ABCs of art journaling. I was traveling home from Colorado yesterday and am a day behind in...

Q is for questions: Art Journal Prompts

Q is for questions: Art Journal Prompts

Q is for questions in our ABCs of art journaling. Questions help us to get over the dreaded lack of ideas when we look at a blank page. Perhaps this is why I love writing on my pages first before approaching the page. If you do a Google search for art journaling...