One Workshop is better than two of something else!

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Colour Your World Series Painting Workshop March 2

This will be the second last of the Colour Your World Series Workshops. As always, I am developing new workshops, and I am eager to start a new painting class that encourages your commitment to your process and it will be a 6 week workshop in Intuitive Painting. I look forward to sharing more, once the workshop planning is complete! I hope you will join me this Saturday for one of the last workshops of it's kind.

I really would like you to experience and be a part of this class and I am offering the discount code that previous students use to get a $10 savings! To receive special pricing, use discount code CYWS-2 and get the workshop for only $40. I keep this workshop to a maximum of 6 participants, so that you get the one on one time you deserve, if needed. You can book your spot here!

Also happening in March is a Scrapbooking Crop that was originally all weekend but it has now been changed to Friday and Saturday, March 10-11th , for just $50 total. You can book your spot here, we have 3 spots left!

I hope to see you soon!


This Friday's Drop in Class!

The First Friday of every month, I offer a drop in workshop, that you RSVP for on our facebook event page and bring your friends and have a good time! The March First Friday will be a Vision Book Workshop!

Please RSVP here!


For the Kids!

Tuesday - Friday of Spring Break, we have workshops every day! 

Take a Peak here!

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What's the purpose of a Guiding Word?

I teach a workshop called Find Your Guiding Word, and I often get asked, "what's the point of that, finding a guiding word"?

Well, how are those New Years Resolutions going for you? Basically it's as simple as that, we make New Years resolutions that are often unrealistic, too difficult to attain, they are time stamped rather than a deep desire, and we fail.

I did not create the notion of a guiding word, I happened upon OneWord365 about 5 years ago and I really loved the idea. Choosing a guiding word actually worked for me! There was the year I chose Clarity. I had not been working outside of my house for a few years, after having quit my career to teach my daughter. She was going into High School, and a program that would hopefully  allow me to lighten up on my work with her. That meant it was time for me to get back in to the swing of things so to speak. I searched, I wrote in my journal, I went inward, finally thinking about how I wanted to feel, I knew I needed Clarity. And so that is the word I chose, it was also the year I turned A Pinch of Creativity into a bricks and mortar business.

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Then there was the year I chose Unapologetic, that year requires a blog post of it's own dedication!

Last year I chose Abundance

Wow, did abundance show up for me in my life in so many ways. Both of my businesses saw growth, which makes me so proud. I finally took that trip to Greece and Italy with my family, AND I attended an Art Retreat. I developed and strengthened friendships that allow me to serve and be loved and appreciated and to reciprocate those feelings. I felt abundance in my connection with others, building a tribe of ladies who I adore! I have felt emotional abundance, the abundance of being present. I have created in abundance too, maybe my most prolific year yet!

And yet I wonder, do we really choose a word or does it choose us? I wonder because before I knew how to choose a word, I just chose a word based on what I wanted to be, and I chose wrong. That is the word that caused me to create a process. I chose Brave, and it was too big for me that year. Perhaps in creating my process for finding my guiding word and sharing it a year later is the only way Brave showed up in my life. But I learned so much from choosing the wrong word, and in the workshop is where I share it with you.

I have a Guiding Word Workshop scheduled for February 7th and I would love it if you would join me, and allow me to guide you in finding what your word for 2018 will be. You can sign up here on the web site. While you're there take a look around at the other workshops, and check back often, as I am still scheduling more February creative workshops! You can also sign up for the Creativity Newsletter and be the first to know about upcoming events and workshops!

I hope the remainder of our winter somehow goes quickly, and that perhaps you have a warm weather trip planned before the Spring! Take Care, and I hope to see you soon!


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September Workshops are scheduled

Summer is coming to an end, sadly. But it's been a great one hasn't it? I hope that you have enjoyed time outside, time at the lake, camping, whatever it is you like to do with your summertime! But I am sure it included a patio here and there!

As Fall approaches, I hope you will consider joining me in the workshop studio to practice your creativity!

Please visit the workshop page to see what we have scheduled for September

New this fall is a series of workshops called Colour Your World. It was inspired by an online challenge I participated in, where we received a surprise weekly colour palette to work with and create intuitively.

I will offer the workshop once a month. After you sign up for the first month, you will receive a discount code for a 20% savings on additional Colour Your World series workshops in that calendar year. It will be super fun! I have been asked a common question, I will address here, and NO you will not know in advance what the colour palette is we will be working with. This will keep it fresh, allowing you to paint intuitively, and create pieces of art that will surprise and wow you.

There is no experience required. This workshop is great for you if you want to explore your creative side, learn techniques in intuitive painting,  have taken my art journal or Intuitive painting workshop already.

Attending a series of these workshops will allow you to explore your own style of painting. The more you practice, the more you connect to your inner self and free yourself to take chances in your painting and really explore your abilities!


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Also new this fall, I will be partnering with Life Coach Jessica Watson of Turn Yourself Up . Our first collaboration will Be Perfect Schmerfect, in which we will help you break free from the perfectionism that may be holding you back in your everyday life. If you think you may be interested, take a look on her website here.

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If you have not been into the boutique for a while, come down for a visit, there is sure to be something new! Also we will have new items arriving in September!

Have a great rest of your summer. If you have any questions at all, please send me an e mail!