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Tie Dye Galaxy Art Mason Jars DIY

  I have to admit something…tie dye takes up my thoughts like half of my entire year.   No, I promise I’m not a Deadhead or hanging around kids at summer camp.  I’m actually talking about the fact that I do social media at my work for Tulip tie dye where I spent a LOT of […]

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10 Funniest Adult Coloring Books

You would have to be stuck under a rock to not see how HUGE adult coloring books have become these past couple of years.  I’m not so much a fan of the floral and fauna coloring books that are out there right now.  If I have to spend time getting meditative while coloring, you better […]

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DIY Stained Glass Crayon Candles

I love a good crayon craft, YES I DO!  I thought it would be fun to see if I could make a cool stained-glass effect using a pack of crayons and a hair dryer.  I think the end result turned out pretty darn cool.  Let me show you just how easy it is to make […]

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Swell likes to make stuff

I realized that even though I make a bunch of stuff, I have neglected to share the wealth on all my social media channels.  These days, my go-to places to post have been Snapchat, Vine, and Instagram and I know not everyone is in those places, so I thought I’d share with you a few […]

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Dexter’s DinnerTime Routine

Compensation was provided for this post by Purina via studioD. After a long work day, it’s always a welcome surprise to find my tabby cat, Dexter, meowing at me as soon as I walk in the door. I would like to think he’s saying, “Hey Mom! I missed you and my day was boring without you,” […]

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5 Ways to beat the Creative Blues

I go through all kinds of highs and lows being a creative being and sometimes I hit a roadblock. My emotions sometimes feel like a roller coaster. Didn’t I get enough as a teenager? It’s so not fun sometimes! With this in mind, I thought I’d share some tips/realities/and coping mechanisms for dealing with the […]

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5 ways to be a better creative observer

Everyday is something new, but it seems like a lot of times we fall into ruts and the days just creep by and we get incredibly drained. All we want to do is veg on the couch! I totally understand and can relate to this; however, sometimes I think part of the reason we feel […]

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10 Creativity Tips to inspire you

I would consider myself a creative person, but I wholeheartedly will admit that sometimes it is hard to keep your energy up. Seems like theres work, family, and other stresses that can sometimes break our creative spirit. Here’s a few tips fog getting your mojo back and letting that creative juice flow! 1) Constantly observe! […]