Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dream Bigger

Perhaps this week is William Faulkner week. When I found the quote from Tuesday’s post, I also found this nugget of wisdom from Faulkner: Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be … Continue reading

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Persistence

When I was in middle and high school, the walls of my room were covered in posters, which were often relocated or replaced depending upon my interests of the moment. However, one little printout managed to survive all the “redecorating.” … Continue reading

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What it is to be an artist

I must admit that I have never read any of William Faulkner’s work (I know, shame on me!), but I just happened upon this quote of his while searching for new quotes for my wall plaques, and it resonated. I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Daddy!

Today is my father’s birthday, so I thought a treasury of items for fathers would be appropriate. While purchasing handcrafted items as gifts for men may not seem an obvious choice, the artisans on Etsy do a wonderful job of … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Gladdest Thing Wall Plaque

Last week, in the run up to the Worthington Craft Guild’s fair, I worked to design 4 new wall plaques, adding a bit more variety to my selection of wares for the fair. One of the new plaque designs, Love … Continue reading

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Psalm 117

Psalm 117 may be the shortest chapter of the Bible, but it is packed full of joy and hope as a result of the goodness of God and his incredible faithfulness. Praise the LORD, all you nations; extol Him, all … Continue reading

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Artist Interview & Profile: Jarita Thomson

I may have only been in the professional crafting business for a few months, but they have been months full of incredible people. The crafting community is one of kindness, encouragement, and inspiration, and I am so blessed to be … Continue reading

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