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Visual Journal Page 58: Our House

  I knew that eventually Nick and I would find our home… and we did. It took a couple of months of constant searching, disappointment, and frustration, but we found it. By the time we made our way to check this house out, I had mentally prepared myself to be let down. I saw it…

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Personalized Banner

This is such a quick, easy project and a great way to decorate for a bridal or baby shower! I was inspired by a cloth banner a friend of mine made for another shower. Unfortunately the sewing needle on my sewing machine recently broke, so I decided to make it out of paper. It only…

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Be Careful… Watch the Weights!

Accidents happen… and when you are a teacher you hear about accidents happening all the time. When you are an art teacher accidents happen all the time, everyday, with paint, water, ink, xactos, scissors, etc., etc., etc. Luckily this page doesn’t refer to an accident in my class… but unfortunately it does have to do…

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Life Imitates Art, Live Art

I stumbled across the quote, “life imitates art” one day, and decided to hang onto it. I really liked the quote because I thought it was true. We make so many choices on a daily basis that have to do with art and aesthetics. Every morning I wake up and decide what outfit I’m going…

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Someone Else’s Story, Someone Else’s Adventure, Someone Else’s Problems

Books are my escape. I start reading and everything starts to crumble away, to be briefly replaced by mystery, adventure, love stories, magic, history, or whatever exciting adventures I am reading about. I get sucked in, and for a moment I can forget about everything else. I have to admit I am a routiner, I…

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Highlight…

As I said in one of my previous post I often have my students create a page about a low light and a highlight. My low light was my clogged sinks, and this is my highlight! When I moved from Athens to Atlanta I spent months looking for the perfect apartment. You have to do…

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