I’ve got sunshine

It always starts on paper. My latest lyrical chalkboard came to me as a suggestion on Facebook. I immediately wanted to do it, not only because I like the requester, but also because this particular song has a special place in my heart. When I was pregnant with my oldest son, I read an article…

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Stuck-Unstuck: Maggie

Throughout 2019, as part of my Stuck-Unstuck project, I’ll be posting about the myriad ways in which we humans often feel hopelessly stuck in our lives – personally, professionally, and creatively. These illustrated posts¬† will be divided into three categories: personal stories (from all of you); advice (in the form of flow charts, maps, info-graphs,…

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To live a creative life

I created a chalkboard for the new year, a Joseph Chilton Pearce quote: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. I spotted the quote on Instagram, and it resonated with me because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to live a creative life. Certainly, for…

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All the things!

Hello friends! I have so many things to tell you, I better just dive right in! First, I have a super fun chalkboard workshop coming up on December 15th. It’s called “Chalkboard Signs for Non-Artists,” and I promise that you will leave with a beautiful chalkboard sign (like the one below), made by you, regardless…

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Making a Menu Chalkboard

Recently I created a menu chalkboard for a catering business opening their first brick and mortar restaurant. I took a lot of pictures while I worked because I’m on Instagram, and all the cool kids on Instagram post stories. I think it’s easy for them. I think their lives are made of beautiful, hilarious, poignant,…

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