If you’re like me, everything you see is a potential craft or art project! Every scrap of fabric, each piece of yarn – what could I do with that? What would I do with that? We save textured paper, tissue paper, buttons, felt – you name it, we’ve got it just waiting for a project! I find myself scanning through magazines and books and thinking, “Wow! … Continue reading A new technique for exploring art. Try it….
Being organized is imperative for a well-run organization especially if you ARE the organization! It’s so easy to fly from one thing to the next, busy as we are creating, marketing, ordering, selling. I often leave a mess in my wake. However, when all of my buttons are in their bins and my ribbons color coordinated, my work flow is smoother, faster, easier and that … Continue reading How to Organize Your Home Office
Quick! What’s the one thing today you want to get done for your business? Having a home-based business can be overwhelming. We are everything – artist, admin, marketing. And who hasn’t had the experience of frittering away time on the computer? Here’s my #1 solution – the best idea, the most useful tip, the one that works each day: I ask myself, every morning, “What do … Continue reading My secret: The MOST important thing to do today!
I am an artist. I dance, I sing. I create. My brain easily goes to this functions. I look at the world through artist’s eyes. How is that made? Can I recreate it? What can I make with these colors, this fabric, this theme? How can I decorate this room? Doesn’t this fabric drape nicely over this window? Look at the petals on this flower, … Continue reading Art Brain. Math Brain. Can’t I have both?
Do you appear to be unfocused?Do you start projects and not finish them?Do you have many varied interests?Are you easily bored?Do you have a hard time settling on one focus for your energies?Do you freeze when given a choice of many options? If you answered “yes” to several of the questions above, chances are, you’re a “scanner.” The term was coined by Barbara Sher, author … Continue reading Are your creative? Are you unfocused? Read on…