4 honest truths I would share over drinks with a fellow blogger – dean street society style

Greetings, my friends! The Holidays are officially here, and I’ve been doing much reflection over the last year, re-assessing what I’ve accomplished in 2013 and planning ahead for 2014. Whew! It’s been a… Continue reading

the power of manifesting your desires and dreams into reality

LET’S TALK ABOUT DREAMS & DESIRES dream: (verb) 1. contemplate the possibility of doing something or that something might be the case. (noun) 2. a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep. 3. a vision voluntarily indulged in while awake; daydream. de·sire: (verb) 1. to wish or… Continue reading

and don’t even say, ‘but I’m not an artist.’

The folks at Art House Co-op took the words right out of my mouth. Not sure how long you’ve been following my blog, but do you remember when I did a little Sketchbook… Continue reading

how to creatively deal with fear, get unstuck, and take action toward your dreams

FEAR. WE ALL HAVE IT You know. When your heart races. When you’re afraid of failure. Of judgement. When you wake up in the middle of the night, obsessing about all of thee… Continue reading

one simple thing you could do to calm the {bleep} down

Draw a mandala. Start at the center. Use simple lines and shapes. Work your way out. And breathe… I know what you’re thinking, “Wow, Des, you must have a lot of time on… Continue reading

weekly photo challenge: an unusual pov (point of view)

It’s been a craaaaazy, busy summer. I’ve dropped off the radar in the blogging world, but working hard behind the scenes. I’ve made a (ginormous) list of things to do for my new… Continue reading

What TOP 3 questions do you have about art making or being creative?

Hiya lovely peeps!! I have a question for ya. As you know, in the last year or so, my blog has been transitioning from a hobby blog to a blog of creative wonders… Continue reading

digital cleanse: it’s like a colon cleanse for your mind. yep, I said it!

I really do like (no, LOOOOVE) these. Digital cleanses, that is. And if you know me well, then you know where I’m comin’ from. I am just finishing the last week of my… Continue reading

solstice and mandalas – hippies and paganism (whaaat?)

What do you think about when you hear the word ‘solstice’? What do you think about when you hear the word ‘mandala’? Funny thing is, I *know* what a lot of you are thinking: “Isn’t… Continue reading