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Sharyn Sowell
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Hiking the Pacific Northwest
"Real life," said Hans Christian Anderson, "is the best fairy tale." He was right, wasn't he? Yesterday I hiked Artist Point at Mount Baker, right near home. We are on that lovely cusp between summer and autumn, when nature is at its vibrant best. Blueberri...
Hiking the Pacific Northwest
Hiking the Pacific Northwest
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Planning ahead... Christmas Cookie Exchange
This is a special blog hop post for Spellbinders Paper Arts... after this feature you can hop over to  another blog for more paper crafting fun if you’d like. As soon as the weather changes I start thinking of autumn and winter fun. But it's only fun if you...
Planning ahead... Christmas Cookie Exchange
Planning ahead... Christmas Cookie Exchange
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It was the summer of inspiration
Summer was glorious here, weeks and weeks of living outdoors, hiking, gardening, creating cut paper and painting and lettering until the wee golden hours faded into starry nights.  The sound track was laughter and the trickle of melting ice, the gentle bree...
It was the summer of inspiration
It was the summer of inspiration
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Country pleasures inspire art
My real life becomes my art. Like a diary, or a secret dream that leaks out my fingers. Yesterday's walk with the kids turned into today's artwork... Even the colors of grass and the hens' combs. Do you see it? There's a new farm series underway in my studi...
Country pleasures inspire art
Country pleasures inspire art
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Simple inspiration from rural living
I am not-so-secretly in love with where I live. Here are a few of the reasons why. These are just from yesterday. Not Photoshopped, straight from the camera. If anyone wonders where I get my inspiration, the answer is right here at home. Right here with the...
Simple inspiration from rural living
Simple inspiration from rural living
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Friendship and tulips in bloom
  When you live out among the tulip fields and invite artist friends to visit in April, they generally shout, YES!!!" Friendship and tulips bloom in springtime. The blooms are so brilliant that walking through the fields you have the illusion of everything ...
Friendship and tulips in bloom
Friendship and tulips in bloom
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Tulip time in the Pacific Northwest
I bike at sunrise along tulip fields, listening to birdsong, knowing there is hot tea and a muffin waiting to devour whenever I choose to stop. Living here continues to astonish me, especially in spring. The hours stretch and I accomplish very little in Apr...
Tulip time in the Pacific Northwest
Tulip time in the Pacific Northwest
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Blog Hop: The Imaginative Thrifty Crafter
I never waste anything. That's why I use every little scrap. And I LOVE to win great stuff! Do you, too? To win a $25 gift certificate from my crafting partners, Spellbinders Paper Arts,  leave a comment below and be sure to include your email address so I ...
Blog Hop: The Imaginative Thrifty Crafter
Blog Hop: The Imaginative Thrifty Crafter
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On my walk today
"It's not what you look at that matters," said Henry David Thoreau, "it's what you see." Some of us open our eyes to the beauty of the everyday and find it miraculous. Here's what I saw on my walk and errands today.  What can you see where you live and love...
On my walk today
On my walk today
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Be kind & blog giveaway announcement...
I'm often asked how I come up with my images, and I usually say, "the whole world is overflowing with inspiration, but this one I literally dreamed up. As in woke up with a picture in my head, then scissored it out in the morning. Ladene, who commented on m...
Be kind & blog giveaway announcement...
Be kind & blog giveaway announcement...
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