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Seeing RED

I’m seeing red today! This girl LOVES her some red. Scarlet, crimson, cardinal, cerise, claret, garnet, ruby, titian, merlot—all courageous, striking, bold–overcame me when I was younger. But now? Stand back. A woman in red is confidently walking into the room. My office walls are painted red: To inspire creativity and energy. To attract exciting […]

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Inspiration: Your Favorite Shop!

For today’s Gussy Sews Inspiration Workshop blog linkup, the theme is “Your Favorite Shop.” And what perfect timing! Because guess what we did yesterday? “We” being the Magic Wand Collective, that is. We took our “Co-Working Wednesdays” on the road, visiting some of our member businesses who have storefronts. We took time at each fabulous […]

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Sweetest days

I’ve already blogged once about my childhood love of the Anne of Green Gables book series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. But here is another of my favorite quotes from one of her books. Seems like a perfect sentiment for a warmish fall Thursday-day like today, with a books theme as inspiration for linking up. Visit […]

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Vintage inspired

Mavis first began performing aged eleven, when her father, Roebuck “Pops” Staples recruited his son and daughters into the gospel vocal group The Staple Singers… Their sacred songs spread messages of hope and self-empowerment, inspired by the peaceful protests of Martin Luther King, and thrived in the rise of Black Power. Since Pops’ death in 2000, […]

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