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Rewards of following the inner Artist!!

To all the attendees of the Sis Boom workshop thanks for making it so special!! I have to say it really is about the journey so I won't be posting any pages from their journals. I just tried to teach what I believe and that is the rewards of play, of creating time for oneself….of being less perfect and more committed to the nurturing process of collaging. These women were so on board, so thirsty, so joyful for the opportunity to be granted permission to make a mess, be silly, and form meaningful friendships!!  This group really got that you have to discard to be truly open to the flow of creativity. The best part for me was giving them each a positive affirmation to work into their day.  I love the power of words!!  Actually this is something you can all do at home.
Take these words, cut them up, fold them and put them into a favorite box.  Everyday shake the box take a word and reflect on that word throughout the day.  Let me tell you a word a day can keep the negativity away!!  Hey when will you guys be back to clean up??  Rachel no picture of you????  So sad!  Next time sweet lady!  Maritza and Nancy bring back the fabric!!! 

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25 Responses to “Rewards of following the inner Artist!!”

  1. FUN FUN FUN!!!! What a fabbb day you all had!!!! Lucky girls!!!!!
    XOXOXO

  2. Sooo wish I could have been there!! One of these days for sure…..

  3. Terriaw says:

    Sounds like such a fabulous day! I wish I could have participated in the workshop. I love seeing the pictures of people’s work. And I love that list of words – very inspiring and empowering. I am definitely going to use that list for prompts and thoughts for the day.

  4. Angel says:

    Balance. What a great word, my favorite from your list.
    Making a creative mess sounds like a wonderful way to spend the day! Creative mess in a good way, I mean. Looks like a blast! Wish I could’ve joined in.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’m so very grateful for yours.

  5. lorraine says:

    there is nowhere i would have rather been!

  6. Jennifer, this looks like an amazing day full of creativity and inspiration. Not to mention the friendship of the women who attended. Wonderful!

  7. Helena Weber says:

    Jennifer, will you be doing something like this again soon? I really want to try to come to the next one. It looks wonderful!!!

  8. Minnie says:

    Jennifer,
    Words are powerful! What a great gift to share with all the Sis Boom ladies. We need to continually encourage one another and this sounds like a blessed event where spirits and creativity were lifted. Thanks for sharing.
    Minnie

  9. That looks like so much fun, I wish I could have been there…I’m so jealous! I’ll have to give it a whirl on my own :)

  10. sheri howard says:

    Jennifer, your workshop looks like it was a success! I am glad for all who attended, hope you do it again! Thanks for the inspired words. You are the greatest! Thanks for sharing your photos. :) Sheri

  11. What a fab day!! Still drooling:) Sonya

  12. Hello. I am so happy I found your blog :O)
    How fun your workshop looks.
    My girlfriends and I are starting a craft night one night a month. I am excited to get started. The first one is at my home Friday night. Wish me luck.
    :O) Have a wonderful day.

  13. Hope you don’t mind.
    I am going to add you to my favorites on my blog :O)

  14. Flossy says:

    As soon as I get a free day, I’m gonna let loose and use you all as inspiration – I love your words and will definitely incorporate them!

  15. ArtsyMama says:

    This looks like so much fun and so inspiring!! I am doing the Artist’s Way again…for the umteenth time. I love it. PLEASE do an online course. That would be fabulous!!!
    Kari

  16. lilyhaven says:

    Looks like everyone had a lovely time and an amazing day.

  17. Oh! I agree with Artsy Mama. I’d love it if you did an online course! It looks like you all had a lot of fun!

  18. looks like a wonderful time Jennifer! and yes, the power of words is amazing! glad a great time was had- wish I could have been there! xo natalea

  19. What a lucky bunch of women to be able to share the day with you!

  20. Alice says:

    I so wish I could have been there …looks like loads of fun! Thanks for sharing your ‘words to liberate’. I love the idea and will begin to make a box just for this purpose.

  21. look at all that crafty goodness!! love it!

  22. Mickey says:

    Jennifer, you are a most gracious host! Thank you so much for such a fun, craftastic day! It was worth every penny, and if you have another one next year, I will come back again. Thanks!

  23. Aunt Spicy says:

    Love the list of inspiring words! I have been taking a painting class and may have to paint a large canvas full of my favorites! Have you already scheduled when your next workshop will be?

  24. Carri says:

    What pattern was used to make the pink dress in the background? It’s gorgeous, and exactly what I’ve been looking for! Please share!!!

  25. Carri!!! Patterns coming!!! This one won’t be out til end of the year…So exciting…Stay Tuned!!

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