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Our last collection of curated inspiration for 2019:
- Photographs of balloons.
- Beautiful architecture in Lyon, France.
- A designer talks about a chair.
- What the UPS guy was really doing when he should have been delivering my packages.
- When dancing on the walls, watch out for the windows.
- Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon that causes people to see patterns in a random stimulus. This condition can lead people to assign human characteristics to objects. Here’s what an pareidolic artist does when he sees faces in inanimate objects.
- If you haven’t had enough Christmas yet, here’s a lovely Christmas quilt.
- The Brownings and others muse on artistic integrity.
- This museum is on my bucket list.
- A children’s book illustrator describes her path and her process.
- So far I’ve never found a podcast that I actually wanted to follow. Maybe one of these recommendations will inspire me.
- 1960s architecture in Brasilia.
Oops! I neglected to post some Creative Juice last Friday. I hope this wonderful batch more than makes up for it.
- Plan a quilt show road trip this spring.
- Snug little places to curl up with a book.
- What happens when polar bear meets camera?
- This might be my dream job.
- Creative household hacks.
- I’ve done this choral trick at church and with my students.
- Lovely tangles.
- Wonderful sketches of one of my favorite subjects: young musicians.
- Metro, the painting horse.
- The author of this article suggests replacing some of the classic literature high schoolers are required to read with some more modern future-classics. I agree with some of the substitutions, but totally disagree with others.
- Creative ideas for kids of all ages.
- Mary Oliver from a student’s point of view.
Stuff to make, thoughts to ponder.
- How quilters utilize non-quilting gizmos to make their art.
- Introducing Kendall Kessler, artist.
- Walk with the elephants. On the video, use the directional compass in the upper left hand corner to move right and left 360 degrees. (I got myself into trouble when I tried to go up and down.)
- Gorgeous tree photographs.
- The history of rock, if you could get your history from Facebook.
- Needle felted creations.
- The American Quilter’s Society has issued a challenge for 2019.
- Kelsey Montague painted five murals near me. I feel a road trip coming on.
- A beautiful article on the loss of Mary Oliver.
- Do you feel like you’re wasting time on social media? Here’s how to make it worth your while.
- Small ways to improve the quality of your life.
- Creatives, need a break from your work?
Great ideas to get your creative mojo going this weekend.
- Two quilt shows.
- Cuba in photographs.
- Beautiful paintings and drawings by David Harrison.
- Lovely tangles.
- Paper creatures.
- I don’t understand all these artsy apps, but they’re cool.
- Reading aloud to older children is beneficial, too.
- The stuff at thrift stores just keeps getting better.
- Stephen King takes a stand in favor of book reviews in the local newspaper, and his fans support him—and subscribe to the newspaper.
- Design trends for 2019.
- Photos of forest fauna in Finland.
- When life gives you snow, make a snow sculpture.
Participating in this lovely challenge; thank you, Weekly Prompts, for providing…er…weekly prompts…
At the Gilbert Riparian Preserve, a bunny, a sandpiper, a snowy egret:
Do pets in the backyard count? Our grandpuppies, Jax and Benny:
For Cee’s B&W Challenge:
Our dear departed doxie, Rudi:
One of Greg’s African cichlids: