Tag Archives: Carol Wiebe

Fabulous Opportunities

I have been afforded some fabulous teaching opportunities, and hope that some of you will join me. I have a great passion for teaching, and have experienced over and over the tremendous expansion in creative energy that takes place when … Continue reading

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Use a Book to Make Purse: Especially If You Don’t Like the Book

My friend Jan recently attended the One of a Kind Show in Toronto, where a mutual friend, Laurie Skantzos, has a booth displaying her paintings (see more on her website). Jan mentioned some purses made from book covers, which really piqued my … Continue reading

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How To Live In The World

A friend of mine, Roberta Hickey, gave me some literature and advised, “Carol, you should go see this glass display, especially the work of Irene Frolic.” On Friday, November 5, my husband and I went to the Canadian Clay and Glass … Continue reading

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Life Is Beautiful

Remember that movie? Wikipedia offers a succinct synopsis, as well as plenty of information about the film and actor Roberto Benigni, who directed and co-wrote it. He played Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian, who made use of his fertile imagination to help his family survive … Continue reading

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Dreaming Up a New Reality

Listening for the promptings of spirit, and seeking to follow them, has been my way of life for decades. In fact, I have clear memories of experiencing a sense of “the Other” as a young child. Therefore, my attention was … Continue reading

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Do You Want To See?

I just finished this little handmade art book . . . .  it’s about 4.5″ x 5.5″. It cups nicely in the hand, and was created much like OVA. This book was created for a dear friend whom I spent … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, Tomorrow, I Love Ya, Tomorrow!

On my last post, I said I’d show how my journal pages had “progressed.” I specifically mentioned tomorrow, but it came and went. (What does tomorrow mean in blogland, anyway? It all depends when you read it.) Why did I … Continue reading

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What We Want

Do you want to see my starfish? the small boy exulted, flaunting his treasure before us and everyone else on the beach. We smiled and paid him our attention    but can anyone own a starfish (or a husband or a … Continue reading

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The Art of Cropping

I call this new double page spread, from one of my art journals,  “Every Moment.” Every moment, something is waiting to be born in your life ~ let your mind open to each possibility and your arms will acquiesce. Glare … Continue reading

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Wearing Your Altered Art

One of the dresses that I bought at Frenchys, during a shopping adventure with Margi Hennen in Nova Scotia, was too tight on top. I didn’t mind because I had a plan. I would make a crocheted top and attach … Continue reading

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