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carolwingert
Phoenix, AZ
designer and instructor of paper and memory art, owner of creatologie kit club
Interests: reading, gardening, travel, junking, and creating art
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"Oh, Halloween's frightful but the candies are delightful, and since there's no place to go, let it boo, let it boo, let it boo." ~Unknown~ Hello to All! This is a FIRST! The first time in the 16 years I've... Continue reading
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"Because every day should feel like a day at the beach." If you are a beach lover, you can totally relate to this quote...just hearing the word puts you into a relaxed and laid back state of mind, right? Most... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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If you've followed my blogs, taken classes or bought kits for any length of time, something you may have noticed is that I haven't done Halloween projects. And why is that? Well, truth be told, Halloween just isn't my thing...or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Spring is God's way of saying, 'One more time!'" ~Robert Orben~ I couldn't help but grin when I read this quote. This is me...to the "T"! Every spring, when I see the leaves popping on the fruit trees, when the... Continue reading
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On Christmas Day, some friends popped in to drop off a gift. They had just returned from a mini vacation at a resort in Sedona and we spent some time catching up on their trip. As they prepared to leave,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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This year, the family Thanksgiving dinner is at my house, and my daughter and I are having so much fun putting together the menu. One of our favorite parts is picking the desserts...my daughter's specialty, for sure! We always offer... Continue reading
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Give yourself a special gift… December 2nd. Post-Thanksgiving. Pre-Christmas. And, a perfect time to give yourself the gift of a day to create. Imagine a day of fun and laughter, a day of playing with paper, ribbon, ephemera and mixed... Continue reading
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"When you are authentic, you create a certain energy... people want to be around you because you are unique." ~Andie MacDowell~ Do you ever find yourself reaching out for and grasping authenticity? You are not alone! It seems like there's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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“A Christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God. An art work can be a doxology in itself.” ~Francis A. Schaeffer, Art... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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THE CITY = FACES + PLACES + STORIES! If you live in the city, or just enjoy visiting inspiring and exciting cities around the world, I've got just the handmade journal for you! Enter "...in the city", an original, hand-made... Continue reading
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YES. IT. IS. For those of you who have followed my blog or subscribed to emails for a while, you know how rare it is for me to post workshop openings. Typically, the spots are taken by alumni of previous... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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I just returned from a fabulous time of teaching at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney, TX. I can't think of a better way to have celebrated National Scrapbook Day than being with a super enthusiastic, creative and mega inspired group.... Continue reading
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Details...small, seemingly insignificant at times, but in so many cases, what make the difference between average, mediocre and totally outstanding. Details...they are what make this project stand out. From the luscious, layered front cover, to the side tassel ornament, to... Continue reading
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"In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move." Henry Rollins Hello! Wow, does that quote ever describe what's happening in the creatologie studio! I hit the ground running with a workshop in March...spring themed...and am ready to head... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"The earth laughs in flowers." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ Buds, blossoms and color...growth and rebirth...Spring! After the grays and browns of Winter, it's absolutely no wonder that most of us yearn for Spring and want to hurry it into existence. Well,... Continue reading
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"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. " Elizabeth Barrett Browning We often think of February as the month to celebrate love but really...ANYTIME IS A GREAT TIME TO CELEBRATE LOVE! And, honestly, I can't think of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR..." Can you believe that Christmas is just a little over a month away? For so many of us, it really is the most wonderful time of the year...and because it's such a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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If you are a fan of makeovers, before and afters and shows like Fixer Upper, I think you are going to enjoy this post! From the time I could read, I remember grabbing Mom's Better Homes & Gardens magazine as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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The workshop that I taught last month featured a super fun and funky thimble and ribbon tassel that we all made to decorate the spines of our handmade books. I knew that it was a winner of an idea when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Hello, hello, hello! Wow, it seems like such a long time since we've chatted...and I've missed sharing my little posts with all of you! The summer has flown by for sure! After a pretty intense year of creating, I decided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"At the beach, life is different. Time doesn't move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun." ~Unknown~ This is the time of year...most especially in the Northern... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Hello to All! For the last several weeks, I've been immersed in stars. Kitting the Bespoken Collection STARSTRUCK handmade album gave me lots of think time...and time to wander down memory lane. I thought back to my very first remembrance... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are. Anything your heart desires will come to you." ~from Disney's "Pinocchio"~ Hello to All! When I was planning Book Two of the Bespoken Collection, there was absolutely no... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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It's like an obsession. This amazing need to save every little bit of everything left from a project...the scraps of paper, little tidbits of lace, small strands of ribbon, tiny pieces of fabric, strings and fibers...all stashed away, just in... Continue reading
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"The world is, in spite of the shadows, a brilliantly bright shining place." -Jedidiah Jenkins Spending time in my studio, coming up with new inspirations and creations, and then sharing them with you definitely makes my world a brighter and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at creatologie from carol wingert studio