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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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"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
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“All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~ Hearts. They are so incredibly popular to create with...in fact, one of the most favored of all themes from the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"For centuries men {women, too :)} have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home." — W.J. Ronald Tucker I hope that all of you who celebrate Christmas are enjoying... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Hello to All! We are well into prepping for the Holiday Season around our household...between hosting the family Thanksgiving dinner and getting ready for the sold out creatologie Holiday Workshop on December 5th, we are definitely in full swing holiday... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"I think it is in collaboration that the nature of art is revealed." ~Steve Lacy~ It's always exciting for me to teach a memory art workshop, and even more so when it's a new place and new setting. Such is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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OK, I admit it. The title of this post is a little different...and kind of out of the norm for me in that it isn't all that self-explanatory. That being said, I guess I need to explain. :) I've got... Continue reading
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Way back in 1607, a creative English wordsmith first uttered the word "bespoke". An unusual word it was...and carried with it prestige, importance and status. For, when something was bespoken, it was custom made, specially tailored, and definitely not mass... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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It all started with a stack of jeans in the corner of my closet. You know, the old "I'm not going to wear it but don't want to get rid of it" kind of stack. After all, you just don't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Creativity is contagious...pass it on." ~Albert Einstein~ Hello my creative friends! There's something about spring that just inspires creativity! It's been a busy time in the creatologie studio...prepping for the June 13th workshop at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney, Texas...doing... Continue reading
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I'm Texas bound and so excited about it! It's thrilling to have another opportunity to teach a creatologie workshop...this one on June 13th... at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney, TX. Seeing good friends again, spending time creating, chatting and eating... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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If you've hung around this blog for a while...or have taken some of my classes or workshops, you've probably figured out that I love me a good grid design. And, based on responses I've gotten, so do a lot of... Continue reading
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“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~Jawaharial Nehru~ Several months ago, I was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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The "EARTH" without "ART" is just "EH". ~unknown~ It's almost the middle of February and I'm guessing that many of you here in the States are hibernating. I think I'll keep it a secret that it's been in the 80's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." ~Albert Einstein~ Hello to all of my imaginative and highly creative friends...and a belated Happy New Year! After taking a bit of down time around the holidays to recharge... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"A Good Life is when you smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize HOW BLESSED you are for what you have." What a fantastic quote! And, it's even better when you're in love with putting your Good Life... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR..." ...and, I have to say, I most heartily agree! We're entering the wonderful season of the holidays and my favorite time of the year. Maybe that's why it brings such joy to... Continue reading
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It's the end of October...which, here in the States, means we're in the middle of Fall...and Halloween is just around the corner. With that in mind, I thought I'd release a fall themed Workshop to Go which I've called "IN... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Several weeks ago, I opened an email from a long time kit and Workshop to Go enthusiast. She was wondering if I had any new workshops to offer. Things seemed a bit quiet on the blog, so she just wanted... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"AUTUMN...the year's last, loveliest smile." What a great quote...love it! How can you not smile when walking through brightly colored, crunchy leaves, smelling a wisp of wood smoke in the air? What about the contagious enthusiasm of a child picking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Several months ago, I was browsing through my local Home Goods store and saw a really cool fluted serving bowl. It was one of those "Oh, I should get this" moments, followed by "Maybe I'll hold off till later." You... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." ~Pablo Picasso~ I must say that, unlike some of the pieces of furniture in my home (shhhh, don't tell anyone), right now my soul doesn't have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio