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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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"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
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"No one ever discovered anything new by coloring inside the lines." ~Thomas Vasquez~ If you're a follower of this blog...and you enjoy the kits and workshops from the creatologie studio...I'm going to guess that you most definitely don't mind coloring... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"CREATIVITY IS THE ELIXIR OF LIFE." ~Philip Gary Smith~ Once upon a time, I gave serious thought to creating an herbal tonic...one that would produce lots of energy, good health and youthfulness for someone who drank it. It would be... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"LOVE LIFE, AND IT WILL LOVE YOU RIGHT BACK" Hi Ya'll! Just practicing a bit of Texan here...getting ready for an exciting workshop at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney, Texas (Dallas area). I'm so honored to be invited back again...and... Continue reading
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"THE ESSENCE OF ALL ART IS TO HAVE PLEASURE IN GIVING PLEASURE." ~Dale Carnegie~ If I had a website that offered a "FAQ" section, one of the topics that I would have to list is this--"How can you create your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"What keeps life fascinating is the constant creativity of the soul." ~Deepak Chopra~ This has been a most fascinating week! Ideas have been hitting my brain in the wee hours of the morning when I probably should be sleeping...and I've... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Earth laughs in flowers." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ There is something about spring that makes me kind of giddy! Here in Phoenix, the citrus trees are blooming and their fragrance is simply intoxicating. It's really no great surprise that my creative... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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As most of you who follow this blog know, I do creatologie workshops here in the studio several times a year. The next workshop will be on March 1st and, although it is sold out, I have enough materials to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Hello, Happy New Year, Happy February and Happy Valentine's Day! It's been a little bit since I posted new creations from the studio (as you can tell from my greeting :)). I did take some time off during the holidays... Continue reading
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I just came off a really fabulous weekend. On Saturday, I hosted and taught a sold out Holiday Album workshop at my home...and, as usual, there was a full house of amazingly creative and inspirational artists who came to create,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Time flies, but the memories collected along the way can never be replaced." -Ashley Tisdale- There's something about keeping and recording memories that seems to enhance the awareness of time. I know for sure that this is true for me...and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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FALL is a season that wakes up the senses...the rich, eye-popping colors of leaves and berries, ripened apples and pears, fabulous squashes and pumpkins... the scents of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger in hot spiced cider or mulled wine, apple pie... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Do you remember as a child just pining for the next big holiday or great event? I couldn't wait for school to end...then it was vacation...and Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, my birthday and finally, my favorite, Christmas! Each year, it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at be yourself: live with passion
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I have to tell you, there's nothing quite as motivating as an enthusiastic and responsive audience...and you definitely fit the bill! Last Friday, the brand new "I Start, You Finish" projects literally flew out of the studio and that totally... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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This past Monday morning, I woke up feeling totally compelled to create. Have you ever had that overwhelming feeling that you just needed to do a certain something...and that you just couldn't rest until you did that something? Well, that's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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The creatologie audience is growing...every month, there are more of you reading the blog and subscribing to the emails that I send. Many of you absolutely love the Workshops to Go that I started back in 2010 (can you believe... Continue reading
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"To find out what one is fitted to do and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness." -John Dewey- If you are a creatologie blog follower, or if you subscribe to my emails, I think... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." -Augustine of Hippo- Twelve years of teaching has taught me this...most of you love to travel! The most popular workshops, classes and kits have been... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Watching them grow has been so much fun! I find myself heading over to one of the windows or doors that faces the backyard countless times a day, simply mesmerized by the activity happening (or not) around the pond. Mama... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2013 at be yourself: live with passion
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It's now Day 3 for the Q Crew and they are obviously feeling quite at home in their walled in resort playpen. Apparently ducks live a quite simple life. They eat. They drink. They sleep. They poop and then jump... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at be yourself: live with passion
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If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, egads...IT IS A DUCK!!!!! Since it's been a while since I posted, let's rewind back to March. One morning, I looked out the back window... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2013 at be yourself: live with passion
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Spring is in the air! If you're like me...and like Fred, our turtle, the birds, and the "momma to be" duck who has taken up residence in our backyard (and who has now laid 2 eggs in 2 days :))...you... Continue reading
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"There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart ... pursue those." Author Unknown Do you have a go to embellishment that you use a lot? I actually have a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2013 at creatologie from carol wingert studio