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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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"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
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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