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Kathryn - Collage Diva
New Hampshire
I'm a creative dabbler.
Interests: collage, photography, art journaling, mixed media, soul journaling, repurposing stuff, soulcollage, creative journal keeping
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I am proud to present to you a set of hand-carved wooden wings by my talented husband, Fernando Costa. The wings measure 3-feet tall and 1-foot wide each. Fernando pours love and care into the details of his work. Meet... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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A week ago my back gave out on me while I was on a morning walk. In a flash I was frozen in place. I've had back aches and pains before, but never have I experienced a frozen shut back.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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When I'm not on one of my adventures, playing in my are journal, or blogging, I work as a graphic designer and web content specialist for the Diocese of Manchester. One of my favorite assignments is to overhaul brochures, flyers,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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We had the honor of attending our friend Sylvia's birthday celebration yesterday. Pictured above is a traditional platter that is prepared for special occasions. It begins with a layer of banana leaves topped with yellow rice shaped in concentric circles... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Umbrellas are appearing in my pocket journal these days. Before I began the next pages in my journal, I was thinking of the True Colors collaborative and where I left off in their book. The color went from white pages... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today's digital play is with the letter L. I altered a photo I had taken of Lilies of the Valley, my mother's favorite flower. Here is a look at the unaltered photo. I brought in this paper image and copied... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I found myself wandering the web on a Sunday afternoon when I came upon the Digital Whisper Photography Plus challenge for September. I thought I would have a "little play." That is what one of my digital photography instructors at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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One of my favorite things about living in New England are all of the charming seaside towns. Rockport, MA is among the top spots on my list. The shop keepers in Rockport put together these fabulous displays just outside their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Our creative room has turned into a woodcarver's workshop... with curls of wood shavings piling up. Each day I eagerly drop in to see the progress. With my camera, I catch some sweet spots on the work table. I had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Would you like to see what I've been up to in my pocket sized journal this week? Sometimes my collages speak to what is happening in my life. Here we see a confused chef. He is confused by my clean... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
So very lovely. I have fond memories of creating and collaborating with my son. Have fun at the art hop.
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Once upon a time I had a long list of blogs listed to the right of my blog. That was until I discovered Bloglovin. Each day I get e-mailed a digest that shows headlines, photo,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
I just clicked through to see more. Wow! This looks fabulous. I sent an note to Lynne for the dossier. I would love to join you both. Fingers crossed that I can make it happen.
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On Sunday morning I started my day by randomly opening up and reading a passage from the The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo. Spiritual Fishing Honesty is the net by which we fish the deep. "Though we are taught... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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"Everything is made out of Magic..." I thought this would be a good starting point for today's post. Last weekend my husband and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. We decided to get away for the weekend and made our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I went to bed last night thinking about white journal pages and woke up with the idea of using a scanned image that I have of an old stock certificate. Be sure to click on any of the images in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I'm feeling a strong desire to declutter and destash. Maybe it is the change in seasons? Or, maybe it is the realization that I'm ready for a change? Whatever the reason, the best part of decluttering is making room for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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While I was unloading my groceries into my car yesterday, I noticed the person parked next to me was doing the same thing. We finished up simulataneously and began wheeling our carts over to the return stall several parking spaces... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Over the last two years in my new marriage, my eating habits shifted. What started out as a little sugar here, a cup of coffee there grew until I was consuming a regular diet of what I call "white food."... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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While I was hanging out in Colorado, I stayed in a room that had the best collection of starfish lined up above the windows. My friend Chris called them her "Starfish doing Tai Chi." It looks like this pair are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I envy my husband who has a knack for photographing landscapes. My photographic eye focuses in on the details and captures life in still moments. Today's blog post shares some of the recent photos I've been posting to Facebook. Pictured... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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During my recent trip to Colorado, my friend Chris pulled out a beautiful set of cards from New Zealand called, "Wisdom of the Four Winds" by Barry Brailsford. I eagerly shuffled the cards and pulled whale. As I read about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I've been reading Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. It has been a book that I've wanted to read for years now and finally just before leaving for my Colorado trip, I picked up a copy.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Last fall, I came upon a wonderful list HERE of words comparing emotions that come from love versus emotions derived from fear. Ever since, I've wanted to record them or at least some of them in my journal. It has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I have some great photos, stories, and journal pages to share from my recent trip to Colorado. I'm still unpacking those goodies and will share them in the next couple of weeks. Today, I enjoyed a chat on Skype with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva