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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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Merry Christmas from 100 Mandalas! Pictured here are some of my presents decorated with tags using my Solstice Mandala. Merry Christmas from Megan in Australia. Here is a look at the presents under her tree this year. About the 100... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge hosted by Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge hosted by Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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My husband Fernando and I have collaborated to offer you these beautiful mandala wood tiles. Fernando carves one of six designs in a 6x6 inch wood tile. I've painted samples of each design to give you an idea of how... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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It's here! It's here! The Solstice Mandala Calendar is here! 21 artists from around the world submitted mandalas for this Community Mandala project. It is a count down calendar to the Solstice. Each day starting on December 1st and finishing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge hosted by Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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We are celebrating a milestone of reaching 1,000 likes on Facebook. Tell your friends on Facebook why you love 100 Mandalas! Invite them to take up the challenge. Let’s spread mandala fever! How to Enter: Create a work of art... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge hosted by Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge hosted by Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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A few photos on a cold, windy, cloudy afternoon in Pittsburgh. I haven't decided yet which photo is my favorite...I'm leaning toward the reflections in the buildings. The view of the skyline was impressive. I've never seen so many bridges!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in 100 days. Basically a mandala is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I am working up the details for a new community mandala project, a Mandala Solstice Calendar. There will only be 21 spots available. You won't want to miss out on this! On Monday, November 3rd, the call will go out... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in 100 days. Basically a mandala is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." ~ Buddha This beautifully carved Buddha has a peaceful look reminding us to look within to find peace. My husband Fernando recently finished this commission, a hand-carved Buddha. It measures 22... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome back to our 100 Mandalas Challenge. If you are new here, you can get an overview of the challenge over on this page, HERE. The challenge is to create 100 mandalas in 100 days. Basically a mandala is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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When I'm not creating mandalas, I'm working in my art journal. I decided to explore the things I loved as a child. As I look at what's next with my career, I'm considering what skills and interests I have always... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome to the 100 Mandalas Challenge! Kathryn Costa and Megan Warren invite you to play with them! These two friends, living a world apart (Kathryn is in the US and Megan is in Australia) have been creating and collaborating together... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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“You seem to be spending a lot of time on this [blogging]. Are you making any money from it?” My father paused from watching football on TV to ask this question. I replied, “Looks like you spend a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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A colleague of mine came into my office and asked if I would design a flyer for an upcoming event titled, "Gifts of Ministry." As she was describing the event of new and nearly new youth ministers and catechetical leaders,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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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 Sep 27, 2014 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 Sep 24, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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When I'm not on one of my adventures, playing in my art 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