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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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This week's mandala design theme is inspired by the amazing mandala pictured above designed using stickers! Get a closer look at how this intricate mandala was created OVER HERE. Whale Song Mandala As I was planning my own sticker mandalas... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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When you look out my window you'd say, "What are you talking about Spring hasn't sprung?" But, if you look in my journal you'll see that it certainly has. The mix of colors and patterns on this page surprise me.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I mentioned on Facebook this week that Fernando, my husband, makes the best biscotti eva. A friend asked for a photo and another for the recipe. Here you go! Warning: You will NEVER buy store bought biscotti again. Enjoy with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Have you been thinking of starting the 100 Mandalas Challenge? Do you feel a desire to RENEW your mandala practice? Tomorrow is a great time to begin or renew your mandala practice. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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For Valentine's Day my husband gave me some beautiful Irises. This morning as I put on some beautiful music called "Spirit Romance" by David Lanz and Gary Stroutsos, I felt moved to play with the flowers. I pulled out one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Gelli Print Mandalas By Megan Warren Gelli printing is a form of mono printing (a form of printing where only one print is made) using a printing plate that has the same properties of a gelatin plate without the hassles... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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This week in my Daily Musings Journal, I decided to create an "interactive" page inspired by the pop-up books I adored as a child. I loved pages that open up with a 3d image and tabs to pull revealing secret... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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When Megan suggested that we create mandalas with hearts for this week I thought of a journal page I had created last summer where I painted a heart and divided it into two sections to explore the relationship between love... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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This week I created a sense of environment in my journal by journaling outside of the box. Each Sunday I post another installment in my 100 Mandalas series. I love how this sun mandala turned out. It was my response... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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For today's post, I am delighted to share with you an interview with Susan Paul Johnson. Susan creates mandalas for personal reflection and meditation. She uses mandalas as one tool of many in her creative facilitation practice that she is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I love sharing photos of my journal each week here on my blog, but there are times when I have some private things that I want to document in my journal that I don't feel comfortable making public. This week,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Check out this breathtaking mandala. It is the latest "Community Mandala Project." Members of the 100 Mandalas Community were invited to alter a petal of this mandala. A piece was e-mailed to each participant and assigned a color. They were... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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This has been another fabulous week! I discovered how to make my own Washi tape and I had lots of synchronistic moments. This journal has been a wonderful place to collect all of these great ideas and special moments. My... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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What a delightful surprise to open my mailbox to find this water bottle rigged and repurposed as a mailing tube. Catherine Calvetti, a dear soul who has been following my blog for many years now was clearing out her studio... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Mystic Message Mandala (source images: Auralite Amethyst) What I find most exciting about exploring mandalas is that the creative possibilities are endless. There is truly something for everyone - drawing, coloring, painting, photographing, and working digitally. For today's post I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Over the years I have discovered that when I pay attention to my surroundings, I discover amazing connections. This week in my Daily Musings Journal I chronicle what grabbed my attention. I think you'll agree when you read this post... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Publishing a new theme, art technique, or interview each week for the 100 Mandalas Challenge takes planning to stay on top of things. Megan and I have an editorial calendar where we have planned out the next 2-3 months with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I am having a blast in my Daily Musings Planner/Journal designed by Lisa Fite deYoung of Mountain Mermaid Studios. This week I looked for images to paste in to illustrate something from my day. Here I found a MEME from... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Welcome to the 100 Mandalas Challenge! This is a very special day as we are kicking off a new series for 2015. In the first week of each month during 2015, we will be following a different stage in Susanne... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I found myself needing a small wall calendar to hang up next to my computer at the office. I thought, "Why not make one with your own mandala art?" Here it is my 2015 Mandala Wall Calendar. Isn't it cute?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I've started writing, doodling, and pasting pretty pictures into my "Daily Musings Journal" designed by Lisa deYoung. I was inspired by what others were sharing on Facebook. I returned to the page and added more color and doodles. It is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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"What winged dreams, hopes, and inspirations do you long to manifest?" This is one of many questions and reflections that I read in the January chapter of "Living in Gratitude: A Journey That Will Change Your Life " by Angeles... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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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 Dec 21, 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 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