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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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Hi Alice, Sometimes I do include quotes and journaling within my mandalas. In this case, I didnt. Kathryn Costa www.collagediva.com www.truenortharts.com www.100mandalas.org Join the 100 Mandalas Challenge:www.100mandalas.org
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Inspirational quotes flood my Facebook and Pinterest walls and for good reason...words have power. They have the power to inspire, motivate, and lift the spirit. I collect quotes (you'll get a peak at a couple of pages in my journal... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I am so pleased to finally publish this Community Mandala Project. Fifteen artists from nine countries answered my call for Celtic inspired mandalas. Pictured above are the gorgeous mandalas that were sent in for this project. Be sure to click... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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(photo: Drepung Monastry) Guest blog post by Megan Warren Grief and loss is a universal experience. We all experience grief and loss throughout our lives. Whether it be the loss of a job, pet or a loved one. We may... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I haven't always felt comfortable having my photo taken or even looking at photos of myself. For a few years now, I've been wanting to invest in some professional photos. I think it is important to invest in ourselves and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
Hi Jessica, It warms my heart that this post spoke to you and you are making some connections with the ideas that Ive shared. Id love to see your mandala and hear more about it. Thank you too for acknowledging all that I put into these posts. I truly love preparing them! Kathryn Costa www.collagediva.com www.truenortharts.com www.100mandalas.org Join the 100 Mandalas Challenge:www.100mandalas.org
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Great to see your name pop up in my inbox. Yes, there is a similarity as the basis of Julies class is based on the same book. It is a fascinating journey, isnt it? How are you doing? Have you been creating mandalas? Kathryn Costa www.collagediva.com www.truenortharts.com www.100mandalas.org Join the 100 Mandalas Challenge:www.100mandalas.org
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Awesome! I cant wait to see what you create Angella! Kathryn Costa www.collagediva.com www.truenortharts.com www.100mandalas.org Join the 100 Mandalas Challenge:www.100mandalas.org
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Dear Friends, It has been an incredible four weeks since I visited with you here. My travels revolved around my love for mandalas where I ventured to two cities I had never been before, made several friends, allies and mentors,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Friends, It is time for me to unplug! I will be travelling for most of June focusing on some mandala projects and a mandala retreat. If you are looking for some mandala inspiration while I am away, take a look... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Can you believe that we are half way through this year? Can we hit the pause button for a few weeks? No? The first week of each month we are following a different stage of "The Great Round" as described... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Do you listen to music while creating your mandalas? Neomi, a member of the 100 Mandalas Team suggested that we create mandalas based on a piece of music. Pictured above is Neomi's mandala that goes with the following Israeli song... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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The very talented Irina Artamonova, a member from our 100 Mandalas Community prepared today's blog post to show you step-by-step how to draw a Torus. What is Torus? The word torus comes from Latin, meaning ‘cushion’. In geometry, torus is... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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What I love the most about exploring mandalas is that there is so much to learn, explore, and discover. This week I asked Irina Artamonova to share with us an introduction to Yantras. This post is Part 1 where Irina... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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It is here! The 100 Mandalas Challenge Coloring Book is now available for download. Have you noticed that coloring is really popular these days? For good reason too! Coloring is known to help reduce stress, ease anxiety, boost creativity, not... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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What an epic week! That is how my son would describe it. Last week I shared the Super-sized Coloring Mandalas project that I did at a local nursing home and the post on Facebook was shared by 128 people. Yowza!... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Last week I had the opportunity to lead a team of 11 volunteers from my office in our annual day of service. We visited a nursing home located across the street from where we work. Our icebreaker activity was coloring... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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This week's theme for the 100 Mandalas Challenge is the "Tree of Life." Pictured above is a peek at the Pinterest board that I set up with many examples of trees to inspire your mandala art. As you create your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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It is official...Spring is Here! Dear Friends, For those of us living here in the Northern Hemisphere spring is finally here! And for those of us in New England, well it was the hardest winter hitting record snowfalls and we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Thank you for being one of my peeps! A journey is always best when shared and I feel really grateful that so many wonderful people have found the 100 Mandalas Challenge. The enthusiasm that is shared in our beautiful circle... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Do you ever struggle with which colors to pick when coloring your mandalas? Do you find yourself reaching for the same colors? In this week's post I share with you an introduction to color design theory. Today's focus on color... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Each mandala that we create is a reflection of where we are at in the moment. Whether we create with a specific intention in mind or we are working intuitively, each mandala has a story to tell...and these stories are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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A friend of mine asked me this week, "Do you plan your journal pages?" I don't plan my pages. When I sit down to play I reach for what I have in front of me or what catches my fancy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today's 100 Mandalas Challenge features the beautiful and grace-filled work of artist and workshop facilitator Valerie Sjodin. We are sure this interview and Valerie's work will inspire your own art journey and mandala practice. Tell us a bit a your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I'm often asked how it is that I'm so productive. I would say two things help me to stay on track: I am a list person. If I write down my to-do's, it helps me to stay focused on what... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva