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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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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 4 days ago 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 5 days ago 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
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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