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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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Can you believe we are at the end of our Radiant Lotus Mandala series? Today we have the final three petals. It has been a wonderful journey through the group mandala. Have you noticed the common themes? Peace, love, connection... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Sue O'Kieffe McKinleyville, California www.sacred-circle-mandalas.blogspot.com I desire more NOURISHING FOODS to radiate into the world. Amy Fratto Wakefield, MA, USA www.myjourneytowardanaturallife.blogspot.com I desire more FAITH to radiate and be my best. Sharon Morgan Adelaide Hills, South Australia www.manifestingmandalas.com I desire... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Antoinette (Ann) Lesch Santa Clara, California USA I desire more of Love to radiate and be my best. Susan Kolovson Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA I desire more QUIET TIME to radiate and be my best. Susan writes: "For me, the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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This week our color changes to teal as we take a closer look at the petals of the Radiant Lotus Mandala. Jennifer Hammond Genoa City, WI, USA I desire more LOVE to radiate and be my best. Janet Templeton-Heise Bloomington,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today's mandalas take on a different look and feel. I'm working "off the grid" and rather than arrange the colors and shapes in a radial balance, that is, from the center outward, I break up the plane in ways that... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Debra Kahler I desire more HOPE to radiate and be my best. H - honoring O - opportunities P - to pursue E - excellence Coming from a life drenched with fear, people pleasing and perfectionism, I cling to hope.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Beth Malley Farmington, CT, USA I desire more INNER PEACE to radiate and be my best. Alyson Hurst Bristol, UK I desire more ACCEPTANCE to radiate and be my best. Many years ago my husband and I adopted two girls.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today's featured petals from the Radiant Lotus Mandala are sure to inspire your mandala practice. Heather Davies Victoria, BC, Canada I desire more PEACE to radiate and be my best. Debra Ference-Luongo Seattle, WA, USA I desire more LOVE to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today we begin taking a closer look at the purple petals of the Radiant Lotus Mandala. Kerry Seizinger Houston, TX, USA I desire more APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY to radiate and be my best. Diane Thompson Keith, S.A. Australia I desire... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Jen Blumenthal Franklin, TN, USA www.jenniferBlumenthal.com I desire more CREATIVITY to radiate and be my best. I was so excited to see that my color assignment was "orange." Orange is such a juicy color and it makes me feel so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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"The sun shines not on us but in us." John Muir I collected sun themed mandalas from several artists from around the world, each with their own design style, to inspire your mandala practice this week. Materials used: watercolour paper,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Nerissa Nicholls Burpengary, QLD, Australia I desire more TIME to radiate and be my best. Fabienne Tossi Geneva Switzerland I desire more PATIENCE to radiate and be my best. I chose the word patience because it's something I really have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Melanie Luce Fremont, CA, USA I desire more STRENGTH to radiate and be my best. Melanie recently discovered the 100 Mandalas Challenge and we've exchanged a few e-mails. She shared with me that she is deaf and legally blind. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Do you struggle with an inner voice that is always seeking perfection? This petal design is a gentle reminder to go easy on yourself. Many of the participants in the 100 Mandalas Challenge have shared how they have learned from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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So often when we make time to draw, color, or create art (no matter the medium), we slow down and turn our focus inward. It is a great opportunity to let go of the busyness of our daily lives and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Today we begin taking a closer look at the individual petals of our latest Community Mandala Project called the Radiant Lotus Mandala. Each participant was given a piece of the mandala and assigned a color. They were asked to consider... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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I am proud to present to you our latest Community Mandala Project. 34 artists from seven countries and 16 states from across the US were given a piece of this mandala and assigned a color. Each artist was asked to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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Happy August! We return today to our study of "The Great Round" at Stage 8, "Functioning in the World." If you are just joining us here at the 100 Mandalas Challenge, we are exploring the 12 Stages of the Great... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at Kathryn Costa - Collage Diva
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 Jul 26, 2015 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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