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lindambarrett...the little things
making things by hand, believing there is a fifth dimension, and trusting the divine enough to be listening to my intuition
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Christmas may be over, but one of these bags has to end up on your must have list in the New Year! After almost a year of using my handcrafted leather Officine904 bag, it has only gotten better! Below are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Folded into each page, stitched into every pierced signature, wrapped into every hand cut piece of leather; old lead type hot stamped with care and finally gluing out with a practiced brush for casing in...gives you the soulfulness poured into... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Over dinner the other night, my friend asked me about my trip to Italy. They wondered (amongst many things) two questions: 1. how I liked traveling alone, & 2. if I could share one important life lesson from the trip…... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Had a fantastic day shooting over at my favorite clients today...Ambrosia Eupropean American Patisserie. Their collection of decedant desserts for the 4th of July are amazing. Check out these mouth watering shots. Check out more of my work at www.lindambarrettproductions.com... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at lindambarrett
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So many reasons to love this latest edition of handmade leather journals from the Soulfulhandmade bindery…not the least of which, my love of the power of these two Latin words…"carpe diem." Posted now to the Etsy shop. How many are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at lindambarrett
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“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” — Margaret Atwood These pale wilting beauties, will make you want to dig in the earth - creating enough space in the garden for planting a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at lindambarrett
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With Father's Day just a few short weeks away I wanted to share my custom hanging quote cards with you. After working in the studio for a few months - these are the result of brainstorming unique ways of delivering... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at lindambarrett
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I had a great time talking handmade books & boxes last week with the folks from Avenue Design. For my followup pr piece I am marrying their love of journals with my love of making tactile projects that really leave... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Had such a great time last weekend doing some wine tasting with friends. This rare bottle from Croatia got better with each sip. I definitely need to get myself a wine decanterto allow these reds to really breath. I learned... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Nothing beats a Sunday with blue skies and sunshine! If you had to describe the days of the week with personalities or attributes, then they would look like this for me: Monday: A little mix of drudgery for the week... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Here it is, some hard won reasons why I believe this - the most exhausting-ly long month of March looks like it is finally on its way out. Hallelujah, finally, April will soon be here. Who could have guessed that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at lindambarrett
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These days I am working on images for a 25th anniversary book for my dear friends at the Ambrosia Euro American Patisserie. They are turning out so lovely that I just have to share some of them. They make such... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Finally, the first day of Spring - I thought you would never arrive! Like a spy, I'm still in search of my first bud citing. I'll take a brown sprig on even one single branch on any of the trees... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Recently, while avoiding the deep freeze of the Chicagoland area, I headed down to Florida where my painting palette was influenced by the warmth of the sun. Initially my January brush was working in a heavier acrylic texture on cover... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at lindambarrett
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I always like to make handmade gifts for Christmas and this year after my wonderful trip to Italy, felt inspired to make several handmade pocket journals. Traveling with a small book that fit into my pocket, purse, or backpack, was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at lindambarrett
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This Christmas I wrapped the tiny Murano glass pieces I bought while in Venice, Italy - in festive wrapped A7 box mailers - one for each of my three sister-in-laws and two friends. I love how they turned out and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at lindambarrett
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Have you ever noticed that come fall your senses seem more keen for light, textures and earthy scents? Contrasting planes acquired through changing light seem to grab my attention when passing by lightening filled clouds... Sunflowers stand tall against a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at lindambarrett
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While working on new ideas at Paper Source for card making workshops and other demo ideas, I often look to my vast collection of images from my own work as well as previous visits to th the CHA shows. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2013 at lindambarrett
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Oh the light! This past Sunday was glorious! You know Spring is tapping on the door when the light gets long arms and stretches out across the ground like a morning yawn. Those shadowy crisscrossing marks greeted us on our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2013 at lindambarrett
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If you are looking for a class that will take you form newbie stamper to savvy heat embosser - then this Paper Source class is just for you. Better hurry though, it's tomorrow night 2/7, from 6-7:30pm! I've created this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at lindambarrett
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Are you pondering your creative voice for sending this years Valentines? How about thinking outside the proverbial box! How about this unique and whimsical little muslin bag - stamped and then finished with bakers twine threaded through felted wool pom... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at lindambarrett
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i decided to create a little holiday projects in review collage in 9 simple images. i think i might have to do this every month or at least every quarter to provide myself a little reflection on what my hands... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at lindambarrett
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Just wanted to share the lastest felt stitched iphone holder that I made using my red & white bakers twine and soft white felt. Finished with a string and button wrap it couldn't be more cute. Since I like to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at lindambarrett
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There is nothing like a girls weekend in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin! Time with my mom and the sister-in-laws. Yep, a weekend filled with laughing, shopping, playing cards, walking the lake path and finding the perfect pair of flowered cowboy boots!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2012 at lindambarrett
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As National Workshops Manager at Paper Source I create and write something like 48 curriculums thoughout the year. YEP! that's almost one every week! This past weekend our stores delivered the Holiday Glittery Accents workshop curriculum where I created a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2012 at lindambarrett