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carolwingert
Phoenix, AZ
designer and instructor of paper and memory art, owner of creatologie kit club
Interests: reading, gardening, travel, junking, and creating art
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"A late summer night...a night to dream...even the stars are whispering to each other." Can you believe that here, in the Northern Hemisphere, we are getting closer and closer to late summer? Inspired by the Shakespearean play, the beauty of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2020 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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“Every adversity brings new experiences and new lessons.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita -- WOW, isn't that the truth? If someone would have told me a few months ago that putting together a project and gathering the materials needed to kit... Continue reading
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We live in interesting times. We are surrounded by technology that is supposed to make our lives easier but, instead, it seems like life is more complex and busier than ever. If you are like me, there are times that... Continue reading
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Hello and Happy February! Last week, our Spring forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil, apparently did NOT see his shadow, which predicts an early spring!!! I'm guessing that many of you who don't like the cold or are eager to start your garden... Continue reading
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"Sleigh bells ring Are you listening In the lane Snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We're happy tonight Walking in a winter wonderland." I haven't always lived in the desert. In fact, my hubby and I both grew up in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2019 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts." -Unknown- A life-changing moment. We've all had them, right? Let me tell you a story about one of mine. I grew up without any pets...not even a goldfish was permitted into our home! About... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Worry less...Mermaid more!" I recently came across this little quote on a sign and it made me laugh. It. Is. Perfect. Why worry when you can create? And, why create something mundane and ordinary when you can create a mermaid... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold." — Zelda Fitzgerald Hello to All! We are just about through the first month of a new year and we are approaching what is romantically considered the "month... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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Don't miss out on this VERY special holiday kit...there are just a few left and they are ready to be shipped to YOU! For more details and pictures, scroll down to the next post. If you're ready to order, simply... Continue reading
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"We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime." ~Laura Ingalls Wilder~ If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you probably know that the Christmas season is one of... Continue reading
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"Oh, Halloween's frightful but the candies are delightful, and since there's no place to go, let it boo, let it boo, let it boo." ~Unknown~ Hello to All! This is a FIRST! The first time in the 16 years I've... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Because every day should feel like a day at the beach." If you are a beach lover, you can totally relate to this quote...just hearing the word puts you into a relaxed and laid back state of mind, right? Most... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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If you've followed my blogs, taken classes or bought kits for any length of time, something you may have noticed is that I haven't done Halloween projects. And why is that? Well, truth be told, Halloween just isn't my thing...or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"Spring is God's way of saying, 'One more time!'" ~Robert Orben~ I couldn't help but grin when I read this quote. This is me...to the "T"! Every spring, when I see the leaves popping on the fruit trees, when the... Continue reading
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On Christmas Day, some friends popped in to drop off a gift. They had just returned from a mini vacation at a resort in Sedona and we spent some time catching up on their trip. As they prepared to leave,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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This year, the family Thanksgiving dinner is at my house, and my daughter and I are having so much fun putting together the menu. One of our favorite parts is picking the desserts...my daughter's specialty, for sure! We always offer... Continue reading
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Give yourself a special gift… December 2nd. Post-Thanksgiving. Pre-Christmas. And, a perfect time to give yourself the gift of a day to create. Imagine a day of fun and laughter, a day of playing with paper, ribbon, ephemera and mixed... Continue reading
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"When you are authentic, you create a certain energy... people want to be around you because you are unique." ~Andie MacDowell~ Do you ever find yourself reaching out for and grasping authenticity? You are not alone! It seems like there's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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“A Christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God. An art work can be a doxology in itself.” ~Francis A. Schaeffer, Art... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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THE CITY = FACES + PLACES + STORIES! If you live in the city, or just enjoy visiting inspiring and exciting cities around the world, I've got just the handmade journal for you! Enter "...in the city", an original, hand-made... Continue reading
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YES. IT. IS. For those of you who have followed my blog or subscribed to emails for a while, you know how rare it is for me to post workshop openings. Typically, the spots are taken by alumni of previous... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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I just returned from a fabulous time of teaching at Big Mouth Scrappers in Forney, TX. I can't think of a better way to have celebrated National Scrapbook Day than being with a super enthusiastic, creative and mega inspired group.... Continue reading
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Details...small, seemingly insignificant at times, but in so many cases, what make the difference between average, mediocre and totally outstanding. Details...they are what make this project stand out. From the luscious, layered front cover, to the side tassel ornament, to... Continue reading
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"In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move." Henry Rollins Hello! Wow, does that quote ever describe what's happening in the creatologie studio! I hit the ground running with a workshop in March...spring themed...and am ready to head... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at creatologie from carol wingert studio
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"The earth laughs in flowers." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ Buds, blossoms and color...growth and rebirth...Spring! After the grays and browns of Winter, it's absolutely no wonder that most of us yearn for Spring and want to hurry it into existence. Well,... Continue reading