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Jennifer Parker
Mill Valley, Califorina
Inspired living through design, nature, spirituality and travel.
Interests: Art, Travel, Spirituality, Collage, Assemblage, Astrology, Feng Shui, Hiking, Camping
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I've been fascinated by rituals when I began traveling in third world countries in my twenties. I was not exposed to any religious or family traditions when I was a child growing up in America. I felt like I was not spiritually connected to anything until I was 22 years... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2013 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Thank you, Jessica!
Toggle Commented Mar 31, 2013 on Happy Valentine's Day at Jennifer Parker Designs
May your love soar on the wings of a bird in flight. YOU ARE LOVED. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Jennifer Parker Designs
For a few friends and family (including myself), I made Wish and Gratitude Jars for Christmas. This is not a new idea, but I LOVE the concept! To be ready to write at all times, I also included a notepad in the gift package. INSTRUCTIONS: 1) Write down your thoughts... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Agenda for the day: 1) REVIEW and REFLECT 2) SET INTENTIONS and GOALS 3) CELEBRATE letting go of 2012 and welcoming 2013! I wish you all a successful and Happy New Year! Be safe! Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
May your Christmas Day be bright, joyous and filled with lots of sparkly things! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
The holiday shows surpassed my expections. Thank you to everyone who came by! Your support and purchases was much appreciated. THE JCC in San Rafael THE COLLAGE QUARTET COLLAGE QUARTET is a collective of talented like minded artists who love found objects, antique papers and collage! We were together for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Kick-off the holiday season with one-stop shopping for unique art, cards, ornaments, housewares, bags, and more, all made by local artists. Three Featured Artists: Boglarka Pataki-Barothi of Bogi Studio Handcrafted unique gifts, paintings and greeting cards made from new and recycled materials for your loved ones, you and your home!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
I wish you could be here as well, darling Kristina! I miss you so much! I checked out your blog recently and I think it is AWESOME and SO KRISTINA! I love your photos and entries! We need to talk. Let's connect soon!
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2012 on December Events at Jennifer Parker Designs
I am participating in three upcoming holiday events with some talented artists in December. Sunday, December 2nd (1:00 - 4:00) 40 Alta Vista Avenue -- Mill Valley Sunday, December 9th (11:30 - 2:30) The Osher of Marin JCC -- Festival of Lights -- San Rafael Friday, December 14th (5:00 -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
To my friends, family, clients, colleagues and my talented artist community: Thank you for your thoughtfulness, kindness and enthusiasm for my creations. Thank you for offering your help and support whether I asked for it or not. You see my goodness, my fears, my strengths, and you are still there... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Nine days in Pennsylvania and Delaware visiting Tom's family and sight seeing. So EXCITED to visit one of my previous employer's art collections: John Grossman's Collection of Antique Images housed at Winterthur Library. Labyrinth in Winterthur Gardens. Walking around the streets of Philadelphia we stumble on this amazing sculture. Penn's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Have FUN, BE WILD (and safe) out there, kids! "Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows." ~Sharon Salzberg. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
My last camping trip of the year...a mini "girlfriend get-away" camping trip before the winter. Big Sur is always magical and healing for the soul. "Realize how good you really are". Og Mandino True expression of our spirit's core can be accessed at anytime. We are all unique, strong, playful,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
It's a great book! Steven Pressfield also has a follow up book called "Do the work" that I'd love to read.
Thank you, Kristina! :-)
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2012 on Magical Mendocino at Jennifer Parker Designs
Ocean, seabreezes, sand, driftwood, seagulls, sink holes, forest walks, baby coho salmon swimming upriver, deer, quail, bunnies, woodpeckers, lush gardens, art galleries, square dancing, cozy artist cottage (Thanks Kate & Bill), homemade meals, dinner with friends, coffee on the sundeck, no internet connection, and heartfelt connection made it difficult to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
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If you need a good kick in the pants to get your creative juices flowing and seek motivation, this book will DO IT! I had no idea that I was resisting "my passion". I ran into a few challenges this past spring and as a result I was losing my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Did you see the solar eclipse? How are you feeling? Solar Eclipse's have powerful messages to share with us. Tom and I looked forward to a relaxing evening on Mt. Tam watching the solar eclipse. We packed wine, cheese, fresh baked bread that we bought at the Sunday morning meditation... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Thank you, Kristina. So lovely to hear from you my angel friend. Miss you! oxo
Bicycle ride through a woodland forest? Eat a cupcake? Have your fortune told? Drink champagne in Paris? Pick a daisy? Go to Africa? I will take all of the above please! I'm so excited to show off my new Juniper Trail cards that I thoroughly enjoyed designing this past winter.... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
I always wanted to see the South West in the Spring! My boyfriend convinced me to drive instead of flying to Tucson for his son's wedding. I thought "It's going to take forever". But, luckily with books on CD "The Alchemist and Blink" the miles and time flew by quickly.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
Space clearing on Easter Sunday Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs
I bought only a few special gifts for myself from Bali. One of those treasures is a handmade Batik blanket. Making the bed in the morning has become a joyful process! The bold, colorful mix of patterns gives inspiration to a overcast day! Sadie loves my new blanket as well.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2012 at Jennifer Parker Designs