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Briana
The United States
artist, writer, teacher, photographer, mama, expressive arts coach
Interests: creativity, spirituality, healthy relationships, book arts, art supplies, photography, nature, hiking, education, wellness
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Here's why I am signing up for Life Book 2019, even though I am not into creating faces or portraits in my art journal. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Collage Paper Pies is open for registration. Class begins online on Monday, November 19, 2018. Register today and make great gifts for yourself, your friends, and/or your family, for the holidays! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Nov 12, 2018
Hi Chris, I really appreciate your comment. I am glad you find this idea helpful. Have a great day! All of my best, Briana
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Would you like to see a tutorial on how to create a funky envelope using copy paper, acrylic paint, and a stencil? You're invited to take a look! Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Would you like some snail mail? Be one of the first 10 to register for my upcoming online class, Mixed Media Paint Scraping! Save $20 now. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Want to see what we did at the September Visual Journal Collective meeting? It was pretty awesome! #visualjournalcollective @mnbookarts #orangespiralarts #blogpost Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Here's a personal version of Project 1 from Tamara Laporte's book, Create Your Life Book. I love stencils and spray ink! How about you? Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Do you love art supplies with rich color? Take a look at my latest blog post where I show you how Dye-na-flow liquid color works on paper. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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I've got a "hot tip" for you today on how to use spray inks without making a gigantic mess! Come check it out! Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Get inspired by some of the most colorful lily pads you have ever seen! Plus encouragement to use your stash of art supplies, especially your artistcellar stencils! Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Giveaway winner announced for Rag and Bone Bindery! Plus, I have a little watercolor art and nature inspiration for you, too! Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a peek at the wonders of the Gelly Roll pens on top of stenciled acrylic paint in my Rag and Bone blank page journal! Also, don't miss the opportunity to win a $75 gift certificate! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Pop-Up SALE for the upcoming Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday, July 7, 1pm-4pm. SAVE $50 today. Sale ends on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 8am CST. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Are you curious about water-soluble oil pastels? Take a look at a page spread I did in my large journal by Rag and Bone Bindery. And there's a giveaway! Enter to win a $75 gift certificate to Rag and Bone Bindery! This is an amazing opportunity. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a look at how I created calm for my nervous system by creating an art journal page. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Here's a summary of our June Visual Journal Collective meeting, where we had fun making paper toy Cootie Catchers! We've got peeks into journals and the MCBA Shop, too! It's time to get inspired! You and your creativity matter. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Chris, I am so glad you entered. These journals are so wonderful! I know you'd make good use of them! Cheers, Briana
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Enter to win a $75 gift certificate to Rag and Bone Bindery! See post at www.OrangeSpiralArts.com for details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Exciting announcement: I am a brand ambassador for Rag and Bone Bindery, and I have a new series of blog posts in the works. Part of the fun is that I am able to offer a $75 gift certificate as a giveaway! Take a look for more details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Would you like to see some Gelli prints made at our latest Visual Journal Collective meeting at MCBA? Please read on, and enjoy the inspiration! Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshop on Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota is all about exploring the chakra system. We will integrate mind, body, and spirit, learn about the chakras, and decorate our journals in rainbow colors. Be seen, heard, and accepted as you are right now. You and your creativity matter! Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a look inside the February Visual Journal Collective meeting at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts. We created Mail Art postcards, and it was a blast! Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” ― Osho We are all born creative. Discover who you are on the spiral path. In a safe and supportive environment, you'll be invited to explore your deeper self and your inner artist. Feel loved, supported, and accepted, as you open up and share pieces of you. Join us monthly, or as your schedule allows for the NEW Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshops in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Stephanie, Thanks for visiting and for your comment. That makes sense about using the Paper Artsy stamps with an acrylic block. Thanks for the tip! Cheers to you, Briana