Now offering weekly sales items! The three currently on for 20% off, until Friday are our be strong necklace, lava stone diffuser earrings and triple lava necklace. Get your Christmas shopping started :) www.dayandcojewelry.com
Give me all the caramel apples! 🍏This is one of our favorite fall traditions. Make your own delicious caramel dipped apples with this easy recipe. Wrap 'em up and give them to friends and family- or keep them for yourself. 😏
I love this guest post from Hannah sooo much. She shared on Little Girl Designs how to start a nature journal and made it look so fun I'm going to start doing this in my #happyjournal . :) Her blog, http://lilyandthistle.com is also ahmazing.
✨M o t i v a t i o n.✨
As you know, I’m the gnome maker lady. 😂 (Yeah, admit it, most remember me by that, right?) Well, while home gnomes go for any season, many associate them with Holiday Season. We’re quickly approaching that season peeps!!!! 😳☺️
I don’t know if it’s my Nordic roots and upbringing, but I need cool, crisp, and even cold weather to understand that it’s autumn and/or winter. It’s been unseasonably warm and it’s been messing with my head. 🤔 But... Lucky for me, today we’re having the most gorgeous crisp autumn morning in NYC! (One day wonder, back to the 70’s tomorrow, but trying to have my momentum here.) The point here is that this weather got me so motivated! Motivation sparks with the random things sometimes. Here I come faux fur and needle and thread! 😉
Thanks to my collaborative Nordic Gnome partner @nordikatja ‘s knitting skills, even the cold floors can’t spoil my mood! 😉
last sunday, session 3 of @nihongopost workshop was all about leaves: we did a book of leaves, embroidery on paper leaves and even a paper sumo play game. autumn leaves, now we love you even more! 🍂❤️ •to the left to see more
•click the tag to see images from workshop day1 >#oliviaandnihongopost
How lush is this? These colourful shadows on our messy kitchen wall have been cast by an A5 picture stuck on the window. It’s a card frame with strips of coloured film stuck on.
A simple kids craft activity as part of the @cov_biennial at the fab #cetpopup
Thinking about covering the whole back window now...
You know what makes me cringe? When someone suggests those crowdsourcing design websites. Here’s the thing -- I don’t just want your biz to look better, I want your biz to DO better. I want you to book more clients, sell more products, etc. ⠀
With my corporate marketing and PR experience, I’m not just creating designs, but helping you move in the right direction with strategic creative and marketing advice. Thoughtful designs. Because what I create isn't just a design. It's a tool for your business. I want it to look amazing while also being useful.⠀
So if someone ever points you to one of those sites (and you're serious about your business) 🖐🏻stop, 👩🏼💻let's collaborate, and 📱 listen. If you're ready to update or launch a new brand in 2017, let's chat! I've got one spot left. ⠀
And maybe the other 100 reasons those sites are a bad idea I’ll have to share in a blog post. 👊🏼
How about these luscious ice cream Sundays to start off your week? Tomorrow, I'm teaching my little Kinderstudio class all about Wayne Thiebaud, and I can't wait! His artwork is gorgeous to look at and so very nostalgic. And quite satisfying to my sweet tooth (donuts and ice cream and gumballs, oh my!) 🍦🍬🍰🍧🍩
Watch this space for some of our Wayne Thiebaud art adventures this week!
An invitation to make a 👀Monster 👀 I love how creative children get with playdoh and a few added bits! What is your favorite playdoh ‘accessory’?
This week @creativechildhood is all about ✨Monsters✨Magic✨ and ✨Mummies✨ but sure to give them a follow and tag your awesome creations #creativechildhood
It was so fun getting to judge this week's @steamkidschallenge all about shadows! It was super hard to narrow it down. A big thanks to everyone that tagged their #shadow photos #steamkidschallenge and followed cohosts @leftbraincraftbrain @preschoolsteam and me @figmentcreative 💗. Stay tuned for our next #steamkids challenge.
Truth be told? I am now obsessed with using my OWN stock photos for my portrait business! @mariahspringsphotography It gives my entire brand and feed a cohesive look. I actually get excited to post a new stock photo each day!
Let the countdowns begin!
• 4 years until I'm 40
• 6 months until we go to Riviera Maya with my company
• 84 days until my 2 year coachiversary
• 76 days until 2018
• 2 months until Christmas
• 38 days until Thanksgiving
• 16 days until our new partner style family-fitness program unlocks
• 15 days until Halloween
• 3 days until we open in the U.K. and I can grow my team globally
• 2.5 hours until Chris gets home
• 30 minutes unti Grace gets home from school
Not going to lie, I'm kind of loving this lot! These colour ways are not in the shop yet but if you fancy some fabric panels now we can do the PayPal thing. Comment or DM your PayPal email with country for postage. £5 each + p&p. 💙 I have 3 each of the Navy on Petunia & Navy on Surf, 2 each of Turquoise on Mango, Azure, Surf & Navy on White. 1 left of Turquoise on Flamingo.
Yet another Monday! A whole new opportunity to take action on what we want to create. I’m diving deep into Instagram’s treasure cave to bring out Insta Marketing gems for us in my upcoming Insta course. What do you want to understand better about all these new features and changes? 💰👑💎 #mondaymotivation
I am finishing up the last touches of my new eBook, Happy Journal, Happy Life, and cannot wait to share it with you. 📙
This little book shares my gratitude journal journey as well as my twist on the subject. Rather than writing a list of items I'm grateful for, I draw tiny pictures.
I cannot tell you how much fun it is to look back on these books. I didn't realize until recently that I've been doing this for YEARS. And though I'm a big fan of journaling, I'm glad I recorded these small moments throughout the years so I wouldn't forget them. 🎁
Tiny pictures from vacations, sketches from Christmases long ago, stick figures from when my daughter was a baby . . . they are so precious. And I don't mind leaving them out for all to read. 😂 (My daughter thinks they're an illustrated story of our lives. I guess they are!) You can get a Kindle copy for FREE on Amazon the first day that it's released by signing up through the link in my profile. :) #comingsoon
October is full of so many activities and traditions! We always do a fun fall themed s'more cookout! I wanted ghost marshmallows but they were all out so I had to make my own and instead we used pumpkin peeps (am I the only one who hates peeps? My kids love to roast them)
This poor guy had nothing but 🤢+💩all night long. So guess who's staying home with me today. Breakfast is toast with a side of 🌱plant-based electrolytes to hydrate his system 💦 (any other mommas out there get annoyed at how much added sugar and chemicals they put in stuff to "help" our kids when they're sick??) Praying the worst is over for this guy 🙏🏻
Finished! So grateful for a healthy body to run and a determined heart to push past hurdles. Running races always reminds me how much more difficult it is to finish well than to start well...a life lesson I am constantly learning as I persevere in all the roles God has called me to serve in including wife, mother, daughter, friend, and creative soul to name a few. I realize many of you reading this are called to serve and persevere in many of these same roles. Perhaps you've heard the saying "There is no counterfeit for perseverance" and if you haven't, now you have. So basically, nothing can replace a persevering heart! Whatever "race" you may find yourself in, may you finish as well as you started! Lifting you up Creative Mama!
Happy Birthday to meeeeee!!! I can't believe my kids did all 30 minutes of this new family friendly program with me. That's NEVER happened. Best birthday present evah 🎁 When the whole program unlocks November 1st, you betcha all 4 of us will be doing it. The kids cannot wait! Who wants to turn off the electronics for 30 minutes and grab their own buddy (spouse, child, friend, neighbor, grandma, stranger, mail man) and get healthy in November with us?! It's gonna be fun fun fun!! Hit me up at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn all about Double Time and how I can support you in starting or jumping back into your fitness journey 🤸🏼♀️