Art for the Heart

6 Hacks for Making Art Without Booking A Babysitter

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6 Hacks for Making Art Without Booking A Babysitter

Here in NSW Australia, the school holidays are upon us. And if you are in a similar boat to me, then you have your kiddos at home and your need to make art is still burning strong. Here are my top hacks for squeezing your own art-making time into family time...

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Q&A with artist Nikki Holmes

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Q&A with artist Nikki Holmes

This week, I chat with the lovely Nikki Holmes! Known for her cheerful work, Nikki shares her experience of coming into the art work from another creative industry. Read on to learn more...

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How To Fuel Your Creativity When You're Running on Empty

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How To Fuel Your Creativity When You're Running on Empty

What a rollercoaster!!! Seriously, you should try it. Oh, hang on... you're on the very same rollercoaster as me: life. In the last year, I've helped a whole bunch of women (and children) to find their creative energy and in this post I want to share with you the essential precursors for optimal creativity. Read on...

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Why I Make Art

Why I Make Art

I needed it. I needed the power of creation. I needed the confidence that arises when you build something beautiful with your very own hands. I needed something to call my own. I didn't need to shout it from the rooftops. I didn't need everyone to know. But I did need to know in myself that I had that power, I had that skill, I had something that was just for me.

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Why I Never Spent Money On Myself

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Why I Never Spent Money On Myself

Not that long ago, I had severe money mindset issues. They were linked inexplicably to my lack of self worth at the time and my habit of avoiding any sort of conflict. The idea of spending any sort of money on myself or my interests felt unnecessary. I didn't feel worth the money. My happiness, my joy didn't feel like it matched the associated dollar figure. Fast forward ten years...

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