Slow Studio Conversations - 002

You know when you meet someone and they just have this light to them? This is how I felt when I met the women I chose to have my second slow studio conversation with. She was pure and full of endless knowledge. We clicked and immediately decided we needed to extend our conversation over a long coffee.

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Slow Studio Conversations - 001

My first conversation was shared with someone who has quickly become a really great friend of mine. At the beginning of the year, I slowly began to let people into my studio practice by sharing my process on Instagram live. It is a very raw and a very vulnerable step for me. One day out of the blue, this amazing soul reached out, sharing her thoughts and joy in seeing the process. Once the live was over, she quickly messaged me and our conversation flourished from there.

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Growing Your Creative Muscle

Creativity is a muscle - figuratively and literally. It figuratively needs exercise, discipline, and habit to grow and become stronger. It literally flexes through your body as it moves throughout your work. When this creative muscle memory grows, you open up to your work effortlessly, leaving room for light and inspiration.

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Conscious Consumer : The Handmade Popup

I am thrilled to be a part of The Handmade Popup (HMPU) for the third season! This event is truly near and dear to my heart. It’s provided me the perfect platform to build community and support other makers, while also sharing a place for you to shop consciously and support small. This will also be your last chance to shop the remaining art pieces from my Spring painting collection. In an effort to inspire community, I’m sharing a small assortment of some of my favorite vendors featured this Spring season.

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How to Successfully Create a Studio Ritual and Follow It

Stepping into your studio should wake something inside of you. You should feel energized, motivated, inspired, curious, joyful, and peaceful. You should effortlessly move throughout your creative practice without question or hesitation. Working in this manner is the definition of creating a studio — habitual — ritual and when this happens these emotions come in abundance.

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3 Reasons Your Goals Will Fail (and how to realign)

Do you remember a few months ago when you gained clarity and felt real excitement for what was ahead for you? Do you still feel that same excitement? Are you still actively working towards your goals? There are many reasons why goals fail, but there are so many more ways to get ahead and keep your mindset focussed and clear.

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Elizabeth Suzann x Lauren Sauder

I’m so excited to finally share that while I spend my days working through my 100 day project, I am letting my imagination run wild on a collaboration with Elizabeth Suzann! Since moving to Nashville two years ago, Elizabeth Suzann quickly caught my attention as a brand/fashion label working to bring quality over excess to their consumer. Always made with 100% natural materials, their clothing celebrates sustainability + simplicity, made for women who want their clothing pieces to live with them.

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365 Prompts

How do you slow down? How do you find intention — in yourself, in your relationships, in your career, in your lifestyle, in your home? One way is to create slower moments for yourself, a space for you to be present and honor your thoughts and ideas.

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Why You Should Stop Seeking More Time

Time is always changing. Influenced by your perspective. Altered by your reality. There are moments in life where it's easy to wish for more time. More time to finish a task, more time to spend with someone, more time for the weekends.

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Ridiculously Simple Shortcuts to Rest

Rest can bring a busy mind a bit of peace in the midst of turmoil. It’s underrated and undervalued. Throughout your week, there are a couple easy ways you can slowly incorporate a little bit of rest into your daily routine. They are simple changes and can be incorporated daily, weekly, or even monthly.

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