Saturday, February 9, 2013

ART DOODLE LOVIN' Blog Hop Express

Hey guys! Welcome to my little stop on the "Art Doodle Love" express. I'm sharing a video of 3 spreads and some major love for "Art Doodle Love" by Dawn DeVries Sokool. 

Honestly, I can't speak highly enough about the space we need. To explore ourselves deeply and compassionately. To let go and sit inside huge cyclones of surrender. 

What I love most about this "Journal of Self-Discovery" is the prompts, the colorfulness, and the pages. Oh the pages. I am so impressed with how much they can endure and hold (as you can see in my explorations above). Sturdy, velvety, and the perfect size. A lovely combination. I'm really inspired flipping through it every time and honestly can't wait to fill it. I've been a journal keeper all my life. A composition book has always been alongside me. Moving through this experience I look back at progress, at the wisdom I had in my 20's, at the experiences I put down, my dreams and pictures. The deep down messes. All of it. I savor this life, this journey. Every little strand. This book is something special. . . I knew it from the moment I held it. Without giving away all the secrets, it's been a true gem for me on this road. Of self-exploration, of self-discovery.

Art Doodle Love is here. Just the right place. Just the right time.

If this book speaks to you, and if you need a little nudge on your journey to self-discovery: it's available right here. 

Your next stop on the blog hop express is my pal Mindy!! We are just getting back after a lovely weekend teaching at Teahouse Studio in Berkley, CA. More on that soon!! Until then --->

Love and Green Lights, 
Carissa
Next stop:
Feb. 10: Mindy Lacefield, timssally.com
Feb. 11: Dina Wakley, dinastamps.typepad.com/
Feb. 12: Tamara LaPorte, willowing.org/blog/
Feb. 13: Jill K. Berry, jillberrydesign.com/blog/


Former Stops:
Feb. 2: Pam Carriker, pamcarriker.com/blog/
Feb. 3: Samantha Kira Harding, journalgirl.com
Feb. 4: Aimee Dolich, artsyville.blogspot.com
Feb. 5: Jane Davenport, janedavenport.com
Feb. 6: Carla Sonheim, carlasonheim.com
Feb. 7: Tracie Lyn Huskamp, thereddoor-studio.blogspot.com
Feb. 8: Tammy Garcia, daisyyellow.squarespace.com
Feb. 9: Carissa Paige, carissapaige.blogspot.com


8 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing your page creation with a video...I enjoyed watching your process. Everyone in the blog hop is taking their pages in such different directions...it really shows how versatile the book is!

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  2. Great idea to show us your pages via the video, really appreciated. I actually watched the video around midnight yesterday - down under, we are a day ahead of you guys LOL

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  3. Video is a great idea! Thank you! Annette Maloney

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  4. Bravo! One of the best teaching videos I've seen recently. Thank you, Carissa! This is wonderful.

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  5. So nice to see you work in this nice doodle book... Thanks for sharing this video.
    Liefs, Melanie

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  6. i love your green lights
    and this doodle book is delicious
    and i didn't know
    until i came here
    and now it's in my cart
    and i have you to thank!
    so thank you i do
    with joy:)
    Jennifer

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  7. carissa, oh my goodness, that video is awesome! i like the way you presented your pages, your style, and the candle. sweet journaling too. :)

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