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Tina
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This is amazing”…….love thenlittle cogs on the side πŸ™‚

Natasha
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Just gorgeous!!!!! But you got it wrong, Michelle! Your blog title is ‘For the love of FARTS’!

Renee Aslette
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This looks amazing Michelle. Need to get some lessons from the master!!

Anonymous
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new design Michelle. You are a genious ! The Dusty products are amazing. I got to see what you have done with another one of those lacing pieces last week and it’s stunning ! That Typewriter font is definitely on my wish list. Looking forward to seeing lots more blog posts and lots more MJG goodness spilling forth. Deb x x x

Anonymous
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YAY !! Sooooo happy for you. I know you pondered over this for a while and found it hard to hit that send button. Don’t know what you were worried about. hehehehe. Congrats girl and well deserved. Love muchly the submission…especially that last one πŸ˜‰
Debbie K

Anonymous
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HIP HIP HOORAY !!!
(Debbie K.)

Anonymous
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I second Jennie’s comment !
Debbie K.

Loft Ladders
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It’s a little bit late now but HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Have a great 2012.

Amy Lynne
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You do really lovely work, Michelle. πŸ™‚ I too debated sending my application, but taking that chance made for a happy new year. I love your blog, and I can’t wait to see the beautiful new projects you create. <3

Renee Aslette
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WOW!!! This layout is absolutely stunning!! Love the colors your have used and it is such a beautiful photo.

Tina
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Gorgeous layout Michelle, and the words are special πŸ™‚

Nadia Cannizzo
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This is simply gorgeous. Really love the way you used the colours.

Today for Tomorrow
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Wonderful layout. Love the variety of colours blended together and the photo looks great.

Kay
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Beautiful page…awesome take on Case #3. For being on holiday & not having your supplies…you did a great job! I like all the little details…lots to admire…especially that little bird up in the corner…fabulous!

sarah martin
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Hi Michelle. I’ve come to your blog via the CSI website. Your work is very inspiring- I love your style. Keep up the awesome work xo

Ana
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Love your layout, it makes the photo stand out. All the embellishments go so well together. Thanks for sharing.

ruki
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LOVE this!! it’s simply perfect!!

Mrs Frizz
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oh wow … this is jaw-droppingly gorgeous …
still looking at it!

Anita S
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wow michelle!!! this is gorgeous… found your blog having a squiz at the csi gallery!! now a new follower.
anita πŸ™‚

Fluffy
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Brillaint love it. . .now to get me some of that chicken wire lol. Thankyou for sharing Tx

joyce
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Ha ha, we used to sing the Laugh Kookaburra song when I was a Campfire Girl…thanks for taking me back to those youthful carefree kid days with this layout. Beautiful textures and you blended those csi colors perfectly. Awesome chicken wire tutorial. Thank you Michelle.

Gayle
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Hey Michelle your page is beautiful and I love the look of your textured background, thanks for sharing and especially for the tip about putting your page under something heavy to flatten it, I hate a buckled page but I don’t want to go that next step and use canvas either . xx

sarah martin
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Michelle, popping over from CSI. Your layout is stunning, you have worked the colours perfectly. I loved your tutorial- thanks for sharing. Good tip with the plastic bag and the cutting mat! Sarah x

Shaunery
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I’m in awe and had to stalk you… GREAT tutorial! Thank you for sharing. πŸ˜€

Janice Nicholls
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Hi Michelle, found you via Dusty Attic… your page is absolutely brilliant. Loved the background… so I had to come and look at the tutorial and then scrolled down to see more. Your work is gorgeous and I am now a follower. Thanks for sharing the tutorial, will have to give it a go. πŸ™‚ x Janice

Fi
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Hi Michelle, Iam dropping for a friend who does not have a blog but wanted to let you know how much she loved this tutorial. GOrgeous page as well.

Keren Tamir
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this is unbelievable!! just gorgeous!! I wish I could learn some of those techniques you use in your layouts!!

Gayle
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Hi Michelle, I often visit and I find your work amazing and very inspiring and informative, so for this reason I am passing on a Liebster Blog Award to you. You may not be an ‘award’ kinda girl, which is ok too, but if you would like to know the details of this award you can visit me at http://blissandgesso.blogspot.com/

Debbi Tehrani
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Simply amazing, Michelle! Every single detail is just exquisite and oh-so-perfect! Thank you for sharing how you made that awesome background!

Marjie Kemper
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Beautiful layout! Love your style. Congrats on your Donna Salazar DT spot. So glad to find your blog and have just become your new follower.

Beckie
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Wow it’s stunning Michelle! The lacing is gorgeous!!

Libby Morris
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Goodness me you are one talented lady. I am so inspired by your beautiful layouts.

Amy
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Oh I love this!!!!

Cindy Gay
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I like how you used the torn corrugated cardboard for the corners.

eleele
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It is awesome, I love the idea.

langeatheart
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michelle,
Thank-you so much for sharing pics of your space! I am always looking for new ideas to perk mine up at bit. I love your layout so detailed and colorful!Thanks again! Pam

Lisa
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Love your space!!!! Beautiful work!! Thanks for the chance!!!

Gabrielle Pollacco
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Oh my gosh!! I’m so envious!! What a great and nicely organized space!!…love the layout too…I’m always blown away by your work! xx

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Hi Michelle πŸ™‚
Your studio is haven on earth! I also like the final pic – the untidy worktable shows you know what scrapping is all about! What a fantastic layout! I love the colors you selected – gorgeous!
Hugs,
Asmah

ingrid
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love your scrap space!!! awesome multi pic page!! xxx

Gabrielle Pollacco
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Ha! I was just going to ask where you got those cool frames!!..then saw your answer at the end of your post. ..Thanks Michelle!! xo

Natasha
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I love love love the artsy feel of your layout and your space is so neat! (Even know I know where the mess was hiding! LOL!) And I love GREEN! Gorgeous as always, hun. Thanks for your hard work! xoxo

T Young
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You have a beautiful space! I love your page. Such refreshing colours!

Dawn's Craft Place
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I love your wall of color and it is really so well organized.
Fun layout with great colors

jennifer berkhahn
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Very nice work. I love the dressers that your father in law made

cin2273
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I am on the Blog Hop from Simply Renee Clip It Up! Love your blog.

Linda
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I love the colours & design of your layout….gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing with us πŸ™‚

Miriam Prantner
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Ok, I am only completely envious of your amazing workspace!! But thus layout is gorgeous! Love the colors as well as all the chipboard and how you have used those circle elements throughout. Just LOVE this layout!

Maria
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Such a nice organized place!!! Praying to win simply renne and reorganize my space….

Jules
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Oh Wow Michelle!! I have just done your little ‘tour’ also. What a well stocked and organised space!! Amazing – I just love it all. Great page too.. i adore the way you have coloured the lamp. Such an inspirational stop, thanks hon! πŸ™‚ x

Chris - Creations in Bloom
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Love your page and all the fab embellishments. That lamp is so cool. Love all the little hearts and birds. I think I could look for hours and find something new all the time. Fantastic.

Michelle jbg
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Thanks for dropping by everyone and your lovely comments! πŸ™‚

Becky Dunham
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What a gorgeous layout Michelle! I wish my craftroom looked like that – mine is more of an insane asylum than an inner sanctuary πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing!

lszalil
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Michelle, I wasn’t sure whether I was admiring your craftroom or your layout or both. Both are equally arresting. Lovely, lovely page.

Nicole
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aww… ‘inner sanctuary’ what a perfect title! This layout is simply beautiful!

Monica
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How gorgeous!! Love your beautiful scrapping!

sharon g
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I LOVE that you did a layout about your craft room. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!

Tomoko
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Gorgeous!!!!! I love the colors you added to your layout!!!!!

Cindy Gay
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I love the layout and your room is actually very organized!

Ava Gavloski
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\michelle, your sanctuary is very artistic and a wonderful world of magic!!! beautiful layout. thanks for sharing
ava

Ava Gavloski
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Michelle, gabi and i really like this post. \yes, i like those designer digi frames as well. Thanks for sharing all the detail about your scrap room…. great suggestions and tips…. i am trying to stay within a 6×6 space from floor to ceiling and it is a challenge!!!
ava

Ree
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I am on the blog hop…
so much inspiration…as soon as I finish I will be in my craft room

Amy
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Love the layout. Even more love your room! Thanks for sharing on the hop!

Mistra Hoolahan
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Sigh… I really envy your organisation! I wish I could get that happening at home. But I think I’m a rumagger… I like to look through all my bits LOL!!

mitchmac
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What a fabulously funky layout!

Elle
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Love the use of blues and greens, it was so fresh. And Your craft room is amazing!

LISA
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Incredible LO!! Love your space!!

Erica Ortiz
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Wonderful organization tips! What a great LO!

EFI
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OMG!!! Your layout is absolutely stunning!!! Thank you so much for sharing with us your wonderful and good organized craft room!

Ruki
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cool!!! amazing page!!

Anne Gro
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Ohh my gosh!!!!!!! So mann details to study!!!!! Absolutly beautiful layout!!

Micupoftea~
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LOVE the painted photo edges & green letters~ nice details

Tina
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Awesome layout! Love the title!
Thanks for sharing!
Tina

Belinda
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I LOVE your space Michelle!!!! Wanna swap?!! LOL Love how everything is sorted and SO NEAT!! Wouldn’t take me long to mess it up. hehehe Your layout is beautiful too!! Love your use of green and the lamp looks amazing. πŸ™‚

felkatz
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love the details in this layout.. SO love the colors!! would love a scrap space like yours!!

kathy

felkatz at gmail dot com

joyce
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Ha ha Michelle. When I saw that last frame of pictures showcasing your work area in use, I laughed out loud. So very well organized and I love how you used the colorwheel to organize everything…makes it so much easier to find what you’re looking for. Thanks for posting this.

maldis
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that is a LO! Details, colors.. LOVE IT!

dlwidder
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Great page! Thanks for sharing your space! πŸ˜€

Sharon
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Cute layout. Love your scrapping space.

Sharon M

Ruth
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I am visiting via the Bloghop, and so glad to have dropped by, I really love this layout, the colours just do it for me and the dusty is used really really well. Thanks for sharing.

berlykim37
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Such lovely work. thanks for the blog hop..everyone is rocking .

Belinda Lowe
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Oh How I envy the space you have – great layout

Lynda
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Thanks for sharing.I love the beautiful warmth of your colours and awesome texture.

breland
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breland
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Your craft room pics and color choices are an inspiration.

De
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Just love the gorgeous colours you have used in this fabulous layout

Christine
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Recognise the subject of this layout and can’t wait to get to scrap there again sometime soon. Beautiful layout again Michelle, so much detail and such an organised space. You are simply amazing

Tina in Texas
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Oh my gosh…what great organization ideas. Love your studio. I also have an old sewing machine drawer that I use in my studio. Great inspiration.

Beverley
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Your inner sanctuary looks just perfect!

Carin McDonough
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Gorgeous layout and love your title! πŸ™‚

ellen s.
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i love love the blues and greens! awesome layout my fave so far!!!

Amy 29
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Love your work and your blog!! And your hidding place (scraproom) is amazing…. would love to have so much space…. Hugs Amy πŸ™‚

elainec
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Your layout is so lovely I could look at it for ages, so much happening in there . Great.xx

Pendra
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Your layout and your space are amazing!

Kisha
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I love everything about this!!! I’m so inspired now! Thanks for sharing your gift, I love your blog.

Gayle Price
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Thanks for sharing “your space” Michelle, it’s amazing. I was noticing how very tidy it was so was relieved to see your last photo at the end. You have some great tips that I might adopt. I have a room about the same size as yours but no where near as organized, now you have inspired me. xx

Willea
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Just amazing!!!! Gorgeous layout and fab tutorial!

Amy Lynne
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What a perfect scrap studio! You are as good at organizing and decorating, as you are at designing. πŸ™‚ Lovely….thanks for the peek into your special spot in the world.

Christine
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You never cease to amaze with the great ideas that come out of you head Michelle, this is beautiful and so simple to add that extra bling to you page. Can’t wait to try it myself now.

Anita S
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wow! this is amazing! love your techniques michelle!

Cindy Gay
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Especially love the paint drips.

Debbie Kingston
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SUPERB !! Donna really knew what she was doing when she picked you hun !! Love the techniques, thank you so very much for sharing with us all. Love those pretty faces in the photo on the layout.
Need to chat again soon.
Deb x x x

Kisha
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Fantastic LO!! I love your work and thank you SO much for the tutorial, I plan on trying this technique. I am so a fan of yours right now, how on earth have I never seen your work before. Pure talent!

Pink Heather
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Those flowers are fabulous. thanks for the tutorial. I want to try these.

Today for Tomorrow
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Wonderful tutorial Michelle. Looking fwd to trying it some time. Please visit my blog for some news. Thank you for your continued inspiration.

Ruki
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the LO is stunning!! and thanks for the tutorials, they’re great πŸ™‚

Fi
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Both are beautiful, loving the splash of paint in the layout.

sarah martin
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Michelle, what a stunning layout. I just adore the colours and embellies you have used.
What a gorgeous wedding card too. I’m sure the happy couple will be very pleased to receive it.

Cindy Gay
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Oh wow! Beautiful layout.

Kisha
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Beautiful LO!! I love all the heartfelt details you add to your work. For someone that was feeling uninspired your work is amazing and beautiful:)

Cathy L. Calamas
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So glad I found your blog. Beautiful, beautiful!! This card and your other layouts are fantastic.

Cindy Gay
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You did a great job! Very creative!

Tina
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OMGOSH this is amazing look at all that organization lol, love all the color sorting too…..Hmmm I might have to clean my rom tonight, but I did go to office works about 2 months ago and they didnt have any of those files πŸ™

Fluffy
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Love your craftroom, it looks so nice all organised like that! Mine is a complete disaster area right now but this has inspired me to tidy it up! Tx

Gayle Price
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Congratulations Michelle, your video is fantastic, clear and detailed. The flowers are beautiful, thanks so much for sharing this. I hope this video is just the first of many now…. xx

Belinda
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Fantastic tutorial Michelle!!! You are too clever and your flowers are so beautiful!! Love your layout too. πŸ™‚

SwweetAs
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OMG!!! …you are blinkin ORSM!! I so love your tutorials and especially love this page.. so miss seeing the real deal honey!! Arohanui Ana xxx

Today for Tomorrow
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Excellent Tutorial Michelle. Thank you. Your layout is amazing as usual.

ingrid
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your page is absolutely STUNNING Michelle and your flowers look gorgeous! thanks for the tutorial! xxx

Tina
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Wow I think that is the first time I ever watched a tutorial….loved it and plan on spending my night now seeking out some tutorials

Hope
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Thanks for the great tutorial Michelle. I love that you use everything, no waste. Great flowers!

Ree
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Hi Michelle, I did send this same message on the DA blog so if you see it twice its just me stalking you…lol..
this is the message
Hi, this question is for Michelle…I have watched her tutorial video on making the lace flowers…fantastic thnakyou but wondering Michelle if you can tell me where in Australia I can get the mix’d media stax from. I can’t seem to find it on any of my scrapbooking shops that I use. I live in Tully so I have to get everything online and I have to watch tutorials to learn new ideas as there are no classes close by….or is there anything else that I coul;d use in place of the mix’d media paper…thanks

thanks Michelle for the tutorial, I have lace ready to go

cheers
AnnMarie

http://therustyhorseshoe.blogspot.com.au/

cin2273
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Thank you for the wonderful GIVE AWAY! My fingers are crossed…

Jenny
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WOW Mich – this look awesome !

Sue-M
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Wow! What loveliness πŸ™‚

Fluffy
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Beautiful, love the birds! Tx

Kisha
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These are THE most beautiful ATC’s I’ve seen yet!! I love the birds.

Vicki
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Wow. I love these ATCs. Imagine me finding your blog through a Christy Tomlinson course I have been posting an ATC a day since jan 1 (not as nice as yours of course) and have just cut down while I do the course.

Tina
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WOW, This is amazing and so many Dusty pieces included too………..perfect photo for these pieces πŸ™‚

Cindy Gay
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Such a beautiful page and beautiful bird.

Tina
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Michelle this is gorgeous, I hope you find the inner strength and wisdom you are searching for and that when you do, you are able to be and feel a lot more relaxed πŸ™‚ xx

Ruthie Carlson
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Michelle! your journaling is fabulous! Truly, I”m not just saying it to be nice! I am so drawn to your artwork! It’s beautiful! And I love your blog! Thanks for sharing! Ruthie

Christine
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Hey Michelle, big step girl, and your art journaling is beautiful as I told you when I first saw some of it. You have inspired me to start an art journal with the first page we did together. It truly does help to get it down on paper how you are feeling. Whether you choose to share it or keep it private doesn’t change the feeling of seeing it out there. You are really an inspiration and hopefully you will work through your blocks and come out believing in yourself as we already do. You are truly amazing and it can’t be said enough.

Willea
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Wow!!! Amazing page! Love what you did with the DA. Gorgeous photo and colors!

joyce
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Wow, you worked one of my favorite color combinations beautifully Michelle. What a beauty your daughter is and the photo blends seamlessesly on the page.

Today for Tomorrow
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Your daughter is beautiful and layout stunning. The colours are perfect for your daughter’s gorgeous hair.

Today for Tomorrow
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Thanks so much for the modelling paste tutorial. I purchased my first jar of paste this week and am ready for a creative adventure. Started off with a Crafters Workshop Stencil and that was fun. Definitely like your verse for this one.

Cindy Gay
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Perfect tones to match the photo and great photo toning.

Tina
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This is stunning as is your bird ATC I am going to make a canvas soon, you have inspired me with this and yes that quote is awesome too πŸ™‚

Fi
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This is not only a gorgeous photo but page also. Just love what you’ve done and totally get where your coming from so much more stuff to work with when doing a girls layout.

Fi
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The extreme we go to for creativity, lol Love the way you created that texture, such a beautiful piece.

Anonymous
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YOU GO GIRL !!! This is awesome and I wanna see and hear more. And I definitely mean “hear” more. Look forward to talking with you in August and you telling me what you REALLY think. Good friends listen. And I have some words to say to you too…and I know you will listen also πŸ™‚
Debbie K

Anonymous
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OK, adding that to the list for August. Canvass backgrounds with Shell belle.
Debbie K

Anonymous
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Pretty birdy !!
Debbie K

Anonymous
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Another stunner !! Both layout and photo that is. You found the perfect paper design to fussy cut to co-ordinate with those DA vines. And some pretty cute handmade flowers in there as well.
Debbie K

Christine
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Love watching the beautiful artwork you are creating on your journey to discover yourself. Thank you so much for sharing

Cindy Gay
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Your art journaling is fantastic. . . hope the kitty is getting better and you have a fun family gathering!

Today for Tomorrow
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Fantastic practical creation Michelle. Love it and thanks for the tutorial.

Ava Gavloski
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Michelle, just love this layout and video. thanks for sharing your talent. I hope to try this out this weekend. One question, maybe post to my blog, I see you distressed the edges of your layout, so what did you do to to get the white framed line edge just inside the distressing edges? Did you flip the layout and score? use an white ink pen? thanks for your help on this…

joyce
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Fabulous tut Michelle! I so loved the final product with all that glorious spritz and textures. Can’t wait to give this a try. Thanks for sharing your art with us.

Lisa
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Awesome tutorial Michelle!!! I am totally going to try your drippings look! Just love the blending of your colors! Thanks sweetie! Hugs!

Heather Jacob
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wow thanks for sharing this fabulous tut … xoxo

Heather Jacob
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stunning love the grungy shabby look to this … awesome work x

Tina
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Just gorgeous…………I love how you have done the wires πŸ™‚

ingrid
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You know I just LOVE this one Michelle! those poles were made for this awesome photo! xxx

ingrid
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fantastic background.. thanks for the tut! the colors matches the lovely pics so beautifully! xxx

ingrid
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you have a great way with textures Michelle! I’m a big fan of your work!

ingrid
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stunning work of art! soooo loving this little masterpiece! xxx

Brenda Heyward
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You shouldn’t be ashamed about your voice, love the accent! besides the lace flower tutorial! got to go now and buy mix’d media stax….

Debbie Kingston
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Awesome tutorial Shel. Love all the textures in this….everything about this page is gorgeous. Going to play with inks with you in a couple of weeks….wahoooooooooooooo

Cindy Gay
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Love Harry’s scrunched up nose photo and the corrugated cardboard accents. Love your grandmother’s page. Congratulations on the photo.

Lizzyc
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HI.. I was just looking at these today as I waited for my DD to come from school and it was so lovely to see them close up here on your blog.. they are really beautiful layout, gorgeously created, and I was so sad to read your lost your dear friend… a lovely layout for her memory…

Hope
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It’s beautiful Michelle

Cindy Gay
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This is so pretty. Love the lace, the blue accents, the photo, stitchery. Very very nice!

Today for Tomorrow
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Stunning again Michelle. Love it all – pic, colours stitching, embellishments. Gorgeous

Fi
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Beautiful piece of work, love the stitching and decorative lace not too mention the colours.

Beckie
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It’s gorgeous Michelle, I love the stitching, just beautiful!!

Belinda
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WOW!!! This is fantastic Michelle!! Love the whitewashed look of the background and that fabulous bonsai tree. The fence and window are finished so perfectly too. Keeping my fingers and toes crossed I get one of yours in the swap!! Have a lovely weekend. πŸ™‚

JRABS -Jennifer Snyder
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Love the flowers – loved hearing you and your hands are model perfect!!!! LOL. But those flowers are completely captivating so thanks for sharing your talent.

Lizzyc
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Layout perfect!!

ingrid
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your LO turned out beautifully Michelle….love the colors and the great photo! xxx
ps..thanks for the tut!

Today for Tomorrow
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Stunning layout and stunning couple Michelle. Love all the technique and detail.

Beckie
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Your page is just gorgeous, I love the handmade flowers!! and an awesome idea with the butterflies. Thanks for sharing your little tutorials.

Hope
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It looks amazing. How did you stick everything down?

ingrid
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awesome use of all the chippies Michelle! lovely page and photo! xxx

ingrid
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oh my…this is such an amazing and cool ATC! truly a little masterpiece!!! wow

robinkeahnheim.com
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Very cool. So glad to be participating in Flying Lessons with so many remarkable and talented women!

Art by Wiley
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You have an amazing-looking studio! Wow. And super organised too. You have such great organising systems. I need to take a leaf out of your book!

June Maddox
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Wow, I am amazed at how organized it all is, how do you girls that! Very nice and a peek at the creative you. June Maddox

Fi
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This is so pretty and I don’t just mean the photo, I love how you have given the bridge a sparkly treatment, gorgeous page.

Karen Shady
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so looking forward to working with you Michelle πŸ™‚ (Im a new follower) love your work xx

craftylyn
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Love seeing all the lovely work that your team members create – keep up the good work!
Linda

Miriam Prantner
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Wow! This is gorgeous! Love how much depth/dimension you got with the modeling paste and the wavy lines to the right too. Great embellishments!

Tina
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Michelle The canvas is gorgeous, love how you used the chippy to create the image πŸ™‚

Tracey
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Your canvas is stunning!!!

Wendy
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Just beautiful! so many details! You do awesome work!

Donna
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My jaw dropped when I saw this project!! FYI – I pinned it under “Amazing”.

Brenda
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This breathtaking project has such dimension. Love all your attention to detail.

Sandy
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This project is just stunning!!

Karen B
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Hard. To. Breathe. This is absolutely stunning!!!

linda
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Very pretty canvas project! Would look gorgeous on a shelf or mantel. Thanks for the tips in creating it.

PamSpradlin
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This is gorgeous… I have not used modeling paste yet and your canvas makes me want to try it out. With all these new ideas I am going to be busy before Christmas.

Amy Jones #8546
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This is so stunning!!! Wow….You really have a wonderful talent. This is just wonderful. I love it.

Pam
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GORGEOUS ! I”m just starting the mixed media canvas trend. And loving it. Great inspiration !

Mare
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Beautiful!

Beth Hillier
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Beautiful canvas and great talent!

Gabrielle Pollacco
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I’m so delighted to be working with you on the DA design team for 2013 Michelle!! You must know by now how much I admire your gorgeous work! You and Dusty are a perfect match! I look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work in the coming year! Congrats sweetie! xo

Lois
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great work. love the book for the holiday blog hop

Jessica Strider
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Cool project, looks steampunk inspired. πŸ˜‰

Gloria Stengel
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When I saw this my jaw dropped! My daughter would love for me to make this for her! Outstanding!

shan v
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this is very aristic… <3 <3 <3 it..

beautiful!!!!

Gina
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I like the vintage feel of this project

Lisa Torres
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Love your mixed media canvas, love the steampunkish feel. I have to try me some modeling paste.

Cait
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I just got some modeling paste but haven’t played with it yet. This project inspires me to go play!

Laura Bouquet
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You are incredibly talented. Thanks for sharing the beautiful canvas.

Mulberry Mindy
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I love the texture of this canvas, and all the little do-dads grouped at the bottom. Thanks for sharing!

silvia
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Stunning canvas!!

JPScraps
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Amazing canvas! I love the texture and all the embellishments.

C.Good
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Wow !!!! How cool is that !

Katie Marie
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WOW~ I have seen mixed media canvases before but yours is amazing! all the texture going on, this would be a great teen girl gift, and so easy to customize color scheme, etc. thanks for such a great idea! you have a new fan here! please check out my blog too, i’m kind of a newbie!!! http://www.vintagevixencrafts.blogspot.com

Tona
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Omgosh! Your project is amazing!!! Thanks for sharing.

Leslie
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Holy Cow! Very sophisticated! I’ve never used smooch before, but think I’ll try some! Love the HOP!

Sue Lui
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Your canvas is gorgeous!!!!! Love the colours, texture and embellishments.

Barbara Pitts
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I’m a huge fan of chipboard and mixing textures. The raised flourish made my heart beat a like faster…

Katie R.
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I like the colors and the use of the products.

Kim H
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lovely texture and layering, wonderful vintage feel. thank you for sharing.

Camerageek
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WOW, is all I can say. So creative.

Nat Laney
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Wow is what i said as soon as i looked at your work of wonderful art. Magnificent!

Sue D
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Very creative canvas!

Debi K
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Beautiful. I am just getting into canvas art. Thanks for sharing.

CathyinMN
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Very pretty and creative canvas! Such a work of art! Love all of the texture and bling. TFS!

Beatrice Lawson
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Wowie! I have never used modelling paste but buying some tomorrow. This is so amazing!!

Pam
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I adore your canvas! Love everything about it.

Ah Yen
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Wow!Such a nice artwork from you.

Crafty Aunt Dee
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Amazing canvas. The colors and design are so unique and the layers are fabulous. Great job!

Drifty Wright
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Wonderful creation!! I haven’t used the modeling paste yet–but this gives me the inspiration to try!! Thank You!!

Anonymous
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OMG…I’m loving the texture on this project!!!
Thanks for the chance to win.
Sue Clarke

NIna W.
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This is breathtaking! I love all the details and texture!!!

jordanbev5
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I am so glad to have found you!! This is gorgeous!! Pinned, your newest follower, and am admiring your beautiful work!! You did an amazing job!

Kathy W
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Wow! Thanks for sharing your method in addition to the results.

Mandy
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Absolutely gorgeous! I love the textures and the colours!

mitz
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… this canvas is a MUST have.. wow wow…

Divinity
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interesting & pretty

Jen Chadwick
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WOW! So Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Judith
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Wow, great project. thanks for sharing!!!

Barbara F
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Amazing project, Michelle!! Absolutely awesome!!

Regina Hamilton
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That’s one stunning canvas. I love the textures and details.

Phyllis M.
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Beautiful canvas. Thanks for sharing.

Icekat
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Wonderful canvas, and quite different from the other projects in the hop. Thanks for sharing!

Lisa
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WOW, absolutely stunning and gorgeous!! What a fabulous canvas!! I love the texture and colors!! Thanks so much for the inspiration πŸ™‚

Lisa
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Jean Bullock
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Wonderful effects. Well done! Thank you for participating in the blog hop. I enjoyed my visit.

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Katina
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I love all the texture and dimension you have on your superb canvas. Just beautiful and steampunky!

BethW
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This is freaking awesome-and I even said that out loud when I saw it.You are brilliant!

artjunkie2
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Amazing! I love the texture and all of the elements joined together!

Jenn Zeeb
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that is simply beautiful!

TracyM #6773
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BEAUTIFUL – love the colours and textures!!!

SmokieBlueRose
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This looks like you really enjoyed working it. I cold see this hanging in my kitchen, gorgeous.

Dawn Cox
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this is an amazing gift! would love to do one! thanks for the inspiration!

thanks for the chance to win.

Holly
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All of the layering… GORGEOUS! Such a beautifully detailed project!

Sara P
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WOW!!!! Beautiful!!!

Cindy Lou
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This is a breath-taking piece of art! Thanks for the inspiration πŸ™‚

Rebecca
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Wow–love your creativity!

Deborah Johnson
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OMG. Something new to try. Love the colors and textures.

Suzi
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I’ve tried, and I can’t pull it off! You do it so well!

contadinak
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i absolutely adore this project – rich!

Carol
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Beautiful project! Thanks for the inspiring ideas!

Carol B
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Nikki
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Wow this is amazing πŸ™‚

WandaH
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Terrific mixed media piece. This would make a fabulous gift.

CrizzyJ
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Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Renee
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OMG – I’ve seen modelling paste used on projects before – but yours is absolutely the best! Such dimension and color.. I’ll be drooling over this for a long time! Thank you for the step by step directions!

Becky Dunham
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Wow Michelle! This is stunning! I am so glad you provided a tutorial because I would have no idea how you did this – especially that flourish – that just blows my mind! Absolutely gorgeous!

Jackie Tuttle
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Thank you for showing how you made this stunning piece. I love SteamPunk, and this is a georgous example. Happy Holidays to you and yours.

Diana
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This is stuninng! TFS

Mona L. Pendleton
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Gorgeous project and awesome video! Thanks for sharing the rock salt technique!

Madame Doudou
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Really really nice! Great work. Hugs, Susie.

Heather (goldiecar)
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That is crazy how you got all of that texture on the canvas. I am in awe of your talent. It’s just beautiful.

Ruth
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This is amazing! Speechless!

Tina
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Just Beautiful Michelle, I wish your friend every success, and this will truly lift her spirits xx

Hope
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It’s beautiful Michelle. Wishing your friend luck, success and perseverance.

joyce
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Best wishes to your friend Michelle. This is utterly beautifuly and the details are just exquisite. Thank you for all the inspiration you share with us.

Cindy Gay
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So pretty! Great texture!

Jules
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absolutely stunning michelle… what a gorgeous and thoughtful gift! x

Mona L. Pendleton
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WOW! What a beautiful canvas Michelle! Surely your friend will appreciate this and what a wonderful gift during these difficult times!

mommyx2
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Awesome canvas. This is absolutely gorgeous!!

Michele from MS
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Gorgeous colors Michelle! Love the spritz and misting effects ~ I have yet to try that but it’s on my list! All the little details make this a fabulous work of art! TFS

Cindy Gay
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How nice. Very pretty elements!

ingrid
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such a lovely and precious photo and you scrapped it beautifully Michelle! love the total feel of the page!
Ingrid xxx

ingrid
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both your ATC’s look amazing!! really love what you did with the chippies! xxx

Debbie
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this canvas is amazing love all the detail and color thanks
upnurse at aol dot com

lynda
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Of the projects I’ve seen so far in the hop, this is m fave! The color & texture effects you achieved are so gorgeous! This makes me really want to buy some modeling paste & canvas & give it a try!

lynda
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I am so glad I read this post! I’m thrilled to learn there’s such a product as Emboss Gloss, for one thing! The 2nd thing is that I love the idea of embossing letter stickers that aren’t the color you want!

Villa Erikson
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Well, what can I say – green is my favorite + vintage style = the winner!

Debbie Kingston
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Oh WOW !! how cool is that !! Love the page sweetie and the title just fits us so perfectly πŸ™‚

Cindy Gay
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Very pretty. Love the cloth behind the window.

joyce
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The texture is superb.

Tina
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this is gorgeous, I tried to win it, but so glad its gone to a good home πŸ™‚

wintonrosepapercreations
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Wow, I feel like I want to look in the window, just beautiful. Really nice background and colouring.
Karen.

Amy Lighthall
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So pretty!! I love how detailed your art is!

Mona L. Pendleton
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Beautiful! Love the little houses and all the texture!

Laly Blue
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Michelle, this is so beautiful! You can feel the love radiating from it…
xo
Laly

Today for Tomorrow
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Stunning michelle. Love the colours you have used. Wonderful inspiration on how to use the dear little houses. Thankyou.

Tina
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WOW Another gorgeous canvas, they are so gorgeous!

Lisa Rivas
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Whoa! This is very lovely. So sweet, wonderful and beautiful. Thanks for sharing <3

Tina
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Another masterpiece !! Love the background and the awesome color

Alexis Lawrence
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Hi Michelle,
This is a stunning layout.
christy Tomlinson’s web site is-http://www.scarletlime.com.
check out the mixed media pages.

Suzanne
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Your work is beautiful. I admire your mixed media pages as well. Very inspiring.

Debi Minter
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So gald you listed the link to your blog post. I love the close-ups! This was truly a great piece of art!!!!!!
HuGGs!
Debi

Marjie Kemper
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Gorgeous work! So many wonderful details and fabulous textures. Love it!

Gisy Angel
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Oh I love the texture! TFS

Tina
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Michelle, you are so inspirational to me, I am always here reading your posts, admiring your work/art to me you are already an artist and your work is amazing.
May you soar in 2013 and may all your hopes and dreams become realities xxx

Laly Blue
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What a year! And what a brave new you! Have a beautiful new year!

Dianne H
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Hi Michelle. I have read every word and I truly admire people who follow their dreams. You certainly have and I am in awe and inspired by your bravery. So pleased to hear you had a great trip to .NZ with your family. I would love you to come and teach here (maybe one day!). Best wishes for 2013. I look forward to seeing your new venture. Take care.

Janine Whitling
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Michelle, i don’t know what you were waiting for! What a terrific blog post. Amazing year you seemed to have, full of wonderful friends and family, and Art of course! I really enjoyed your photos too. AND i guess i get to meet you at Tracy’s workshop. Look forward to seeing her there πŸ™‚

Sarah Treanor
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Oh my goodness, what a rich and beautiful post about your year! I just love it. Thank you so very much for putting yourself out there – courageous, brave, and beautiful! Wishing you even more goodness in 2013! (I am doing coaching with miss Jessica too, just had a session with her today, I always feel so focused and energized from sessions with her!)

Jenny
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I cant wait to see your venture out there and running !
You are such a beautiful person Mich, with a pure soul – Im so
blessed to call you my Friend.
The photo collages are wonderful !!!
WOW what a busy busy busy year for you – no wonder you
dont get to bed before midnight hun !!!
Mwah big kisses and hugs
Jen xoxox (sorry, Jennaaaiiii)

Debbie Kingston
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What a great post Michelle. A beautiful piece of writing and lots of gorgeous photos to compliment it. I was so glad to be a small part of your year and hope we can do something again this year. Dusty Cruise perhaps??? Anyway, just wanted to tell you that YOU ARE SPECIAL AND I LOVE YOU πŸ™‚

Debbie Kingston
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Lovely Michelle. I had to giggle at the “antlers”. I think they are “feelers”…but I could be wrong. I think you must have still been in the Christmas Rudolph spirit when writing the post.

Gisy Angel
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I love the colors and all of the little details, thank you for sharing!

Karen Shady
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Oh, Michelle…. these are both wonderful projects..I ADORE Lady Grace, and have been dying to know how you painted her (as you know lol)… wonderful work as always, and thanks so much for sharing xx
Oh, and had to mention your fantastic studio aka shed πŸ™‚ Im off to look around our sheds for similar, looks brilliant πŸ™‚

Fi
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WOW Michelle such a work of art, it looks fantastic.

Fi
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Both a gorgeous.

Cindy Gay
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Love the alphas and color combo. Thank for the tutorial.

Sandra
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Love the technique for the alpha, I’m always at a loss with some alphas and making them your own is fabulous. Thanks for sharing. I’ve just become your latest follower.

Sandra
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Thank you for sharing Michelle, my thoughts are with you and Emma’s family at this time.

Mistra Hoolahan
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Beautiful words Mich… glad to see you taking your power back! I think a lot of us did the same… hence moderated posts as well nowadays. Keep being the brave woman I know you can be!! xoxo

Tina
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Michelle, you are amazing, and just the fact that you can put these words out there is the proof you are ready, your strength is there all around you , even if you don’t feel its full power, its there.
I am sorry for the loss of Emma, I never knew these people but I too have carried their sadness with me all day, I hope that they find some comfort in knowing that so many people are grieving with them for their beautiful courageous girl, and I hope the Angels have surrounded Emma xx

Theresa
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Michelle, I am always heartened to read when a woman focuses on her own power and finding her own way. It shows so clearly in your body of work. You’ve already put it out there, just not in words. I can offer my support by continuing to read your blog and commenting so you know I’m out here. And I will say a prayer for Emma and her family tonight. thanks as always for sharing.

Cindy Gay
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Great job getting those photos of the boys and a very creative page.

Cindy Gay
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This is so lovely and beautiful photo toning.

Adriana B
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awesome page, congrats on the publication πŸ™‚

Lizzyc
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HI..That is an amazing photo, and I love all the back ground details.. Nothing detracts from the photo yet it all is so beautifully created!

glorygirl
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This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Love all the fabulous texture and the tiny words. LOVE THIS!

Sandra
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You are the most talented lady, photography, painting and beautiful mixed media work. I’ve just liked you on facebook as well. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this post and really envy where you live, I’m a suburbs girl originally from a small dairy farming country area and I love going to visit my friends on their farm.

Nicole Doiron
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This is absolutely gorgeous Michelle! Thank you so much for sharing and for the chance to win some DA goodies! πŸ™‚

Patricia
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Now let me think whether mine will be a good home for this little cutie…Mmmmm next to my little Ingvild canvas….and my Ingrid Frame….place for a Michelle ATC in my collection? Oh you bet yes!!! I would be most honoured to receive this ATC from you Michelle…Thank you for the chance and please remember my name…lol!

Amy Voorthuis
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Oh wow you lucky lady…..I only got a Ingrid card… It would be so nice for your collection but sorry it has my name on it na na na na lol just kiddin’ Patricia hugs Amy

Jacquelyn Vaccaro
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From a Dusty Attic fanatic… please pick me! πŸ™‚

Jacquelyn Vaccaro
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From a Dusty Attic fanatic… please pick me! πŸ™‚

caroleanne
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wow I love all things dusty attic, who doesnt, and this is no exception. Just perfect for Valentines Day. Good luck everyone! BFN x

Dawn
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Beautiful!! It’s been said before, I love all things dusty attic!!

Sandra
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Now this would be something very special to own – made by Michelle Grant – thank you so much for offering it as a giveaway. Love the Dusty Attic products as well, they take a punishment from me and they still stand up to lots of treatment.

TheGirlWhohadAScrappingAddiction
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What a gorgeous gorgeous work of art!!! This would look great on my desk, it sure would inspire me to create! Thanks for the opportunity to win it!
Have a lovely day! Sandrine.

Tina
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You know how I adore your work hun and this is no execption its just gorgeous

pboszko
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wow, what a wonderful piece…thanks for the chance to win it!

Debbie K
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Hi Michelle !! Awesome photos and great projects. Almost too much to comment on!! Well done to Wil and I do love that RUSTY canvas you did for him….sooooo goooood!! I’d love to see this up close to see the techniques (and to copy!!) hehehehe… Keep us all up to date if Cynder’s growing belly is a little batch of cuties….I will oooh and aaaah at the little balls of fluff. Good luck with getting the store up and running. Hugs to all x x x x

Sandra
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Michelle these are really beautiful.

Rachelle Olaridge
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Such a gorgeous project. Full of inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win.
Rachelle
xxx

juegos
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They are great afirmations

suzitee
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Ahhh Michelle…I feel your pain in many ways! We are stuck with Telstra too as theirs is the only one that gets service up in the remote minesite where my hubby is. I know all too well how frustrating it can be…you feel like having a complete meltdown. I have my fingers crossed that the other provider can get you a better deal πŸ™‚
Self doubt is so toxic and energy draining…keep repeating those affirmations! Sending you hugs xxx

Sandra
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Great to get it off your chest and sometimes the swearing really helps. I can’t imagine the frustration with the computer but I think I’d want to throw everything, that is if I didn’t really want to contact people or post stuff. I’m sure you’re wanting to do all of the above so I hope your problem is solved real soon.
Keep smiling Michelle, sending hugs your way.

Buttons
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Oh Michelle, I so feel for you. When all you ever do is your best it is beyond frustrating when others fall way short of this mark. Just know that you will always have regrets but can’t relive life, and you are an absolute inspiration to so many people around the World (whilst here in the UK I’ve never even heard of Telstra!!) Crossing everything that all these issues are resolved asap and you can feel so much better very soon. Huge hugs, Jenny xx

Lisa Rivas
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Hi Michelle,
Came over to find out what is getting you so down and it has to do with that “technology stuff”.
I feel for you and what comes to mind is that you need to have a “side-kick” that you can go to when this “sh#+” happens!
Find something creative that fascinates you and that will center you! This will take out the pain of frustration. that is what I do. That quote of Eckhart Tolle is were this secret sits, doing something mindful in the present will remove that fear of the future you are feeling. Do not let it creep in and take over.
Remember to create and return to your center. Hugs, hope this made sense and believe me things will get fixed, because your heart is in the right spot and your intentions are wonderful – trust that! πŸ™‚

Shelly Penko
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Oh Michelle,
Technology is fabulous, except when it’s not working and then it is absolutely the most frustrating thing in the world! I know it makes your nerve endings feel raw and haggard and it’s just plain awful. And made all the worse because you are depending on others (internet provider, computer guy) to help you through it, so you feel out of control. I wish I had some sage advice for you. Instead I’m keeping everything crossed that you can get the different provider and that all works out. A better computer guy too!!! You’re right, though, eventually, it will all pay off.

In times like these, my mantra is “This too shall pass.” and “It will get better.” and “It’s not going on my tombstone, so it can’t be that important.” πŸ˜€ Sorry…but the irreverence sometimes helps me cope. Just tossing it out there in case it works for you.

Sending you big hugs. Remember to breathe.

Theresa
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Michelle, this year sure seems to be starting out rough for a lot of people. Lots of folks have been reaching out through on-line friends for support. I am glad to see that it is coming through. I truly hope you feel supported. One of the most frustrating things is depending on technology when it fails us. And I read your quote several times too. I don’t think I agree with it. Even living in the now can have moments of real fear. Now is never a pure moment. It is a connecting point for the past and the future. Hopefully living in the now let’s us drop some of the excess baggage, but I don’t think all of it. I hope things get better for you moving forward. I have been a subscriber to your blog for some time and very much enjoy your artwork. Thanks as always for sharing. Big Hugs, Theresa

Diana
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Take care Michelle. I can feel your frustration. Hope everything works itself out quickly.

Karen Shady
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so totally enjoyed your tutorial Michelle… such awesome techniques… thanks for sharing xx

Lizzyc
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HI.. I really LOVE this.. love the colors, love the design.. and love the photo. please scrap yourself more!!

Dianne H
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Stunning Michelle – photo, design and embellishments.

Plastic Card
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Adorable…your approach towards designing inspires me a lot…

alexis lawrence
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Your layout is fanastic Michelle. I especially love the title of your layout… Happy to be Me.
Each layout you create is like a piece of art. Do you have a shadow box or frame that you can display your wonderfull peices?
Alexis

Amy Voorthuis
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It’s such a BEAUTIFUL masterpiece Michelle….and a wonderful birthday/valentine gift to own! I would be in seventh heaven if i’d win! I truly L.O.V.E. Dusty Attic every month i’m playing on the challenge blog in the hope to win some amazing DA gooddies. Never had the privelige tough!! They don’t sell DA here in holland. Keeping my fingers sooooooo crossed! Thank you for this wonderful oppertunity you are very generous hugs Amy πŸ™‚

Amy Voorthuis
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Wow this is a delight for the eye…….lovely job ….hugs Amy

Jo Freeman
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Hi Michelle, after your wonderful help over on facebook I decided to come on over to your blog. So glad I did. This post really spoke to me. Your honesty and realness touched my heart. I love to hear real life/ everyday stories whether they be happy or challenging. Thankyou for sharing your not so pefect week and also for sharing your affirmations. Love and hugs to you. xx Jo

P.S. I think I was meant to connect with you this week. Just yesterday I was reading the Aust Scrapbook Ideas mag and when I came across your article I thought “hey i know that girl”. Then I put your name on my list of blogs I had to read this weekend.

Sandra
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My goodness, you’re going to be very busy, don’t forget to take time to ‘smell the roses’ or whatever other plants you have!!!

Donald Yates
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You know that, as a creative, you need to be using social media to get your profile or folio out there and reach new markets, but you reckon that the time it takes to monitor, contribute and commit to social media would actually eat in your precious workflow.

Alicia Redshaw
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Your on the right track by knowing what you need to do, it’s just a matter of balancing it all out. I find that constantly re-assessing where I am at helps too. I can’t wait to see the results of your hard work, it sounds very exciting.

Tricia
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This is my first visit to your blog and I love your work! I stumbled here by following a link from Pinterest for your “Let Your Wings Soar” canvas – just amazing! : ) I gave up scrapbooking several years ago, but I do quite a bit of altered art and books and love to play around with mixed media. I have only tried a couple of canvases but I want to do more of that. I enjoyed your pictures of your home, too. Love the kangaroo. God bless!

Tricia

June Maddox
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I know this feeling it can be overwhelming. Always good to take a breath always from it all from time to time! June Maddox

Jo Freeman
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Oh Michelle, you are so right. I too feel like I am drowning in social media. I am ready to just switch off but as you say social media has become so huge and necessary. Even my kids primary and high school have facebook pages to pass on messages to parents. I hope you find the happy medium you are searching for.
I was excited to hear about your first workshop. I was just saying to my husband recently that I really think my next step is to atend some art workshops and retreats. I am envious of all the great ones that are available to our USA friends. Unfortunately I cannot attend your first workshop in March but am keen to hear what other dates you are considering this year as I am very keen to attend. It is inspiring and wonderful making new online arty friends who live here in Austalia. xx Jo

Wendy
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wow, love this, thnx for the tutorial! Gorgeous piece. New follower πŸ™‚
Hugs and happy day, Wendy

Wendy
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Hi Michelle, found this one on pinterest and that’s how I found you πŸ™‚
This piece of work is simply stunning! As is the one you created especially for Lisa (with the dress form.

hugs and happy day, Wendy

Sandra
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Love, love, love this, it reminds me of country life where you can always find goodies in the shed. This project looks so good.

Sandra
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Forgot to ask what glue you used?

Adriana B
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Great tutorial, love the branch piece on the top πŸ™‚ fabulous πŸ™‚

Hope
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Wow Michelle, they’re great! Congratulations!

Debbie Kingston
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Awesome hunny !! Better go out and get myself a copy of the mag this month eh?? x x x x

Dianne H
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Gorgeous Michelle. I will be looking out for the magazine to get your papers and Belinda has done an awesome job using them. Congratulations.

Swissdutchy8
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Wow, you did a good job, love the soft colours! Can I buy them in Europe?

Adriana B
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wow this is awesome, lovely papers πŸ™‚

Swissdutchy8
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Aha, thanks for the message. I have to buy glasses I think….

kksb
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Beautiful layout. Adorable cat. Thanks for sharing.

TheGirlWhohadAScrappingAddiction
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Totally enjoyed this brilliant tutorial! Thank you, your layout is very beautiful and has your style imprint on it! Love the tail on the butterfly! Oh and I now have your gorgeous creation on my scrapping desk and it looks absolutely fabulous!!!!!

Michelle Grant
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So glad it arrived!!! Thank you for dropping by Hun and for your lovely comments!!! xxx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you so much for your kinds words Kristynaxxx

Sandra
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You’re such a creative soul Michelle and it seems your daughter has inherited this great quality from you. The workshop looks like a lot of fun.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you, I know I have had so many other projects on the go lately too!

Karen Shady
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love this idea Michelle… stunning LO, thanks for sharing x

Sandra
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Fabulous border, I love it and will try it soon, TFS with us. Your page is so beautiful of your darling daughter.

TheGirlWhohadAScrappingAddiction
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What a stunning layout! Love the tutorial!!! TFS!!! She does have beautiful eyes! Have a great w-e with loads of chocolates! Sandrine xx

Adriana B
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stunning layout, so amazing, love your tutorial πŸ™‚

Alicia Redshaw
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Fabulous layout Michelle
Have a lovely Easter and can’t wait to hear how your workshops went last weekend
Alicia

Sandra
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Gorgeous colours for this theme.

Diana
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Your work is just gorgeous. I love this.

Paula
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I love your little birdie! My daughter and I called in on the Sunday. I dare say I saw your work. love your work. Paula πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Paula, I think I remember you. I was in my own little bubble of bliss all weekend!

Lisette Harzing
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Wow, wow and wow! So beautiful! And so sweet of you to make this for your friend and showing that you care.

Merete
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Fantastic!
I love your blog, thanks for “the tour”
Hugs,
Merete

Anonymous
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Woot woot Michelle! What a stunning layout! No wonder it made the cover! I will definitely give the impasto background a try!!! Looks amazing!!!

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Hi Michelle,
Congratulations! Beyond gorgeous and so impressive so very inspiring. Chloe must be very proud of her aunt πŸ™‚
Hugs,
Asmah

Dianne H
Reply

Congratulations Michelle. Stunning page.

Sandra
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You’re one amazingly busy lady, do you ever feel like you want to stop for a short while? I really enjoyed this post and I loooooooveeee the photos, you’re so creative in many ways, photography, mixed media, painting and the list goes on. I truly admire you Michelle.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Sandra, I do need to take more time out more often. I guess walking around the yard taking photos is my time out too! Thank you for your beautiful words xxx

Tracey Sabella
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Wow, what an amazing techique, Michelle!! Love how you extended the photo. I’ve colored my modeling paste, but have never thought of using it this way. Thanks for the inspiration!! Congrats on the publication!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

L. Grace Lauer
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“Inspiration Sensation Workshop”
“Mixed Media Madness Workshop”
“Creat8 4U Weekend Workshop”

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for these fabulous ideas, they sure did get me thinking! xxx

Cindy Gay
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Very pretty bird layout and photo!

Anonymous
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You know I would have to enter this Michelle, here are what I think you could use:
“MGD Art & Fun Workshops”
“CTYD workshops” = Create til you drop workshops
“Mix’nCreate Week-end Workshops”
“Art & Scrap Creative week-end workshops with Michelle Grant”

I am sure I could find something better but that should do for now!”

Gorgeous workshop creations too,

Cheers

Sandrine Dawes

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for all your suggestions Sandrine, There were so many fabulous ideas to choose from!xxx

Anonymous
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Shell’s Scrapping Sanctuary
Michelle’s Memory Making

Donna H

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Donna! Loved these ideas too! πŸ™‚

Anonymous
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Your wear me out just reading what you get up to! I am sooo disappointed I missed the workshop. I know from experience you are a fabulous teacher and what you teach is amazing. Such talent. Standby everyone if I know Michelle these kits are going to be fantastic, I can’t wait. Deb S

Debbie K
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I’m so pleased to hear that the workshops were good. I know I wish I could fly up each time you have one :).

That’s a little worrying about Don’s moles. I hope all is well with the rest of them and that the other one that had more cut out is now all gone !!

You didn’t tell me that you swapped the studio to Wil’s room !! You’ve got two windows to look out of now πŸ™‚

Happy birthday again to Wil (and Leonii too), hugs to Tilly, hope the sun comes out soon and loving those canvasses!!

Michelle Grant
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Thanks Hun, I have been meaning to do up a new post on the room swap and my new studio, but I keep forgetting to do it!
Lots more room for you up here now Deb too! πŸ˜‰ Hope you are keeping well xxx

glorygirl
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What a gloriously wonderful month! I loved seeing how you film your tutorials. Great camera and lighting set up! Your canvas work is beautiful!!!!! Hope this month is a good one for you, too!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for dropping by Hun and your lovely words! About to do my April Post and it’s not a so good one! xxx

Sandra
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As I’ve said before you’re one amazingly busy lady, I don’t know how you do it but you sure are inspiring.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Sandra, I don’t know how I do it some days either. Just have to keep on plowing through!
Thank you for dropping by! Hugs xx

Wilma Voermans
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Love the grungy feeling here! Such a nice design, you kept your brickwall clean so the picture stands out. I for sure would have made the mistake to paint graffiti on it(well we learn-wink-). Beautiful page!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for your lovely comment Wilma, yeah sometimes it is so hard to stop hey!! I think the biggest thing to learn is less is more! πŸ˜‰
xxx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for dropping by Tracey! And thank you for your lovely comment! xxx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Cindy, and thank you for your ongoing support too! It is so much appreciated! xxx

wintonrosepapercreations
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Absolutely Gorgeous Michelle. I love everything about it, all the wonderful colours blending together beautifully and all those different textures are to die for. Karen.x

Tina
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Oh my This is stunning Mich, I love it and your painting is fantastic πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Tina!!! This one was a Challenge!! I loved yours too! πŸ™‚

LindaS
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All over the top gorgeous. Love the design and colors but especially the dress is amazing.

Kristofer Mcginty
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It is quite easy to get lost in the social media fold. It’s why I’m grateful that several sites give the option to link one account to the other. I can save time on posting the same things by connecting my blog to my Facebook and Twitter. Plus, it’s a great way for people who don’t have accounts in one social media platform to be able to find me in case they need to pose a question or share their insights.

joyce
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So cleverly done! I adore all the dimensions you were able to achieve with all the fabulous layers.

Tina
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WOW Just gorgeous, what a great mix you have created πŸ™‚

Heather McMahon
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Hi Michelle. It was so great to meet you on the weekend. How much fun was that?! Hope you got home ok and didn’t spend too much πŸ™‚

Tina
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Love this Michelle, love your quote, and love its meaning in your journey πŸ™‚ Good luck xx

my2angels
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LOVE the way you have done your journaling/title and I really NEED to steal that title cause I have 2, yip 2 photos lol of my two hugging (well kind of) lol

wintonrosepapercreations
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Beautiful piece Michelle. I love everything about it and its pieces like this that remind me to get out there and purchase a canvas and get cracking on one for myself. Thanks for sharing. Karen.x

Lizzyc
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This is such a beautiful layout, I love these colors together, the light blue really pops! and my DD (third child) has just moved up to Buderim to go to uni there and yes you do miss them a lot!!

Hope
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Such a trying year for you… Not sure what to say except that I am so sorry for your loss. Best of luck to your Mum, I am sending positive thoughts your way.

You are a lovely person, wonderfully talented and very deserving of success. You can achieve your dreams, I know it. xx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Hope for your kind words, they really do mean a lot to me! And thank you for the vote of confidence. πŸ™‚
Hugs x

CreativeMe68
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Michelle sending you all the positive vibes I can send you and your family,
I firmly believe if you love doing something you will achieve your dreams. You are sooo talented!!! Opening up about life is a hard thing to do, I think we all struggle with our inner demons…. Looking forward to seeing you at the end of the month.
Luv Shaz

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Shaz, I can’t wait to see you then too, and thank you for your beautiful words
Hugs xxx

Heather McMahon
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Oh wow Michelle – I wouldn’t wish a period like that on my worst enemy! You have gone through so much! I sincerely hope you come out of this stronger than ever and that things take a much better turn for you very soon. You are tougher than you think nad I have no doubt you will achieve your dreams.
xx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you hun, Yes I am feeling stronger, there always has to be a positive to come out of the dark times that’s why they happen right?
Thank you for your beautiful words
Hugs xx

Sandrine Dawes
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Dear Michelle, I completely believe that writing this post would have been very tough, it is very touching, I really hope that you keep pursuing your dreams, you are such an inspiration and a true talent! Sometimes life seems so unfair but in the end those obstacles are there to make you stronger…I don’t know if that helps…Looking forward to your next post. Hugs Sandrine xxx

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Sandrine, it does help, and your comment helps!
Thank you!!
Hugs xxx

Theresa
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Michelle such a touching post. I have always loved your work. And I understand about the cancer fight being an eleven year survivor. And I am very glad that you decided to share your journey. Sometimes I wish I had a blog just so I could share some of the stuff that happens along the way. So I will continue to read you blog and hope for more truly heart touching sharing. thanks as always.

Michelle Grant
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Congratulations on being a survivor Theresa, my blog has been a place for promoting for so long that I am finding the sharing me part to be very therapeutic. I would highly recommend it, even if you don’t make it public it helps!
Thank you for your comment!
Hugs xx

Amelia Clark
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Wow it’s really nice…Beautiful layout. Excellent work you did. I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post. Keep sharing more.
Scrapbook

Patricia
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I have a feeling I am not going to be able to wait each day for your post Michelle!!! Maybe some were along the way I might be able to find a little bit of ‘me’ as well… You are doing great Girl…loving it…

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Patricia, I am quickly learning that everyone is in search to find who they are, crazy hey, you would think spending all these years in the one body we should know already hey!
Thank you for the vote of confidence!
Hugs xxx

Vickie Martin
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Thank you for sharing this Michelle. You have been through so much in the past couple of months. Sending you prayers and hugs and good luck, as you have come through this stronger on the other side. I will keep you mom in my prayers! Keep sharing your journey with us!

Dianne H
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Caring thoughts are with you Michelle. The grief you have had this year would be difficult for anyone. By sharing and writing it down will help. You are a brave lady – you have taken the first steps to realising your dreams. (I have to say that some of your post sounds very familiar – the feelings when kids leave home and are so faraway. Head full of ideas. Missing loved ones. Disappointments.) Hang in there. Best wishes to your Mum with her treatment. TFS I look fwd to your posts. Hugs.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for your beautiful words Dianne, really does mean a lot!
Hugs xxx

Theresa
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When I read your post today, I kept thinking that it read like someone who had just let out a big pent up breath and was just figuring out how to breathe in and out again. A little shaky and excited at the same time. Can’t wait for tomorrow. thanks as always for sharing.

Michelle Grant
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Yep I think that is exactly how it went Theresa!!
Thank you so much for dropping by!
Hugs xxx

Hope
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That makes sense. πŸ™‚

Love the photos of all the fence-sitters too. Beautiful.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Hope, I have hundreds of fence photos from around here, it was hard to just pick a few! LOL

Thank you πŸ™‚
Hugs xxx

Hope
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Oh wow, your artwork is stunning! Love them all. πŸ™‚

One of your paragraphs really struck a chord with me – the procrastinator one. That’s me!

Thanks for sharing all this, it’s making me think.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for dropping by Hope and your lovely comments!!
Hugs xxx

Patricia
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Lol…It did sound as if you were running away from Don and I could just imagine it in my mind! I am very certain that time has shrunk over the ages though…I also feel as if I was able to do much more a few years back opposed to today’s time…and I don’t even have children in the house any more! I love the yellow back ground and am eager to see what will become of it…Till tomorrow…
Patricia

ANUPAMA CHOUDARY
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Hi Michelle! I discovered Artist’s Way a decade ago when I was going through difficult circumstances. To say that the morning pages and artist dates turned my life around would be an understatement. I still read it from time to time especially the chapter on money…LOL! I do my stream of consciousness pages religiously to this day only I don’t stick to the morning part always. Thank you for writing this post…I think I will curl myself up on my sofa today and read it all over again πŸ™‚
xoxo
Anupama
p.s. Larissa Albernaz is another artist who is hooked on to this!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Anupama, it definitely is life changing hey! xxx

Theresa
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Michelle hope things go okay with your mom. None of us ever get all we want to in a week. You can’t keep beating yourself up for that. My list of things I would like to do and try is longer than I am tall. Love your sunset photos. thanks as always for sharing.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for your support Theresa, it means a lot xxx

Wilma Voermans
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Great journalpages!!! Love the quote about losing the shit to fly…..so true!

Patricia
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Oh I’m so happy to hear about the new pup!!! She will do you all the world of good Michelle…Can not wait to ‘meet’ her!

Theresa
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Michelle great journal page. And the layout. Hope your week goes better and you get some time to enjoy that new puppy. Read your blog entries backwards. thanks as always for sharing.

Debbie Kingston
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Michelle, what a touching post. It made me cry reading it so I can imagine how hard it was to write. Hoping though that now it is written down, you can move on with your held held high because god damn it girl, you deserve every success that comes your way. Thank you for sharing (even though I know we share a lot outside of this blog too) and you can see from the responses that so many wonderful people are supportive of you. Hugs honey. Sending my best to your mum too.
Deb x x x x

Debbie Kingston
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1. YOU make ME happy
2. I think you are pretty close to perfect in my eyes
3. Love the photos (unedited or not!)
4. And I love you too. Awwww…..

P.S.
Day 2 done on my catch up….will come back soon with more time to keep reading. LOVING this new 30 days of posting πŸ™‚

Mistra Hoolahan
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Matilda is soooo cute! I can’t wait to meet her, she looks like she’s going to cause all the right kind of mischief at your place!

Good news for your mum… hope those 4 weeks fly by for her and go easy as they can.

Chill out time tonight darl… lets see if you’re in bed by midnight for once LOL!

Mis xo

Theresa
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Love Maddie’s coloring. Looks like she will bring lot of light and love into your home. thanks as always for sharing. Have you figured out that I am going the 30 days right along with you?

Debbie Kingston
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The drawings are superb. Love flowers too…they do give you a lift πŸ™‚

Debbie Kingston
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Writing three A4 pages daily??? Wow, that’s commitment. If it was me it would have one word on each page. Well done for keeping up with that πŸ™‚

Don’t know how you can stay up that late. I’m dead by 9pm ! hehehehe…

Michelle Grant
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Yeah I know, Commitment seems to be something I am getting better at this year, the morning pages and this 30 blog challenge and more!

I am dead by 9 some nights too, just don’t get to bed by then too often. lol

Debbie Kingston
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Stunning images Michelle ! Love the light hitting the ground on that shot you mentioned too and the one with the solitary bird on the wire between the poles. Love that.

Please don’t get down by what you didn’t achieve. Instead…write a list of what you DID achieve !!

Michelle Grant
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Yep I know hun, just keep plodding along with one foot in front of the other xx

Debbie Kingston
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Awww….great news on the new puppy. Sending lots of love to your mum.

Debbie Kingston
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Welcome Maddie !! I look forward to hearing of her mischevious antics over the coming weeks.
Well done on the blogging Michelle. I am now caught up and look forward to the next installment πŸ™‚
Hugs to all. x x x o o o x x x

Debbie Kingston
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Michelle, even those that look like they have it all “put together” and appear confident have their own insecurities. They just manage to hide it well. If you dig down deep, they are probably about as insecure as we all are. Please take comfort in that….you are a lot smarter than you think !

Love the pinboard style. Look on ebay hun, you will be surprised at some of the cheap finds (second hand but still in excellent condition, some even new with tags still on). Just take your measurements and always send a message to the seller asking for measurements if they haven’t provided them. I have found so many wonderful corporate clothes this way at a fraction of the cost in the shops.

Love the photos πŸ™‚

Deb x x x x

Michelle Grant
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Thanks Gorgeous!! Hugs, and thank you for your vote of confidence. I consider myself lucky to be able to call you my friend xx

Theresa
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Hi Michelle. You make me laugh, and cry. I had a several short chats with my 14 year old grand daughter today and she is going through a lot of what you are. Trying to figure out who she is in the world. What her relationships are to others. Learning to recognize choices when they are in front of her. How to take care of herself and support her friends. Sometimes I think as we grow older that we forget we are all just 14 year old girls inside with the same questions over and over again from the different perspectives that age and experiences give us. She has an additional piece to her perceptions because she was born with only one ear so has some significant hearing impairment to learn from. Once the questioning part of our brain wakes up, we ask ourselves the same questions over and over again. Sometimes we get the same answers. Sometimes different. But it is the questioning that keeps life interesting. The answers only hold until the next round of questioning. Just the perspective of a sixty year old eleven year cancer warrior. So glad we get to be cyber friends. Big hugs to you. Theresa

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Theresa, you are wise beyond words! Thank you so very much for your words of wisdom! xxx

Theresa
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Glad you had a good day. Hope tomorrow is equally good. hugs to you. t….

Theresa
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Hi MIchelle – so glad that your workshop is shaping up. If I lived near you I would love to be there. Looking forward to tomorrow. thanks for sharing.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Theresa xxx Where abouts do you live?

Theresa
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Coleman Wisconsin, USA. About 40 miles north of Green Bay, almost on the Wisconsin – Michigan border in the NE corner. Very small town of about 800 without very many amenities especially for a disabled person! But I have one really good friend here, I just don’t always get to see her often enough. She has a husband to keep happy and a mom to look after. t…..

Debbie Kingston
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I’m with Theresa…I would love to do that workshop! Your sneaks look great….even with the typo in the quote :).

Hugs
Deb

Michelle Grant
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LOL Deb, you better let Teresa Collins know she has a typo on her papers then! LOL Thanks hun x

Michelle Grant
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Thanks Deb, We will have to start planning your next tip up again too! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

Patricia
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I’m also such an SYTYCD fan!!! As my daughter was a dancer it was always our special program to watch when she was still at home.Just not the same watching it on my own. I just love you saying you cooked a tea…lol…for me it conjures up images of tea cups and teapots!Have a wonderful weekend spend with Maddie and all the other living, breathing creatures on your yard! Love reading and seeing them all!

Sandra
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Thanks for sharing your animal photos, they put a smile on my face this morning.

Theresa
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Hugs to you Michelle. I believe we all struggle as parents with the feelings that we didn’t do enough; worked too much; and didn’t find time for the important things. Kids sure face a different world than I did at eighteen and twenty. Before the world shifted and made it even more of a challenge to figure out what you want to do because it will either change on it’s own or we will have to change it because of our world is evolving faster than our dreams. t…

Theresa
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Love those kitties. Old reader was down for maintenance tonight so didn’t get my blogs read. hugs, t….

Theresa
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Absolutely a hoot those birds!. I would spend way too much time watching them. hugs, t…

Sandra
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I’m sure heaps of us can relate to your feelings Michelle, thanks so much for sharing, I know it made me think more about what we do in our everyday life.

Debbie Kingston
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Great shots and commentary of those birds ! Loved it. πŸ™‚

Debbie Kingston
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You had me confused with “these two rabbits up the tree” and I’m thinking ‘what rabbits?’ ‘how did rabbits climb a tree?’….and then I’m scrolling passed cats in the tree looking for the rabbits……duh.
Lovely shots of Sadie and Fatso and the first one of Maddie.

Well done to your lovely helpers πŸ™‚

Debbie Kingston
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Thanks for spilling that out Michelle. I hope it helped you somewhat.

Constantly thinking “if only” or “I should have” will eat at you. Can I ask if you can turn your thinking around to say “I’m glad I did…” or “it’s nice to see that they inherited my caring trait (instead of my insecure trait)” and other such positive thoughts as these as it may help you see that you are a FAR better mother/parent than you seem to give yourself credit for.

Our job as parents is to prepare our kids for adulthood. The fact that Leonii is confident enough in herself to move to the city, take a job that she is happy with (although not necessarily what you may feel is her calling…but she’s happy!), is growing and learning each day with care and feeling and is not arrogant and cocky is a true credit to you. Wil is going to find his place. Tyler is the same age as Wil and doing exactly what Wil is at the moment, spending a lot of time playing on-line in his room but I know that he’s going to be ready when he is ready….I have no doubts on that. Yes, I sometimes wonder (and worry) if I’m doing enough to help and encourage….but then I think of all the wonderful positives I am doing and the type of kind person he is, and then I push those negatives to the back.

You are so many wonderful things Michelle and if your kids are going to inherit your beliefs and personality traits…then I think that’s a damn fine thing. We are all not perfect (what’s perfect anyway?) and if we can pass on our experiences and guidance in a respectful way and try to stay positive, then we are all winners.

Luv ya honey.
Deb x x x

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Haha…such cute watermelon πŸ™‚ What a laugh! Michelle, you really made my day today; tqsm for becoming my blog follower. I was over the moon! I emailed my sister about it and she’s jealous, lol. Good luck with your workshop! Wish I lived nearby, huhuhu.
Good nite from Malaysia and hugs,
Asmah

Debbie Kingston
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Hi sweets,just wanted to wish you all the best for the workshop this weekend. With all of your organising, it’s bound to go off well. Happy to hear that you have had a little bit of help !! Good luck and I’ll be thinking of you….(and wishing I was there).
x x x x

Theresa
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Hi Michelle. Sorry I haven’t been commenting but Old Reader has been down since Sunday and just came back on line. Lots of catching up to do. Looks like you have gotten lots done. Hope your workshop goes really well. thanks as always for sharing. t….

Michelle Grant
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Thank you hun, I am just catching up on comments too x

Diane Baker-Williams
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Greetings from Michigan! I just stumbled upon your amazing blog! I an new to blogging; still trying to figure things out. My question is, how did you create the little box at the end of each of your posts? What is the name for it? Thank you. afocusedjourney.blogspot.com

Michelle Grant
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Hi Diane, So lovely to have you here! I call it a signature sign off. I just created it in Photoshop. You would be able to create one with some digital scrapping elements too! πŸ™‚

Anonymous
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Michelle,
I found this saying that I thought was appropriate for you and I.
LIFE IS LIKE A CAMERA, JUST FOCUS ON WHAT IS IMPORTANT AND CAPTURE THE GOOD TIMES,
DEVELOP FROM THE NEGATIVES AND IF THINGS DON’T WORK OUT, JUST TAKE ANOTHER SHOT.
Luv Wendy

Theresa
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Hi Michelle. Sorry my comments have been so sporatic but the Old Reader has been up, down, up, down all week. I read all the posts that I missed and I really like some of the quotes that you put up. Also hope that your workshop went really well. thanks as always for sharing. t….

Michelle Grant
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Thank you, yes it did go well! Was a huge weekend!

Dianne H
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I hope you took some time out to relax today. So pleased your workshop went well. Take care.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you hun, so lovely to hear from you. xx

Theresa
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Love the quote Michelle. Just had to pin it to my quote board. Glad you had such a good weekend. We weren’t quite so lucky as our rummage sale had a lot of rainy weather so didn’t sell as much as hoped for. But still enough to get just a few new stencils to play with. How will it feel when you are don’t with your 30 days? Are you glad you have done this? hugs to you, ….

Michelle Grant
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Thank you hun, Hmmm, yeah I have been thinking about what has happened in the 30 day challenge, and what will come after the 30 days. Think I need a reflective post hey!

Debbie Kingston
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That canvas is gorgeous. The girls would have loved doing it for sure!

feipeng wu
Reply

Thanks for sharing…I think the girl must be cute…

Herbal

Theresa
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Hi Michelle. I so hope that your business follows your dreams. I am guessing that the workshops are part of it. The internet is good for lots of things, but it doesn’t take the place of live and in person times.

I thought you might like to see some of my work since we have been chatting for 23 days. If you are a pinterest person, you can go to http://pinterest.com/theresamp/my-work/ and see some of it.

Hope you have sweet dreams tonight. t…

Michelle Grant
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Gorgeous work Theresa, love your albums, they are gorgeous xxx
And yes I will still be continuing with the weekend workshops! πŸ™‚

Hope
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Hi Michelle, well done keeping this up – I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t make it past a week πŸ™‚

Maybe you could speak your morning pages as you walk in the morning? If you have a way to record it that is, like on your phone or something? Just a thought I had while reading this post. I don’t know if it’s viable πŸ™‚

Happy creating!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Hope, yeah, you probably could record it, but I think the aim of the writing is that it reaches more into the subconscious. Would be great if recording worked as good most definitely! πŸ™‚

Theresa
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Hi Michelle – looks like you are having a really busy week. Me too in a different sort of way. The person who gives me rides when I need them is leaving on vacation Friday for a week. So unless I can get there on my own two feet with my walker and braces, I can’t go. So been busy trying to get laundry and shopping done. The sort of drill I go through in the winter time when the weather doesn’t allow me to go outside. And I talk to Sheryl every other day or so, so I won’t have that either. Nothing life threatening, just affects my quality of life. It almost feels like we are having a private conversation here so I want to share one other thing with you tonight before I try to sleep. I read Tim Holtz’s blog today and looked at all the wonder filled designs and projects. I wrote this comment. “I sit here in my little apartment far away in rural NE Wisconsin and feel like I am sharing with the world. The products, the ideas, the samples are so awesome and just walk into my space like I should have been waiting for them. I can’t say enough about what all this means to me. I get so emotional, so happy, when I see all this. I know I can’t have it all, but I can have some. So now it is off to dream, and plot and scheme. thanks as always for sharing.” I could be writing this to all who share so thoughtfully on the internet. You especially since you decided to share from your heart. You have my gratitude. thanks as always for sharing. big hugs to you my cyber friend, Theresa

Vickie Martin
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I just love your images – spectacular sunsets in your part of the world. It inspires me to look a little closer into my own sky and see the majic that is there that you are already seeing.

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Beautiful wedding keepsake…I love your designs so much. Michelle, I have a question: do you keep your lo’s in albums; what about lo’s that are so bulky? Thanks for answering.
Hugs,
Asmah

Debbie Kingston
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Hey Shell. Stunning pages, thanks for sharing. Happy anniversary for the both of you tomorrow πŸ™‚ Hope you have a lovely weekend !!

Theresa
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That’s a great tradition. I don’t have photos from either sides wedding. Or many from their lives. And I think my mom destroyed the photos taken by my dad after he died. I never found them at any rate. Love how you put the layouts together. Hope you get some creative time this weekend. thanks as always for sharing. big hugs, Theresa

Hope
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Yuck – I hate days like that! I hope tomorrow is better for you – a new day and a fresh outlook. Sending happy vibes your way πŸ™‚

Hope
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Yuck – I hate days like that! I hope tomorrow is better for you – a new day and a fresh outlook. Sending happy vibes your way πŸ™‚

Hope
Reply

What a great tradition! You are lucky to have the photos to scrap, they’re wonderful.

Happy anniversary to you πŸ™‚

wintonrosepapercreations
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Wow. Not so bad for a bad day! This piece is amazing I love it. Stunning work Michelle. Hope your feeling much happier. Karen.x

wintonrosepapercreations
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Wow. Not so bad for a bad day! This piece is amazing I love it. Stunning work Michelle. Hope your feeling much happier. Karen.x

Theresa
Reply

Love the drawing. Hope your day tomorrow is better. Sending lots of big hugs. Theresa

Theresa
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Love the drawing. Hope your day tomorrow is better. Sending lots of big hugs. Theresa

Theresa
Reply

Almost Michelle, almost. You said you had some more personal sharing to do. Will that help bring closer to this process? Just a thought. Theresa

Theresa
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Almost Michelle, almost. You said you had some more personal sharing to do. Will that help bring closer to this process? Just a thought. Theresa

Lili Sulastri
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Congratulations on your 22nd Anniversary. That is truly a milestone.
Wow! It must be a total dedication to write everyday. Will find the time to read your write-up from Day 1 to recent and hope to gain some ideas should I choose to start on mine.

Lili Sulastri
Reply

Congratulations on your 22nd Anniversary. That is truly a milestone.
Wow! It must be a total dedication to write everyday. Will find the time to read your write-up from Day 1 to recent and hope to gain some ideas should I choose to start on mine.

Theresa
Reply

Looks like a great afternoon. Theresa

Theresa
Reply

Looks like a great afternoon. Theresa

Theresa
Reply

Can’t wait for your last post to see what you will say. My thoughts are with you. Big hugs, Theresa

Theresa
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Can’t wait for your last post to see what you will say. My thoughts are with you. Big hugs, Theresa

Theresa
Reply

Kudos to you for saying your truth. I am so glad to be here at the end. To know that you found the courage to put something so huge in your life out there. I did my own truth saying yesterday in writing a letter that was long over due. We will see what reaction I get to it. I can only believe you will get more support that you realize. I’ve had too many friends who have been in your position. Supporting them has been a part of my path. Anything you need I will hold out my hand. I liked your facebook page a long time ago. You should be able to find me there if you want to ever PM me. So glad you are sharing the burden and don’t feel you have to carry it alone. Big hugs to you. Theresa

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Theresa, your support truly has been amazing! Much love and hugs to you hun xxx

Theresa
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Kudos to you for saying your truth. I am so glad to be here at the end. To know that you found the courage to put something so huge in your life out there. I did my own truth saying yesterday in writing a letter that was long over due. We will see what reaction I get to it. I can only believe you will get more support that you realize. I’ve had too many friends who have been in your position. Supporting them has been a part of my path. Anything you need I will hold out my hand. I liked your facebook page a long time ago. You should be able to find me there if you want to ever PM me. So glad you are sharing the burden and don’t feel you have to carry it alone. Big hugs to you. Theresa

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Theresa, your support truly has been amazing! Much love and hugs to you hun xxx

Debbie Kingston
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Congrats Michelle….you made it. I’m glad for your last post. You would have been upset with yourself if you didn’t have the courage to post it. Well done hun.
Hugs always here when you need them.
Love Deb x x x
P.S. Your art journal pages are awesome. Not fair to have so much talent in one person….can you share some around πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you my beautiful friend!! xxxx Love ya back hun xxxx

Debbie Kingston
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Congrats Michelle….you made it. I’m glad for your last post. You would have been upset with yourself if you didn’t have the courage to post it. Well done hun.
Hugs always here when you need them.
Love Deb x x x
P.S. Your art journal pages are awesome. Not fair to have so much talent in one person….can you share some around πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you my beautiful friend!! xxxx Love ya back hun xxxx

Sandrine Dawes
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Well done!!!! You made it!!! Relax! And try to enjoy the week-end πŸ™‚

Theresa
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Still with you Michelle. Just wondering if you have done some sort of letting go ceremony for yourself? Like printing out your reveal blog and burning it to let the words go? Or something connected to whatever faith/spiritual path you follow? Might help. You never know. Be gentle with yourself my friend. Be mad at the events, not yourself. The real healing can start now that you popped the wound. Wish I was there to give you a huge bear hug. Keeping you in my thoughts. Theresa

Theresa
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Hope you ladies have a really good time! Wish I could be there. thanks as always for sharing.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Theresa, I am also working on holding virtual workshops that will be on the cards too! I will keep you posted! xxx

Anonymous
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Very nice Michelle!!! That is such a good idea to pick something up and rework it! And then to have something that turned out absolutely stunning!!! It really is beautiful!! Good job!!
Amelia Rose Adler, sister Flyer!

Anonymous
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Very nice Michelle!!! That is such a good idea to pick something up and rework it! And then to have something that turned out absolutely stunning!!! It really is beautiful!! Good job!!
Amelia Rose Adler, sister Flyer!

Theresa
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So glad to see how you reworked this. Great pieces. thanks as always for sharing.

Theresa
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So glad to see how you reworked this. Great pieces. thanks as always for sharing.

Dawn Carlyle
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SOOOO Beautiful! Thanks for sharing…

Dawn Carlyle
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SOOOO Beautiful! Thanks for sharing…

Carmen
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This is amazing! Just beautiful!!

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Zuzu's Blog
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it makes me cry when i read the words “shame and guilt” coming from a victim. and a victim who was in no position to stop the evil being done to them. all the shame and guilt belongs with the person or persons who committed the act. a child is to be protected. thats just how it is supposed to be and yet…..
And here you are being braver than most and putting it out there on your blog. hold your head high and proud Michelle… you are a super brave survivor of a terrible wrong. the past may not be forgotten but it doesnt have to rule your future. thats yours. you own that and dont give a second of it to the monsters of the past. they dont deserve it.
As for your art… it is stunning. I stumbled across your blog through pinterest. (another admirer had pinned the top image in this post)… i am glad to have found you. good luck. x

Zuzu's Blog
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it makes me cry when i read the words “shame and guilt” coming from a victim. and a victim who was in no position to stop the evil being done to them. all the shame and guilt belongs with the person or persons who committed the act. a child is to be protected. thats just how it is supposed to be and yet…..
And here you are being braver than most and putting it out there on your blog. hold your head high and proud Michelle… you are a super brave survivor of a terrible wrong. the past may not be forgotten but it doesnt have to rule your future. thats yours. you own that and dont give a second of it to the monsters of the past. they dont deserve it.
As for your art… it is stunning. I stumbled across your blog through pinterest. (another admirer had pinned the top image in this post)… i am glad to have found you. good luck. x

Debbie Kingston
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Where’s the “like” button on this post πŸ™‚

Debbie Kingston
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Where’s the “like” button on this post πŸ™‚

CreativeMe68
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Michelle Grant you are an AMAZING woman, friend, and truly talented ARTIST….You are good, you are worthy and you are talented….BUT I am hearing you, having had insecurities all my life.
Love Shaz xoxo

CreativeMe68
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Michelle Grant you are an AMAZING woman, friend, and truly talented ARTIST….You are good, you are worthy and you are talented….BUT I am hearing you, having had insecurities all my life.
Love Shaz xoxo

Lynn
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I appreciate the honesty in which you wrote this post. I think as artists we always doubt if we are good enough. I know I stress with projects all the time. You are an amazing woman! Your talent shines through! I am happy you could share this with your blog followers, now we know we are not alone on this journey of life! Big Hugs to you!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Lyn! It is definitely one crazy ride this thing called life!

Lynn
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I appreciate the honesty in which you wrote this post. I think as artists we always doubt if we are good enough. I know I stress with projects all the time. You are an amazing woman! Your talent shines through! I am happy you could share this with your blog followers, now we know we are not alone on this journey of life! Big Hugs to you!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Lyn! It is definitely one crazy ride this thing called life!

Alicia Redshaw
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Fear is never a good thing, although I really believe that fear is what you make of it. Hang in there because you are worth it, you are talented and you will succeed.

Alicia Redshaw
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Fear is never a good thing, although I really believe that fear is what you make of it. Hang in there because you are worth it, you are talented and you will succeed.

Debbie Kingston
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This post in in a few parts due to character length…..

Oh I wish I had the answers for you Michelle !! You are truly worthy of all good that comes your way. I did find this that might be helpful?

Everyone who has ever told you not to be afraid of anything is mistaken. Here are 8 reasons why fear is a good thing and you should keep moving toward fear, not away from it. Embrace fear, know how to use it and it will be your best friend:

1 – Fear keeps you alive At the most basic level, fear is a survival instinct. It is a necessary response to threats and dangers. It has protected us as a species from extinction. Without fear, we wouldn’t have known to run away from that sabre-tooth tiger or step back from that thousand foot drop. Fear is a biochemical reaction that has been vital for our survival. It is responsible for the fight or flight response. So if nothing else, be grateful for fear.

2 – Fear makes you feel alive On a similar note, fear not only keeps us alive, it makes us feel alive. What’s more exciting, sitting at home in front of the television or leaping out of a plane. What do you think would make you feel more alive? There is nothing more exciting than confronting your fear head first and engaging it. Facing your fears is a natural and positive drug. The adrenaline your body produces when you venture outside your comfort zone actually creates a high. That high is the distinction between existing and living!

Debbie Kingston
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This post in in a few parts due to character length…..

Oh I wish I had the answers for you Michelle !! You are truly worthy of all good that comes your way. I did find this that might be helpful?

Everyone who has ever told you not to be afraid of anything is mistaken. Here are 8 reasons why fear is a good thing and you should keep moving toward fear, not away from it. Embrace fear, know how to use it and it will be your best friend:

1 – Fear keeps you alive At the most basic level, fear is a survival instinct. It is a necessary response to threats and dangers. It has protected us as a species from extinction. Without fear, we wouldn’t have known to run away from that sabre-tooth tiger or step back from that thousand foot drop. Fear is a biochemical reaction that has been vital for our survival. It is responsible for the fight or flight response. So if nothing else, be grateful for fear.

2 – Fear makes you feel alive On a similar note, fear not only keeps us alive, it makes us feel alive. What’s more exciting, sitting at home in front of the television or leaping out of a plane. What do you think would make you feel more alive? There is nothing more exciting than confronting your fear head first and engaging it. Facing your fears is a natural and positive drug. The adrenaline your body produces when you venture outside your comfort zone actually creates a high. That high is the distinction between existing and living!

Debbie Kingston
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3 – Fear is a sign you are doing something awesome What are the stories about yourself you love sharing with your friends and family? Why is it things like skydiving or climbing a mountain appear on bucket lists repeatedly? Have you ever heard someone say I wish had one more day in an office before I died? The stories we share are those that push us into the unknown and challenge our fears. Fear lives in that unknown and so does possibility. Ask yourself what you want to do before you die? How many of those things scare you just a little bit? That’s good. Fear is a sign that you are about to experience your greatness. Nothing great can be accomplished without facing a fear. Olympic athletes, football players and successful business people, they all feel pressure, anxiety and fear. That’s what makes them great. They do something worthy of fear. As Mark Twain said, courage is not the absence of fear, courage is the mastery of fear. There is nothing scary about sitting at home being comfortable every day. But doing what is beyond the impossible, that inspires fear. That makes fear worth pursuing.

4 – Fear is the precursor to possibility Fear comes before infinite possibility. Let’s look at every area of our life from finances to career to relationships to personal goals. Every great dream is usually a little scary, whether it be starting a new business or making your first million or running your first marathon. When we feel the fear of chasing a big dream, with that also comes the awesome reality of actualizing that dream. The unlimited possibility available to us in life follows the fear we feel at the thought of actually manifesting those possibilities.

5 – Fear inspires action An idle mind is the devil’s playground. Sitting at home bored will only add fuel to an existence that is not serving you as it is. Within each one of us lives a great and magnificent dream that is waiting to be actualized. The problem is most of us get caught up with making a living that we forget to design our life. Fear changes that. Fear is the push we need to escape the mundane and be our greatness.

6 – Fear sets you free When you are encompassed by an empowering fear that pushes you forward, past and future cease to exist. In that moment, you are living only in the now. Without time, you become truly free. The English Theologian William Law said of time, β€œask what time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory.” The excitement of fear has the power to shift time and bring it back to its eternal state. Even if only for a few minutes, within those moments when you challenge your fears, you become immortal.

7 – Fear builds confidence When you do something that scares you, you become stronger. As you read in the last post, self confidence is the result of having successfully survived a risk. Doing something risky, something that scares you, will make you stronger and help you grow in confidence. Each step outside your comfort zone and into fear builds that muscle. As that muscle gets stronger and stronger so does your spirit.

8 – Without fear, you WILL NOT SUCCEED!! Plain and simple. In order to achieve unimaginable success and turn the impossible into possible, it is vital to embrace fear. Fear is your best friend and ally on your path to success. As you read this list though, you may still be skeptical. You may be thinking about people you know that become paralyzed by fear. That fear prevents us from achieving success because of its paralytic effect. The famous fight manager Cus D’Amato once said, β€œThe hero and the coward both feel exactly the same fear, only the hero confronts his fear and converts it into fire.

Hope that helps somewhat to not worry too much about fear Shell Bell. It’s there to help us πŸ˜‰

Hugs
Deb x x x

Debbie Kingston
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3 – Fear is a sign you are doing something awesome What are the stories about yourself you love sharing with your friends and family? Why is it things like skydiving or climbing a mountain appear on bucket lists repeatedly? Have you ever heard someone say I wish had one more day in an office before I died? The stories we share are those that push us into the unknown and challenge our fears. Fear lives in that unknown and so does possibility. Ask yourself what you want to do before you die? How many of those things scare you just a little bit? That’s good. Fear is a sign that you are about to experience your greatness. Nothing great can be accomplished without facing a fear. Olympic athletes, football players and successful business people, they all feel pressure, anxiety and fear. That’s what makes them great. They do something worthy of fear. As Mark Twain said, courage is not the absence of fear, courage is the mastery of fear. There is nothing scary about sitting at home being comfortable every day. But doing what is beyond the impossible, that inspires fear. That makes fear worth pursuing.

4 – Fear is the precursor to possibility Fear comes before infinite possibility. Let’s look at every area of our life from finances to career to relationships to personal goals. Every great dream is usually a little scary, whether it be starting a new business or making your first million or running your first marathon. When we feel the fear of chasing a big dream, with that also comes the awesome reality of actualizing that dream. The unlimited possibility available to us in life follows the fear we feel at the thought of actually manifesting those possibilities.

5 – Fear inspires action An idle mind is the devil’s playground. Sitting at home bored will only add fuel to an existence that is not serving you as it is. Within each one of us lives a great and magnificent dream that is waiting to be actualized. The problem is most of us get caught up with making a living that we forget to design our life. Fear changes that. Fear is the push we need to escape the mundane and be our greatness.

6 – Fear sets you free When you are encompassed by an empowering fear that pushes you forward, past and future cease to exist. In that moment, you are living only in the now. Without time, you become truly free. The English Theologian William Law said of time, β€œask what time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory.” The excitement of fear has the power to shift time and bring it back to its eternal state. Even if only for a few minutes, within those moments when you challenge your fears, you become immortal.

7 – Fear builds confidence When you do something that scares you, you become stronger. As you read in the last post, self confidence is the result of having successfully survived a risk. Doing something risky, something that scares you, will make you stronger and help you grow in confidence. Each step outside your comfort zone and into fear builds that muscle. As that muscle gets stronger and stronger so does your spirit.

8 – Without fear, you WILL NOT SUCCEED!! Plain and simple. In order to achieve unimaginable success and turn the impossible into possible, it is vital to embrace fear. Fear is your best friend and ally on your path to success. As you read this list though, you may still be skeptical. You may be thinking about people you know that become paralyzed by fear. That fear prevents us from achieving success because of its paralytic effect. The famous fight manager Cus D’Amato once said, β€œThe hero and the coward both feel exactly the same fear, only the hero confronts his fear and converts it into fire.

Hope that helps somewhat to not worry too much about fear Shell Bell. It’s there to help us πŸ˜‰

Hugs
Deb x x x

Anonymous
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Good enough for what? Good enough for whom?

I stumbled on your work via Pinterest. It is beautiful!!

As far as a video goes, just do it! You may never sound like a movie star because you won’t have all the professional editing and tricks they use. But the world needs more real people doing real things. Also, anything you work at gets better. How does your current art compare with your first art? Maybe you find some of your older work embarrassing now, but remember that who you are today and what your abilities are today grew from that.

Have the courage to make mistakes!

God bless.

Kathy
USA

Anonymous
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Good enough for what? Good enough for whom?

I stumbled on your work via Pinterest. It is beautiful!!

As far as a video goes, just do it! You may never sound like a movie star because you won’t have all the professional editing and tricks they use. But the world needs more real people doing real things. Also, anything you work at gets better. How does your current art compare with your first art? Maybe you find some of your older work embarrassing now, but remember that who you are today and what your abilities are today grew from that.

Have the courage to make mistakes!

God bless.

Kathy
USA

lauranne
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it is wonderful!
kiss from France

Josie Dean
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Omg these are amazing! Wish I lived near you! Would love to be taught!

Val Thorpe
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I find it hard to believe that you do not feel good enough… Yes good enough for who. We do this to leave a legacy for our children and it has become so fiercely competitive. I to want the recognition for what I do – but at what cost to myself and my style. Please dont feel like this. You are such an inspiration to me and I am so glad that I found your blog.

Heather McMahon
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Oh Michelle, I just bought a set of drawers from Ikea but didn’t know about the trolleys. I love them. Bugger! Thanks for letting us take a peek into your room!

Val Thorpe
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Gorgeous room and I love the colours.

Hope
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Love it! Such an inspiring place to create and work. Thanks for the tour πŸ™‚

Anita B
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Awesome room loved your vid..xx

Dana Tatar {datatar}
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Great space! I’m always looking for new storage/organizational ideas. Thanks for sharing! πŸ™‚

Peg Hewitt
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You have such a tidy room!
I am going to work on those colour-coded drawers, great idea, and that lighting frame is brilliant!
Thanks for the tour, I really love seeing where others create.

Lizzyc
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This looks wonderful…

Tess
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Fantastic room Michelle, loved the tour and you have a new skill as presenter πŸ™‚
Love reading your blog and your creations. I have ever since you did the class at Hyden with Jen and Dusty.
I was the one that was to scared to do anything in case i did it wrong.

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Beautiful creation and wonderful idea, tfs. I love the clusters of flowers, so pretty.
Hugs,
Asmah

Asmah Zainal Abidin
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Gorgeous layout Michelle. The bits and bobs really make your work stand out. Amazing photograph too.
Hugs,
Asmah

Val Thorpe
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Oh this is just beautiful and I love the little raised frames… I don’t think I have seen either…

Val Thorpe
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Another stunning layout. Would love to see the foils… not sure I even know what they are…. I love the colours of this one.

Val Thorpe
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Congratulations… beautiful cover too… I would love to have the courage to submit for a magazine especially an overseas one… I always think my layouts are not good enough. πŸ™‚

Deb S
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You are so clever. Yes Kaisercraft are fantastic and you so them off perfectly. Love your work.

Deb S
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Well What I really meant to say was ” You SHOW them off perfectly”

naomi
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loved this michelle good luck with the new website. nx

Robin Heim
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Wow, I like what I see here! Great work! So, SO glad we’re reviving Sister Flyers and getting back in touch with one another.

Michelle Grant
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It is fabulous to reconnect Robin! Thank you xxx

Indigene
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Love this beautiful and peace filled website! Looking forward to all the creativity it will spark for all of us! πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Indigene xxxx

suzi poland
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Wow love your new look website, it’s so multi-dimensional Feels like a real life studio and store. Well done!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Suzi, your lovely words mean a lot to me too! x

Wendy Winston
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Hi Michelle your work is really amazing. I saw it at the craft show in Brisbane recently and was so impressed. Thanks for all the beautiful work you share with us.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Wendy, would have been lovely to catch up with you. Definitely will have to next time xxx

Cindy
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Right up my alley Michelle…love the look of wood and age on your pages.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you for your lovely words Cindy xxx

Tanya Cole
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Yes, LOVE the look of your site Michelle! Very peaceful. Makes me want to redo my own, lol! Love how organised and succinct it is and the big photo’s to showcase your beautiful work. πŸ™‚

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Tanya, your beautiful words mean a lot xxxxx

Jan
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hi Michelle do you have any spots left on your crop till you drop day? Also any information would be appreciated.
Many thanks
Janette Platt

Leigh Stoodley
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G’day Michelle,
Thanks so very much again for allowing me to take up your time this afternoon. Very much appreciated.

Laly Mille
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So happy you’ve open the gate and let creativity flow, this is beautiful!
xo Laly

Marjie Kemper
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This is fabulous, Michelle. Love the way you built it up and let it become what it wanted.

alex
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Hi Michelle,
That is amazing about your sister marrying your husband’s brother.
The layout of the wedding and your cards are just stunning.

hugs

Leigh Stoodley
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Congratulations Michelle. Can’t wait to see your creations.

Gayle Liston
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That is wonderful news and you are so deserving of this. Well done and I home you have a fab year. I still have the circle journal we completed while members of Aus Scrap Central (a lifetime ago) and I often look at it and admire your pages. Yours is a true talent. Congrats.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Gayle, I still look through mine too! xxxx

Kerrie Gurney
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Michelle this is fantastic news CONGRATULATIONS to you xo

Anguree
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Gorgeous Michelle <3

Anguree
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Gorgeous Michelle

Jean
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How beautiful and you make it look so easy Michelle!. I love this template and the mists look so pretty!

Deena
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Love how you have created these flowers Michelle

Jen
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Michele, Thank you. I sit here with tears rolling down my face, do not be alarmed, as they are not only for you but also for me. Your brave words have struck me like a gentle blow and opened up the part of me that I too fear to share with others. We are not alone. We just have to find the courage to share ourselves with our friends and family. You have taken the first step. I can only hope that one day I will find the courage also.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Jen, huge hugs hun xxxx You are not alone xxx

Deena
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Beautiful, brave, amazing, talented Michelle, please be gentle with yourself. Your words have struck a cord deep inside myself, and I thank you for sharing. You will get there, it might not be tomorrow, next week but you keep push and fighting your way. Just remember you are not alone, people care. Look for the rainbow my beautiful friend and you will find your way ????

Deena
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Congratulations ladies, Michelle what an amazing team you have put together

Leigh
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So exciting. Congratulations to all.

Leureen Marcuzzi
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Hello Michelle
I have been reading on your website that you are coming to Perth in 2016.
Can you please tell me where you will be teaching as I would love to come. I have to sit and listen to my sister Ngaire Pringle in Qld, go on and on and on about you, and the amazing stuff she does with you, so I thought nows my time for payback and to get into one of your classes LOL. Don’t worry I love my sis so its all good.
Look forward to hearing from you
Kind Regards
Leureen
(Ngaires little sister) LOL

Michelle Grant
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Hi Leureen, I am still finalizing the actual classes and dates for over there, I will definitely let you know when and where πŸ™‚

cassandra
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What a wonderful post Michelle. Thank you for sharing.

Michelle Grant
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Thank you gorgeous xxxx

Anne R
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I just came over from Marjie’s blog to say how beautiful your canvas is, love the colours, the texture and the lovely little bird!

Michelle Grant
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Thank you Anne πŸ™‚ x

Rebecca Cavin
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Is you under the water sea horse painting for sale?
I am very interested in buying it!
Thank you,
Rebecca Cavin

Michelle Grant
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Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your interest. I am sorry, that painting has already sold. I hope to create more like that one in the future.
Many thanks for your interest, I sincerely appreciate it!
Cheers
Michelle x

Carmen
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Hi Michelle: Do you have a tutorial on ‘Let your dreams soar” canvas? Thank you.
Carmen

Michelle Grant
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Hi Carmen, I am sorry there is not a tutorial on that one. Thank you so much for your interest xx
Cheers
Michelle x

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