Tell your story. Your experiences can be so helpful to others. Knowing that you are not alone in the journey, that someone else has paved a way forward, does wonders. Thank you to the trailblazers, the ground breakers, the innovators who have shared their knowledge and begun to make the world a more inclusive and marvelous place. 🌄 ————— I came across these words on a shared post a while back, and they stayed with me. The author, Morgan Harper Nichols, is a super talented woman who works as a writer, artist, and musician. Inspired by others and their experiences, her work resonates with a diverse group of people. These words of hers were a joy to letter, and this design is now available as another free coloring page! My hope is that they continue to inspire you in many ways. Happy Monday!
I hope this uplifts you today, friends. Let’s keep moving towards kindness, acceptance, and equality. I am continuing to learn and to move forward with positivity, sharing good words and light thoughts with you. 🎈
More holographic stickers are here! These ones feature an inspirational lettered quote by Jack Kerouac. It seems that this year full of leaning into crazy ventures! 🤪 ———— Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and a pioneer of the Beat Generation. I find this quote of his to be appropriate in this world where we must constantly be learning and adapting. ———— Perfect for indoor or outdoor use, these beautiful, holographic, vinyl stickers adhere easily to many surfaces and feature a special laminate that protects them from exposure to wind, rain, and sunlight. You can even put them in your dishwasher and have them come out looking brand new! ———— You can find these bad boys in my #Etsyshop now!
Here’s a great quote to keep in mind this weekend. I’ve been adoring these heavenly blue skies lately – they make me feel so alive! I’m grateful to be able to do some of my work on my back deck, drenched in sunshine, breathing in the green mountain air. ———— This new pen & ink original will be added as a coloring book page later today! I have added color to it myself and printed up some prints and cards. Keep an eye out on my stories to see how they turned out!
Wouldn’t it though? Dogs don’t judge. Dogs love you no matter what. Let’s take their lead and try for a nicer world. 🐾 ———— These new stickers have just been released in my Etsy Shop! Keep your eyes open for more new sticker designs that will be released soon... I’m thinking Friday. These joyful pieces can help bring smiles to fellow dog lovers in your life!
“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale ———— It’s totally healthy and necessary to treat yourself once in a while. In Vermont, a favorite indulgence of mine is a good maple creemee. Add a cider donut into the equation? I’m in. @coldhollow , you got it going on. If you’re in the Stowe area, definitely check out Cold Hollow Cider Mill and recreate this wonderful treat! And don’t forget to give yourself some love this week, whether it be in the form of a cold ice cream snack or another positive reward. 🍦🍩
I’m missing having travel plans SO MUCH these days, but I’m trying to remember that the big, beautiful, thrilling world is still out there to explore. I can reschedule flights and rework plans. Although discovering new places is one of my favorite things, I can postpone that pleasure while I focus on celebrating the now. I can feel grateful for the miles of trails I can bike, hike, and unearth right here in Vermont. Here’s to reminding myself that the grand ‘ole world can wait. ———— Are you a traveler? Have you felt some grief for lost excursions? You’re not alone. This sticker just got added to my #Etsy shop to help us to stay excited for the opportunity to travel again in the future – to not lose that thrill. 🌍
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. – Henry David Thoreau ———— We ventured to some nearby yet brand new hiking destinations this past weekend and were rewarded with some pretty views! This lake at the Middlebury Snow Bowl has some really neat rock formations. Fin enjoyed taking a dip in the cool water. I’m happy to welcome summer in with some lovely walks in the woods! These Vermont trees are quite rejuvenating.🌲
Whatever you do, don’t lose your imagination. Dream up a beautiful world and make it a reality. We can create wonders with our thoughts. ———— I’m so in awe of the incredible ideas people come up with, whether it be for a way to communicate, an exquisite piece of art, or a creative invention. Today, I’d like to take a minute to admire how powerful we all are together. There’s no end to the good we are capable of.