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Banner of Hope: You are a blessing.

A simple message of hope created for everyone who sees this banner “You are a blessing.” I sewed and painted this 8″x12″ Banner of Hope on New Year’s Day as a response to an invitation to the professional Designer Members of the Craft & Hobby Association and the non-profit art program called Charity Wings. It will…

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Just Peaceful – 7th Annual ArtBash!

Just Peaceful - Watercolor by Cherish Flieder, Something to Cherish

The ArtBash is an annual silent auction held in Denver, Colorado to support the Philip J. Steele Arts Education Foundation. The foundation offers educational opportunities in the arts to students in Colorado helping them realize their dreams. You can attend the live event on May 3rd at ArtHaus, 3343 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205 ArtBash Reception and Silent Auction Event 7-10 pm

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Knit Pray Love

Knitting a blanket or hat for a baby in Afghanistan CURE hospital is something to cherish. Show some love to these little fragile little ones and their hurting families. Find out how easy it is to participate, whether you knit or not.

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Art Bash 2010

Once a year the artists of Painting for Life are pleased to participate in the Annual Steele Foundation Art Bash, in which their works will be auctioned off in a silent auction. Proceeds will go to benefit the Steele Foundation’s scholarship programs for student artists. If you ever wanted to own a Painting for Life original, here is your chance. If you can’t make the event and would like to place a bid online, you can email pjsfoundation@gmail.com. For more information go to SteeleFoundation.org.

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Craft for Health Celebrates its 1st Birthday!

Kathy Peterson and Barb Dehn have done so much help people recognize the power behind crafting when it comes to leading healthy lives. I am honored to be an alumnus and promise to keep using creativity to bring healing to myself and my loved ones. Read about my story and prescription for creating handmade health…

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2,000 Members Art Licensing LinkedIn Group

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder LinkedIn Art Licensing Community Reaches 2,000 Members Cherish Flieder is pleased to announced today that the ArtOfLicensing.com group on LinkedIn has reached the milestone mark of 2,000 members. This makes it the largest due-free online networking group for an international art licensing community. Members including licensors (artists, illustrators, designers,…

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Americans Can Show Gratitude in Seconds

It has never been easier to support our troops with a note of thanks. In seconds you can pick a card design that you like and they will send it to someone who is working hard to protect the freedoms of democracy. Let’s Say Thanks! If you go to this web site, www.LetsSayThanks.com you can pick out…

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Mark’s Top 10 Proverbs of Freelancing

It is a privilege to be a part of such a creative community. The first creative organization I had the privilege of joining over a decade ago was the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators. It was a part of this group’s meetings and gallery shows  I eventually developed a respect and friendship with the talented illustrator…

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My Triple Locks of Love

It is strange how your hair can become a part of your identity, especially as an artist. If you have known me for any length of time, you know that I have always had long hair. Ever since I was a little girl, I had long ringlets and could braid my hair down to my…

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Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn PDF RELEASE The Art of Licensing group on LinkedIn is a professional forum for members of the art licensing community come together and network. The group was founded in July 2008 by designer and art licensor Cherish Flieder (www.SomethingToCherish.com) as a way to bring…

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SCBWI BLOG SPOTLIGHT

Kite Tales – Published March 2009 Interview with Jennifer Bertman for the Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators Rocky Mountain Chapter Cherish Flieder is not only a designer, but an artist in the truest sense of the word, that has skills to help any client with a wide array of graphic, illustrative, and marketing…

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Visual Storytellers Studio Interview

I recently joined this new creative group of illustrators known as The Visual Storytellers Studio. It is wonderful format that features new illustrators work on a rotating basis. Founding member and illustrator, Lisa J. Michaels, was kind to grant me an interview to tell me more about this unique way to get children’s book illustrations…

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Noah & Ellie – Kids that Inspire Me

My little brother and sister are amazing! They are about 20 years younger than me, and they are both very active in their community. So, I need to brag on them a bit and share with you their recent accomplishments. My eight year old little sister, Ellie, is a mini-me. She LOVES to paint and…

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Operation Christmas Child

With everything going on last week, getting two books off to the publishers and working on new licensing collections for Something to Cherish®, I am very happy that I was able to find some time to finish packing my shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child! This is a very special ministry to my family and…

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Twitters to Cherish

I have been reading article after article lately on how Twitter can help promote and manage a business. At first I thought to myself, “how can anyone REALLY be doing anything when they have to type everything they do on Twitter?” The point of this micro-blogging site is to keep each other updated on a…

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RMCAD Visiting Artist

Today I was honored to be the “Visiting Artist” to the Illustration department at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. It was a blast spending time with this group of very passionate and talented students and we talked about web design and marketing for illustrators. They best part was that I feel like I…

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Lead Heads at the Lounge

Lead Heads at the Lounge

Cherish Flieder exhibited two of her recent pieces of “Something to Cherish” watercolor/embroidered art in the 18th Annual Colorado Alliance of Illustrators Members Show. As VP of the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators, she had the honor to help organize and promote this event to artists and art lovers alike. As a result CAI ended up…

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