Posts Tagged ‘Inspiration’
Unlocking Your Superpowers: 3 Steps to Making Your Dreams a Reality
Find Something to Cherish on YouTube!
Introducing the Something to Cherish YouTube channel, which features watercolor and creative wellness videos designed to provide a relaxing break in the day and inspire viewers to live an abundant life. The channel is run by modern watercolor artist Cherish Flieder, who creates beautifully painted illustrations for various gifts, cards, books, home goods, and fashion accessories. Cherish believes that every soul is worthy of love and beauty. The videos aim to wrap viewers in a world of watercolor and encourage them to live their most cherished life.READ MORE
Beloved, you are invited!
As a loyal social media follower and friend, I would love to invite you to join my inner-circle which I call “Cherished VIP.” It’s a way to get email updates, INSPIRATION, ENCOURAGEMENT and FIRST ACCESS to SEE and SHOP new DESIGNS. Also, I will share any special things and goodies I can with you as…READ MORE
Art Licensing Spotlight Artist
This month I am a featured spotlight artist on Annie Troe’s art licensing show blog! Some fun things I share with Annie: Art school or self taught What mediums I work in Where I get some of my inspiration from What I am working on now (Hint: Some exciting product design, art retreat, and art licensing community updates!) Early…READ MORE
Radiant Orchid: 2014 Pantone Color of the Year
It’s summertime here in North America and we are still going strong with the color of the year… Radiant Orchid. It was declared last December by the Pantone color experts themselves. Personally, these shades of orchid have been my personal favorites forever, so I’m not surprised to see their dynamic versatility. With the perfect balance between a warm pink and a…READ MORE
Nicole Tamarin Licensing Illustration
I am pleased to introduce to you my art licensing friend Nicole Tamarin. We first met in person at the 2012 Surtex, and I invited her on the blog for a brief feature of her work. Of course, she is super busy doing art and caring for her family, so finally at Surtex 2013 we…READ MORE
Bella Crafts Quarterly – Trending Thoughts
Spring is just around the corner. So, how do you find inspiration for your art and craft projects in the springtime? This is exactly the question that I was asked to answer in the current issue of Bella Crafts Quarterly along with some of my favorite craft designers. Also, check out the artist feature on Claudine Hellmuth. Download…READ MORE
Never Forget, You Are Loved
This is a simple card I made with handmade paper. I lined the inside with a cut of scrapbook paper and embellished it with 2 felt flowers and a ribbon. I think the way the fold is offset adds a nice element of beauty, don’t you agree?READ MORE
Quality vs. Quantity
When I am exploring an idea or practicing a new technique, quantity is what makes me a better artist each time. As they say, “practice makes perfect.” However, if you are seeking quality, it isn’t helpful to just keep going and going without stopping every now and then to evaluate the work and the process. This process becomes our teacher and shows us more about quality.READ MORE
Dala Horse Wall Hanging
A quaint little Swedish Dala Horse Wall Hanging designed by Cherish Flieder with embroidery and button accents featuring her illustrated Dala Horse Ribbons.READ MORE
We are here to create…
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…READ MORE
Easy Embroidery Printable Christmas Tags Craft Download
Embroidered Name Christmas Gift Tag & Keepsake Ornament. These darling little gift tags ornaments couldn’t be easier to use! Print, cut, and add your choice of ribbon. Lastly, embroider the named of your loved ones on the tag to make it into a cherished keepsake ornament.READ MORE
Crafting for Health is “Something to Cherish”
I was recently invited to guest blog on www.CraftforHealth.com by my CHA Designer and art licensing friend, Kathy Peterson. I am excited to announce that my blog entry is now LIVE on their site alongside of some of the most respected crafty artists that I know.
Find out why crafting is important to me not only as an artist, but also a business owner. I also share some little know details about the wonderfully creative family I was raised with. I hope it brings you abundant joy and inspiration.READ MORE
Shoe Boxes Sending Love All Over the World
I want to share with you a VERY special family tradition that has become the most meaningful part of gift-giving at Christmas. Each fall, Operation Christmas Child (lead by Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham) organizes the coolest way for ordinary people to do something extraordinary in the life of a little child in a far…READ MORE