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Faber-Castell White Pitt Pen Review

I am on a continuing quest for the perfect white pen. Sadly, the Faber-Castell white ink pen underperformed. I LOVE most things Faber-Castell makes, especially their Pitt pen line. So, I was super excited when they announced they were releasing new white pens. Well. Not exactly “new.” They already had a big white pen that […]

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Weekly Draw: 8/5 – 8/11

Here is a mini tarot reading for your week. I’m going to try to post these here every week as well as on my tarot Instagram page, @diademuertostarot Take a deep breath and relax your body. Try to ease away any negativity. Focus your mind on your week ahead. Look at the cards above. Pick […]

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August Tarotscope

It is a new moon and a new month. An excellent time for cleansing and new beginnings. Here are the tarotscopes for the month of August. Leo- Earthworm- Are you starting something new this month? School? A new job? You’ve been thinking about it and feel a little nervous or anxious, which might be unusual […]

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Weekly Draw: 7/29-8/4

A little late but here is a mini tarot reading for your week. I’m going to try to post these here every week as well as on my tarot Instagram page, @diademuertostarot Take a deep breath and relax your body. Try to ease away any negativity. Focus your mind on your week ahead. Look at […]

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July 2019 Tarotscope

Wanted to try something for the next month. Pulled a card for each zodiac sign and did a tarotscope for July. Hoping your card resonates with you. The deck I used is the Wild Unknown: Animal Spirit Oracle by Kim Krans. Here are your readings: Cancer- Nightingale: Nightingales seem to almost disappear among other brightly […]

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Show Prep

My show is this Sunday and I spent my days off prepping. Well, prepping as much as I could with two toddlers running around. My friend from Audrey Miller Art set me up with a small run of pins. I love how they turned out. I’m going to try to have a few mini calendars […]

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My Lolo

Nine years ago, my Lolo passed away. My cousins remember him as a disciplinarian. Never hesitating to tell them if they didnt stop misbehaving, they would get the belt 😂 I had a slightly different childhood with my Lolo. I remember falling asleep in his lap. He would read me stories and sing to me. […]

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Three Art Show Displays I Love

I am going to be part of the Siren Nation Art and Craft Show this Sunday here in Portland. It’s been about 2 years since I’ve done a show and this is my first show with just art, no jewelry. I’ve been looking at show displays for inspiration. Most of these are from artist alleys. […]

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Sketchbook Sunday: Mermaid

I was at work and my friend and I were talking about how there isn’t enough diversity with mermaid stories. Either the protagonist is a white mermaid or the story has a group of diverse mermaids but not many stories where the protagonist is a mermaid of color. I’ve started to notice this more and […]

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I Love My Job

A few days ago was my 1 year work anniversary. I work at a bookstore in Portland and I love it. Before running my jewelry business full-time, I had a few retail jobs. My longest and favorite job was at Borders Books. I’m still friends with a lot of people I worked with then. And […]

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