Category: Creative People

Creative People: The Ostlers – a family creating together

One of the things that I admire most about my sister (and there are a lot of things) is that she has a TOTAL mother-heart. She and her hubby LOVE their family and they love to be together, which is wonderful, but can be… Continue Reading “Creative People: The Ostlers – a family creating together”

Creative People: Sonia Singh and the Tree Change Dolls

I have been so impressed by Sonia Singh’s Tree Change Dolls (see the video below) – I especially loved the looks on the girl’s faces as they held and played with their dolls. One of the girls said, “They kind of look like they’re the… Continue Reading “Creative People: Sonia Singh and the Tree Change Dolls”

Be “that” Dad! (Or, Let’s all channel the inner creator – which is what the post ends up being about.)

Recently I ran across “the Dad that draws on sandwich bags,” David Laferriere, a designer and illustrator who creates art with a sharpie and a ziploc baggie, so that everyday when his kids open their lunches at school, they are met with something amazing!… Continue Reading “Be “that” Dad! (Or, Let’s all channel the inner creator – which is what the post ends up being about.)”

Creative Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can you even believe this? My dear friend (who is amazingly creative in the kitchen) just gathered and posted 100 chocolate Chip Cookie recipes (some are hers, and some from friends all over the blogosphere!) I am in awe of her creativity and her… Continue Reading “Creative Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Paper Doll Palooza and Interview with Creator Cory Jensen

When I was in kindergarten, I got the chicken pox and was home on the couch for a week.  (Now, thankfully, my children will never know that “joy” due to the chicken pox vaccine, but I digress.)  My grandma and mom tried to help… Continue Reading “Paper Doll Palooza and Interview with Creator Cory Jensen”

Creative Homeless

This, I know, is an odd post to write, but I’ve been noticing a trend among the homeless in our city lately, and it’s a breath of fresh air. They have been waving and smiling and trying to brighten our days. I love this… Continue Reading “Creative Homeless”

Childhood Creativity Leads to Education

I just read a series of reports on an eight-year-old, Stella Ehrhart,  from Omaha, Nebraska who dresses up for school everyday as a different historical female figure or other character.  According to several articles, she said that she wants to dress up as people… Continue Reading “Childhood Creativity Leads to Education”

Creative People: Fred Rogers aka everybody’s neighbor!

“Fame is a four letter word, and like tape, or zoom, or face, or pain, or life, or love, what ultimately matters is what we do with it.” Fred Rogers said that at a TV Hall of Fame speech (1999) when he was being… Continue Reading “Creative People: Fred Rogers aka everybody’s neighbor!”

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