Love Chinese New Year – Artist Tribe project

  I know I mentioned my love of February holidays. It’s February, who doesn’t need a reason to celebrate? While Setsubun is my favorite, this week is jammed packed full of notable days – Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday and Chinese New Year. All in one week! That’s a lot to keep …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day journal page. The prompt I was working on was “primary”. The librarian in automatically thinks of primary documents. So I chose two from the National Archives – one of suffragettes marching on Bastille Day (they ended up in jail) and the amendment to grant women the right to vote. Keep marching. No …

Intention

Intention

 These days I don’t hear many people talk about making New Year’s Resolutions. A trend I have seen over the last few years is the tradition of choosing a guiding word for the year. I have been intrigued by this idea, but didn’t think I’d do it until several things occured to make my word …

Mad Tea Party 2015 – Double Vision

Mad Tea Party 2015 – Double Vision

“Please come for tea” the March Hare says fixing his beautiful, shiny eyes upon you. How can you resist? Flowers blossoming in ways that are marvelous to behold. He hops along the path that leads to a most intriguing setting for tea.  He moves so fast he is almost transparent. Where did he go? Where …

Mother’s Day Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Mother’s Day Gelli Prints – Stamping and Printing Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and to the fathers out there who have to fill in a mother’s shoes.  I wanted to send you flowers so here are a couple of gelli printed flowers. I don’t know whether I will leave them as is or whether I will choose to fill them in.  …

100th Post Party

100th Post Party

This is the 100th post on Reclaiming my Boho Mojo. It seemed like  a landmark worth commemorating, but how to mark the event? Looking back on the reasons for reviving this blog, several reasons stood out: – to connect with others– to create communityPosting more often has become more routine. Connecting with others and creating community are …

Giving Way to Thankfulness

Giving Way to Thankfulness

Last week I was invited by a dear artist friend to participate in Flood the Streets With Art. FSWA is the brainchild of Scott Wong. The grassroots art event challenges artists all over the world to counteract the Black Friday Madness by giving away a piece of their art – Free. And to whomever finds …

Time for a Tea Party – a Mad Tea Party

Time for a Tea Party – a Mad Tea Party

Years ago I read about The Mad Tea Party blog event sponsored by Vannessa at  A FancifulTwist in Artful Blogging Magazine. I’ll admit, I was enchanted. The photos I saw were vibrant, creative, sparkling, entrancing. I was smitten. When Google Reader retired and I switched over to DiggReader, I ended up catching up on some …

Welcome 2013, Year of the Snake

Welcome 2013, Year of the Snake

Scratching itches Scabs fly free Scaly skin escapes Slithering Swirling Spiraling forward Sharp incisors Slick sleek tongue Sick saliva spraying Scintillating Sparkly Spectacular Snake, I see you I succumb Spurred on by strange circumstances Softly you surround me Silkily you insinuate Reasons I should celebrate Silently after a season of storms You sneak in shrewdly …