Joanne's Blog

Introducing the Live Zenspired Newsletter!

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Hi Everyone,

I am delighted to report (if the technology worked!) that after months of planning, the first edition of the new “Live Zenspired” Newsletter finally launched today!

The Newsletter will include bonus articles in addition to the blog link, plus exclusive.

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Intentional Kindness!

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Kindness is more than compassion; more than caring. Kindness is love in action! It is a form of empathy which allows us to momentarily look through another person’s eyes and instinctively know what would bring them comfort.

Intentional kindness is part.

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Sacred Questions

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Hi Everyone,

I’ve been asking myself a lot of unanswerable questions lately. Sacred questions. Soul stretching questions.

I’ve come to realize that in some way the question itself IS the answer. For example, while I may not know HOW to create a space in.

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Time to Celebrate!!!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hi Everyone,

It’s almost time to CELEBRATE!

The Zenspirations Create, Color, Pattern, Play Facebook Group turns three on the 21st. We’ll be celebrating all week, and I hope you’ll join me on Saturday at 4:00 eastern time, for the ‘kick-off’.

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Collaborative Care-Mojis

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Hi Everyone,

A big THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to leave a comment with their top choice of collection themes and prizes. The prize is a private art lesson, and the winner is Sandy Laipply! Congratulations, Sandy!

I look forward.

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Total WOW!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Three years ago this month I started the Zenspirations Create, Color, Pattern, Play Facebook group and invited ‘Color & Creativity Enthusiasts’ who submitted inspiration samples for my coloring books to join. The following week, in the Live in Color blog, I wrote:

And what a great first.

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Butterfly Remembrance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hi Everyone,

My friend Barbi, who would have celebrated her 77th birthday June 27th, loved butterflies. For the past couple of years I have shared butterfly art the last week June as a way of honoring her memory. The Zenspirations® Care-Moji Butterfly Inspirations Collection, which includes a “Remembering.

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Easy Layout Techniques

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Have you ever wanted to create a design with text, but didn’t know where to start? Even experienced scribes can sometimes feel intimidated by the blank page. Let me give you some tips for planning an effective page layout. Let’s assume that you have basic information about the.

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The Tree of Life

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Before starting this week’s blog, I wanted to let everyone know about the big Zenspirations® WEBSTORE SALE. It will start at midnight, Saturday, May 12th, and run until midnight on Tuesday, May 15th. I’ve spent most of the week getting all the new products– art prints, shopping lists,.

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You Are Not Alone

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Hi Everyone,

More than a decade ago, when I was going through a difficult time, my mother said four simple words which made a huge difference: You are NOT alone!

I remember the comfort that her words brought me, and ever since I.

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Sing a New Song

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hi Everyone,

I come from a musical family, and Psalm 96:1 is one of my favorite scriptures. Given the growing interest in Bible Journaling, I decided to feature a scripture in my 2018 Earth Day design:

I started blogging sporadically in 2012, but it.

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A Time for Renewal

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Springtime is all about rebirth & renewal, and since it’s the last week of March, I wanted to share April’s Zenspirations® Word of the Month: Renew, which I lettered with an Apple pencil in the Procreate program on my iPad Pro.

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