Author Archives: Sarah

Live Out Loud

Expression

Often as is the case with what I’ve learn from PAX Programs, I find that what I already know to be true about myself, if in a rather abstract sense, is actually much more complex and nuanced than I ever

Live Out Loud

Expression

Often as is the case with what I’ve learn from PAX Programs, I find that what I already know to be true about myself, if in a rather abstract sense, is actually much more complex and nuanced than I ever

L&G

Possibilities create more possibilities.

Thing-a-Day always makes me remember – and be amazed by – how just one possibility, one idea, creates the space for so many more.  I never end February anywhere near where I thought I would, new ideas always come that

L&G

Possibilities create more possibilities.

Thing-a-Day always makes me remember – and be amazed by – how just one possibility, one idea, creates the space for so many more.  I never end February anywhere near where I thought I would, new ideas always come that

love:gratitude productions

Love/Gratitude Project

One of the other things I’ve been working on, and just got the go-ahead to do, is shoot some video footage of what we’re calling PAXisms for now. It’d definitely a bit grab ass, but we have a fantastic team

love:gratitude productions

Love/Gratitude Project

One of the other things I’ve been working on, and just got the go-ahead to do, is shoot some video footage of what we’re calling PAXisms for now. It’d definitely a bit grab ass, but we have a fantastic team

PAX blog screen shot

New Community Blog

I’ve been spending lots of time on blog I’m building in tandem with a website the past few days… which has resulted in me being a late-poster. I really liked the theme TAD used, so I found it and I’m

PAX blog screen shot

New Community Blog

I’ve been spending lots of time on blog I’m building in tandem with a website the past few days… which has resulted in me being a late-poster. I really liked the theme TAD used, so I found it and I’m

Chalkboard paint

A New Life on Some Old Windows

About 5 years ago, I think the year just prior to the 1st Thing-a-Day, I had my own February creative sprint in the form of, in part, the purchasing of all these old, enchanting windows that I just knew I’d

Chalkboard paint

A New Life on Some Old Windows

About 5 years ago, I think the year just prior to the 1st Thing-a-Day, I had my own February creative sprint in the form of, in part, the purchasing of all these old, enchanting windows that I just knew I’d

Screen shot 2012-02-22 at 3.40.31 AM

Community website.

My creation for today was working on building a community website with a friend, specifically we were brainstorming the look & feel as well as the UX. A bit of a screen shot.

Screen shot 2012-02-22 at 3.40.31 AM

Community website.

My creation for today was working on building a community website with a friend, specifically we were brainstorming the look & feel as well as the UX. A bit of a screen shot.

Baby envelopes for Love Cards

Tiny Envelopes

I’m evidently on a bit of a kick with the Love Cards – some tiny envelopes that match the blue and white.

Baby envelopes for Love Cards

Tiny Envelopes

I’m evidently on a bit of a kick with the Love Cards – some tiny envelopes that match the blue and white.

Love Cards_blue color way

More Love Cards…

I was so enamored of the Love Cards, I made some more in a different color scheme.

Love Cards_blue color way

More Love Cards…

I was so enamored of the Love Cards, I made some more in a different color scheme.

Love cards

More love…

I saw pin on Pinterest yesterday proclaimed we celebrate love on all other days except Valentine’s. St. Valentine’s After Party 364 Days of Love ~ Be there or be square! [whenever/whereever/always/forever] A sentiment very much believe in – we absolutely

Love cards

More love…

I saw pin on Pinterest yesterday proclaimed we celebrate love on all other days except Valentine’s. St. Valentine’s After Party 364 Days of Love ~ Be there or be square! [whenever/whereever/always/forever] A sentiment very much believe in – we absolutely

Screen shot 2012-02-16 at 4.30.11 AM

PAX Community Website – Site Map

More community building with lots of phone calls and work on a site map for a website. I can’t help but think really good things are percolating within our community.

Screen shot 2012-02-16 at 4.30.11 AM

PAX Community Website – Site Map

More community building with lots of phone calls and work on a site map for a website. I can’t help but think really good things are percolating within our community.

New things… new life.

One of my projects this month is creating new venues for self-expression for myself and others in my community. Today, I made some real progress towards that end. There is not much to materially show for it, unfortunately. But, I’ve

New things… new life.

One of my projects this month is creating new venues for self-expression for myself and others in my community. Today, I made some real progress towards that end. There is not much to materially show for it, unfortunately. But, I’ve

brown + red valentine in progress

One more petit Valentine…

This is going to be emailed around to friends not so near with a digital note written on the card.

brown + red valentine in progress

One more petit Valentine…

This is going to be emailed around to friends not so near with a digital note written on the card.

single pin valentine

Valentine’s – Heart Pins!

From a Paper Source kit, these remind me of childhood Valentine’s and are delightful for work friends.          

single pin valentine

Valentine’s – Heart Pins!

From a Paper Source kit, these remind me of childhood Valentine’s and are delightful for work friends.          

purple + pink thread

Final Touches on Teal & Pink Valentine

I added purple thread to every other hole, it’s subtle but really nice in person.

purple + pink thread

Final Touches on Teal & Pink Valentine

I added purple thread to every other hole, it’s subtle but really nice in person.

MeetUp-Postcard_LA-OC

More Community…

I spent a lot of timing working on creating the local PAX SoCal community today – it’s all been very exciting. After only 2 weeks, we have built a ton of momentum and enthusiasm among the team and everyone is

MeetUp-Postcard_LA-OC

More Community…

I spent a lot of timing working on creating the local PAX SoCal community today – it’s all been very exciting. After only 2 weeks, we have built a ton of momentum and enthusiasm among the team and everyone is

Vday card #3

& this morning…

Y’all will have to bear with me for a few more days as we get through the Valentine’s card extravaganza. Thing-a-Day is perfect for February with so many love-inspired creations and crafts.

Vday card #3

& this morning…

Y’all will have to bear with me for a few more days as we get through the Valentine’s card extravaganza. Thing-a-Day is perfect for February with so many love-inspired creations and crafts.

elephant pillow box

Last night.

Quick and simple, last night I made exotic, colorful pillow box to send a few DVDs to a friend.  

elephant pillow box

Last night.

Quick and simple, last night I made exotic, colorful pillow box to send a few DVDs to a friend.  

MeetUp-Postcard-v4

Lots

One newsletter, one advertisement, and one sales literature design, coupled with 3 meetings with various members of the PAX Community, makes for a very long, but good day. There isn’t much tangible to show for it per se (y’all would

MeetUp-Postcard-v4

Lots

One newsletter, one advertisement, and one sales literature design, coupled with 3 meetings with various members of the PAX Community, makes for a very long, but good day. There isn’t much tangible to show for it per se (y’all would

kissed... invented2

Sweet Lyrics

Lyrics from a song a friend was listening to today that has danced in my head every since.

kissed... invented2

Sweet Lyrics

Lyrics from a song a friend was listening to today that has danced in my head every since.

2_5 Redondo

My first love… photography

Each year with Thing-a-Day, we begin anew, it seems. New year, new participants and I always feel the need to describe photography as my first love as if for people to know me, they must know that first. So, today

2_5 Redondo

My first love… photography

Each year with Thing-a-Day, we begin anew, it seems. New year, new participants and I always feel the need to describe photography as my first love as if for people to know me, they must know that first. So, today

Valentines day 3

Helter Skelter Hand Sewn Valentine

Tonight’s Valentine is not nearly as neat ‘n tidy as last nights but that’s the point and I like it. As an aside, I need to set up a light box, the light here is way too yellow; thus the

Valentines day 3

Helter Skelter Hand Sewn Valentine

Tonight’s Valentine is not nearly as neat ‘n tidy as last nights but that’s the point and I like it. As an aside, I need to set up a light box, the light here is way too yellow; thus the

Valentine day 2

And Valentine’s begins…

Happy Day 2, y’all! I found a kit for making sewn hearts on Valentine’s Day cards. The whole design on paper with thread thing is something I’ve wanted to try for awhile now and TAD was the perfect opportunity. I’m

Valentine day 2

And Valentine’s begins…

Happy Day 2, y’all! I found a kit for making sewn hearts on Valentine’s Day cards. The whole design on paper with thread thing is something I’ve wanted to try for awhile now and TAD was the perfect opportunity. I’m

love completely

February 1st!

Today, I created a community, the beginnings of one at least, online. I teach material based on the perspective that illuminates the ways in which our survival instincts may be getting in the way of being our best selves. What

love completely

February 1st!

Today, I created a community, the beginnings of one at least, online. I teach material based on the perspective that illuminates the ways in which our survival instincts may be getting in the way of being our best selves. What