Studio 127 Blog

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Creativity and inspiration are everywhere, even in the ordinary things of life. In my humble opinion, it's a good thing to always being on the lookout for these qualities, because it can lead to finding beauty and joy in unexpected places. But you won't see them if you don't look for them.

I'd like to share some of the things I find with you.

Discovering Peach Park 15 Years Later

For years we heard that if you are on your way to the beach you just had to stop at Peach Park. And so one year, while the kids were little, we pulled…

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Discovered: A Winter Wonderland 15 Minutes Away

One of my favorite things about my husband (my valentine for 31 years!) is his sense of adventure and his curiosity about the world. When it snowed this past weekend, even though we…

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Discovered: Local Flourish

A few weeks ago I was in the studio on a Saturday afternoon, and I had the pleasure of visiting with someone I had not seen in several years. Andrea Wilhelm stopped by…

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letter writing

The Joy of Letter Writing

I used to keep every letter and card that I ever received from family or a good friend. We moved often when I was growing up, and I somehow managed to keep that…

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corporate creativity

Invite Creativity

Invite creativity into your workplace, and innovation will show up. It’s a fact. Creativity is an important ingredient in innovation, and today innovation is more important than ever. While this is recognized, how…

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Alabama Goods

This store is located in Jones Valley, in the Target shopping center. I stumbled upon it not long ago, and asked if I could take photos. (I always ask because once, years ago,…

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Discovery Day at Zoo Gallery

Discovery Day at Zoo Gallery

This is my favorite shop around the Santa Rosa Beach area. It’s next to San Destin, actually. I visited it last week on our trip to Destin and could not make it past…

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Discoveries in Fairhope, and I met the artist, Nall.

We have been visiting Fairhope, Alabama for years. We usually stay in the Hampton Inn right in the middle of town because we love being able to walk out of the hotel and…

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Art Journals You Can Purchase

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How to Pick an Art Journal

How to Pick an Art Journal

This is a very serious topic. I (and many people I know) can spend hours contemplating the pros and cons of a shelf full of journals that, to the untrained eye, look pretty…

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