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Seed Swap: Salubrious Birdsongs

  This great quote on birdsongs is from the book by Florence Williams, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.   This book is really one of the best I’ve read in quite a while – especially on the human need for nature topic. I can’t recommend it enough to

It's a "Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring"! Find 7 fun ideas to get spring connecting: from you sketchbook to your garden to you life in general!

Best of Spring! 7 Ideas, Tips, & a Download!

  I’ve noticed a lot of “best of” types of things around lately, so I thought why not do a “Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring”? Sometimes we are so busy focusing on getting and making the newest, latest, and greatest that we forget all the great things in out toolbox that we may not

How does time in nature and making art help you know yourself better? Click to explore and get resources for your search on Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

A Search for Connection

  Do you think that we, as humans, are works in progress our whole lives? I do. I think there is always something new to learn and ways to improve ourselves. In our search for connections of all sorts in our lives, creative practices and the natural world are helpful guides.   However you choose to creatively

What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in small everyday actionable ways that aren't overwhelming or require lots of bureaucracy?

Seed Swap: Biodiversity

  With our environment under current and constant threat, biodiversity should be at the front of our minds. How are we living for clean and safe air, water, soil, and energy in little ways in our daily lives? What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in a human scale kind of way? By that I mean

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Environments of Beauty

Beauty in our lives is incredibly important. I believe this to be true both as an artist, and as a Montessorian. When we’re surrounded by environments of beauty we feel happy, confident, and empowered. We feel in control and like we make (or can make) a positive difference. The idea of the empowerment that beauty brings to

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Live Hour, Journals, Giveaways, & Holiday Nature!

This Thursday (11/10/16) I’m excited to announce I will be hosting a free live hour! It’s been a while since we’ve joined together live to share our journals, so I though why not come together in creative community on a week that is a bit chaotic. (If you know what I mean as I write

Join the Wings, Worms, and Wonder 7 Day Creativity Instagram Challenge! Click here to get the details and join the fun!

7 Day Creative Connection Challenge

The 7 Day Creative Connection Challenge started Monday! Will you join the fun with me? Take it as seriously or as relaxed as you want or your schedule allows.  No pressure & it’s not too late! Draw, paint, sculpt, sprout, collage, compile – express the prompts however you like! Get some little ones involved and learn

How can you shift the way you use your senses to connect more deeply with nature and creativity? Click to Ponder this and more on the Wings Worms,and Wonder blog!

Seed Swap: Listen Before Looking

This month’s seeds swap is getting pretty philosophical! I really liked this quote and the idea of listening before looking. Especially the idea of shifting the way we normally use our senses. How can we listen with our eyes? Well I’m not totally sure. We’ll have to reevaluate the way we define listening and looking

Click through to get ideas on why and ways to spark creativity in your life with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Creativity = More Creativity!

Use it or lose it they say! But that isn’t true in the case of creativity! No need to hoard it! There is always plenty waiting for you if you open up your sense of wonder! Creativity is awesome because really the more you use it, the more it multiplies. And if you don’t use it

Let Wings, Worms, and Wonder help you creatively connect with your natural world! Click through for lots of resources!

SeedSwap: Where Nature Ends

Nature is one of the most wonderful muses, in my opinion anyway! The joy and peace that a creative connection with the natural world brings adds so much to life! Nature has been inspiring humans since the beginning of time, so why would we not still need this connection because we are more “civilized”? We