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Keep Swimming, Friends!

By Patti Cripe | Dec 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Keep Swimming, Friends!

The holidays approach, the year is winding down and this virus continues to dominate our lives. I am happy in my newly-finished studio, my family is near and we are all healthy. If ever there was a year to “keep swimming”, this has been it. Hoping all of us have a healthy and happy new…

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By Patti Cripe | Nov 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Patience

As this corona virus lingers on, we are safe and happy here in our paradise in Florida.  I am so glad we made the move and have not regretted it for one second!  The move was made sweeter by the fact that our son, daughter in law and grandson temporarily moved in with us in…

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Arctic Chill

By Patti Cripe | Dec 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Arctic Chill

As the polar vortex descends on most of the nation, I am cozy and warm in my art studio.  No need to brave the elements when I can stay in and create my very own winter wonderland!  This winter shadow box reminded me of the old dioramas we used to make in grade school, only…

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Getting Ready for the Holidays

By Patti Cripe | Nov 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Getting Ready for the Holidays

Wow! Thanksgiving is this week and Christmas is just around the corner. Have to get these great holiday ornaments ready to sell. I have many of these homemade Christmas ornaments for sale (hint! hint!)

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Finding your center

By Patti Cripe | Nov 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Finding your center

When the days are hectic, we all try to find a way to get back to our “center” — what makes us take a deep breath and sigh.  For me, it’s putting on the classical music and taking out my paints.  Becoming absorbed into my creativity shuts the door on all the outside noise and…

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Thanksgiving Shells

By Patti Cripe | Nov 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Shells

Thanksgiving shells now available by request or at the Artful Giraffe in Sarasota, Florida  

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Hard at work on my creative website

By Patti Cripe | Oct 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Hard at work on my creative website

Spent a fabulous day with my family working on a new website for Pennywing Studios.  I am learning new skills and frustrating my relatives, but I am learning and hopefully moving forward.  Stay tuned!

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