Big Easy Inspiration

Tweet Last week we decided on a quick trip (very quick) to New Orleans to try and warm our bones a bit and hopefully re-charge the batteries.  Warm, yes.  It was in the low to mid seventies for all three days but  it rained 2.4” on our first day there…….extreme by any standards.  The evening […]

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Winter Workshops 2013

Tweet My Winter Workshop schedule is now available (check out the Workshop page on this blog).  Workshops will again be held in a beautifully appointed studio in SW Portland on various weekends in March.  Contact me, debra@dglanz.com , if you have any questions.

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For the Love of Letters

Tweet   For as long as I can remember I have had a love of letters.  Not just reading, though I was an under-the-covers-with-a-flashlight-nighttime reader, but also the shapes and design of letters.  I really don’t find that unusual and if you just look at the plethora of toys, fabrics, cards, etc. that rely on […]

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Goin’ With the Creative/Natural Flow

Tweet While the last year or so has been particularly challenging, both personally and creatively, I have to admit that I have learned a lot about myself and how to work with what life serves me.  Let’s talk about creatively – this is, after all, supposed to be the focus of my posts. The downturn […]

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Finding Beauty in Unexpected Objects

Tweet In the last two years I have opened two Etsy shops and it has been quite a learning experience, full of unanticipated lessons and surprising discoveries.  Initially I opened my Reminiscence Papers shop to sell  my own finished studio work and papers left over from my own wholesale paper design business as well as […]

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Winter Workshops

Tweet Workshops will be held in the SW Portland/Beaverton area.  Feel free to contact me for more information. WINTER WORKSHOPS with Debra Glanz Many of you have asked and now the answer is YES – I will be teaching workshops this winter.  These Winter Workshops (outlined below) are designed to brighten your days, spice up […]

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armed and dangerous – that’s me!

Tweet A couple of weeks ago I had the good fortune to participate in a workshop called “The Amazing Dremel” taught by Jill Timm.  I had heard of this workshop a couple of years earlier from participants at the Focus on Books Conference in Forest Grove Oregon.  I was participating in the market at that […]

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more than you ever wanted to know

Tweet Anyone intimately familiar with Etsy knows that there are a myriad of “teams”, tighly or loosely gathered shops with a variety of purposes, and I belong to a few.  In The Making (Think Different/Outside the Box) is what I consider my “home team” and it consist of a very dedicated  group of Etsy shop […]

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All Good Things…..

Tweet The following email is being sent to all who have subscribed to the Paper Event email lists.  I am including it here for those who may not receive it and also as a reference for those in the Portland, OR area who might be interested in some of the resources: At long last we […]

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Not Another One!

Tweet Oh yes, hot on the heels of opening my first Etsy shop (Reminiscence Papers) I decided that one was not enough and opened shop number 2 – cleverly named “Debra Glanz”.  It’s not that one shop couldn’t hold it all, but it seems I have something of a split personality……no big surprise there.  While […]

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