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Artful Blogging magazine spring 2012

Artful Blogging Magazine Brings Community into Writing

Blogger Dana McCranie discovers the beauty of community as a blogger and a creative in Artful Blogging magazine. I’ve loved every minute of writing for this blog. In fact, I don’t know that I’ve ever had a wri...
by Dana McCranie
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Popular Photography Artfully Showcases Machines

Popular Photography Artfully Showcases Machines

Photographic inspiration often comes from items not generally thought beautiful. See how one photographer created a stunning collection of photos centered entirely on machines. A tractor, a sewer grate, a box of nails, rust acc...
by Dana McCranie
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What a Cupcake Taught Me About Creative Variety

What a Cupcake Taught Me About Creative Variety

Cupcakes are popping up all over the place, and while the sweet treats are absolutely delectable, blogger Dana McCranie recently learned a lesson from some cupcake cards. The Stampers’ SamplerĀ is a magazine that truly ai...
by Dana McCranie
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Pennant 10

How to Make a Whimsical Pennant Banner

Pennant banners are all the rage right now. With help from Somerset Life magazine, blogger Dana McCranie offers a how-to on the lovely creations. If you haven’t picked up a magazine or looked at a single blog in the past ...
by Dana McCranie
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How to See the Beauty of a Single Grain of Sand

How to See the Beauty of a Single Grain of Sand

After seeing photos of magnified and gemlike grains of sand, Dana McCranie reflects on her childhood by the beach, the passing of her father and the value of art. I grew up 15 minutes from the beach. My father loved the ocean, ...
by Dana McCranie
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Why Creative Pursuits Breed Happiness in You and Others

Why Creative Pursuits Breed Happiness in You and Others

We all know it’s important to cultivate our creative sides, but do we really have the time? And more importantly, do we actually take it when we do? No matter where you are in life, if you have a family, you more than lik...
by Dana McCranie
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