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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. – Napoleon Hill I think this little violet is the perfect example xx the original is for sale here 

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Cut along dotted line Fab little books full of hearts from the blog available from our website

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The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to it’s original size. – Albert Einstein

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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. – Ayn Rand

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from the moment I held that box of colours in my hand I knew this was my life. – Henri Matisse

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognise how good things really are. – Marianne Williamson Books of Joy – pass them on

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How do you make people feel ? I hope you love my work, I hope I make you smile, I hope it connects with something inside you. First time round my hearts were like my diary. I painted one at the end of each day and thought about how I felt and what I needed…

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We write to taste life twice.- Anais Nin   Painting my hearts lets me explore inside my head.

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Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts, and never hope more than you work. – Rita Mae Brown

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One of the advantages of being disorderly is one is consantly making exciting discoveries. A A Milne

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Sometimes, the only way to stay sane is to go a little crazy. – Girl Interrupted. Seems perfect for April Fool’s Day not so sure about Easter Sunday xx

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100th heart !! Exploding with Creativity. SEE you can’t use it up, it’s true the more you use, the more you have. The hardest bit is starting xx

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believe, create, inspire. feed, nurture, grow… love, encourage, set free… for yourself and others xx

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You need to let the little things which would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you. – Andy Warhol. Inspired by the wall paper at Chatsworth which also inspired a textile design see the story here xx    

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I am creative, therefore I am. – Amy Wilson Cavaness. I became friends with Amy via an online art course she makes very beautiful quilts, fabric is her paint, a needle is her brush.