Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

March 7, 2008

Weekend Creative : March #1 : Butterfly Mobile

Yep, more butterflies. The prompt this weekend is to make a spring mobile. Something to brighten things up a bit + celebrate the coming season. This is a great project for using what you have. ...

February 29, 2008

Weekend Creative : February #5 : Ad Inspiration

I opened up my new issue of Domino magazine today and saw this ad. The text reads: Are people who discover the priceless things in life looking harder? A couple observations about this ad:...

February 22, 2008

Weekend Creative : February #4 : A Bit of Heart

Last night we had a great local get-together to play with the February kit from Cocoa Daisy (a really fun collection of products put together by CD Muckosky). It was all the things that are good about scrapbooking with a ...

February 15, 2008

Weekend Creative : February #3 : Revisiting One Little Word

yoga self portrait : camera sitting on floor using the timer Hello mid-February, what have you done with my word? This morning I decided to go looking for it again. ...

February 8, 2008

Weekend Creative : February #2 : punch collage

This weekend's project is inspired by Margaret's heart collage (just right for Valentine's Day) and Australian artist Catherine Swan's beautiful paper butterflies (read more of her story + see the size of her art ...

February 2, 2008

Weekend Creative : Feb #1 : the little & big list

A couple weeks ago I read a post by Andrea over at Hula Seventy where she detailed 36 things that happened to her over the last year (she has a tradition of making lists and had recently turned 37). Her focus:"lovely little ...

January 25, 2008

I Love You MiniBook

This weekend I'm bringing you a little valentine book, complete with a how to & downloadable interior pages (includes handwritten "i love you" and lines for journaling). Here's to working ahead a bit rather than scrambling the night before! This is a book ...

January 18, 2008

Introducing:

One of the things I am focusing on in 2008 is how to bring more creativity into my everyday in different ways. I am broadening my scope, checking out new things, finding different ways of seeing the world around me. I also want to ...

March 16, 2007

Did you document?

Reminded once again last night how it's pretty essential to have your camera on hand to capture those good-old regular life moments. Did you enjoy the exercise? You will see in some of the shots below that Simon is definitely getting to the point where he is not too keen ...

February 12, 2007

AEzine Challenge: Personal Creative Manifesto

I am so excited to see where you guys went with this one... From last week's AEzine: the challenge this week is to come up with you very own personal creative manifesto. Maybe it is one word. Maybe it will be paragraphs. Whatever it is or becomes, take some time ...

February 5, 2007

AEzine Challenge: The Good Stuff

I almost completely forgot what day it was today. I had lunch with my friend Tricia and we got a bit distracted at Old Navy and a couple other fun places. The challenge from this week's AEzine went something ...

November 30, 2006

AEzine Challenge: Try On Style

This week I challenged you to "try on" someone else's style. Pick a layout/project from a magazine or an online gallery and replicate it. Ask yourself those questions from above as you go about the process of creating your own version. If you find while you are creating that something ...