More flea market finds

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Went to another flea market over the weekend and found this portfolio of mid-century French industrial drawings! These are *gorgeous* and suitable for framing. I’ve started posting to the store here. #CelebratingTheCreativeJourney with #FrenchEphemera

An interview about coloring + creativity

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Last year while on my beach vacation, I created most of the drawings for my coloring journal that was released last fall. Fast forward to today … I was just interviewed by the local paper, The Island Packet, about my book and creativity! One of my best cheerleader/friends set it up. Link to the video and print article coming later today or tomorrow. Link to purchase the coloring journal here. To celebrate, I’m taking $5 off each copy through July 4th!  Talk about things coming full circle … #CelebratingTheCreativeJourney in my southern makeshift studio-by-the-sea

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#celebratingthecreativejourney with music

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Spent 3-1/2 days at a music festival. I’d never done anything like that before. Ever. Spent time in shady spots drawing, listening, eating and even a little shopping. Saw bands I had never heard of before. Even danced a little. Did *lots* of people watching. It was like Halloween and Mardi Gras all rolled into one. When I was sitting on my fabulous beach blanket with art supplies all around me, several people asked to see what I was doing. Two people even asked if they could draw in my book. Of course I said yes.
‪#‎MakingFriendsThruJournaling‬ at ‪#‎Firefly2016‬ ‪#‎JumpJumpJump‬ and I did…

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A flea market in Clifton, Virginia!

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Time for a flea market! Jubilee Flea will be at the Belles Market at Belle Jar Design Friday + Saturday + Sunday May 13, 14 + 15 at 7137 Main St in Clifton, Virginia 11-5 each day. I’ll be on the front porch with fresh vintage picks, French flea market items, vintage wallpaper, books + more adorable finds! Come for the flea market, stay and enjoy the beautiful shop and darling historic Clifton. ‪#‎vintagefindsarethebest‬ ‪#‎CelebratingTheCreativeJourney‬

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High Point hijinx

Spent a few days in High Point, NC perusing furniture for our house-under-construction. Came home full of ideas and inspiration … and a hot fresh-off-the-line donut!  #CelebratingTheCreativeJourney

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Scrawl Books

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Tickled that Scrawl Books at Urban Pop at Reston Station is carrying the full line of my coloring products! Next time you ride the new silver line, pop in and say hello to Rachel. Scrawl Books is located at the Reston Station on the Metro Silver Line in Reston, Virginia USA  ‪#‎JFcoloring‬ ‪#‎scrawlbooks‬

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FREE Snowday coloring page

SNOWDAY FREE DOWNLOAD

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As Winter Storm Jonas dumps over 20 inches of snow (and counting), I’m spending a lot of time in my cozy studio drawing and coloring and journaling. If you’re one of the 70 million Americans watching the snow fall, maybe you’re doing the same thing. So I’m sharing this FREE snowday coloring page pdf with you! Just click on the link above. Would love to see what you do with it. Post your finished piece on Instagram using #JFcoloring And quick, print it out before the power goes out! #celebratingthecreativejourneyinthesnow

Interview at my alma mater

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I was interviewed about the coloring journal for the school newspaper at my first alma mater The George Washington University (my second was The Corcoran School of Art). This is where the art career began with a minor in graphic design (while getting a degree in applied mathematics!) Talk about ‪#‎celebratingthecreativejourney You can read the full interview here.

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On Voice of America!

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The Voice of America piece about the coloring journal is live! Thank you to Becky York, Hillary Stevenson Tattersall, Suzanne Jackson, Laura Jane Cohen and Heather Riddle Taylor of Belle Jar Design, Faiza El Masry of Voice of America who made me feel so comfortable during the interview and everyone who made this possible! View the piece here http://www.voanews.com/…/adult-coloring-books-…/3144443.html  You can purchase a coloring journal here.

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