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    Friday
    Aug092013

    Link Love August Mission #2: Five Topics I Find Interesting

    9x12" watercolor paper, gouache

    An altered mission for the month of August. A set of themes!

    The goal is to get a LOT more creative bloggers involved in the link-loving campaign. If this feels very retro and fun to you, please help Diane and I spread the word about the mission. SHARE the BLOG LINK LOVE by posting links to posts at 5 blogs every Friday. For August, a different theme each week.

    "We must remember that a photograph 
    can hold just as much as we put into it,
    and no one has ever approached 
    the full possibilities of the medium." 
    Ansel Adams

    August 9: Share links to 5 of the topics you most love to read or write about.

     To develop this list, I went into the stuff I've saved on delicious to find some favorite topics!

    1. Insights. Artists writing about art. Like this post from Teesha Moore and this post from Lost Coast Post.
    2. Creativity. Liz of Creative Liberty is a gem at finding all sorts of neat articles about creativity.
    3. Learning. Lori writes about life + kids + learning at Project Based Homeschooling. Today's post is How to Mentor a Kid with Big {Possibly Unrealistic} Dreams. I find Lori's perspective on everything insightful and intriguing. And I don't homeschool. 
    4. Fabric. I love patterns and designs and find the idea of fabric fascinating. One of my fav posts from In Color Order is The Art of Choosing.
    5. Graphic design. What makes various designs work so well. I love The Lost Principles of Design.

    Themes for the rest of August?

    • August 16: It's time to curate your own blog, by digging up the 5 most popular posts this year. Please exclude posts with giveaways/prizes. Find the posts with the most comments!
    • August 23: Share links to 5 favorite projects from blogs that you love. 

    Grab a retro pastel orange LINK LOVE badge and read the intro to the MISSION. 

    Diane of CraftyPod coordinates the link-love for our mission every Friday so pop over to add a link to your MISSION POST to the link-round-up at CraftyPod

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    Reader Comments (6)

    Your topics are close to my own, and I dig your links Tammy! Now, wonder what the best way to find your most commented blog posts are? Hmm...

    08.9.2013 | Unregistered CommenteriHanna

    Wow there is so much information here to absorb love the daily journal prompts want to try those get into some kind of a routine with my journaling.. I think these are just what I was looking for thanks so much will look around some more grabbing a cuppa..

    08.10.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSandy :)

    Tammy, these links are outstanding! I especially love "How to Mentor a Kid..." Great great stuff!

    08.10.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPatricia/NYC

    looking forward to reading through these links — and thank you so much for sharing my post! :)

    08.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLori

    Great and useful set of links. Thanks so much!

    08.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSeth

    This is so gorgeous. Your site makes me so happy with all the bright colours! I love it!

    Wishing you an amazing day.
    xoxo

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