Author Archives: lynadawn

About lynadawn

Faux finisher certified w/ City and Guilds of London Dec Art and Restoration. Author, teacher, consultant, co-host Artistically Speaking Radio Show. Also creative brainstormer, love to laugh, latte anyone?

The Importance of Mindfulness

It started with a small book of poetry. One of my flying partners gave it to me-sharing that she met the author, Neville Cloleman on a flight and that she felt the book was meant to be  mine. “Fly with … Continue reading

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How do you feed your soul?

This holiday season, I did something that fed my soul big time….I was a Doggie Santa. It all started last Feb when my friend Karen had a birthday lunch and asked us all to donate money to Chainfree Asheville. Not … Continue reading

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The Gift that grew…..

Last October, my designer friend Barb and I were talking over dinner about the holiday season. And by the time we were done with dessert, we had created a way to bring the Spirit of Giving to Asheville in a … Continue reading

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The Magic of Gratitude

A few years ago, I  realized that what gives me the  most joy is helping others—even with just a simple random act of kindness. And yet there were many moments when I would get impatient with people,  upset at drivers … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward – again

NOTE:This post was originally published in www.cre8tivecompassmagazine.com  in 2009. I chaired a project that brought a dozen artists from around the country-to NOLA -many not knowing each other- to paint together in a Habitat House that www.thehousethatfauxbuilt.com financed.With the new … Continue reading

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