Grace Notes

a blog about life’s everyday magic

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All, Creativity, Inspiration, Nostalgia, Writing, The Beauty of Handwritten Letters

The Beauty of Handwritten Letters

As the world is undoubtedly moving towards digital communication, handwritten letters are fast becoming a rare commodity. In fact, most people haven’t written a personal letter in years, as per…

All, Creativity, Daily Gratitude, Inspiration, Life, Self Affirmation, Self Help, Vision Boards and Mood Boards

Visual Roadmaps: Vision Boards and Mood Boards

As the year draws to a close, there seems to be a natural inclination for introspection and anticipation that stirs within us. The impending transition to a new year –…

All, Creativity, Gratitude, Holidays, Seasons,

A Basket of Sunshine

After enduring months of cold, dark, dreary days, it can be easy to feel like the sun may never shine again. Putting together a “basket of sunshine” is a thoughtful…

All, Creativity, Seasons, The 10 Best Gifts for Introverts

The 10 Best Gifts for Introverts

The holiday season can be such a magical time for many of us. The scent of delicious meals and desserts fill our homes. Candles and twinkle lights make the walls…

All, Creativity, Everyday Magic, Gratitude, Inspiration,

The Power of The Mug

Every morning I quietly slip downstairs, sometimes with my 4-year-old niece in tow, and open up the large cabinets as my eyes fall directly to the middle shelf. I have…

All, Creativity, Inspiration, Life's Beautiful Journey,

6 Surefire Ways to Make Your Day Count

One thing about our world: There are more ways to receive advice than ever before. A century ago, the main directions you’d get for living might come from your mom,…

All, Courage, Creativity, Say Yes: 3 Inspirational Women on Living Passionately

Say Yes: 3 Inspirational Women on Living Passionately

  Passion is whatever nurtures your unique spark and lets it blaze untamed.

All, Creativity, Life's Beautiful Journey, Pottery Wheel Wisdom

Pottery Wheel Wisdom

  What form this piece is going to take, I don’t yet know.

Creativity, Everyday Magic, Inspiration, Cultivate Creativity Wherever You Are + Project Idea

Cultivate Creativity Wherever You Are + Project Idea

  Some of my best ideas found me when I wasn’t looking.   A song on the radio, walks through glistening snow, and early morning coffee runs are a few…

Courage, Creativity, Inspiration, Finding My Voice Through Guitar

Finding My Voice Through My Guitar

  Before I’d play golden music on my Fender guitar, I’d admire the stained wood and strings. Every day was the same: the moment I returned home from school, I…

Creativity, Seasons, Sneak Peek, A Somerset Holiday

Introducing A Somerset Holiday

    Some of us will reinvent ourselves several times over the course of a lifespan. Maybe you already have. It’s never too late to set new goals. Change direction.…

All, Creativity, Everyday Magic, Inspiration, Photography, Grace Notes

A Different Point of View

Words: Diana Foster Photo credit: Diana Foster   Early in my artistic journey, macro photography beckoned.    The sharp focus of a water droplet on a flower petal is dramatic…