New camera addition: Kodak Instamatic 100

New camera addition: Kodak Instamatic 100

Last week, Mike picked up another vintage camera for our collection, this time from an antique store in Plymouth. This is the Kodak Instamatic 100 camera. He got it for only $7, complete with original box in like-new condition. The model 100 was one of Kodak’s first Instamatic camera released in the USA. It was produced from 1963-1966 and used 126 film cartridges. The button …

Design Freebie: A fully customizable blog header

Design Freebie: A fully customizable blog header - Jennadesigns

Like my new blog header? I’m in heaven over here! Yesterday, I finally figured out how to create the blog header for my blog that I’d been visualizing for so long. It was a victory of sorts, five months in the making, as that’s how long I’ve struggled with learning the design elements I needed to in Photoshop to make it happen. A little bit …

8 tips to become more organized

8 tips to become more organized - Jennadesigns

I’ve always considered myself an organized person. Lazy, at times, but mostly organized. I love it when every item has a place where it belongs. I thrive on organization, almost to the point of being a little OCD about it. Knowing where everything is saves time and is a huge benefit to being organized. The past few years, I’d slipped a little. Well, actually, quite …

The Wild Unknown – The Chariot

The Chariot card features a large white horse, filling the card, his head in detail and his body less so.

The seventh card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Chariot. The Chariot Creator’s Keywords: Strong Will, Triumph The Chariot features a large white horse, filling the card, his head in detail and his body less so. He appears as if he is galloping towards us, his mane flying out behind him towards the left of the card. He is either moving forward or standing …

The Wild Unknown: The Lovers

The Lovers features two black and white Canadian geese, flying to the right in unison across a rainbow-colored sky.

The sixth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Lovers. The Lovers Creator’s Keywords: Union, Desire, Joy The Lovers features two black and white Canadian geese, flying to the right in unison across a rainbow-colored sky. There is harmony in their parallel wingspans, neck and marking. They appear effortless in their soaring, they are simply letting the wind carry them. Rays of teal and …

Something for the weekend

Something for the weekend - Jennadesigns

This week was spent putting together my daughters’ room … painting, assembling furniture, making shelves, decorating and organizing. I can’t wait to share the reveal with you next week! I’m working again this weekend, but I’m hoping to find some time to be creative too. This week, I’ve been: Reading Artful Blogging Magazine, a beautiful magazine highlighting equally beautiful, eye-catching bloggers across the globe. Buying …

Q&A with the girl behind the blog

The girl behind the blog - Jennadesigns

I realized the other day, it’s been a long time since I stepped in front of the camera. Somehow, over the past year, I became very comfortable going without makeup, without doing my hair, even when I go to work. Most days you’ll see me bare faced with my hair pulled back with a rubber band and a headband. Maybe it’s because I work night …

Featured Artist: Perrine Rabouin

Featured Artist: Perrine Rabouin

This week’s featured artist is French artist Perrine Rabouin. She is a painter,  living in Paris and exhibits at Galerie Elisart, at Galerie Carrés d’Artiste in Toulouse, the Galerie ECLAT d’Art in Colmar and in various contemporary art fairs such as the Comparaisons Nouvelles fair in the Grand-Palais. Her website is in French, which I don’t speak, so pulling a lot of information was quite …

The Wild Unknown – The Hierophant

The Hierophant features a large black crow or perhaps a raven, perched high with a key in his talons.

The fifth card in The Wild Unknown tarot is The Hierophant. The Hierophant Creator’s Keywords: Mentor, Seeking Knowledge The Hierophant features a large black crow or perhaps a raven, perched high with a key in his talons. His beak is open as if he’s trying to tell us something. His wings and feathers are ruffled, giving him an air of restlessness. Perhaps he is unable …