The 100 Day Project Week 1

Sun wearing sunglasses heading to vacation.

The 100 Day Project Week 1 The 100 Day Project Earlier this week I had announced my participation in The 100 Day Project. The subject that I have chosen to cover over the next 100 Days are Rainbows and Sunshine. The first week has gone amazingly due to planning and taking action toward success. My…

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The 100 Day Project

Seattle Designer Christina Joan Rainbow and Sunshine Illustration

The 100 Day Project My first year of the 100 Day Project, I had chosen 100 days of Christi’s Joy. I would find one thing in the day that brought me joy, and then I would sketch it. Since it was my first year, there was no set rules beyond that. I used a variety…

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The Hidden Life of Trees Review

Seattle Washington Designer Christina Joan reveals a stunning photo of a tree in the woods

The Hidden Life of Trees Review I have always been that weird person who hangs out with trees. Running my fingers over the bark, and wondering what kind of life it has lived. I’ve often wondered what the tree has seen, and how it feels about time. When my son was a wobbly toddler, he…

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2018 Year End Review

New years cheers martini

Christina Joan 2018 Year End Review HOLY TIGHT PANTS, BATMAN! A final 2018 Year End Review?! How is it that we are already in the FINAL days of 2018?! I don’t feel like I said this in 2017. Then again, I mindfully made 2017 slow. There was a lot of healing that needed to happen…

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Pumpkin Pie in a Cup

XO Playtime Influencer Pumkpin Pie in a Cup

Pumpkin Pie in a Cup Supplies: Plastic cups 1 Can Pumpkin Pie Puree Whipped Cream Graham Crackers Vanilla Pudding Ziplock Bags Kid’s Hammer/ Rolling pin Extend the Play: Kick this project up a notch by making pudding from scratch. It is much easier than you think. We found a really easy recipe on Pinterest HERE. You…

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My Journey with Psychology

Psychology is something that I constantly use in my design from how my color choices with affect my users to what my users are looking for while navigating a website. It is a muscle that I have exercised since I was a kid. It runs in my blood through my mom’s side of the family.…

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Tools to Face Your Fears

I’m sure my tribe have been following the photographs, but I know many of them want to hear the story. I’ve been dreaming about the WA area long before a name was put to it, and then several years after I game my dream a name with a destination. It’s been an absolutely unreal ride.…

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Pinterest Win

Christina Joan Web Designer Creative Sensory Play

A Pool of Noodles An Explosion of Sensory Play Pinterest win. You know exactly what I’m talking about. Sometimes you find that unicorn in a gold mine, and it comes out perfect. Well today was just one of those winning days. Sometimes papa travels for work, and mama and wild cherub get to stay home…

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5 Ways to Stay Creative

Christina Joan Web Designer Creative

5 Ways to Stay Creative What is creative? Being creative involves imagination. It also involves making something. Now, you may here people say “Oh, I’m not creative.” There’s a great chance that they are, they’re just using tools that are different than their neighbor. If you’re interested in growing you or your child’s imagination, hang…

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SCAD Career Fair 2016

I must admit, I’ve been obsessing about being the best of the best since I’ve started my dream of attending SCAD. I didn’t really know what I was requesting of myself or the universe when I set out on that particular mission. I also wasn’t aware of how much talent and brilliance I’d end up…

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