“Red can have many meanings”, my granddaughter informed me as we drove to the skating rink. “It can stand for love and tell people that you are happy and excited or even passionate. But red can also mean anger.” Her younger sister joined the conversation, “It can also mean danger as in fire engines or stop signs.”
The conversation continued all the way to the arena while we discussed how blue is associated with sad but if you wear turquoise or cobalt blue (like their grandmother) that it can make you feel and look happy. And of course green makes us think of spring and new beginnings. I don’t remember what triggered our conversation but it was interesting to see how quickly a five and an eleven year old could engage in the meanings associated with color – on both an emotional and physical level.
But children aren’t the only ones to be affected by color. Continue reading What color are you?
Being an art lover at 65 means that you can enjoy FREE admission to all of the collections at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Thursdays, all year-round. You can enjoy free art tours in the morning and you can also participate in a series of art workshops designed especially for seniors in the afternoon.
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“Out of clutter, find simplicity.
From discord, find harmony.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity”.
– Albert Einstein
Clutter is an understatement for the chaos in my life right now. So I decided to tackle it head on. And the unexpected moving of my office this month presents the perfect opportunity. But I had no idea that dealing with the clutter would be so difficult. It is so emotional.
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Talk about a great retirement benefit! Not only are the art workshops FREE – but they are good for your creative soul. If you are over 65, you can attend art workshops in Montreal at the Musee des Beaux-Arts at no charge and no registration is required.
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Welcome to Karma Kreatives – a gift store for your creative spirit
Karma Kreatives (KK) is a blog. and a novelty gift store where you can shop for a variety of products, selected from around the world, that we hope will make you feel good about yourself and your environment – may they bring you good karma! Come back often to see what we have added, and to let us know what new products you would like to see featured on the site. Always take time to enjoy whatever makes you feel relaxed and creative. Have fun with each day and “live in the moment”!