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Ep 161 Jen Cushman of Soul Stirring Retreats in the South of France

Paint Talks Podcast

Release Date: 02/15/2024

Ep 166 BJ Massa of Junk'd Up on Curating for The Turquoise Iris Journal show art Ep 166 BJ Massa of Junk'd Up on Curating for The Turquoise Iris Journal

Paint Talks Podcast

Dionne Woods talks with BJ Massa on the Paint Talks Podcast. BJ is the owner and creative force behind Junk’d Up, where she exercises her furniture and canvas work. She has been thrifting forever and painting furniture for more than twenty-five years. BJ loves working with lots of color and experimenting with different tools and techniques. BJ is a native of Long Island transplanted to Indiana. She may have lost her accent but not her style nor her edge.  Visit her retail space in Noblesville, IN where she is a DIY Paint and IOD Retailer.

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Ep 165 Kimberly Reiter of Rubbish Restyled Shares Her New Non Profit's Mission to Help Women Leaving Domestic Violence show art Ep 165 Kimberly Reiter of Rubbish Restyled Shares Her New Non Profit's Mission to Help Women Leaving Domestic Violence

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Dionne Woods talks with Curator Kimberly Reiter on the Paint Talks podcast. Kimberly is a creative artist and boutique studio owner of Rubbish Restyled based in Edgerton, WI. She is best known for her colorful whimsy furniture creations. Her specialty is fun, inviting spaces for creative gatherings and party hosting. Kimberly is a wife and mother of three sons, residing in Milton, Wisconsin with a bunch of pets. She describes herself as a lifelong student, enjoys learning, and is fascinated with discovering new things. Alongside her passion for art, she's the recent founder of Hope Heart...

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Ep 164 Angie Nordstrum Design on Curating for The Turquoise Iris Journal show art Ep 164 Angie Nordstrum Design on Curating for The Turquoise Iris Journal

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Dionne Woods talks with Angie Nordstrum on the Paint Talks Podcast. Angie is a multi-passionate artist and maker who creates vibrant, colorful paintings on walls, windows, canvas, and clothes! Her mission is to create art that inspires and maybe even sets your soul on fire. Angie’s love for art was ignited at age 10 when she showed her 4H projects at the Iowa State Fair. Angie studied Apparel Design in London and worked as a clothing and graphic designer for several years. As a Curator for The Turquoise Iris Journal, Angie contributes articles about murals, window painting, wearable art and...

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Ep 163 Lisa Worley of Southern Yankee Designs with Deep in the Arts show art Ep 163 Lisa Worley of Southern Yankee Designs with Deep in the Arts

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Lisa Worley was born in upstate New York. Growing up, her mother was an interior designer and Faux finisher and Lisa would go to job sites with her and help her while getting hands-on experience. That’s where her passion for art and interior design began. Lisa has been a Master Faux Finisher for over 25 years. She studied abroad throughout Italy to learn the old master's techniques of a decorative faux finish. Lisa also studied the art of finishing with several well-respected artists in the industry from Gary Lord to Martin Allen Hirsch. In the late 90s, Lisa became a distributor and...

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Ep 162 with Sarah Berry of Sarah Berry & Co the Accidental Entrepreneur show art Ep 162 with Sarah Berry of Sarah Berry & Co the Accidental Entrepreneur

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Dionne Woods talks with Sarah Berry on the Paint Talks Podcast. Sarah is an entrepreneur, CEO, volunteer, and a support staff to her husband’s small business. But those are her official titles. The most important names she goes by are “mom, wife, daughter, sister," and "friend.” The most challenging, yet rewarding, capacity she has worked in, (just behind motherhood!), has been that of self-employment. Although she has had an entrepreneurial “spark” most of her life, she officially started her small business journey in January 2014, with absolutely no clue what she was doing!...

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Ep 161 Jen Cushman of Soul Stirring Retreats in the South of France show art Ep 161 Jen Cushman of Soul Stirring Retreats in the South of France

Paint Talks Podcast

Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller drawn to the imperfect, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic. She’s spent 25 years as a mixed-media artist and instructor, authored two jewelry-making books, appeared on numerous DIY television shows as a guest artist and has been widely published in national magazines. Currently, she is a contributing artist on the MadeTV maker network. When the pandemic hit, Jen followed her heart and started a new business called Soul Stir Magic to virtually work one-on-one with clients as an empathic intuitive, reiki energy practitioner and a creativity coach for...

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Ep 160 Brenda Glad with Finding Your Creative Voice at Any Age show art Ep 160 Brenda Glad with Finding Your Creative Voice at Any Age

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Dionne Woods talks with Brenda Glad on this week’s Paint Talks Podcast. Brenda was born to create art from her heart just for the love and satisfaction she receives. Brenda loves learning and loves to pass it on whenever she can. Behind a camera, at the potter wheel, sewing, refurbishing old treasures, repurposing items giving them new life, making books, journals, and nichos with handmade religious statues and decorations. Through commission work, Brenda refurbished an antique Spanish Galleon model by creating by hand -- missing wooden parts, replacing all the ratlines, matching paints, and...

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Ep 159 Cover Artist Marlis Dean-Walker on Bold Artistry at Any Age show art Ep 159 Cover Artist Marlis Dean-Walker on Bold Artistry at Any Age

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Marlis Walker of “Dare To Be You Designs By Marlis” is a self-taught, late-blooming artist, she started painting canvas at the age of 60. She inspires, encourages, and teaches others to find their creative joy so they can “color outside the lines” in every aspect of their lives while bringing joy and smiles to themselves and others. Marlis says, “Find that creative spark that makes your heart smile and share it with others”.   Facebook Instagram YouTube @daretobeyoudesignsbymarlis

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Ep 158 Mansi Makes on Motherhood and Gratitude show art Ep 158 Mansi Makes on Motherhood and Gratitude

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Mansi is a creativity facilitator guiding women to let go fully, to embrace wholeheartedly, to feel deeply and to paint freely. Mansi encourages women to acknowledge the pressures of the day-to-day and say “not now” when they’re creating art. She helps women see themselves in a new light, love themselves for the unique beings they are, and appreciate the perspective they bring to their art as a result of their own life experiences. Mansi deeply believes that vulnerability is a strength, not a weakness, and creates a safe space for tears, squeals, laughter, anger, frustration and love....

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Episode 157 Kim White of The Mad Cow on Back to Her Roots of Fashion Design show art Episode 157 Kim White of The Mad Cow on Back to Her Roots of Fashion Design

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Kim White of The Mad Cow, is a multi-faceted artist who loves to experiment with color, pattern, and different mediums. As an upcycle queen, she has a talent for transforming old materials into beautiful works of art. With years of experience in her craft, Kim has developed a passion for teaching workshops and sharing her expertise with others. Kim's energy and enthusiasm are contagious. Her artistic talent is only matched by her love of adventure, as she's often out exploring the great outdoors and discovering new sources of inspiration. Website Facebook Instagram YouTube

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Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller drawn to the imperfect, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic. She’s spent 25 years as a mixed-media artist and instructor, authored two jewelry-making books, appeared on numerous DIY television shows as a guest artist and has been widely published in national magazines. Currently, she is a contributing artist on the MadeTV maker network.

When the pandemic hit, Jen followed her heart and started a new business called Soul Stir Magic to virtually work one-on-one with clients as an empathic intuitive, reiki energy practitioner and a creativity coach for women finally ready to release old stories and limiting beliefs that unconsciously hold them back from realizing their dreams.

In 2023, Jen again followed her intuition and began Soul Stirring Retreats in the South of France, where she invites adventurous women to join her and world-class guest artist instructors on Art + Spirit retreats that re-ignites their passionate maker hearts and refreshes their spirit.

Each Monday, at 11:11 am Arizona time, Jen hosts her Magic Mondays livestreams, where she teaches about personal growth, wellness, energy medicine or spirituality. She also does mini readings for a handful of her live viewers using her own Joy FULL Oracle Card Deck for Creatives, Healers and Feelers.

Jen’s purpose is to guide women toward their inner knowing, which empowers them to radiate creativity, authenticity and happiness.

Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Psychology, as well as a number of certifications including Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Mental and Emotional Release® (MER), Hypnotherapy, Reiki Master/Teacher, Art Therapy Coach and Angel Tarot Card reader.

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