Happy New YOU!

Happy 2012! So, I was wide awake at 4 this morning filled with new ideas for the new year. Was I the only one? Do any of you go thru the same thing?  There's something about clearing away the Christmas decor and starting with a nice, clean pallette for your home, life and being. I wasn't going to make any New Years resolutions this year. Probably because I never stick to them! But as I was sitting in church yesterday, I decided I would make a  few mini ones! This way if I don't follow thru it's OK. you see.......more

A New Adventure!

Dear Diva Craft Lounge listeners & Viewers, For the last 81/2 years Rayme and I have been honored & priveledged to come into your crafting santuary once a week. We hope you've had as much fun as we have. As all things grow and change we too are doing the same! For years you've heard and seen us chat about ALL things "Creative & Crafty".. But we also love our theattre, music, books, cooking and home decor. So.......more

Paying it Forward to a Business Neighbor

Hi Creative Friends! So, I've kickced my creative slump by not dwelling on it and decided to reach out to a new business friend in my neighborhood. I live Downtown San Diego with my hubby. We were pioneers about 20 yrs ago. We love it! We walk everywhere. The post office, bank, grocery store, shopping mall. You get the picture. We walk so much we got rid of one of cars! A few weeks ago I was walking and noticed a new store across the street. It caught my eye because it had a HUGE Christmas tree in the window....more

Powering thru a Creative block

Hi out there! It's Danielle, I know I haven't been writing but I've been going thru a bit of a creative block. You see I've been been the "Craft Diva" , and before that, "The Scrapbook Diva" for over 12 years.  After 8 years of bringing our listeners/ viewers weekly streaming internet shows on "Diva Craft Lounge", we decided to kick it up a notch and reinvent ourselves. So, "Creativity and Company " is born. Both Rayme and I come from a theatre backgroungd so we want to include the arts, music, cooking , creative projects and home decor....more

Yikes! .....It's Oct!

Hi All, Danielle here! So I looked at the Calender and OMG.... It's Oct. My mind is spinning with ideas for the Holidays. Is anyone else like this? I know I can't be the only one. I know my Co host Rayme Sciaroni is already thinking of all the cool things he's going to create for the Holidays. I went to storage a few days ago ( Thats what you do when you live in the city.We don't have garage storage) to look thru my Halloween Decor....more

Coming out of the MLM closet

 HI All, So I just returned from my 2nd conference in 1 week. Last weekend I was in St Paul attending an AMAZING Conference call The Creative Connection /BlogHer Handmade. And this wekend I was in Anaheim for a Sujper, up and coming MLM company called NuCerity. Yes, I'm a big cheerleader for Home Based Businesses. NuCerity happens to be a "Skin Repair" company that has "The Worlds Only Breathable Masque". i've used it for 1 1/2  years . I wanted to look younger, Less stressed, and thanks to HD, It's not getting any easier!...more

When your life line dies!

So,  I hear the Dreaded SPLASH. My cell phone, Aka life line is drowned,I'm late to a Pr meeting, My hubby just gave me some irritating news, I woke up with a swollen hand & I leave for a Conference today! breathe......All is well! I'm waiting for the camera crew to walk in and announce that I've been punked..... Still waiting! My hubby says calmly & kindly "That's Ok ,you can take mine'. I smile, say thank you and feel like one of the girls from The Willy Wonka movie cuz I want MY phone. I'm NOT having a Diva day!...more
Just reading your post made me anxious. Did you see the photo of Jane Fonda a couple of ...more

A Bold New Direction ... Not to be confused with "Glee"

HI my creative friends, At 4:30 this morning I was laying in bed wondering if it was too early to get up and write some more on this new blog. Is there a 12 step program for this? Do all new BlogerHers" feel this way? Ever since I returned from The Creative Connection last weekend in St Paul, I've been infused with so much energy  Rayme and I find ourselves  writing all sorts of lists, and there aren't enough hours in the day to accomplish what we want. Creatively and personally....more

Jumping into the world of BlogHer!

  Welcome to my new Blog "Creativity And Company" Where YOU are the Creative Company we keep!   After Being in the Crafting industry as a manufacturer for Scrapbook Diva, A creator and Co-host of Diva Craft Lounge Radio & TV, a designer & Spokes Person for the industry , I've decdided to hang up my Tiara and re-invent my "Diva" self.....Just like Madona, every 10 years whether you need to or not! There has been alot of discusson as to whether I shoulld hang up my tiara or if it's too ingrained into my branding...more
@Elisa Camahort So great to meet you. You inspired me. I'll let you know when your interview is ...more