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Jubilee Fabric Collection

After creating Carnivale, I am constantly being asked when my next fabric collection is going to be coming out.  Well here it is! I am super excited!  I have another fabric collection coming out and it is wonderfully named “Jubilee”.  QT Fabrics will be shipping the fabric to stores the middle of July. I am always amazed to see a finished collection of fabric.  What starts out as just a […]

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Studio On The Go… Again!

On The Go Again! For those that don’t already know, my husband – Tim – and I live a very unique lifestyle.  Tim is a construction superintendent and he builds apartment complexes.  In order for him to do that we are required to travel a lot.  By “a lot” I mean “A LOT”!  At one point we actually moved 26 times over a period of 7 years… including furniture.   […]

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Debi Payne Designs 2019 Calendars

Well here it is… 2019!  2018 was a great year and I’m a little sad to see it go away, however, I am super excited to see 2019 and all it has in store and waiting for me! Every year, I love making calendars.  For me personally I have three calendars that I work from all year long.  First, I have my birthday calendar.  This is a small calendar that […]

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Image: Clear Doodle Flowers

It Truly Is A Wonderful World

When was the last time you stopped to think about what a wonderful world it is that we are so blessed to live in?  It seems like so much energy is spent these days by people telling us all the negative things about our world.  What if for just a minute we turned off all the outside noise and just spend some time ourselves looking at everything that is so […]

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Image: Cherished Doodle Flowers with Mixed Media Background

Yes, My Dear, Dreams Really Do Come True!

Either you believe that dreams can come true or you don’t.  If you don’t, there is nothing I can say that can change that and I’m not even going to try.   It took me a really long time to figure out dreams.  I knew that I had plenty of them and more than that, I knew that I wanted them NOW!  I can’t tell you how many times I felt […]

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Image: Mixed Media Doodle Flower

Has Life Got You Feeling Overwhelmed?

We all have those moments, (or even days) when we are feeling overwhelmed.  We all have so many things going on in our lives and there seems to be so much coming at us.  Some days it feels like the entire Universe has all the sudden slipped into some strange, unannounced and unpredicted warp speed.  We have schedules that seem impossible.  People that are intolerable, and you feel like if […]

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Image: "Charmed" doodle flowers with watercolor background

Do You Let Procrastination Rule Over You?

I remember when I first wanted to really start my art career, it seemed liked I was struggling with procrastination almost every day.  Now that I have my art career going, it seems like I am struggling with procrastination almost every day.  You would think that this would get easier, but for me, it hasn’t. Actually, that is a good thing!  I have learned that through my times of procrastination, […]

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Image: Doodle flower with mixed media background

Prove Them Wrong

  For many of us it all started at a very early age… people telling us what we should do with our lives.  Most of us have had a dream of doing something only to have someone come along and step all over it telling us all the reasons it won’t work.  While at the same time telling us what we should be doing instead.  This drives me crazy!  I […]

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Image: Bird and Sun painting

Are You A Morning Person?

There was a time in my life when I was not at all a morning person.  I dreaded waking up in the mornings and I was miserable.  As soon as I would wake up my mind immediately went to dreading all the things that I had to do.  I didn’t want to go to work.  I didn’t want to be around certain people.  I didn’t want to do this and […]

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Image: "Beyond" Doodle Leaves

Nurture What Is Good For You

  I suppose we all have things that we like to do, even knowing that it probably isn’t the best for us.  However, without giving it much thought, we continue doing them.  What if you stopped doing the things that aren’t good for you and started to nurture that which is good for you? I know a lot of people that are really good at procrastination.  They have worked many […]

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