Creative Wellness Blog Posts in 2016

Unique Gifts!

  • Nancy Monson

If you’re looking for some unique presents, I’ve got a couple of ideas that might be of help: Cross Pens. These classic pens are making a comeback with Star Wars and Marvel (Captain America, Avengers!) lines that appeal to Millennials, a line of pens… read more

Plan a Visit to Plimoth Plantation for Thanksgiving

  • Nancy Monson

If you’re looking for a way to break out of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner celebration, consider a visit to the site of the first Thanksgiving at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (“Plimoth” was the most commonly used spelling in th… read more

One of my fiber pieces was accepted into the SPUN juried exhibit!

  • Nancy Monson
One of my first projects: Celestial Flower, which is felted and sewn--and an homage to my mother.

My piece “Celestial Flower” was accepted into the juried show SPUN, an innovative all-fiber exhibit, at the Nest Arts Factory in Bridgeport, CT. Show dates are September 10-October 3, 2016. The juror for the show is Dr. Linda Wolk-Simon, director and… read more


  • Nancy Monson

7 Reasons Why You Deserve a Spa Vacation Today Most people love being pampered, and where better to indulge than at a spa? And take note: A recent study from Thomas Jefferson University concludes that a one-week stay at a spa can launch a whole new he… read more

I'll be going to Content World in Cleveland in September...

  • Nancy Monson

…to meet new clients who need a content provider (and to see Mark Hamill speak!). Here’s an infographic I’ve designed to highlight my skills. read more

The Fiber Art Program at UMass Dartmouth

  • Nancy Monson

I just finished up my post-baccalaureate certificate in fiber art at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. It was a magical year. Check out Fiber Art Now magazine for my article on the experience! read more

Pet Life

  • Nancy Monson
Spring/Summer 2016 Pet Life

I have two articles in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of USA Today’s Pet Life—one on crate training and the other on top puppy breeds. Plus there’s a picture of my beloved Zoey on page 8. It’s a nice publication, and this year they’re focusing exclusiv… read more

The Tribe

  • Nancy Monson
Fiber art
The Tribe: My final fiber art project at UMass Dartmouth depicting me and the other four members of my graduate studio, who gave me so much!

“I am [s]he and you are [s]he and we are all together.” ─Adapted from “I Am the Walrus” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Cotton, silk, felted mulberry paper (Joomchi), silk yarn, bark, seed beads I’ve recently finished a year in the Artisanry Depar… read more