About Us

 

I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡

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The first “light-filled Gem” was published on under1000skies on September 1st.  I hope you’ve enjoyed our featured photos. Gems / Under 1000 Skies is now linked with Volunteer Biographers. We’ll be working with some folks who are currently between homes on a really exciting photography project, “Show Me What You Love and I Will Know Your Heart.”  ♡

 

We distribute disposable cameras to these artists and the only assignment is, “Show me what you find beautiful.” When you know what someone finds beautiful, you get a glimpse into that person’s heart.

 

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Artist packs include pens, waterproof notebook, disposable camera and waterproof carry case.  Summer packs also include sunscreen, visor and sunglasses.  Winter packs include scarves, lip balm and gloves.  We’re hoping to include blankets for both in future packs.

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We also included gum since finding water can sometimes be a problem and a “Peace Dove” created by Mindy, a dear friend from a wonderful community, KindSpring.org.

GALLERY SHOW

Every six months or so we’ll have a Gallery Show to show all the work contributed. You can download the photos to print and if you like donate. All donations (100 percent) go to the purchase of disposable cameras, postage for the return of the cameras and for developing the film.

 

There are all sorts of ways you can help our work.

Spread the Word!

Share our gems on your blog, through social media, any way you like.  The more people who know about Gems, the more heart-connections we make.

Contribute Photos / Artwork

I would love to feature your artwork or photos.  Your creations will be displayed with your copyright info on this site as well as through our email list and the social media listed above.

“Contribute” means that  you always retain full rights to your creative work, but you allow Under1000skies/Gems to use your work in Gallery shows to generate interest and donations.  If you’re interested, please send us a note (contact info below).  We’ll add title, copyright info, and your website if you have one.

The world needs more light-filled Gems. So please think about all your art work and paintings and photos and let’s sprinkle these beautiful light-filled gems into the world together. =)

Time Donations

If you would like to be one of our Gems volunteers for distributing artist packs in your town, please contact us for more information.  We will have a volunteer forum and FAQ section soon.  Special thanks to our current Gems Volunteers:

  • Ben Archer – Wilmington, DE; Philadelphia PA
  • Nicole Huguenin – Denver CO; San Francisco, CA
  • Niki Flow – Volunteer Coordinator, Northeast USA

Time Donations:  Tech

We are trying to get our website going with a volunteer forum, contact form, and individual artist gallery pages.  If you know a lot about website building and would like to donate time/advice, please send as an email (contact info below).

Dollar / Discount Donations

We need dollar donations (or goods) for disposable cameras, scarves, gloves, notebooks, pens, postage, envelopes, baseball caps and sunglasses.  We also need connections to be able to find these at a discounted or wholesale price.  These are used for our “Artist Packs” given to people currently between homes.

Winter Artist Packs include one disposable camera, lip balm, gloves, warm scarf, one small notebook (photo log), package of pens, and one self-addressed stamped envelope to return the camera for developing.

Approximate cost:  $20

Summer Artist Packs include one disposable camera, one baseball cap, one pair of sunglasses, one small one small notebook (photo log), a package of pens, and one self-addressed stamped envelope to return the camera for developing.

Approximate cost:   $20

Each Volunteer Pack includes three winter or three summer packs.

Approximate cost:  $60.

 

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If you have any questions or need more information about contributions, donations or becoming a volunteer, please write to us!

GEMS EMAIL

Or send us is a direct message on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/jazztizz

More about Gems

You can find the “Gems” all over the net, featured

You can find *Gems” on Facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/LightFilledGems

On Pinterest:
https://www.pinterest.com/jazztizz/gems/

Tumblr:
http://jazztizz.tumblr.com/

and G+
https://plus.google.com/u/0/115176813967792654833/posts

Thanks so much for stopping by!

It is no accident you are here. We are all connected.

. Niki Flow

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