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Celebrate: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Celebrate: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Celebrate Strangely enough, we are halfway through September and I am thinking about all the celebrating that is to come in a few months. Thanksgiving and Christmas are but a few months away and I did the first of my Christmas shopping last week. I […]

Geometric Art and Play : Mixed Media Cards

Geometric Art and Play : Mixed Media Cards

Lego Mania I thought I would share a few pictures from The Art of the Brick Exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center.  When we were looking for things to do in Pittsburgh, this exhibit instantly caught our eye. We LOVE Lego’s in our house, as […]

Visions of Smoke: Mixed Media Mail Art

Visions of Smoke: Mixed Media Mail Art

Lack of Vision With so much going on as of late, I have struggled to get back into the creative mode. Last week my hubby was sick and being the kind and sharing husband that he is, he shared his germs with me. This weekend […]

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

Dressed In Her Best At the start of the year I made the goal to sew at least one outfit per month for my daughter. I have surpassed my goal so far and have had a lot of fun trying out some of the newer […]

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Visiting Exotic Places Peonies are beautiful flowers that are sometimes mistaken for roses. And they are one of my favorite flowers along with the Bird of Paradise, Orchids and the Lotus. I happen to have a thing for unusual and exotic things and that runs […]

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, the Tailor If you follow my blog, you have heard me talk about my youngest son before. Recently, he asked to sew. It took me most of the summer to get around to fixing my machine but once I did, he took right […]

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

Circles This is our first full week of school and I already feel like I am running in circles. Here, I thought the routine, minus two children, was going to help me accomplish more. But surprise, I still need more hours in the day. I […]

I Have A Foliage Obsession: Mixed Media Card

I Have A Foliage Obsession: Mixed Media Card

Foliage Summer is the perfect time for gardeners to get their fill of beautiful colored blooms and yummy produce. While I have a garden full of berries, I love growing indoor foliage as well. Houseplants, specifically succulents have become a bit of an obsession for […]

My Craft Room Tour

My Craft Room Tour

Tour It has been a while since we have completed our family room remodel aka Kate’s craft area. My hubby did an amazing job of painting the walls, putting down flooring, baseboards and woodwork. The last time I shared pictures, I still had a plastic […]

I Will Be Here: Mixed Media Card

I Will Be Here: Mixed Media Card

Celebrate Wedding season is here and last weekend we attended a lovely wedding in a barn. Over the years I have found that I am not much for social events. I find it difficult to enjoy weddings and showers when I would I prefer to […]