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It’s Always Good to Mix It UP:Mixed Media ATC

It’s Always Good to Mix It UP:Mixed Media ATC

Couch Talk   The weeks have been flying by and August is already upon us.  Thank you for all of your encouraging comments last week regarding cyber/charter school. We received our enrollment emails from the school and are just waiting for computers and supplies to…

Do You Folk Dance? :Mixed Media ATC

Do You Folk Dance? :Mixed Media ATC

  Couch Talk   Our week has been full, mostly taken up with thoughts of school. Can I say this was a very stressful decision? Our school district has been doing a dance all summer. It is a month before school starts and still no…

Who Is the Girl With the Fan? : Mixed Media Card

Who Is the Girl With the Fan? : Mixed Media Card

  Couch Talk   Today was the first day in a few weeks that I was able to sit at my table to create and it was quite relaxing. I love listening to audio books or soothing music when I am making art as it…

Journal Your Prayers: Mixed Media Journal

Journal Your Prayers: Mixed Media Journal

  Couch Talk   With so much going on in the world right now, I have found the news depressing and affecting my mood when I spend too much time online. Things are up in the air about my children’s schooling for the fall with…

Do You Swap Mail Art? : Mixed Media Mail Art

Do You Swap Mail Art? : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   I wanted to share this before but due to life I am only now getting around to sharing my swap with Dianne. Her beautiful postcard arrived in this envelope decorated with this amazing illustration.     I love that Dianne created…

Who’s Up for a Beach Vacation? : Mixed Media Mail Art

Who’s Up for a Beach Vacation? : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   We spent a wonderful week in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, relaxing and shopping. I won’t lie, the weather wasn’t beach weather for the first part of the week. But Wednesday we woke to sunshine and the rest of the…

Chocolate tea and a Post Card of Scraps: Mixed Media Mail Art

Chocolate tea and a Post Card of Scraps: Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   Busy weeks are hard to adjust to after the lull of lockdown but I love that life is getting back to normal and we are no longer sequestered in our homes. Last week was a lot of running around in preparation…

I’ll Have A Side of Roses: Mixed Media Mail Art

I’ll Have A Side of Roses: Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   I don’t have anything to share baking wise this week because I made a lot of bread and we are still consuming the desserts that I shared last week. But I did get time to craft and garden this week. I…

Who Want’s Some Cheesecake? : A Couch Adventure

Who Want’s Some Cheesecake? : A Couch Adventure

Couch Talk   I spent some time in the garden on Saturday planting a new bed with flower bulbs. I also did a bit of weeding because my front beds were starting to look like a meadow. And then we went to church on Sunday.…

I’ll Take Mushrooms with My Biscotti : Mixed Media Mail Art

I’ll Take Mushrooms with My Biscotti : Mixed Media Mail Art

  StencilGirl Column The above picture is a little sneak peek of my column over at StencilGirl today. Hop on over and have a look HERE.   Couch Talk   We got a bit of yard work done this weekend. I was able to plant…