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The Lazy Days of Summer: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

The Lazy Days of Summer: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Not Over It Yet We are officially into summer vacation and it is not living up to my expectations. I pictured sleeping in well past my 6:30 school alarm, lazy care-free days free of the usual hustle and bustle, poolside parties, yummy smells from the […]

Thanks to Dad: Mixed Media Card

Thanks to Dad: Mixed Media Card

Thanks So many times in my life, especially when I was younger, I took my dad for granted. My Dad is kind-hearted, cuddly, a peacemaker and always smiling. I have some wonderful memories of father daughter dates to the local pizza place or grocery store. […]

I Am Completely In Love With Him: #thestencilfiedjournal

I Am Completely In Love With Him: #thestencilfiedjournal

Completely In Love A well-dressed man with a huge bouquet of flowers or in this case leaves will send most lady’s heart a flutter. My hubby would be the one to bring me leaves. My hubby is not a romantic in any sense of the […]

No One Tells You About the Fine Print: Mixed Media Journal Layout

No One Tells You About the Fine Print: Mixed Media Journal Layout

The Fine Print Parenting is similar to the fine print at the bottom of commercials. Full disclosure is seldom given and when it is given, it is too tiny to read. When I first became a parent everybody mentioned the lack of sleep and the […]

Summer is Not a Walk in the Park: #thestencilfiedjournal Layout

Summer is Not a Walk in the Park: #thestencilfiedjournal Layout

Walk in the Park The first week of summer vacation is almost behind us and it is nothing that I imagined it would be. Definitely not a walk in the park. We have suffered through drama, tears, and fist fights. I think my boys will […]

Dress Up The Dolls: PaperArsty Guest Post

Dress Up The Dolls: PaperArsty Guest Post

Paper Doll Talk I am sharing a sneak peek of my art journal layout that was over at the PaperArtsy blog Saturday. I know, I am a bit late. But I have a good reason. The theme is paper dolls which happens to be a favorite […]

StencilGirl® Columnist

StencilGirl® Columnist

A New Place to Share I was recently invited to be a columnist for StencilGirl® Products which means I will be sharing on their blog four times a year.  This is a great fit for me as I have limited time to craft with my busy schedule […]

Off the Cuff: Mixed Media Jewelry

Off the Cuff: Mixed Media Jewelry

Off The Cuff Definition of off-the-cuff : not prepared in advance : spontaneous, informal  I am anything but spontaneous. I love to plan and organize. And my most favorite thing to do is cross things off my list. Sometimes, I make lists of things that I have already completed just for […]

Elephants In My Garden: Mixed Media Mail Art

Elephants In My Garden: Mixed Media Mail Art

Elephants in My Garden It’s that time of year and I am planning my vegetable and herb garden. Due to all the rain, weeds have taken over and I am wishing I had a gardener to do the weeding for me. Thankfully, I have two […]

They Call Her Double Trouble: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

They Call Her Double Trouble: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Trouble Just look at that face! This little sweetie never ceases to amaze me with her emerging personality. She has taken to scolding her brothers, letting her emotions play across her face and displays such attitude that I have never seen on the likes of […]