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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…

Fishing For Fabric : Mixed Media Mail Art

Fishing For Fabric : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   I sat at my sewing machine for the first time in a month today and it felt great to be sewing. We are supposed to be going to the beach next month and I realized my daughter has no shorts. Today,…

Make Your Mark In Life : Mixed Media Mail Art

Make Your Mark In Life : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk Our daily routine hasn’t changed much but we did have a busy weekend. We bought part of a cow from a local farmer to fill our freezer. Not only did I get to see my cousin for the first time in months,…

Give Me Some of that Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Layout

Give Me Some of that Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Layout

  Couch Talk   The most significant thing to happen this last week was finding my lost moisture meter. I purchased it from Amazon and it is a fabulous tool for keeping in touch with my plant’s soil needs. I lost it for several weeks…

Can I See Through Your Eyes? : Mixed Media Art Journal

Can I See Through Your Eyes? : Mixed Media Art Journal

  Couch Talk   Not much has changed since last week. I am still sitting in the same spot as the last time I typed, just on a different day. We spent some time this weekend preparing my garden for plants. We have had a…