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Are You An Elephant of a Mom? : Hand Carved Stamp

Are You An Elephant of a Mom? : Hand Carved Stamp

Elephant   When I say elephant I am referring to the large, in-your-face kind of person that stomps on someones feelings/or person. I never thought of myself as this type but my eyes have been opened. Recently, I started reading a book about relationships between […]

Paint that Crate : Guest Designer for PaperArtsy

Paint that Crate : Guest Designer for PaperArtsy

Let’s Paint After a busy month, I am glad for the time with family to relax and play. Hubby is rebuilding the back part of our deck so the children spent the day riding bikes, blowing bubbles and swatting/killing the bugs. I put our middle […]

Take Me To The Mountains: Travel Art Journal Part 1

Take Me To The Mountains: Travel Art Journal Part 1

Mountain Culture   When my boys were little, I made mini albums all the time. My first born even got one for every month of his life during his first year. But as life got busier I stopped making albums and focused more on art […]

A Jacket Full of Ruffles and Flowered Bunny Ears : Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

A Jacket Full of Ruffles and Flowered Bunny Ears : Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

    Recently, I completed my daughter’s spring coat just in time for the slightly warmer temperatures. I was afraid the wool would be too warm but it is the perfect weight for chili weather. The beautiful green wool I used was gifted to me […]

Your Smile is Like the Sun : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Your Smile is Like the Sun : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

  Errands and Bubbles   Looking over my schedule for the week I am feeling overwhelmed with the length of my to-do list. I am a bit of a home body, so when 4 days out of the 5 day week are spent out of […]

I’ll Take Shrimp and Pineapple With a Side of Shoes : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

I’ll Take Shrimp and Pineapple With a Side of Shoes : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

  Yum   This weekend, hubby and I went on our first date in over 6 months. It was so nice to go out to dinner, shop around and have an uninterrupted conversation. I am a lover of good food and sometimes I wonder if […]

Why Am I Fishing For More Plants? : Guest Designer for PaperArtsy

Why Am I Fishing For More Plants? : Guest Designer for PaperArtsy

  Water Makes the Plants Grow   We have had much rain as of late and I am sorry to say that the darkened sky tends to put me a little on edge. I find my mood to be consistent with the weather but as […]

Beauty and Style: Mixed Media Art Journal

Beauty and Style: Mixed Media Art Journal

  Style   We had a wonderful Easter weekend with family celebrating Jesus’s resurrection. Sunday morning was a little chaotic as I was trying to get dinner in the oven and get out of the house on time for church. But I was able to […]

Far Off Travels : Guest Post For PaperArtsy

Far Off Travels : Guest Post For PaperArtsy

  Maps   I recently started an art journal to document hubby and I’s anniversary trips. Since it was travel themed, I thought it would go perfectly with the topic over at PaperArtsy this week. Just a quick post to let you know you can […]

Are You A Vintage Girl? : Hand Carved Stamp

Are You A Vintage Girl? : Hand Carved Stamp

Paper VS Digital   I have finally completed all of my spring sewing projects so today I decided to start a project for myself. I may have to draft the pattern to fit me better but that would be a wonderful challenge. I have worked […]