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My Little Birds Are Taking Flight : Mixed Media Card

My Little Birds Are Taking Flight : Mixed Media Card

Fly To School   I know several parts of the country have already started back to school and this is the week our area goes back. My boys have become restless and are ready for the structure of the class room. Nerf wars in the […]

I Can See Clearly : Mixed Media Mail Art

I Can See Clearly : Mixed Media Mail Art

Eye for Letters   I recently finished reading a book entitled Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting. When I read the description to my husband he made a smart comment about how riveting it sounded. I had to laugh because it didn’t […]

An Elephant Parade : Hand Carved Stamp

An Elephant Parade : Hand Carved Stamp

Elephants   Life is quiet this week. My two oldest are away at camp and I am missing their noise. But I am hoping to get a lot accomplished. Realistically,  I should be spending less time cleaning up since our house is minus two bodies […]

Life In the Sick Lane : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Life In the Sick Lane : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

  My Story   I am going to keep it short and simple today but for those of you that are regular readers you may have noticed I have been absent for a few weeks. I mentioned back in June that our family has been […]

Look and You Will See : Mixed Media Mail Art

Look and You Will See : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Blank Canvas   Lately, I have spent a lot of time looking around my house and pondering the clutter. Minimalism is taking off and despite its appeal, I find myself struggling to convert.  Not that I like clutter but I have always unofficially adopted […]

Want to Get Together, Girlfriend? : Mixed Media Mail Art

Want to Get Together, Girlfriend? : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Girl Time   I am going through girlfriend withdraw. We have been house dwellers for almost a month due to sickness and I am missing my time with friends. Every other week my cousin and I get together at my hubby’s Grandparents and we […]

Bunnies and Cacti : DIY Terrarium

Bunnies and Cacti : DIY Terrarium

Pets We have finally joined the world of pet owners. I have posted before that my son LOVES bunnies. After many years of asking and planning, my son finally got his first bunny today. She is a beautiful English Lop that my son named Leia, […]

Take Me To The Mountains Part 2: Mixed Media Travel Journal

Take Me To The Mountains Part 2: Mixed Media Travel Journal

  Back to Reality   Every time we visit the mountains, I fall in love with them all over again. We have mountains here in Pennsylvania but the mountains of Colorado are magnificent. I love that you can drive for miles and miles surrounded on […]

My Books Are Like Gold : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

My Books Are Like Gold : Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

  Summer Reading   Summer is finally here and the children are out of school. I am developing a routine for our days so we have some sense of accomplishment. Along with weekly library visits, we are observing a daily reading time. I will also […]

Do Your Strawberries Taste Like Gold? : Mixed Media Cards

Do Your Strawberries Taste Like Gold? : Mixed Media Cards

  Rainstorms   We haven’t seen much of the sun recently as we have had a month of rain and thunderstorms. It has been quite humid here and though I don’t enjoy being outside in this weather, it has been wonderful for my strawberry patch. […]