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Christmas Ornaments Are For Swapping

Christmas Ornaments Are For Swapping

  Giving   Recently, I joined an ornament swap over at The Enchanting Rose. Stephanie has been hosting a Tea Cup Swap every year and I have been dying to participate but have yet to sign up. A few weeks ago I decided on a […]

What Do You Do With Your Junk?:Mixed Media Panel

What Do You Do With Your Junk?:Mixed Media Panel

  Up-Cycled   Have you seen all the gorgeous up-cycled pieces of furniture on Pinterest? I love that people are turning old pieces of junk into one of a kind pieces of art.  I have saved many pieces that are destined for the trash, much […]

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 […]

It's Good To Be Me: Mixed Media Journal Cover

It's Good To Be Me: Mixed Media Journal Cover

It’s Good… I received so many encouraging words from everyone about my daughter’s potty training. A few days has made a HUGE difference and she is now taking herself to the potty without much prompting. Who would have thought that a 2 year old needed […]

A Very Pearly Christmas Gift Bag: PaperArtsy Guest Designer

A Very Pearly Christmas Gift Bag: PaperArtsy Guest Designer

Designer Gift Bag I am over at the PaperArtsy blog today sharing a DIY Christmas gift bag. The holidays are approaching quickly and this project is perfect for those last minute packaging ideas. I love beautiful packaging. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to […]

It's All In the Neutrals: Index Card Art

It's All In the Neutrals: Index Card Art

  The Neutral Zone Speaking of the neutral zone, my hubby and I watched the newest Star Trek ‘Beyond’ movie. If you haven’t seen Star Trek than you probably have no idea how ‘Neutral’ fits into this paragraph. But that’s alright because I am not […]

Memories Make You Rich : Mixed Media Art Assemblage

Memories Make You Rich : Mixed Media Art Assemblage

Memories Make you Rich My hubby is a financial blogger over at CYInnovations so we discuss money all the time with our children present. In fact, my boys love Dave Ramsey. They have his slogan and the radio show theme song memorized. That is usually […]

Art Journal Cover

Art Journal Cover

Art Journal Cover Playing around with journal covers is one of my favorite things to do. This chipboard cover cost me .99 cents! What a steal! Totally unplanned but the background turned out with a watercolor effect and I LOVE it along with all the […]

The Vintage Circus: Altered Book Part 2

The Vintage Circus: Altered Book Part 2

Le Cirque Here is the last of my  layouts for my altered book. You can see Part 1 HERE. I know I said this before but I really enjoyed this project. I hope you are inspired to save those old books destined for the trash […]