Art Journal

Pleasures of Fall: Mixed Media Journal Layout

Pleasures of Fall: Mixed Media Journal Layout

Fall Leisure Fall is my favorite season of the year. Pumpkins, apples, spices…what is not to love about fall? When my boys were little we used pick apples every October with our friends. We had so much fun watching our kids as they carried arm […]

All Tied Up :Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

All Tied Up :Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Busy Life has been a bit full as of late. Between sewing, crafting, family, home remodeling projects and daily routines I am struggling to find time blogging. So if I seem a bit sparse as of late, you know why. I would love to make […]

Envelopes Make for Happy Mail: Mixed Media Mail Art Album

Envelopes Make for Happy Mail: Mixed Media Mail Art Album

Envelopes Getting mail has always been a favorite of mine. Even when I was little I competed with my brother to be the first one to the mail box. I had pen pals from all over the world so I received many envelopes with my […]

Celebrate: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Celebrate: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Celebrate Strangely enough, we are halfway through September and I am thinking about all the celebrating that is to come in a few months. Thanksgiving and Christmas are but a few months away and I did the first of my Christmas shopping last week. I […]

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Visiting Exotic Places Peonies are beautiful flowers that are sometimes mistaken for roses. And they are one of my favorite flowers along with the Bird of Paradise, Orchids and the Lotus. I happen to have a thing for unusual and exotic things and that runs […]

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

Circles This is our first full week of school and I already feel like I am running in circles. Here, I thought the routine, minus two children, was going to help me accomplish more. But surprise, I still need more hours in the day. I […]

Friendship Blooms: #thestencilfiedjournal

Friendship Blooms: #thestencilfiedjournal

Blossoms This coming week we are hosting friends and I am beyond excited to spend some time with the lady that has been my “bosom friend’ since my hubby and I started our marriage. She was the first person to ask me over for dinner, […]

Find the Magic: Mixed Media Art Journal

Find the Magic: Mixed Media Art Journal

I Found Magic My hubby and I are celebrating our 12th anniversary this month and while we don’t have the magical fairytale of the movies, I am reminded of how far we have come and what we have learned. The #1 thing I have learned […]

Experience Exploration: Mixed Media Art Journal Cover

Experience Exploration: Mixed Media Art Journal Cover

Exploration Growing up we always visited the the same places for vacation. It was either Virginia to visit family or along the coast to beautiful New England. While I enjoyed these beautiful spots, I realize how little of the world that I have seen in […]

Dwell: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Dwell: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Dwell Recently, my hubby and I watched the movie Not Without My Daughter.┬áIt is based upon a true story. An American woman, her Iranian husband and their young daughter travel to Iran in the early 80’s. What starts off as a two week vacation turns […]