Mixed Media

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 […]

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. […]

The Time Will Never Be Right : Mixed Media Mail Art

The Time Will Never Be Right : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Embrace the Chaos   While driving to church yesterday, our car was filled with chaos. My daughter was singing an off-key mash up of Let It Go and Chim-Chiminy in the back seat and our middle son was trying to hush her in very […]

Tender and Trusting : Mixed Media Art Journal

Tender and Trusting : Mixed Media Art Journal

    I am over at the StencilGirl blog this week sharing a journal page using an inspiration photo from a vintage magazine and loads of stencils. I have accumulated so many stencils through the years but I rarely use more than two on a […]

Let’s Travel Together : Travel Journal

Let’s Travel Together : Travel Journal

Happy Together   Every year the hubby and I go on a little trip to celebrate our anniversary. As a parent of young children, I look forward to the time that we get to spend together. It is amazing how much conversation we can get […]