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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.Ā  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]