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Storing Up Cakes For the Future : Mixed Media Painting

Storing Up Cakes For the Future : Mixed Media Painting

  Books and Milk   I find myself struggling to make time for the things I want to accomplish. Motivation disappears after a morning of dealing with my sweet and sassy 3 year old. These days she keeps me busy with all sorts of things, […]

One Can Never Have Enough Elephants : Mixed Media Tag

One Can Never Have Enough Elephants : Mixed Media Tag

Elephants   We have a bit of an elephant obsession in our house and I am always looking for more to add to our collection. My daughter loves elephants as well, especially Horton from Dr. Suess’s Horton Hears a Who. Carving this elephant stamp was […]

Give Me Some Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Art Journal

Give Me Some Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Art Journal

Wild Air     For some reason I thought the start of school meant a slowing of schedule but so far it is not to be. Last week, I spent a few days shopping in preparation for our salsa making day. My hubby’s grandmother started […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Children Are Meant to Grow and Fly : Mixed Media Layout

Children Are Meant to Grow and Fly : Mixed Media Layout

Grow, but not too fast   I can’t believe that Spring is already here. I am pleased that greenery and light sweater weather is imminent.  But seriously, where did the first 3 months of the year have go?  Life is flying by and for some […]

Welcome the Ecstatic Experience : Mixed Media Layout

Welcome the Ecstatic Experience : Mixed Media Layout

  Cuddles and Vomit   My littlest sweetie is experiencing her first real bout of sickness this week. Sure, she has had colds and runny noses but this is the first time she has battled real sickness. All day Saturday she projectile vomited and was unable […]

Exercise is Not For the Faint of Heart : Mixed Media Layout

Exercise is Not For the Faint of Heart : Mixed Media Layout

Healthy Heart I have been thinking a lot about healthy eating and lifestyles as summer approaches. Around Christmas my exercise routine was put on hold and somehow I forgot to incorporate it back into my routine. I didn’t realize how important it was until I […]

Where There is Love, There Is Life: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Where There is Love, There Is Life: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Life   Each and every year that I spend with my children makes me realize how boring my life was before they existed.  Hubby and I hardly remember what it was like before children because we were married for only two years before they came […]