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Thank You Gnome: Hand Carved Stamp

Thank You Gnome: Hand Carved Stamp

  Expectations To Relax   The holiday rush is over, school has resumed and I am thankful to be back in a routine.  The last half of the year didn’t go exactly as planned. I have spent little to no time crafting and blogging so […]

Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

  I Am Thankful    Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I feel the need to share a few of my many blessings. So many years of my life have been spent enjoying the holidays with family, enjoying the food and traditions but not focusing on what […]

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

  Bookshop In the Boonies   This year has certainly been a year of learning to breathe. I cannot remember having this many blog breaks since I started back in 2010. But I am learning to roll with it in the hope that time will […]

Everyone Needs Some Down Time: Mixed Media Christmas Card

Everyone Needs Some Down Time: Mixed Media Christmas Card

  Down Time   Crafting has been sporadic along with my blogging schedule and I just can’t seem to get on board with planning consistent creative time into life. We have spent a lot of time as a family and I am content to be […]

Don’t Get a Your Tinsel In a Tangle : Mixed Media Card

Don’t Get a Your Tinsel In a Tangle : Mixed Media Card

What Do You Shop For?   It’s time to start thinking about the holidays. I am amazed that despite it being on the same date every year, I still feel unprepared. To be honest, I am a last minute gal when it comes to gift […]

Mushrooms Are Out of This World: Mixed Media Mail Art

Mushrooms Are Out of This World: Mixed Media Mail Art

  Bazaars, Faires and Turkey Legs    Last weekend, hubby and I took our annual anniversary trip. If you remember last year we visited Pittsburgh. This year we went to Lititz, Pennsylvania for 4 days. We did a lot of shopping the first two days […]

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 […]

I Can See Clearly : Mixed Media Mail Art

I Can See Clearly : Mixed Media Mail Art

Eye for Letters   I recently finished reading a book entitled Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting. When I read the description to my husband he made a smart comment about how riveting it sounded. I had to laugh because it didn’t […]

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 […]