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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 […]

Are You An Elephant of a Mom? : Hand Carved Stamp

Are You An Elephant of a Mom? : Hand Carved Stamp

Elephant   When I say elephant I am referring to the large, in-your-face kind of person that stomps on someones feelings/or person. I never thought of myself as this type but my eyes have been opened. Recently, I started reading a book about relationships between […]

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 […]

Take Me To The Mountains: Travel Art Journal Part 1

Take Me To The Mountains: Travel Art Journal Part 1

Mountain Culture   When my boys were little, I made mini albums all the time. My first born even got one for every month of his life during his first year. But as life got busier I stopped making albums and focused more on art […]

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 […]