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Visions of Smoke: Mixed Media Mail Art

Visions of Smoke: Mixed Media Mail Art

Lack of Vision With so much going on as of late, I have struggled to get back into the creative mode. Last week my hubby was sick and being the kind and sharing husband that he is, he shared his germs with me. This weekend […]

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

Dressed In Her Best At the start of the year I made the goal to sew at least one outfit per month for my daughter. I have surpassed my goal so far and have had a lot of fun trying out some of the newer […]

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Exotics Flowers and Places: Mixed Media Art Journal

Visiting Exotic Places Peonies are beautiful flowers that are sometimes mistaken for roses. And they are one of my favorite flowers along with the Bird of Paradise, Orchids and the Lotus. I happen to have a thing for unusual and exotic things and that runs […]

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, the Tailor If you follow my blog, you have heard me talk about my youngest son before. Recently, he asked to sew. It took me most of the summer to get around to fixing my machine but once I did, he took right […]

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

The Circle of Life: StencilGirl

Circles This is our first full week of school and I already feel like I am running in circles. Here, I thought the routine, minus two children, was going to help me accomplish more. But surprise, I still need more hours in the day. I […]

I Have A Foliage Obsession: Mixed Media Card

I Have A Foliage Obsession: Mixed Media Card

Foliage Summer is the perfect time for gardeners to get their fill of beautiful colored blooms and yummy produce. While I have a garden full of berries, I love growing indoor foliage as well. Houseplants, specifically succulents have become a bit of an obsession for […]

My Craft Room Tour

My Craft Room Tour

Tour It has been a while since we have completed our family room remodel aka Kate’s craft area. My hubby did an amazing job of painting the walls, putting down flooring, baseboards and woodwork. The last time I shared pictures, I still had a plastic […]

I Will Be Here: Mixed Media Card

I Will Be Here: Mixed Media Card

Celebrate Wedding season is here and last weekend we attended a lovely wedding in a barn. Over the years I have found that I am not much for social events. I find it difficult to enjoy weddings and showers when I would I prefer to […]

The Adventures of Not Sleeping In: Mixed Media Mail Art

The Adventures of Not Sleeping In: Mixed Media Mail Art

Adventures  As a child, I remember summer vacation a lot differently than I have experienced as an adult. It was endless fun for weeks. Swimming in the pool, trips to the library, lounging about the house reading and painting, sleepovers and days spent at my […]

Do the Eyes Tell Secrets?: Mixed Media Mail Art

Do the Eyes Tell Secrets?: Mixed Media Mail Art

Secrets I know they say the eyes are the window to the soul but I personally have never seen into any one’s soul by looking into their eyes. I know that I am not the most observant individual and I don’t always pick up on […]