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Watercolor Nesting Dolls

Watercolor Nesting Dolls

  A Family of Dolls   Matryoshka Dolls have always intrigued me due to their colorful exteriors and secret compartments. And how cool is it that they nest inside each other to save space? These adorable little pieces of folk art would look great in […]

Please Send Me a Parcel: Mixed Media Card

Please Send Me a Parcel: Mixed Media Card

  Parcel One of the things that I love about the holiday season is opening the front door to a parcel, even if it is not for me. Now that the holidays are over, it is slightly disappointing to only be receiving bills in the […]

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

Making Pretties   Since my daughter was born, I have been inspired to sew her pretty things. Yes, I could buy them but it is so much more fun to make them with my own hands. I took lessons as a child and made a […]

A Bear of a Girl: Hand Carved Stamps

A Bear of a Girl: Hand Carved Stamps

A Sweet Little Bear   My sweet little one turns 3 this week and I am amazed at the changes in her personality over just the past year. She is sassy, smart and funny. I have taken to writing down some of her funny sayings […]

Valentine’s and Snow Days :Seth Apter Inspired Art Journal

Valentine’s and Snow Days :Seth Apter Inspired Art Journal

School’s Out We had a few snow days this week due to the snow and ice. As you can imagine, my routine went out the window but I got to spend a few hours with my children stamping valentines. Yes, it lasted a few hours. […]

She’s A Ball of Sunshine: Mixed Media Art Journal

She’s A Ball of Sunshine: Mixed Media Art Journal

Sunshine   I am still struggling with the fact that the middle of February is upon us. That and the constant appearance of snow. In a conversation with someone last month I mentioned how much the hubby and I prefer the North as we love […]

Keys Are Forever Getting Lost: Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

Keys Are Forever Getting Lost: Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

  The Case of the Missing Spoons  Keys are not the only things that disappear in a household of people. As time goes on, I have noticed the stacks of dishes in the cupboard and silverware in the drawers have slowly dwindled. It seems as […]

It’s the Season For Nesting: Mixed Media Card

It’s the Season For Nesting: Mixed Media Card

Nesting   Nesting is usually  associated with pregnancy but I have found otherwise over the past month. Ever since I started purging my home of needless clutter I have felt the urge to clean, move things around and redecorate. And perhaps the dreary cold weather […]

Egyptian Gold: Mixed Media Journal Layout

Egyptian Gold: Mixed Media Journal Layout

Guest Post I am over at the PaperArtsy Blog sharing a journal layout featuring Lynne Perrella’s Egyptian themed stamps. This topic is centered around the color mustard which is perfect for the stamps that I used. And of course, I used gold accents because Egyptian […]

The Butterflies Within My Eyes: Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

The Butterflies Within My Eyes: Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

Stuck Within   Thanks to this crazy weather, my children have been home most of the week due to frigid temperatures. I haven’t been able to accomplish any of my crafting goals or my household cleaning but I have been able to spend some extra […]