What do you want to be when you grow up?

Sometimes, just sometimes, I feel the need to do a project that has no real purpose. That’s where art journaling comes in. In this case I wanted to use/remember this quote by Former First Lady Michelle Obama from her book Becoming: Now I think it’s one of the most useless questions an adult can askContinue reading “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Beach Junk Journal

A little, beach themed junk journal I made for the ReneaBouquets Mood Board Challenge this month. Flip Through Video: The Process Video will go here when I’ve finished editing & uploading it! Process Video 1: Cover & Construction Process Video 2: Ephemera & Such! And here are a few close ups: I received that beautiful,Continue reading “Beach Junk Journal”

Adventure

For the More Than Words July (Main) Challenge: Discover & Stash Discover made me think of maps, right away. Maybe my subconscious is trying to tell me something. After that I didn’t really have a plan, I just went where my stash led me. Stash:Clipboard – I don’t know how old it is, but I’veContinue reading “Adventure”

Butterfly Lights

“Butterfly Lights” In honor of her one year anniversary of Tres Jolie Kit Club, Kim had an online (Facebook) crop! The first challenge posted was a “bingo” challenge, and this is what I made using [most of] the products that came in the Tres Jolie June Mixed Media Kit! Challenge #1 Scrapbook Bingo: Complete aContinue reading “Butterfly Lights”

Egg Hunt

Egg Hunt – Created for the More Than Words June 2019 Main Challenge! I started scrap-booking way back in 2009 when a friend asked me if I wanted to come over and scrap with her one night. At the time I was only thinking it would give me something to do…well, I haven’t stopped since!Continue reading “Egg Hunt”

Altered Box – ReneaBouquet May Swap!

Altered ‘cigar’ box for the May 2019 ReneaBouquet Facebook Swap! **Someone mentioned the word ‘tutorial,’ and I’ll try that here as best I can… I do have a computer and a webcam and everything, BUT in early 2018 the power supply on my computer fried itself…I mean there were sparks and everything! And well myContinue reading “Altered Box – ReneaBouquet May Swap!”

Adventure – Mini Album

Mini Album for the March Creative Embellishments Challenge! This months challenge over on the Creative Embellishments Blog was to “…be inspired by 1 element from the photo below (let us know what it is) and by this quote: ‘Every great adventure requires a first step.’” I was inspired by the color! I love using blackContinue reading “Adventure – Mini Album”

Always

My sons … a few (13!) years ago! For the month of February the More than Words Challenge was “Always & Quote.” My favorite quote of all time is by Helen Keller, “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be see or even touch – they must be felt with the heart.”Continue reading “Always”

Blossom by blossom …

A layout, with a photo I took, using the Tres Jolie February scrapbooking kit. I was smitten with the 13@rts paper used for the background, and fortunately Mother Nature let the first signs that spring will return peek out so I could have a photo that matched the colors perfectly! I grabbed my Ranger GoldContinue reading “Blossom by blossom …”

Fairly Purple Shadow Box!

I received the January Mixed Media Kit from Tres Jolie and was just in love with the shadow box! (Yes, part of the kit! Kim puts EXCELLENT kits together!! Tres Jolie has a monthly scrapbooking, mixed media, and card, tags, & more kit. No, I’m not reimbursed in any way to promote the kits, I’mContinue reading “Fairly Purple Shadow Box!”