Tres Jolie Kit Club–March Mixed Media Kit–Birdhouse

Hey, all! Welcome back to my blog! Today I’ll be sharing a Spring Birdhouse I created for the Tres Jolie Kit Club using items from this month’s mixed media kit along with items from my stash! I created the birdhouse with various brown and tan cardstock sheets and some patterned papers from Friends and Craft O’ClockContinue reading “Tres Jolie Kit Club–March Mixed Media Kit–Birdhouse”

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?”

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”

"Flag" Artist Trading Coins

Artist Trading Coins – “Flag” Theme – scrapbook.com June-July ATC Swap, hosted by Marci (you can find her here: Blog: A Scrap from Marci and here: scrapbook.com Gallery)! My quick process video: Products: Silhouette Cameo 3 Pen Holder (Original) Store Design ID: 11034 Creative Embellishments Artist Trading Coins ReneaBouquets Shard Glitter Glass Silver idea-ology TimContinue reading “"Flag" Artist Trading Coins”

Dragonfly Express

The Dragonfly Express! (This photo was taken in full sunlight.) This project actually had two sources of inspiration. The first was the ReneaBouquets June 2019 Mood Board Challenge, the second inspiration was the Creative Embellishments June 2019 Challenge. (Both sources of inspiration are below) I actually saw the Creative Embellishment challenge first, and I have aContinue reading “Dragonfly Express”

Altered Notebook – June ReneaBouquet Swap

Altered Notebook – June ReneaBouquets Facebook Swap The notebook is a 9″x6″ notebook I found at Wal-Mart. I’ve owned the Prima Wildflowers Pillar for a few years now, and have been waiting to use that big, orange hibiscus on just the right project! Apparently the “right project” does eventually come along! LOL ReneaBouquets always seemsContinue reading “Altered Notebook – June ReneaBouquet Swap”

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”

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”

Happy Layout!

My Great Dane, Lucy, laying in the pond after an afternoon walk. Over at scrapbook.com I host a monthly challenge, “The Ugly Games.” Each month “tributes” are given someone to send two papers and (at least one) embellishment to. The receiver is then challenged with creating a layout using all or part of the papers,Continue reading “Happy Layout!”