Origin (Canvas) – MTW Sept. 2019

Over on the More Than Words Challenge blog this month we were tasked with finding inspiration from the word “Origins” and using the colors of our country. I love genealogy, so for me “Origins” is “where did I come from?” I love seeing faces of people I never knew and finding some resemblance! For thisContinue reading “Origin (Canvas) – MTW Sept. 2019”

Great-Grandma

My great grandmother, about 82 years ago! The majority of this layout is made using products that came in the June 2019 Tres Jolie Kit Club Scrapbooking Kit (product list below), and was created for the June Sketch Challenge hosted by Kim & the Tres Jolie Kit Club! The Tres Jolie Kit Club June SketchContinue reading “Great-Grandma”

Wedding Congratulations!

Congratulations (A wedding card) This past weekend the husband and I went to a wedding of some very dear friends. We’ve known the groom for over 11 years, and about 6 1/2 years ago we met the bride. We knew that someday we would be going to their wedding, even if they didn’t know itContinue reading “Wedding Congratulations!”

peace & joy

peace & joy Christmas card A Christmas card I made specifically for my best friend! She has a “thing” for moose. Her Great Dane is named Moose, she has about six pieces of moose art in her home, a moose hook in her kitchen … you get the idea! She LOVES moose!! **The moose cutContinue reading “peace & joy”

the morning after

the morning after – 1953 Recently, while combing through old photos my grandma had kept over the years, I came across this photo, and I fell in love with it! I find it to be hauntingly beautiful. The remnants of packaging are scattered among the new toys that had arrived the day before. Even theContinue reading “the morning after”

Halloween Tag!

The photo behind the claw marks is holographic! There is a close-up further down the post. Over at scrapbook.com Donna (bonprof) hosted a September tag swap! There were two categories, Autumn and Halloween. You didn’t have to do both, but I did, and this is my Halloween tag that was sent down to Kathy inContinue reading “Halloween Tag!”

My Ancestor!

“Ancestor” ATC featuring one of my actual ancestors! I did this set of ATCs for the “Ancestor” category over at Marci’s ATC swap on scrapbook.com! I will also be entering this project into the Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes, Wednesday Challenge! The main photo is actually one of my ancestors, my great great grandfather! TheContinue reading “My Ancestor!”

No Spell Check

No Spellcheck {or backspace} This is the typewriter I learned to type on! The kind where you need reinforced fingers to “hammer” those keys down! I still own this typewriter, it was my dad’s, and I still use it when I want authentic typing. Kaisercraft “Art of Life” Collection I dug out some Kaisercraft papersContinue reading “No Spell Check”