Candy Time At Create With Joy

As many of you know, I love altered art. Finding the right images to use on your projects, however, can be a challenge. That’s one of the reasons I’m such a huge fan of Altered Pages – with a huge collection of over 1500 vintage collage sheets, plus a wonderful selection of kits, embellishments, and […]

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Are You A Winner?

Last month, through the generosity of Jackie Garbarino of Altered Pages, I hosted a giveaway to celebrate several milestones at Create With Joy. These included writing my 150th post, surpassing 250 followers, and receiving over 8000 visitors from 78 countries in the past five months! I am humbled, amazed and blessed by how good the blogging […]

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Mega Blog Candy & Prayers For True

True, a talented designer and huge-hearted person that I had the pleasure of meeting early in my blogging journey, has asked for our prayers as she prepares for major surgery with a long recovery period. In “True” spirit, she has put together a mega blog candy featuring goodies from several of the design teams she has worked […]

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The Color Purple: Collage Sheet Giveaway & Eight Winners

My favorite month is flying by, and once again, it’s time to unveil a favorite collage sheet from Altered Pages! This week, I delved into the color section of Jackie’s site and picked a page full of purple pretties to share! Whether its leading ladies, beautiful butterflies, or flourishing flowers, there’s sure to be an […]

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Collage Sheet Giveaway: Time Collage Backgrounds & Week 1 Winners

When you think of creating an artistic ATC or a special card, what are some of the elements that come to mind? A beautiful background? Layer upon layer of fabulous images and elements? The perfect words to capture the essence of what you want your special project to convey? I chose this week’s Altered Pages […]

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May Milestone Celebration & Collage Sheet Giveaway At Create With Joy

May has always been my favorite month. Each year, I embrace the arrival of temperate days, savor the blossoming flowers and trees, and anticipate the joys that only May brings. This May, I’m celebrating several milestones and events at Create With Joy. To mark the occasion, I’m hosting a month-long Milestone Celebration and Collage Sheet […]

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The Good Eggs Giveaway & Blog Hop

Welcome to the first Good Eggs Giveaway & Blog Hop! For the next five days, 30 friends of Sandi’s from A Legacy of Stitches will offer special giveaways to visitors in celebration of spring and friendships, old and new! I am offering one lucky winner the following Spring Giveaway Goodies: 10 Sheets of K & Co Brenda Walton 6 x […]

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WOYWW 7, Cat Chat, Updates

I thought I would start today’s post by sharing a second photograph I took of Tsunami that captures his full reflection in my coffee table – in part, because it’s one of my favorite photographs I’ve taken in a long time, and in part, because you’re going to need something beautiful to feast your eyes […]

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