Raise The Bar Challenge #3 – Cheers!

Earlier this week, I came across a new challenge blog that is hosting the perfect challenge for all of us who resolved to reduce our stockpiles of accumulated stash throughout the year! The blog is called Raise The Bar, and Challenge #3, The Older The Better, calls for stash-stuffers everywhere to make something lovely out of their old […]

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Heartfelt (GC34)

Now that 2010 is here, I’ve been thinking about what I want to accomplish this year. I’m trying to take a more balanced approach to goal-setting than I have in years past. I want to set great goals yet remain flexible with them. I want to examine my goals closely and not make easily broken resolutions. I […]

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Give Thanks

It’s hard to believe that in just a few days, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving here in the U.S.  Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays.  I love setting aside a special day to thank God for our many blessings – to feast with family and friends -to reflect upon what is important in life.  As each year […]

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With Love – Vintage Button & Lace Card

Every now and then, I come across an idea or project that I absolutely love – so much, that I move through those initial stages of inertia, then preoccupation, into action, then fruition.  Have you ever had that happen – you see somthing that inspires you so much, you can’t get the idea out of your mind […]

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Ginger The Glitter Giraffe

Today’s ATC features Ginger, the Glitter Giraffe – a glitzy creature roaming through the Exotic Jungle of my imagination – in a land first introduced by Wendilee, who chose Exotic Jungle as her theme for a recent Winner Take All swap! I discovered Ginger while on Expedition – specifically, while digging through a CTMH Level 2 Expedition Paper […]

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Falling Leaves

I once had a Keeshond named Dutch who loved to bark at the falling leaves.  Every time the wind blew the leaves off the trees, he would happily chase them around the yard, barking with glee. This card is in memory of Dutch and the simple joys in life!

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Autumn 2009 ATC

Autumn ATC

The arrival of October 2009 has finally brought our triple digit heat wave to an end – so, to celebrate, I spent Friday making Autumn-themed ATCs! My first card, Autumn 2009, features an image from the CTMH stamp set Ticket For All Seasons and Colorbok vellum. While digging through my supplies, I came across two bags of fall-themed buttons […]

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