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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WOYWW 24: My Alice’s Journey Basket

For the past few days, The Paper Palace has been filled with the sweet lush forest aromas Alice might have encountered as she wandered through Wonderland, thanks to CJ at Sweet Harvest Farms! CJ sent me this wonderful box of goodies which features the scents of Tea Par Ti’, created specifically to celebrate the recent Alice […]

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BIG Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m sure you’ve seen them before – those mouth-watering oversized cookie cakes that specialty stores love to market for big bucks! Now, you can impress your friends and family by making your own for a mere fraction of the cost! Whether you serve these delicious cookies fresh out of the pan, decorate them for special occasions, […]

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WOYWW 23: A New Puppy!

OK, technically, it’s no longer Wednesday, nor is this my desk, but my friend Patti recently got a new puppy, Ruby, and she is SO adorable, I felt her photos were too cute not to share! Ruby is a sweet, exuberant three-month old Keeshond (pronounced kayz-hawnd) who likes to double as her mom’s new foot warmer! […]

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Woman Of Faith

A Woman Of Faith at Create With Joy

I’ve been wanting to start a scrapbook about my spiritual journey for quite some time, so when I saw this week’s challenge at Practical Scrappers – Acrylic, Vellum, & Transparencies – I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to delve into the supplies I’ve been stashing and get to work! This is the cover page for my […]

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Altered Mailbox – A Touch Of Spring

Altered Mailbox at Create With Joy

I don’t remember when or how I first discovered Julia’s Stampin Ground blog, but from the moment I first read about her What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday Challenge, I became hooked. Since January, I have been participating in this challenge, and today, I’m delighted to wish Julia and my friends a Happy 1st Anniversary, 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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CTMH Perfect Day Card

 It’s a perfect weekend here in the States – we are celebrating Memorial Day and the unofficial beginning of summer – so I thought I’d make another All Occasion card using CTMH’s Perfect Day Level 2 papers and My Stickease products! The papers feature the fresh color combination of Juniper, Sorbet, and Tulip. The unusual embellishment […]

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All Occasion Prettiness From Basic Grey

Two things I can never get enough of when it comes to crafting are hearts and flowers. I love them in all sizes, shapes, and patterns. I love what they stand for. I love that they bring smiles to our faces. I love that they add beauty to our lives and uplift our spirits. This is the […]

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