I find watching Cool2Craft and other live shows very inspiring. I decided to try my hand at making beads. I started with glossy card stock, similar to photo paper, and used my Cuttlebug to emboss the paper. I used the edge embossers because they are small in width. Supplies used I cut out the embossed … Continue reading Paper beads – my way 🙂
“You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.” ~ Zig Ziglar American author, salesperson, and motivational speaker Continue reading You are the only person…
As I have previously mentioned this was my daughter’s 18th birthday and originally she was going to stay at University for the weekend, but decided to come home. It was so nice to be able to see her today as I reminisced about that day 18 years ago when her Daddy and I welcomed her … Continue reading Friday September 24th – Celebrating my daughter
“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” ~ John Lubbock (1834-1913) Archaeologist, biologist and politician Continue reading Wisdom for a Thursday
Paint Chips strike again!!! (news at 11) 🙂I took a bit of a detour from my usual interaction with paint chips, and took one of of one of the Decorating ‘books’ available beside the paint chips. What I like about these is that there are no numbers on the colour and they are already … Continue reading Watercolour, Paint Chips, & Chinese Paint
Just to shake things up a bit, I broke out the paints for a brief visit. I decided to use a piece of 200lb warm pressed paper that has been floating around here for a little while. It seemed to handle the Chinese paint much better than my watercolour paints — I am quite surprised. … Continue reading Watercolours and Chinese Paint
For Deborah I love pink and green! The button is threaded with pretty yarn remnants.I used blank business cards as a base for the squares below each pink ribbon. For the marble effect I drizzled glue on the card first and let it dry. I then applied pink ,light blue and light green inks. I … Continue reading Deborah’s Birthday Week – Card #2
One of the wonderful benefits of belonging to an on-line community like CreatingTheHive is that you meet very talented people. Alyice Edrich, of The Dabbling Mum has come up with a wonderful concept she calls, “The Mystery Art Grab Bag Project”. Here is an example of one she is currently showing on her site. I am one of the lucky … Continue reading A Mystery Package arrived yesterday…. UPDATE! UPDATE!
I am afraid of the pain of grief of loss of feeling anything. My wall protects me from feeling. I am safe behind my wall But Until I break down the wall I will not feel sunshine, … Continue reading The Wall – A Breakthrough
“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.” ~ Francesca Reigler Continue reading Happiness is an attitude….