I love blank books. Perhaps it is all of the potential that it holds, but I do have a penchant for journals, notebooks, pads…all of the things that can hold my thoughts, lists, ideas, life and scribbles. I’ve been on a roll (perhaps a bit of an understatement), making blank books filled with kraft paper [...]
I hope you all had a meaningful Thanksgiving. We had a lovely time this year, just a small gathering, a lovely meal shared, followed by a game of Flux, selected by my son and enjoyed by all. I was grateful that we were together and laughing! What a wonderful thing laughter is and all the [...]
Sometimes, there are little items or trinkets from my life that I uncover. Most of the time I take a photo to pop into a scrapbook, before passing the item along or into the trash. Once in awhile I rediscover an item too pretty to part with. I found an old piece of clothing that [...]
Yesterday, I drove down a street lined with Chinese Tallow trees. They’re one of the few varieties that have wonderful autumn color, here in ‘The Valley of the Sun.’ What a delight to see trees in autumn splendor and the image stuck with me. This morning, my hands were irresistibly drawn to this stamp set [...]
It’s on the way. That wonderful holiday that focuses our thoughts on all the good in our lives. It’s a reason to gather loved ones together, share a good meal and each others company, with no thoughts of gifts except for the gift of ourselves. I love this holiday.
I am renewed! The air is [...]
Since dipping a toe into the world of paper crafting, I’ve been delighted to have a number of projects published, but this one brings a BIG smile to my face. It’s a real treat to be a part of Paper Craft’s, 365 Cards and I am thrilled to be in it with my very first [...]
It had to happen sometime! For those of you who know me, I have been happily technologically resistant…forever, until now. I’ve given it lots of thought and finally decided to enter the age of technology. It only took about 20 years, after my very computer savvy sons’ first attempts to persuade me (before the age [...]