T stands for Trick or Treat,and Mailman Retirement

Our neighborhood usually does a huge Halloween party which is run by the civic league. They serve hotdogs, and have costume contests for all ages. No party this year, but they did do a little parade that was sweet. Carter, our neighborhood mailman for the past 16 years is retiring. A group of us presented […]

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WOYWW, T is for Trees, Tag, and Inchie

My heart is heavy this morning. My three beautiful pine trees that I named “the three sisters” have died and are being taken down today. When we moved into this house over 17 years ago, one of the things I loved most about our yard besides the beautiful view were these three lovely trees. I […]

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Woyww, Autumn Birthday Card

Time to share what’s on my work desk again with you and the group over at the Stamping Ground. I needed to make a card for my nephew’s 20th birthday. I tend to use the number of years the recipient is with die cuts or stamps, so I wanted to do something different this time. […]

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Book Print Tags and renovation Update

At Tag Tuesday the current theme is to make a tag using book print. I had so much fun with this, that I made two. The first was inspired by the Fall season, and will make a fun bookmark to give away. The second tag, was inspired by Wilma at Empress Wu Designs. I love […]

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Autumn Greetings for the Card Chain

Here is the Sketch for the September Card chain challenge, and my take on the design: I used the heart from the Sunshine Wishes thinlit set, and the flowers and greens from the Beautiful Bouquet set by Stampin’ Up!. The acorn banner was embossed in gold, and the card front dry embossed for texture. A […]

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Cat Junk Journal and Friday Smiles

Hello everyone! Something crafty I’ve learned during our shut in time is to create junk journals. I have lot’s of bits and pieces already saved, so it was the perfect creative outlet for me. I’ve completed a Garden Journal that I’ll have to post, and started one on Windmills, Beaches, and also one on Hope, […]

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4 pocket Fold Up’s for Junk Journals

I’ve decided to link up with the creative people over at the Stamping Ground for What’s on your work desk Wednesday. Here are a few decorated four pocket fold up’s that I made yesterday and completed today. Due to the pandemic and the need for more fun and surprises in my life, I stated to […]

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You’re in my prayers

Originally posted on Creativeseconds:
 first I found CRAFT Challenge # 318 “embossing” then I found Crafty Ribbons #122 “anything goes… with a ribbon” so I searched for one more inspirational element and found In the Pink #72 “vintage shabby pink” whenever I hear pink and ribbon my first thought is breast cancer awareness.  I had…

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Father’s Day Card, Caymus, and Inchies

It’s been some time since my last post, I’m physically healthy but I’m kind of an emotional mess! Virginia is opening up slowly after 3 months of quarantine, but have announced that school in the Fall will still be part virtual. This will be my my daughter Sarah’s senior year, so I just want the […]

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T stands for Time to Paddle Board, Scrapbook and Have Tea

On Tuesday at the Altered Book Lover, we share a drink and post about what we’ve been up to all week. I’ve been a busy girl! Here is a mug that I found at the thrift shop about a year ago for $2, it’s nice to wrap your hand inside and it’s handmade by “Neher”. […]

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