Category Archives: Crafts

Journaling

I’ve been seeing a lot of journaling videos come across my YouTube feed. I’ve even watched a few. There’s been art journals, where you create mini works of art. Frankly, these stress me out. My creativity doesn’t work that way. … Continue reading

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Halloween

Nearly gave myself a heart attack the other day. Sure there were great big Christmas in July celebrations at all my favorite crafty places, but then some folks started to release fall items. Now, in my head, Halloween comes before … Continue reading

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Maker Monday

I had a chance to relax this weekend and make some cards. Since the kit came from Not2Shabby, I used their March layout to design these cards. Yes, they’re Christmas/winter cards. Why? Because it is 114F outside and I need … Continue reading

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Dwindling Space

I have been trying to carve out a little space in my office for crafting. A place free of cat paws and doggie interest that tends to move things around on my work surface and ramp up my frustration. I … Continue reading

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Piecemeal

In one of the youtube videos that I watched, the crafter mentioned that it is easier to make cards using an assembly line technique. One day, I would cut the papers. The next day, I would stamp the sentiments and … Continue reading

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Three phases of Christmas

Just as there is a Christmas Past, Present and Future, there are 3 phases to the gift giving process of Christmas. There is buying the presents, returning some presents, and lastly the organizing of the stuff you have accumulated. We … Continue reading

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December

Well, it is finally here. The last month of the year. Which means only one thing—it’s time to make Christmas cards. I always find myself a couple short, but I am hoping that won’t be the case when I make … Continue reading

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Just Kitting Part 2

I know y’all were thinking this would be more card kits, but my dragon hoarding tendencies include more than paper crafts and books. I also love beads. Here are 3 from this month: From the Bargain Bead box, Sam’s bead … Continue reading

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Are you kitting me? Part I

The card kits are coming. Yes, most of them are for the upcoming holidays, but not all. I have to say I am super excited. Here are three of the kits that arrived last week: This one is from Love … Continue reading

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Maker Monday

I managed to spend a little time this weekend finishing up the birthday cards I was working on. Aside from the directions for the first 4 cards from Annie’s Card Kits, I used a few card sketches from Mojo Monday … Continue reading

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