Category Archives: Scrapbooking

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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Learning something new

I made another set of cards using a kit I purchased from Echo Park this last weekend and I found a new card maker to follow. Call me Crafty showed how to create a card set using a clear card … Continue reading

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Maker Monday

I received a few kits in the mail this weekend. The first was to make cards and the second was for a necklace and earrings. I like how the turned out. How did you spend your weekend?

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One of those people

I think I have a problem. A big problem. I think that I am feeding my creative side but not nurturing it. You see, I am buying the things to be creative, but I am not always doing the creative … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings

This last weekend I was able to sit down and get some cards made. Mistakes happened but I learned a few new things and am happy with how the cards turned out. Alas, not all the cards arrived in time, … Continue reading

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Working with Windows

This week’s round of card-making featured cutouts and windows, and, of course, St. Patrick’s Day. I do like the fancy cutouts but need to add plain ones to my stash. Until next time, Happy St. Paddy’s Day and stay healthy.

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Gardens

One word can have lots of meanings. Take garden for example. My niece-in-law is British and uses the term to convey any backyard. For most Americans it refers to a formal botanical setting with flowers or an area devoted to … Continue reading

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The Lies We Tell

Once upon a time making gifts/cards/presents was cheaper than purchasing manufactured items. Apparently, that was so last century. Or the century before. Either way, it isn’t today. And yet, I still have it in my head that I should make … Continue reading

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The gift of mail

I love email. It is a way to stay connected with family. Three of my sisters are great at writing long emails detailing the adventures in their lives and includes pictures. My other sister and I send the occasional one … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Allow in Craft Stores Unsupervised

Lately, I got it in my head that I need a Doctor Who bracelet to wear when I sign my books at Phoenix Comicon. I don’t know why I think this, I don’t particularly like jewelry as it aggravates my … Continue reading

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