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Donna B Miller
Central Kentucky
Interests: digital art, scrapbooking, collecting Kentucky cookbooks, genealogy
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I have probably spent more time researching Armstead Bunch (born approx. 1812 in Grainger County, Tennessee) than any other ancestor. It seems the more information I gather, the more questions I have. I wish he were here today to answer the following: What is your name, really? I have seen... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at All Things Bunch
A look at my four Bunch family lines. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at All Things Bunch
DNA testing may finally prove the parentage of John Alcorn, born 1799 Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at All Things Alcorn
Ask ten different Bunch family members where the Bunch family originated and you may get ten different stories. But there seems to be a little bit of truth in all of them, and as genealogists, we have the task of sorting out the story from the story telling. Ancestry.com tells... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at All Things Bunch
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As a long-time Bunch researcher, I was so excited when my father agreed to participate in the Bunch y-DNA Project. As he swabbed his cheek, he joked, "don't be telling me I'm not who I think I am." We sent off the sample to Family Tree DNA and began the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at All Things Bunch
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I love my country, but it's not something I talk about a lot. And the red, white and blue color-theme has never been one of my favorites. But looking over my work this past month or so, I was surprised... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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There must be a gypsy somewhere in my background. I love rich bohemian tapestries, jewel colors, and travel. Anytime a gypsy-themed digital kit or photo collection becomes available, I have to add it to my stash. Last year, I showed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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As much as I love Photoshop and digital art, there are times when I just need to play with paint and paper. That's when I work on my projects for Paper Traders, a Yahoo group that offers challenges, swaps, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2013 at Donna B Miller
I recently received a message from Deborah G. I am writing from California, and have been digging into my family's past. My grandfather, Edmund Bunch, was born in 1896 in Knoxville, TN. His dad, John Ramsey Bunch, was born in 1850 in TN, and married Louisa Needham who was born... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2013 at All Things Bunch
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After years of studying my mixed media idols, I am finally finding a style of art that feels authentic to m. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at Donna B Miller
Another Klimt fan here. His use of color is amazing. I would love to incorporate those techniques in my own work.
Toggle Commented May 23, 2013 on Daily Drawing #3 at No More Excuses Art Journaling
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Deviant Scrap is celebrating National Scrapbooking Day with great bargains, challenges, freebies and games. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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Two poems from my childhood inspired my love of the color purple and this week's art. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at Donna B Miller
Congratulations, Cathy Calamas. You are the winner of my Paper Traders Blog Hop prize package. The envelope journal and ephemera package will soon be on their way. And a big thank you to all who visited my blog during the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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It was Nick Bantock's Griffin and Sabine series that made me fall in love with collage and mixed media art. I loved the bright colors, the exotic characters, and the wonderful, grungy stamps. I wanted to be the kind of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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Enter for your chance to win this lovely handmade envelope journal and collage pack. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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Blame it on spring, but my head has been in the clouds lately. I just realized that I had neglected to post not one, but three, pages that I created as part of my creative team duties at Tumble Fish... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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We're trading art journal pages over at Paper Traders as part of our monthly tip-in project. Each participant chose a journal theme back in January, and we're taking turns completing spreads for each other's albums. When we get our spreads,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at Donna B Miller
Congratulations, Mary. We always knew you were one of the best!
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Don't you just love it when others recognize your work? I know we shoud do art for ourselves, but a little pat on the back never fails to brighten my day. Yesterday's I am a Book page was featured on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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I started this blog as a tribute to my father's Bunch genealogy and research. He started dragging me to courthouses and cemeteries when I was small. I learned to read cursive by translating old deeds and wills. When he grew older and weary of the research, he passed all of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at All Things Bunch
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Maybe, it's the fact that the sun is shining, or that I cannot get away from the sound of birds chirping. It might be that I had a wonderful spring break, playing with my grandson. Or, perhaps, it's that I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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Seriously, I have to stop. I am addicted to art journaling and art journaling classes. I'm currently enrolled in the Brave Girl's Club Body Restoration class, Tangie Baxter's Art Journal Caravan, Julie Shahin's What If Every Art Journaler Read the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2013 at Donna B Miller
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Pinterest is a great resource for artists and crafters, providing inspiration, organization, and a new sales tool. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2013 at Donna B Miller
You know you want to. :-) Seriously, though, this is a quick little project. Little effort with big results.
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2013 on Pretty Little Ribbons at Donna B Miller
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