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Lawrence, KS
I am a Lawrence, Kansas artist with a love for anything vintage and pretty.
Interests: hobbies: **art (or is that a life force, not a hobby?)** gardening** watching way too much tv** floating around on lake clinton in our boat, especially in the moonlight** writing** collecting old wallpaper and millinery** playing with my little fairy girl, sugarwings** junking/auctions** redoing my home -over and over, it is a work in progress and i hope it never ends** talking (and sometimes singing -badly) to dorkies**
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Aw, Tami, how nice! Im lucky to have you too.
Toggle Commented yesterday on Happy Thanksgiving! at Karla's Cottage
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Happy Thanksgiving! I'm hoping that as you read this, my house is all decked and my turkey is roasting in the oven. But for now (I write these posts ahead of time) I can just day dream of juicy turkey... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Karla's Cottage
Yes, me too, Pallas! Im so excited to finally get to spend some time looking through it. We mailed them off before we even had a chance to enjoy them.
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Ive been really lucky with the spreads Ive been in, Ginny. But yes, the whole storage and return issue doesnt always go well. Im glad your piece was returned too.
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How nice that you do written notes, Carol. I always think I will, but end up emailing instead. Good for you!
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Oh my, they wrote on your piece with ink? Im sorry to hear that.
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And that postage adds up, doesnt it, Laurie?
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It has been nice over the years to be featured, and I appreciate that, but Ive learned from being in dozens and dozens of magazines that it is a lot of effort for little return.
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A few years back, I participated in a round robin swap with three talented ladies. Beth Leintz, Lisa McIlvain, and Sandra Blanks. Here is a post from March '12 when we were packing up the completed books to send to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Karla's Cottage
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Yep, you nailed it.
Im so glad you were able to contact the artists, Sandy! So many pages were not signed. It is always nice to know who made your pages.
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Thanks so much for being a part of the swap, and for the kind words, Christina.
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Thanks, Bobbie, Im very much looking forward to the next one.
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I adored hosting the Nature's Blessing Journal swap. It was spectacular to have all the artwork coming into my studio. And I loved working on the journals. I do plan on hosting another book swap early in 2015, because this... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karla's Cottage
Well, durn, Sheila! Our times are never quite right. Id love to see you here sometime!
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Thanks, Claudia. I have one more journal post from this book coming up.
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Where were we? Oh yes, in the middle of the travel journal. This book is made the way I did the Nature's Blessing Journals for the swap, and there are directions on how to make these type of books from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
Angel, that is just a plain, old, glass apothecary jar. You can find them at Michaels, TJ Maxx, and many other places.
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Im so glad this was helpful for you, Darlene!
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I would love to Bobbie! I love sister craft days.
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Diane, Im jealous of your weather. We are having a hideous, unseasonal cold snap. Florida is wonderful, lucky you! And thanks for the nice things you said.
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That is frustrating, isnt it? Well, whatever the compliment was, Sandie, thanks!
Toggle Commented Nov 14, 2014 on April in Paris at Karla's Cottage
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In the last few years, travel journals have become a big part of my vacations. I like to take an empty book and a box of supplies (I used those clear plastic bins with snap on lids, that are about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Karla's Cottage
Cindy, it would be lovely to have you here, thanks.
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Great, Claudia, I hope your plans work out!
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