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Today I have a more artistic card to share... a little faux watercoloring with my new Pretty Poppie stamp set. Let me just say that this is not meant to be perfect looking... but more have an artistic feel... so there is A LOT of room for error. I stamped the flowers, leaves and stems from Pretty Poppies first then went over them with an aqua pen. Then I lightly saturated the bottom of the cardstock and let it soak... Continue »
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Boy, I can't believe that it's already day five of My Favorite Things Teaser Time! I'm thinking ahead with the project I created for today's post. My second daughter is a senior this year... so I'm really thinking ahead about graduation gifts. This year I will probably give Target Gift cards and a sewing kit. Sewing kits are a little old school but they are SO needed. Here is a little Graduation ensemble that is more on the masculine side.... Continue »
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One thing my dad and I have in common is that we both love german chocolate cake! It's a recipe that we request for our birthdays often. His birthday is in the fall and mine is in the winter so as the weather cools down I am starting to have german chocolate cake on the brain. Apparently. As I was dreaming about cake (like I do) I realized that I... Continue »
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I had fun putting together last weeks Fluff post so here's another. Thank the Pinterest gods for endless sources of eye-candy. Source: rstyle.me via Mandy Ferrugia on Pinterest This dress has "ME" all over it, I love this design and the colors. Source: Uploaded by user via Virginia on Pinterest I'm not necessarily a cat person, but something about this just tickled me. And last, a treasury I was included in recently... 'Hard candy' by prettypany Yum! Yum! Yum! Vintage... Continue »
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Blog: Oh Joy!
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I can't believe Ruby's first birthday is coming up next month! In-between prepping for my book tour, I'm trying to figure out what we'll do for her birthday. We're thinking about having her party be a no-gift party—we have such... Continue »
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My peanuts turned three last week. Three! There was a time I thought that being a mother–something I had always wanted–might not be a possibility for me. I'm pretty sure this is why I still have moments where I think,... Continue »
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Here we are on day two of My Favorite Things Teaser Time... and I get to share something using my Primitive Pumpkins set today. Here are some Primitive Pumpkins gum wrappers. My girls LOVE the Extra Dessert Delights gum, especially the Root Beer Float kind. I thought it would be fun to wrap some for them as a treat for that day. I made each one just a little different too. Plain for the line pumpkin... A star on this... Continue »
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Blog: Bloesem
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I believe it has been more than a year ago since I showed you the first slowwood collection by Christien Starkenburg. Great to find an email in my inbox this morning with gorgeous new images of slowwood 2 Whereas the... Continue »
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Eyes playing tricks on you. A lovely installation by Zander Olsen. Tree, Line is an ongoing series of constructed photographs rooted in the forest. These works ‘wrap’ trees with white material to construct a visual relationship between the trees and... Continue »
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If you collected some shells this summer visit El Hada De Papel to see how to make them into sweet butterflies. Continue »
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With each show season, literally hundreds of new faces descend on New York City in the hopes of being noticed and more importantly remembered by casting directors, photographers and prospective clients at castings and go-sees. At the Altuzarra casting led... Continue »
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Paul's Buttermilk Pancakes + Peanut Butter Maple Syrup + Rice Crispy Sprinkles = a fully belly ready for Kindergarten (!) Paul made a slew of pancakes over the weekend that I've stockpiled in anticipation of our big week. Now I... Continue »