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I am a wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend and artist.
Interests: Scrapbooking, photography
Recent Activity
Happy New Year. New challenges are starting again at Use your Stuff. This weeks challenge is Monochromatic. Here is a layout for my planner that in monochromatic shades of black. I sort of like this look. It seems to come... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Last week, I planned my whole layout on the wrong week (I was one week ahead). It wouldn't have been so bad, but I started writing in things, in ink, directly on the paper in some cases. Thankfully, I caught... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
A few weeks ago, I went to Phoenix for Comic Boot Camp with the fabulous Jennifer Dove. One of the things we learned was to make woodgrain with Copic markers. I put that into practice with this card for the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday, the challenge at Use Your Stuff is thankful. For my project, I used an Art Impressions stamp that I got on sale quite a while ago. I love this image of love. I was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The challenge this week at Use Your Stuff is "The Blues", a challenge to use Blue on your project. I am practicing my coloring for my upcoming trip to Copic Boot camp, so I chose to do some coloring this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The challenge this week at Use Your Stuff is about Pets. Here is a quick mini album I made to celebrate my dog Blaze. The album is 5 x 7 in size and is made entirely of scraps and things... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The new challenge at Use Your Stuff is called New Beginnings. I did something I rarely do for this challenge. I scrapped. Anywho, here is the folio mini album that I created for the album. Hope you enjoy it. Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The challenge this week at Use Your Stuff blog is "Inspired by a Quote". When I found out what the challenged was, I looked through my things to see what inspires me. I found this planner kit from Paper and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The challenge at Use Your Stuff challenge blog is patterned papers. We were challenged to use at least 5 patterned papers on a project. This is the front cover of my daughters June dashboard. It will ultimately be laminated with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Welcome to the SUMMER FUN blog hop at Use Your Stuff Summer is just about here and the ladies of Use Your Stuff are excited and wanting to share some hot summer projects using our stash! We hope that these... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
The challenge on the Use Your Stuff blog is a star wars theme. I created this birthday card which features a rocket that flies through the sky. I was able to use up lots of bits of cardstock and scrap... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Stamp from Stampabilities, Ephemera from My Minds Eye and Crate Paper, felt flower unknown, flair unknown. Patterned paper from Jillibean Soup. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Welcome to the Use Your Stuff “ Sizzle into Summer “ blog hop! It’s time for sunshine, ice cream, shorts and smiles! It’s time for fun! The design team is celebrating summer and are highlighting a bunch of amazing projects... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I am hosting the challenge at Use Your Stuff this week. We are getting inky over there. For my project, I created a dashboard for my Erin Condren Planner using some watercolor paper and distress inks from Ranger. I used... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Welcome everyone to our 200th Challenge! We are so honored that so many of you have followed and played along with us as we give you challenges to help inspire your creativity and we get so excited to see your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I created this post for the Scraps Of Color Blog, but I figured that I would post it here as well. I love this little idea. Have you heard the latest research on coloring? It seems that coloring has de-stress... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I met up with my scrappy girls yesterday. Since I'm not really scrapbooking, I decided to do a little coloring. I finished one card before leaving and colored a second image that I put together on a card when I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I'm now a cardmaker. I need a new passion. But with the scrapbooking bug having taken a rest inside me, I guess some form of paper crafting had to come up. Lately, I have really enjoyed the coloring process... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
It has been a minute since I have posted here. In January, my family suffered a tremendous loss. Crafting has not been at the top of my priority list. However, I am starting to feel more like crafting. Here is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Welcome to our Spring is Sprung Blog hop. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining and (hopefully) the cold spell is over! The Use Your Stuff Design Team are showing their spring fever by creating some great spring themed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
It's Monday, so that means a new challenge at Use Your Scraps. This week is a buttons challenge. I haven't used buttons in AGES so this was a real challenge for me. Anywoo, I came up with this card. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I hope your year has started off great. Mine has! Here is a new project for the Color Challenge at MFP Speedy TV. Please play along with us. I am slowly plodding along on my London/Paris pictures. This page uses... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
Hello everyone. Today is the first challenge for Use Your Stuff for the New Year. It's a fun one, using patterned paper. Here is my project for the challenge. Join us if you can. We are also having a Design... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
I FINALLY got it in gear and put the Christmas decorations up. Actually, it has been an extremely productive long weekend (I took Friday off). I cleaned, swept, mopped, vacuumed, every room on the main floor Friday, then shopped and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at My {Life}, My {Blog}
After a hiatus due to real life, I have returned to the Color Team with MFP Speedy TV. The challenge this week is to use Burgundy, Gold and Green as well as any neutrals. You can find Challenge 44 here.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at My {Life}, My {Blog}