Delight In The Art of Collage

Mar 19, 2013

It’s the name of my new baby, book 3!!! I am so happy to finally be able to share the title AND a few sneak peeks from each chapter. I’ve worked my tail feathers off on this one as it really pushed me creatively into a new direction that I truly love. My editor Kristin Conlin was with me all the way on the crazy emotional roller coaster of writing and creating a book. Believe me it’s one long emotional roller coaster too. Some days I was nearly in tears, which I quickly told myself to suck it up buttercup, to being super happy from wonderful feedback she’d heard. It’s crazy. Delight In The Art of Collage is a collection of Assemblage, Mixed Media, Techniques and Projects. As you know, I get bored easily...

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That little word Acceptance…

Mar 2, 2010

Little did I know just how perfect this one little word would be this year. I guess I should keep it real with this post and explain why I have been pretty much absent since returning from CHA. My daughter Ansley who by the way just turned 16 on the 28th has been diagnosed with Panic Disorder. She had her first full blown attack the first night I was at CHA. Her attacks look like seizures they are so intense and seeing her have them breaks my heart. She has not been able to attend school and has now been placed on Homebound. We do see improvement and are hoping that she will be back on track in a month, fingers crossed. So with all that being said taking care of Ansley 24/7 and...

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Homespun Inspiration…

Jul 29, 2009

My new online workshop “Homespun Inspiration” is a vintage themed membership style workshop and includes three online classes. I will post to a private blog, one class project on the 15th of each month for three months starting August 15th and ending October 15th. You will continue to have access to the private blog until November 1st. Each month’s vintage themed project will include a complete supply list, full color images, step by step instructions, tips, notes and suggestions. These projects include some of my favorite items such as fabric remnants, sewing pattern tissue, old buttons, simple floral picks, seam binding and Baker’s twine. With these items combined you cannot help but create an elegant homespun project. Click Here to Sign Up As a little “Thank you” to the early birds who sign up...

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A new online Class is coming…

Jun 19, 2009

The sentiment “Home Sweet Home” can make you think of many things… special items in your home a spring garden and most importantly those special people and pets. This project highlights all of the special things that help make our home a “Home Sweet Home”. Showcased in my album are photos of my brother’s trumpet, family members, flowers from our garden, Sonny and Buster our special canine companions as well as a few family quotes. In this four day altered class we will be altering a Maya Road Townhouse and Mini Album using a faux mosaic created from 4 beautiful Webster’s Pages patterned papers. Then accent the house and album with lots of Maya Road products such as their Vintage Sequins Edging, Pom Pom Trim, Double Stitched Velvet, Blossoms, Jewel Pins, Buttons and Rubons....

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Maya Road Sheer Alphabets

Dec 8, 2006

I am so loving the sheer alphabet letters (Upper and lowercase Atlanta) by Maya Road. If you would like to purchase some sheer alphabets online I love to order from the service there is unbelievable.

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Ho Ho Ho I love my Santa

Dec 1, 2006

I know you are probably getting tired of seeing my Dad in his Santa suit but I just love this photo. If you want to see some ADORABLE tree ornaments you have got to go to Notes from the Journey all the design team members created tree ornaments using Maya Road products.

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Christmas Card, Gift Holder and Envelopes

Nov 28, 2006

Click here to view more photos I LOVE to create templates. So, for a few family members I created Christmas envelopes to match their gift card holders as well as Christmas cards.

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Trial Run…

Nov 22, 2006

What a nice visit Ansley and I had with my parents. While we were down, Ansley made her first pumpkin pie. On our next visit Mom is going to teach her to make a custard pie.

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