Category Archives: holiday

Happy Chinese New Year

I stopped in to pick  up some Chinese takeout yesterday, only to find the restaurant packed with people –  a crowd at the door, either waiting for a table or, like me, waiting for their takeout order. I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016 – Hello 2017

With the new year, comes the hope of a better tomorrow. My own personal hope is to find balance and patience for any difficulties that lay ahead. Happy New Year to all my Friends and Family… January calendar layouts from … Continue reading

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Gifts of Christmas Past

I feel so lucky to belong to 2 different art groups – both with very generous, supportive artists that I can call my friends. The ages, life experiences and skill levels of these women vary greatly but we enjoy getting together … Continue reading

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Getting Away – Altered Book Round Robin

Christmas is in the air so I decided to show off my altered book round robin project with a holiday theme. Chris had decided on her book theme as “Getaway” but when I got her book in December I thought … Continue reading

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A Charm-ing Valentine’s Day

 One of my goals for this year is to not just pin craft ideas on Pinterest, but to actually use them as inspiration and create my own crafty things based on the pins. Almost immediately after I made this resolution,  one … Continue reading

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Craftroom Makeover – Monday

I’ve been working towards getting my sewing room organized into more of a craft room for a month now and I still have a way to go. I decided to take the week off and try to take it easy … Continue reading

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An Artful Halloween

Our neighborhood never has much in the way of Trick-or-treaters at Halloween. We usually get a few toddlers and kindergarteners before dark, but the older kids head over to the nicer neighborhoods where the stash is bigger and better. This year I … Continue reading

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