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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Spring into Spring



This week at Crafty Cardmakers it is a Spring  into spring challenge.   I made this pretty fairy card and coloured her in spring colours. 

The stamp is called "fairy in gown" is by Stamps Happen Inc. and has been in my collection for many years.   I coloured her with Copic Markers, Ink of Stella and pencil crayon.  To complete my I added some flowers, pearls and a butterfly.

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  Remember to check out our challenge blog to see the inspiring projects of our design team.  

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Spring Time Challenge



Time for another great challenge at Come and Get It this week and the them of this challenge is Spring time. Time for Tea is one of our sponsors and they have a great selection of images for spring.  I have used one of their images called Fairy Toadstool.  I think she is so cute.


I coloured my image with Copics, Wink of Stella and Pencil Crayons. I added a fence and some stamped asters to create a spring theme for my card. I added a butterfly, gems and flowers to complete my card.  Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  



In the Garden




Great challenge over at Come and Get It Challenges this week, the theme is in the garden.  I have used one of our sponsor's image this week called  Good Soil by Cute as a Button.  What an adorable image.


This easel garden theme card and coloured it with Copics, then added some flowers, butterfly, stamped soil bag.  The sentiment come with one version of the image and I printed it and then added it to my card .

Closer look at the beautiful sentiment.


Thank you for stopping by .  Pop over to our challenge blog to see the inspiring creations of our talented design team. 

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Anything Goes Challenge


Time for another challenge at Come and Get It Challenges.  Our sponsor this week is Di's Digis.  

I made this card for a friend who is going into the hospital for surgery.  Sandra Caldwell's 
Broken Boo Boo seemed to be a perfect image for this card.  The image was coloured with Copics and pencil crayons and I added the rubber stamped band aides and a sentiment that were from my collection of rubber stamps to complete the card.  

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  

Monday, March 13, 2017

For a Special Woman


Card for a special friend is the theme of this week's challenge at Crafty Cardmakers. This card is for a very dear friend of mine for her birthday.  I love the sentiment on this old  rubber stamp I have had for many years by Stamps Happens, Inc.  The stamp is called My Special Friend and the sentiment says "You'll always be my special friend".

I coloured my card with Ink Intense Pencils then added a frame detail, some sequence and a pretty dark blue ribbon. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  Remember to pop over to the Craft Cardmaker's blog to see the inspiring projects of the design team. 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Things with Wings

Time for another weekly challenge at Come and Get It Challenges . The theme this week is one of my favourites, things with wings. 

Our sponsor is A Day for Daisies and I used one of their bird theme images for my card.  The image I used is called Bird Family on a Branch


I used watercolours and a wink of Stella to colour my image and then cut out the image with a Sizzex die. To complete my card I added a sentiment and some flowers and pearls. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  Remember to pop over to our challenge blog to see the creative projects of the design team.  

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Card for a Kid


I love the image I used for this week's challenge at Come and Get It Challenges.  The theme is a card for a Kid.  The sponsor of this challenge is Paper Nest Dolls and I used an image called Captain Owen.

I coloured my image with Copic Markers and layered several die cuts and a birthday sentiment. I had fun making this card and it I think I will use it for an upcoming birthday card for one of the little ones in my family. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.