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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!


Saturday, October 22, 2016

Humorous Card Challenge at Come and Get It Challenges

I just love this humorous image from Bugaboo Digital Stamps.  The image is called Frame it Buckle  Up.  The stamp is just prefect for this humorous challenge at Come and Get It this week. 

  1. Hope you will join us this week with this humorous challenge. Just create your card and enter it here.  

Monday, October 17, 2016

Selfie Santa

There is great Christmas card challenge over at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges this week.  The theme of the challenge is Snow/Snowman.  One of our great sponsors this week is Dr. Digi's House of Stamps and I have used one of their digital images called Selfie Santa.  

I just love their images and think is one of the best places to find digital images for a card for a man.  Love their humor.  My card is coloured with Copic Markers and a glitter pen.

The sentiment is a die from Tim Holtz which I added some Wink of Stella on top.  The snow is some Styrofoam that I crated .  To complete the card I added glitter to the leaves and berries and Diamond Glaze  to the cellphone. 

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

Snow/Snowman Challenge at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges

This week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges it is a Snow.Snowman Challenge and I have maDe a card using this image from our sponsor, Dr. Digi's House of Stamps.  

The image is called  Selfie Santa and I coloured the image with Copics and a glitter pen.  I also added some snow made from grating some Styrofoam and some Diamond Glaze on the cellphone.  I love Dr. Digi's images especially the Christmas ones.  They are perfect for the men in my life. 

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

Things that go Bump in the Night

Craft CardMakers challenge this week is things that go bump in the night.  Fitting theme for a challenge in October with Halloween just around the corner.  We are delighted to be sponsored by Woodware Craft Collection

This card was made with a Stampendous rubber stamp called Raven  Skull. I used Distressed Inks and glitter to colour my image and pattern paper then added a sentiment and a die cut bat.  

Pop over to our challenge blog to see the projects that our design team have create to inspire you.  Hope you will join in this challenge. Thank you for stopping by and have a creative day.  

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Recipe Challenge

It is a recipe challenge this week at Come and Get It Challenges and the theme of the challenge is a recipe: 1 image, 2 embellishments and 3 papers. Our sponsor is Lemon ShortbreadThe image for my card is called  Star Wand Goth Fairy Witch 

 I used three difference designer papers from a designer paper pack.  I made my 2 embellishments for the card, a butterfly and an abstract arrow.   

Hope you will join us this week for this challenge.  Remember to pop over to the Come and Get It Challenge’s blog to see the inspiring creations that the design team have created to 
inspire you.  Thank you for  stopping by and have a creative day.  

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Sketch Challenge

Come and Get It this week as a sketch challenge and I have made my card with an image called  First Flight from A Day for Daisies one of our sponsors this week.  

This is the sketch 

I love the images from a Day for Daisy.   They are simple and beautiful. I hope you will join us this week at Come and Get It,  Pop over to our challenge blog to see the cards our design team have created to inspire you. 

Friday, October 7, 2016

Fairy House

Time for another anything goes mixed media challenge at Creative Artiste this month.  

Our sponsor this month is The Dusty Attic 

My friend gave a  couple of chipboard fairies that I fell in love with and decided to make a fairy house canvas using them.

For my fairy house I used an image from Lavina Stamps.  I love the wild design of their houses.  It was so much fun to colour.  I used Copics along with glitter to colour the house.  The background of was coloured with acrylic paints and I used rubber stamps by Paper Artsy. 

This was a fun project to do. Hope you will join us this month at Creative Artiste.  Pop over to our challenge blog to see the creative designs of our  design team.