Words Matter Art Journal Process

The beginning of a new year (and a new blog!) has me taking a second look at some of the craft items I keep in my crafty space.  Not that I am going all “Marie Kondo” on my craft space, but I realize that the quantity of some items keeps me from really finding whatContinue reading “Words Matter Art Journal Process”

Look on the Bright Side

Any other parent out there secretly cringe when a snow day is announced?  Especially a snow day when there isn’t any actual snow?  Don’t get me wrong, I love snow.  And, I love my kids.  But, this has been a crazy week with schedules interrupted over and over again by school closings and delays.  FridaysContinue reading “Look on the Bright Side”

Top 5 Tips for Layering

When I started scrapbooking back in college, it was all about cleanly mounted photos and cutesy stickers (not to mention all the perfectly themed paper that went with every occasion). In fact, I am pretty sure I took a trip to the zoo simply because I had already discovered the cutest zoo paper and wantedContinue reading “Top 5 Tips for Layering”

“The Way, the Truth, and the Life”

I am a runner.  In all senses of the word, I am a true runner at heart.  I’ve run two marathons since my kids were born, and running nearly every day helps keep me sane.  It’s predictable and steady, just one foot in front of the other and eventually you’ll finish a race.  There’s alsoContinue reading ““The Way, the Truth, and the Life””

A Memory a Month

Do you have some creative goals for 2019?  Maybe learning a new craft, finishing an on-going project, or re-organizing your crafty workspace?  My creative roots are in memory-keeping, and I am anxious to reconnect to those in 2019.  A big thing that happened for me in 2018 was diving back into scrapbooking, or at leastContinue reading “A Memory a Month”