Monthly Archives: January 2014

Paper Embroidery

I have always loved to sew. Paper embroidery can be tricky, each stitch has its own place. If one stitch is improperly placed, the whole image is ruined. Being detail-oriented and a perfectionist, it takes me a bit longer to produce an embroidered card. Here are a few cards I have done. Advertisements

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Winter Snow

There is no one who loves snow more than me! The energy created in anticipation of a snowstorm is so exciting! Every news station has a different estimated amount of snow and I look at all of them, switching back and forth. Watching the snow–large flakes, small flakes, mixed precipitation reminds me that each snowflake […]

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Pyramid Cards

Today I thought I would share a pyramid card I made. This technique produces an effective result! To make this card, I printed out several copies of the same picture, and then methodically cut each picture smaller and smaller. With each layer, I added foam tape. This card I made for a horse-loving friend. Leave […]

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Fleur de Lis

This pretty little design has been used as symbols for many things. Traditionally, the French royalty used the fleur de lis (meaning flower lily) as well as the British Kings in their coat of arms. It has been used symbolically in religion and the boy scout logo! I made this card with plastic from a […]

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A NEW GAL ON THE BLO(CK)G

Originally posted on A Bit Of Me LAC:
Happy 2014 to everyone.  Hope you all are ready for a new year, new challenges, new ideas and lots of new creativity.  I don’t usually make any resolutions since I always tend to let them fall by the wayside.  I start with a bang and then fizzle…

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Turning Over a New Leaf

What exactly does this mean? According to Urban Dictionary, “turning over a new leaf” means to start a new life again. I see it as a positive change, one that easily lends itself to new years resolutions. Sometimes it takes a while to get there and other times it takes no time at all. Sometimes […]

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Rainy Day Boxes

Our toddlers love their “Rainy Day Boxes”! We put bits of fabric and paper, glitter glue, markers, stickers, popsicle sticks, pom poms, a glue stick, and paper into boxes and personalized each one with the child’s name. I got the idea from Kira (http://www.hernewleaf.com/) on Pinterest.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all my friends, family, and followers! 2014 is going to be an amazing year! Any resolutions? Leave me a comment below. My resolution is to focus and be in the moment.

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