Monday, December 31, 2012


Hi Everyone !!

I'm so excited to start a New Year !! 2012 was full of change, challenges, and blessings. Every year I try to make a few resolutions as many of you do as well. This year, I will make my usual goals to eat better,exercise, but I am also adding a goal to teach classes in my new studio. We are building a new house and have been able to customize it to our needs...and well, I NEED a bigger studio!!! LOL I hope to continue my You Tube videos and focus on my blog as well. But, teaching locally is going to be an exciting venture for me!! I appreciate all of you and wish you the best blessings in 2013 !!! <3

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Year in Review Projects

Hi Everyone,

This year has been one of challenges, learning, and excitement for me. I was published in Somerset Studio Magazine, co-hosted a Talk Radio Show, celebrated a new Grand-baby, moved my parents to live nearby, and currently building a new house(almost done!).  I am grateful for many things in my life and feel very blessed to have friends and family in my life. Here are a few of my favorite projects from 2012. I am excited to start a fresh new year!!



Saturday, December 15, 2012

A few projects

Hi Everyone, Like many of you, I have so busy this holiday season. I am planning Christmas dinner, buying Christmas gifts, and taking care of my parents. I did manage to squeeze in a couple projects and I'd like to show them to you. I found some snow globes last year at Michaels, and decided it was a great time to alter one.  I had to make a small house out of wood and scrapbook paper, which was a challenge but I like how it turned out! The next project is a card I made for a friend. I hope you enjoy them!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012


Hi All, my new Grand-daughter, Alexah came home almost 2 weeks ago and is over 5 lbsnow. She is still tiny but what a personality.She loves being the center of attention. She stayed up for about 45 minutes yesterday when I visited her. And I loved every second!

My parents moved here with me in Idaho on November 18. I had to organize their move and boy, did it take alot of time. Since they are handicapped, once they arrived, I also had to arrange homecare and find new doctors, etc. Things have calmed down a "little" but I even managed to squeeze in some crafty time. I have a few things I made for some friends, and as soon as I can, I will take photos and post them for you!

In the meantime, I will start my Christmas shopping because it's just around the corner guys!! <3

Saturday, November 17, 2012

I have another Grandbaby!

Hi Everyone! I'm sorry I have been MIA. I have been dealing with alot in my private life. But, the exciting news is that we welcomed Alexah Kealani into our family ! My daughter carried Alexah for only 33 weeks. We were so worried that Alexah would be under developed at this age but she has proven to be such a "rock star"! She was born on 11-11-12 at 4 lbs 6 oz. Every day she has improved too. I finally got to see her in the Newborn ICU department of the hospital. A few of the issues with premie babies are that they have not developed the skill to suck,breathe,and maintain their body temperature. But, sweet little Alexah has conquered the almost everything she has been challenged with. She has just started to breastfeed and once she perfects this skill, I'm sure she will be allowed to go home. :) Here is a photo of this little "rock star". We love you Alexah !!

Friday, October 26, 2012

Enjoy the Moments card

Hi Everyone!!
The holidays are sneaking up on us once more. I am starting to feel pretty nostalgic and appreciative of the life that I have. The featured saying is from Dusty Attics. I could not help but paint and glitter the chipboard and make it the main focus of my card. I hope this card inspires you!

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Talk Radio Show !!

Hi Everyone,

Guess what? I'm on a radio talk show...who knew right? Please join me. Trish and I will be doing a series on Creative Wellness here

Sunday, September 23, 2012


Hi Everyone !!

I hope you are enjoying the fall weather! It's time to get ready for the holidays, and this project marks the start of Halloween on my blog. lol  I altered this dollar store mask for a swap with my friend Bonnie. She loves the color blue, so I incorporated that color into my project for her.  I have done a You Tube video and you can watch it here. If not, you can enjoy the photos below. Thanks for visiting!!

Friday, September 7, 2012


Hi Everyone !!

I'm excited to have completed this altered thrift store find for my expecting daughter! We found out that she is having a GIRL, so I decided to alter this album for her.  I used Graphic 45's Little Darling paper collection and I think it turned out perfect!! I won't be giving this to her until October, but, it was so much fun!!!  Check out my photos below, or you can check out my You Tube video as well!! Thanks for browsing!!

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Altered Coffee Cup for a friend

Hi Everyone,  I was inspired to alter a coffee cup and lid, after going to McDonalds and buying a cup of I have seen these done before, but for some reason have never done one until I had the coffee cup in my hand. I thought it would be a pretty fun project to do. My friend Bonnie's birthday is the end of August, and she loves the color blue. So this is what I made her. I hope she likes it.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Cottage Chic album

HI Everyone, Thank you for your prayers and support while I have been sick this summer. I am happy to be able to craft a little more and post a couple of videos.  Here is a few photos of a project I have done recently using Marion Smith's printable Cottage Chic papers.  Hope you like them.