Category Archives: Show me the puppy!

Ho Ho Holy Moly!

  Each year, every Christmas commercial I see before Thanksgiving, I vow off that store/company for the season.  No one is getting a Lexus from me this year, or anything from Target, or who ever else can’t hold it together … Continue reading

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Vacation means work!

Sometimes, anyway.  And by work, I mean having fun creating products for my upcoming craft fairs.  Today I spent a lovely, cloudy day making dot grid paper notebooks with sewn bindings.  I had great luck with a similar notebook last … Continue reading

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My friend made me do it.

Last week I asked if I should start bullet journaling.  Well, the truth of matter is, I was already stalking bujo (the in-the-know- way of saying bullet journal) sites and videos before I asked the question.  I was poking around … Continue reading

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Garden inspiration and peaches!

It’s a lovely day here, with hints of autumn being right around the corner.  The pup and I spent some time getting a few snaps of the gardens for drawing and color inspirations for those days when it will be … Continue reading

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Sit still in the whirlwind.

Today I had images of majestic, deep, swirling waves and lines.  Dark, visually dense colors that would mean something, you know, Something.  Capital S. Create I said.  Be important I said.  Make something impressive I said. Materials: Liquidtex acrylics, Dina Wakely … Continue reading

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Scrap box time and intentional living.

Every once in a while I decide to just stamp some images, or mix patterned papers together, or make up a bunch of card backs.  When it gets to a point that I can’t see my desk, all this stuff … Continue reading

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The fourth Brahmavihara; Upeksha

The fourth and final of the Four Sublime Attitudes is Upeksha, or remaining impartial to the faults and imperfections of others. Well.  This is often easier said then done.  This page (on the right, created with Tim Holtz and dylusions … Continue reading

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