Archive for the 'American Crafts' Category


Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

It seems only fitting that on what’s going to be our first 100° day, I post a summer card.  I cannot stand the summer – or the heat, more specifically.  I would much rather be cold than hot.  Bring on the bitter cold and sub-zero temps!  But alas, it is what it is.  And today […]

Never grow up.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Since being off work after having knee surgery last week, I’m taking a lot of naps.  I think it’s because of the drugs.  I’m awake and chatterly, and then I’m sitting and dozing off.  And because I can’t get in to a good, comfortable position when I sleep (because of the knee), good sleep is […]

{Not my} Favorite {day}.

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Holy hat, how did it become June already?! Well, I have to tell you, I am writing this whilst locked in my room.  My husband and my Godson, and my kids (off and on) are painting the living room, dining room, kitchen, and the hallway.  I chose the colors at Lowe’s yesterday – a more […]

Explore today.

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

I’m up bright and early this Saturday morning as my son’s got a baseball game today.  He’s almost 12 and this is his first year playing baseball.  That’s probably a little late to start him, but out of the blue last year he mentioned baseball, and here we are. I’m having knee surgery this coming […]

Happy Mother’s Day – card, day 4.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Welcome back to day 4 of an entire week of Mother’s Day cards. Today’s card is a lot like yesterday’s card – featuring patterned paper and embellishments from American Crafts’ Dear Lizzy collection. I’ll let you in on a little secret….:  I had no intention of making this card (and yesterday’s card) with the angled […]