Art Journal Box for the Graduate

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Daughter #4 graduated from high school this weekend.  For each of my children I have created some sort of special scrapbook or album for them to take along on the new leg of their life journey.  This time, I made … Continued

A Tribute to My Creative Grandmother

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The highlight of my childhood summers was the week or two I would spend staying with my Grandmother.  She was an incredible woman full of life and vitality well into her 90s.  She was known for her fearless can do … Continued

Citra Solv Discovery

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One of my favorite art mediums is using CitraSolv concentrated cleaner on National Geographic pages to dissolve the deep, rich inks into unexpected designs and effects which can be used as elements in your collage and mixed media artwork. I … Continued

Evidence of Things Not Seen

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“Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”   Hebrews 11:1 Faith is the substance of hope.  It is what hope is built on.  Without the foundation of faith, there is no hope, … Continued

Fun Find

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I found this week’s fun find at a craft/vintage show I attended last weekend called  The Red Barn Outdoor Market.  I always watch for the booth full of Blue June’s Retro Deco vintage goodies as I always find supplies for … Continued


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This tree, done in acrylic on canvas, is my role model.  It expresses so many levels of what I aspire to. The woman this represents is strongly rooted in a faith that grounds her to a noble stability no matter what … Continued

Watch the World with Glittering Eyes

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“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.  Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”  Roald Dahl

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