Mini Recipe Books

I made some recipe books for friends and family. They contain some of my most enjoyed cookies and appetizers from when I host monthly craft events. You can see some of the recipe's here.


Gingerbread House Teacher gifts

 Here are some cute Gingerbread houses I'm filling with cookies for Teachers and staff at my son's school.
You can read all about it here, on The Robins Nest blog!
Merry Christmas!


Vintage Inspired Santa Claus ornaments - giveaway!

Today - I am featured on The Amazing Mold Putty blog, showcasing a tutorial  I made from vintage candy molds. I am also hosting a giveaway, all details on their blog! :)


Lets make Dew Drop Hair Clips!

 If you are stuck on what to make friends and family this Holiday, how about some Dew Drop hair clips?
So easy to create and beautiful to wear!


Leslie Rahye's - A Very Merry Holiday SteamPunk Blog Hop!

 Welcome to another SteamPunk Blog Hop hosted by Leslie Rahye's!
The theme for this one is Christmas, so I thought it would be fun to make some ornaments!


Downtime Art.

As a full time Stay at home Mom, Cub Scout Leader and Mixed Media Artist, I don't get a lot of downtime.
But when I do, I like to color. I have a 12x12 clear scrapbook box that I keep all my "cards in progress" in. I like to pre-stamp images on cardstock and have them ready to color in whenever I'm in the "mood" Sometimes I use color pencils, watercolors or last night I played with my collection of Spectrum Noir pens. These are alot like Copic pens, just half the cost.

Back before I was married, I used to paint. All the time. Color is my strong point, my passion. My goal for next year is to frame some of my favorite random pieces and decorate our barren walls in the house.
I also loved to paint by way of pointillism.
It's a technique of adding color one dot at a time. To me it's therapeutic. Mentally and visually.
What types of art do you like to do that involves color?


Handmade Christmas Decorations

 It's the first Monday and the Designer Crafts Connection is posting handmade projects for Christmas which I'm sure you'll love! From gifts, ornaments to easy decorations like these tissue paper flowers I made.

 To make these easy flowers, you will need 8 identical cut out circles. Then you'll want to fold each one in half and then in half again. Next fold at the point so you have a pie shaped piece.


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