Thursday, August 23, 2012

Free Word Sheet

Free Word Sheet
I was looking for some words to use in some art and remembered this freebie word sheet I made several years ago.  So if your in need of a few words then CLICK, SAVE to your computer and PRINT it for your own use.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

What I'm working on...

 Here's a few things I've been working on...
Altered Mousetraps
(I have to admit they're addicting!)

an altered Paint brush 
which I got the idea from
Donna Downey's 

I must admit I wasn't into purchasing a 
paint brush from her to alter and mail back 
to  her so I opted to purchase some cheapy 
paint brushes from the hardware store.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Crafty Blogger Blurbs

Taking a bird from my journal page to one nesting in my tree..and the pattern for you to make your own!.

About Family Crafts 
Will you play along with the current craft challenge? Create a pencil holder or two and decorate your pens and pencils and then submit your projects.

Carmi's Art/Life World 
Carmi has redeemed her pincushion making reputation with a new design! 

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world 
This week at Craftside there are patterns, tutorials and techniques galore as we celebrate the back to school season! Pop on over to read all the great knitting and stitching ideas and inspiration we have from a whole bunch of our latest books!

Crafty Princess Diaries 
Needle-felting is an amazing low-tech hobby, and Tammy gives you a review of a new needle-felting book, "Felted Feathered Friends." 

Eileen - The Artful Crafter 
Eileen shares an August-themed envelope for her hubby’s birthday, along with how to make custom envelopes the easy way and the hard way.

Evergreen Glass Sculpture 
Cherie makes a green glass sculpture with some pieces she has on hand. 

Mixed Media Artist 
Cyndi decided to make a test piece out of felt before commiting some of her hand-painted fabrics to the project. And it turns out that she likes the test piece pretty much the way it is! 

Resin Crafts! 
Carmi has a brief post showing you how she dries flower for her resin pouring projects. 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Free Bookmarks

Since I'm working on a bookmark swap with some art friends and with kids going back to school I thought I'd share these freebie bookmarks I created digitally. Save them, print onto card stock and color yourself.


Wednesday, August 15, 2012


I've been MIA around here! I've been down
sick from a bug bite that became infected.
I thought I had the flu when it actually
was from a bug bite that became infected.
Click HERE to familiarize yourself
with insect bites symptoms

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Crafty Blogger Blurbs

About Family Crafts 
Have you ever experimented with chalkboard paint? If so, share your stories!

Carmi's Art/Life World 
A trip to the antique market can be very inspiring! 

Cherie Burbach 
Cherie makes a clear glass garden sculpture.

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at our crafty world 
This week at Craftside there are a whole bunch of designs created with new Sizzix Dies, a tutorial on how to make a Blackletter "S" , 12 ways to make the letter "K", plant a container garden featuring red twig dogwoods and a recipe for Tuna Tartar.

Crafty Princess Diaries 
The Crafty Princess has another giveaway going on. Enter for your change to win a wonderful new knitting book.

Eileen - The Artful Crafter 
How to make polymer clay food safe.

Mixed Media Artist 
Come oooooh and aaaaaaw over the quirky metal work of Joseph Cavalieri!

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Sometimes... feel like a nut...sometimes you 
just KNOW your  nut! wonderfully 
weird husband wanted to send a picture 
to one of our sons...did I mention I have 
not 3 boys but 4!?!

Friday, August 03, 2012


Go Speedracer!
Mr Kevin attempts to drive Uncle Morgan's go-kart!
Funny how he knew exactly what to do with that 
steering wheel!