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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

First mixed media attempt...

Okay, I just had to share and it has been far to long since my last post saying I hoped to be back for good this time.

I attempted my first mixed media collage for my BFFs birthday. She said she loved it.  It was done on an 11 x 14-inch canvas that I pre-treated with two coats of gesso. An online angel sent me many of the items I used on it...the quotes were ones I found here and there online. The design, if you can call it that, is all my own.

If you click on the image, you will get a better glimpse of the canvas....I hope you all like it!


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Okay...I procrastinated...

I hope to be back online for good this time. My health took a turn for the worse and I wound up back in the hospital.

I will be doing some digital work (sorry, but I'll be using my old digis...but they are still goodies). I plan on getting into more rubber stamping. So I expect to be expanding in both areas.

My hopes are to get into more mixed media. I have a couple of projects planned already. I hope all of your have remained patient with me and will continue t0 look for regular (at least weekly for now) updates. I have missed my connections with all of you!!! Big hugs for all of you!


Saturday, February 4, 2012

Amazing giveaway...she is giving away so many goodies that you will just have to stop by her site and check it out!

Paper Bag Princess Papercrafting


Sunday, December 25, 2011

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Back online...

And I shout that out with a big hooray! I have been going through a lot personally and ask all of you to forgive my sporadic posting; it has been a long road and I hope to be able to change my absenteeism vastly. It won't happen overnight, ya'll, but will be a slow and sure process of rebuilding.

I hope that all of you can hang in there with me...I have missed each and every one of you and have missed even more not being able to be in contact with you all! Big hugs and many blessings to each of you!!


Saturday, September 10, 2011

Kylie's Kraft Room...

How would you like to win this delicious candy from Kylie's Kraft Room? There's a new giveaway every fortnight, so don't forget to pop over for your chance to bring these goodies home.  Hugs!


Sunday, August 28, 2011

A thousand sheets?

You read that right. A Thousand Sheets of Paper is giving away what? A thousand sheets of paper! How awesome is that? Entering for the contest couldn't be easier. SO, pop in at the site and check it out; I know I can always use about you!

Hugs and best wishes!


Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Joint release...

How would you like to take home five images from Tiddly Inks? It's easy! Make It Crafty and Tiddly Inks are featuring a joint release...terrific! The release date is officially July 14th. BUT...follow the release image at the top of my right sidebar for a preview. And, of course, don't forget to stop back by the site on the 14th.

Hugs to everyone!!


I felt the need to repost this....

Sorry, once again a post that has nothing to do with cards but a lot to do with my heart and the way I feel.

Rescue Rainbow Bridge

Unlike most days at Rainbow Bridge, this day dawned cold and gray, damp as a swamp and as dismal as could be imagined. All of the recent arrivals had no idea what to think, as they had never experienced a day like this before. But the animals who had been waiting for their beloved people knew exactly what was going on and started to gather at the pathway leading to The Bridge to watch.

It wasn't long before an elderly animal came into view, head hung low and tail dragging. The other animals, the ones who had been there for a while, knew what his story was right away, for they had seen this happen far too often.

He approached slowly, obviously in great emotional pain, but with no sign of injury or illness. Unlike all of the other animals waiting at The Bridge, this animal had not been restored to youth and made healthy and vigorous again. As he walked toward The Bridge, he watched all of the other animals watching him. He knew he was out of place here and the sooner he could cross over, the happier he would be. But alas, as he approached The Bridge, his way was barred by the appearance of an Angel who apologized, but told him that he would not be able to pass. Only those animals who were with their people could pass over Rainbow Bridge. With no place else to turn to, the elderly animal turned towards the fields before The Bridge and saw a group of other animals like himself, also elderly and infirm. They weren't playing, but rather simply lying on the green grass, forlornly staring out at the pathway leading to The Bridge. And so, he took his place among them, watching the pathway and waiting.

One of the newest arrivals at The Bridge didn't understand what he had just witnessed and asked one of the animals that had been there for awhile to explain it to him.

"You see, that poor animal was a rescue. He entered rescue just as you see him now, an older animal with his fur graying and his eyes clouding. He never made it out of rescue and passed on with only the love of his rescuer to comfort him as he left his earthly existence. Because he had no family to give his love to, he has no one to escort him across The Bridge."

The first animal thought about this for a minute and then asked, "So what will happen now?" As he was about to receive his answer, the clouds suddenly parted and the gloom lifted. Approaching The Bridge could be seen a single person and among the older animals, a whole group was suddenly bathed in a golden light and they were all young and healthy again, just as they were in the prime of life.

"Watch, and see.", said the second animal. A second group of animals from those waiting came to the pathway and bowed low as the person neared. At each bowed head, the person offered a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. The newly restored animals fell into line and followed him towards The Bridge. They all crossed The Bridge together.

"What happened?"

"That was a rescuer. The animals you saw bowing in respect were those who found new homes because of his work. They will cross when their new families arrive. Those you saw restored were those who never found homes. When a rescuer arrives, they are allowed to perform one, final act of rescue. They are allowed to escort those poor animals that they couldn't place with families on earth, across The Rainbow Bridge."

"I think I like rescuers", said the first animal.

"So does GOD", was the reply.


Sunday, July 10, 2011

Make It Crafty...

Make It Crafty is celebrating their first birthday by giving away $250 of prizes. Just leave comments throughout July...random winners will be chosen.

They do ask that you become a follower of their site; that's not a bad thing. Check out their challenges...pop in at Make It Colorful and check out the five categories you can enter. My fingers are crossed!