Getting ready for the 1st Snow

Xyron has teamed up with Maya Road (one of my favorite companies) for a wonderful blog hop this week. Maya Road shared so many fantastic products with us for the hop that it was a pleasure to create this project. I live in Michigan and I'm in that crowd of others who rush outdoors to …

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Little birdy sings double-glitter praise …

Welcome to the Art Glitter/Dreamweaver Stencil Cross promotion month. We have paired up with this wonderful company to show you how our glitter can be used with these beautiful and detailed stencils. All of our designers will be using the Double Glitter Technique! Make sure and check out Dreamweaver Designers every Thursday! You can find …

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Playing by design …

So my kits are packed and ready to go! I'm excited for Ranger Ramblings: Part II. The teaching format for this workshop is a little different from Ramblings: Part I. The inspiration for change came from Wendy Vecchi, artist extraordinaire, instructor and all-around nice person. While sitting in her classes at Scrap Tales a few …

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Displaying fragments of a creative soul wannabe …

Remember the vintage letterpress trays I picked up at the Allegan Antique Market a while back? Yep, those trays. I think it was nearly two years ago that I came upon them thinking I'd create a shabby-chic style wall decor class. I started collecting bits and pieces of sewing items - old patterns, threads, buttons, …

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Using minimal supplies to create one-of-a-kind gifts…

This old-fashioned looking tag came about because of a special gift I received from my friend Robin at Cracker Jack Stampers the other night. Robin made us all beautiful gift tags and adorable little wrapped packages of chocolate - love chocolate! The gift inspired me to create hand-made tags to add to the home-made peanut …

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