Got Big Dreams? Then We Need To Talk!

October 8, 2015

Hey You! Thanks for hopping over here to visit me. I’ve spent most of the summer toiling away in summer camp and crafting to my heart’s delight. I’ve also spent a lot of the summer talking about big plans and then taking action to make them reality. A few years ago, I dubbed myself a Creativity […]

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3 Ways a Creative Community has Enriched My Life

March 30, 2015
Creative Community

Once a month if you rolled into my local Panera to pick up a latte and your favorite pastry on a Friday night, you might hear a ruckus of ladies laughing and chatting it up in the back meeting room. With various crafts spread across the table, drinks in hand, and stories to tell, our […]

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How I’m Celebrating #ReverseLent

February 19, 2015
Reverse Lent Notes

The internet has a great way of showing you just want you need right when you need it. I saw an article from a friend on Facebook from Karen Ehman about Reverse Lent. The whole idea is to take something on instead of giving something up. I am Catholic and always struggled with the idea […]

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10 Spectacular Moments #weekinthelife

November 9, 2014
10 Spectacular Moments

  Last week I participated in Ali Edwards’ Week In The Life Project  and it was a very last minute call for me to join the 7-day documentation project. In the same week, Coach Jennie shared this challenge to blog about 10 Spectacular Things Happening Right Now. I saw so much alignment between these two […]

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#30in30 + Stamp Of The Month

September 5, 2014
Scrapbook Layout

I turned 30. No big thing. However, I realized this year is that I’ve told little about my own journey. Lots of my layouts or projects are cute + trendy but few really dive into what is happening or how my journey has led me to this spot. When I first started this blog my […]

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Love Layout | My Crush Book

August 12, 2014
Love Layout My Crush Book

The Story I spent the past weekend at a crop hosted by my dear friend Fancy Melissa. It was a blast. We go to this crop twice a year and I tell you, I look forward to it more each time it rolls around. With this crop I have an opportunity to get so many […]

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Treat Box | August Stamp Of the Month

August 4, 2014
Halloween Treat Box

   Do you love the new August Stamp of the month?  It’s super cute with the most adorable owl ever! While I see this as primarily a Halloween Stamp set, you could totally use this for any other occasion – especially in a layout because you can create your own owl. How perfect is that!? […]

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New Annual Inspirations Idea Book

August 3, 2014
New Product from Close To My Heart

New catalogs are like a holiday for us lovers of Close To My Heart products. It’s full of ideas and inspiration, making crafting so much more fun. This year, Close To My Heart introduced a new Annual Inspirations Idea Book that will host the product line from August 2014 through July 2015. It’s great to […]

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From My Stash | Sympathy Card

July 29, 2014
Sympathy Card From My Stash

 We are just days away from the new Annual Inspirations catalog release on Friday. I’ve been playing around with new product and I can’t wait to share some of the projects I’m creating. Today I wanted to share a sympathy card I made using the Words of Comfort stamp set. This one is set to […]

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Gifts From Convention #ctmhconv2014

July 6, 2014
Join Our Team at Close To My Heart

I remember when I first became a consultant with Close To My Heart. I signed up as a way to give my customers better paper options when I was completing scrap-for-hire projects with them. It made a lot of sense. I really had never sold my art or services outside my immediate group of …

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