Tuesday, July 27, 2021



Hello! We are back from a little break. I hope everyone is doing well. Lots of entries last challenge, that means lots of you are ahead on your Christmas cards. I know I was trying to not use traditional colors, but the die with the plaid... swoon. Thanks for stopping by today and happy crafting. 

CC&S #430

Hello! I'm back with a fun twist on this week's sketch , I flipped the sketch to fit the butterfly image better. I stamped the butterfly and embossed it in black, then used a couple Zig water color makers and spritzed with water. I used the same Zig markers for the background stripes and spritzed with water and let the ink flow around a bit. We just returned from a relaxing vacation , 3 national parks in 6 days. We went to the Mammoth Caves, Smokey Mountain and Shenandoah national parks. When we returned it looked like my garden exploded, the new drip system we put in and the hot days while we were gone made things double in size. 

 Thanks for stopping by today, have a wonderful day. 

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

CC&S #429

 Hello! I hope you all are doing well. I've been busy wedding my garden  after a week of rain. The colors this week  were certainly fun to play with, I had to stop myself from making a flower card/.Stay well friends and I'll see you next week. 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

CC&S #428

Hello! I hope you are all doing well. I've been trying to catch up on my garden weeding between the rain we have been having and work. I tried a lot of new flowers this year and am pleased with how most of it is coming along. It's been so gloomy here this week I felt like making something really colorful to brighten my day. 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

CC&S #427

 Hello! I know it's the 6th of July, but this week's colors said fall to me. I've had this die floating around my desk for months waiting to use it. I think these colors worked out perfectly. I hope everyone had a safe a happy 4th , we stayed home and enjoyed the neighborhood fireworks and fire... yep one of the new neighbors ( moved in from another state where fireworks aren't legal) got a bit carried away with celebrating and burned his garage with the car in it to the ground, was able to see most of that safely from a lawn chair on my own yard. It was notably quiet the next night... hmm? Sorry if that sounds mean, I don't enjoy fireworks and work in a field where I've seen more than my fair share of eye injuries due to fireworks, I'd be ok if they were illegal. Thanks for stopping by today. 

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

CC&S #426 Double


Hello! I hope everyone is doing well. We have had more than enough rain here the last few days. A few of my flowers in pots are looking a bit sickly after floating for days on end. We had been having a drought, down a foot of rain this season so far.. I think we might have got that much in 4 days, with more in the forecast this week. My lawn looks lush and green, and the weeds sure are getting big... LOL!! I hope to be able to get to them this weekend. Thanks for stopping by today. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


 Hello! I hope you all are doing well. I've been trying to keep up with the pressures of life recently. Things have been very busy, not leaving much time for anything fun. I hope you will join us for another "Anything goes" challenge. I've challenged myself to use non-traditional colors for as many challenges as possible ... let's see how long I can keep it up.