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Showing posts from May, 2014

Flower Mixed Media Canvas

I've been slowly adding layers, paint, ink, stamping, and fabric to this canvas over the last month or so.  Decided to declare it complete!

Lemon Tea Cakes

I made these Lemon Tea Cakes over Memorial Day weekend.  For something that looks simple, let me just say that frosting 72 Tea Cakes in different color glaze takes quite a while! You'll want to find a way to get rid of them fast, because they are truly delicious…and bite size…and you know what that means, right? (smiles) Yes, I ate too many before sending them with Dave on Tuesday to his office. If you'd like to make these yourself, the recipe follows!  Let me know how it goes. I recommend a stand mixer as this makes the process ever so enjoyable. (Meaning you can drink wine and watch a flick on your tablet while loosely overseeing the process)  But don't go out and buy one.  Just say'in. Lemon Tea Cakes Keep in mind that the finished cakes are about 1.5 cubic inch, so they are quite small.  Look for a nonstick pan that has around 30 cake wells. 1 1/3 cups sifted cake  flour 3/4 tsp baking powder 1 stick butter, room temperature (if you use unsal

Folded Thanks

I have another tutorial posted over on the Pinque Peacock blog today to make these cards!  Go check it out.

Stay Tuned….

Just wanted to let you know, I haven't disappeared completely.  Come back tomorrow, because I'll be taking some of these supplies and turning them into something pretty!


Happy Hello! Today I'm participating in a Blog Hop for Pinque Peacock! Hope you are here visiting to join in the fun.   If you haven't seen all the projects before mine, start at the beginning... HERE Here's my project.  I used a Small Layered Garden Beauty on the front of this card.  I thought it would coordinate well with the flower on Bulah's hat! I love making cards that put a smile and laugh on your face! Here's the inside... Isn't that fun!  One of my favorite stamps is the sentiment I used on this card.  Now, to get this in the mail! Okay, so Rhonda is up next.  Her stuff is always wonderful. Have a GREAT DAY! Now, go visit ... RHONDA

Retirement Gifts and Gardening

It's Another Beautiful Saturday!  Hope you are enjoying your weekend.  A colleague of mine that I've worked with for the last 10 years decided to retire.   He's going to enjoy this next chapter of his life in his garden.  I thought that it would be appropriate to create a little basket. What fun it was creating so many little gifts. Here's the table where everything was setup: The box on the right is a money box I created to put all the "seed money" we collected for him. Here's a close up: Anyway, it was good to take a little time and whip up something wonderful. Enjoy the rest of your wonderful day!