(Not) Wishing the Days Away

Yesterday the kiddos went back to school. This used to be my absolute favoritest time of year. I *loved* back to school. New clothes, new shoes, new office supplies! Who doesn’t LOVE office supplies?! But now that I have three kids, I’m a little sad when...

Back from another planet…

So it seems I fell off the planet again. Sorry about that. I thought about waiting a couple more months and then it would have been a whole year since I posted. UGH! That’s terrible. Time has a way of getting away from me. I’ve been stuck in this creative...

Happy Birthday Mom!

I’m on a roll … sort of! My mom’s birthday was this week and we’re heading off to her party this afternoon. I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to try another flourish. I really had fun doing this. I started with a banner from Ames...

Something new…flourishing

I had a request to create a flourished banner for our guild’s newsletter. Since I was unable to attend IAMPETH this summer, I missed Heather Held’s flourishing class (much to my dismay!) and I have never done any kind of off-hand flourishing other than...

Introducing Zentangles

I was asked to introduce Zentangles to the Coastal Calligraphers Guild during our last meeting. I had soooo much fun! I am not a certified zentangle teacher so I did the best I could using the information from the zentangle’s website. Thankfully Maria Thomas and...

Fall-ing behind.

Dear Friends:It’s been so long since my last post. This summer was simultaneously altogether too short and the longest I’ve known. My family and I went home to Maine this June. It had been three years since we had been able to visit. We spent three...