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Creative Arts

Baby Nursery Decorations

January 9, 2011

Today was supposed to be my #3 daughter’s baby shower.  The food was purchased by the hostesses and the day’s schedule had been worked out by all involved.  However, our weather turned into winter, threatening icy roads and dangerous travel. Nurse M & M (#3 daughter) happened to live in the area that was hit [...]


Memory Jersey Quilts

January 1, 2011

Well, as most of you know, I am very sentimental and have the hardest time getting rid of any thing.  So, I have a house full of stuff!  In the attic were several boxes of the kids various sports jerseys, candy striper vests, spirit team t-shirts, church youth t-shirts along with patches and pins.  I [...]


I Was Featured

December 30, 2010

My Christmas wreath project was featured on Simply Sweet Home.  Click here to see my Christmas Wreath project, if you missed it, and click here to see her post.  I have so enjoyed Simply Sweet Home on numerous occasions and I really appreciate her featuring me.


Making Christmas Wreaths

December 10, 2010

I am not sure that actually having a cute Christmas wreath is nearly as much fun as the memory I made making the wreath with my baby girl at her beautiful, festive, Christmas decorated home.  She is so decisive in her creativity, instinctively knowing ahead of time what colors will work well together.  She is [...]


Free Printable Templates for Glitter Ornaments

November 11, 2010

  I promised some bloggers that I would draw and post the templates that I am using in my glittered Christmas ornaments.  Click HERE to see the previous post for directions.


What’s On the Easel

November 8, 2010

I am about to complete a painting that I have painted on for several months and I think I know what bugs me about it.  So, once I fix that, I will be finished.  I will then post a photo. But I thought I would share what is on the easel right now.  I have [...]


Easy Glittered Ornaments

November 3, 2010

I decided to do a craft today.  I know it may seem early to you but I am decorating for Christmas next week.  I used to decorate the week before Thanksgiving when the kids were in college so that they would have more time than just the week before Christmas to enjoy the decorations.  It [...]


Fall Wreath and Other Crafts

October 8, 2010

I saw this wreath made with fabric rosettes on a blog ( who hosted a guest blogger named Laura (from who gave a tutorial on how to make a wreath like this.  I sent the link to my daughter, Nurse M&M.  She said, “I am so making that.”  I should have known that a [...]


Blackboard Fun with Rainbow Colored Chalk

September 16, 2010

I bought a chalkboard from Girl’s Gone Junkin’, which I referred to in an earlier post .  Do you remember them?  Their shop is in Canton, Texas at First Monday and I hope to see them there this month.  I haven’t been since spring….too hot for me.  But, it is time to start shopping for [...]


Winter on the Brazos

September 11, 2010

Well, I almost missed the color violet at Alphabet Thursday.  I couldn’t think of anything….well, at least of interest.  I just couldn’t let Alphabet Thursday Rainbow Summer School pass me by and then it came to me.  This weekend is all about my painting, Winter on the Brazos….at least at my house. Why, you ask?  [...]

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