Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Beach Bum

 Hey lovies!!!  I am so behind on loading my pages that I ran out of room on my counter in my kitchen of all the products I use for each layout, which I put aside to include when I upload a page to my gallery.  So at least I can say I have been busy creating over these last few months, even when I haven't shown my face around all that much.  Yes, I feel bad...I will try to be more consistent...promise!
This cute little tushy belongs to the most adorable girl named Cali, whom I used to babysit, years ago at the beach in Carlsbad in August 2015.  I used the Graphic 45 Sun Kissed collection, which is super cute and lots of fun.  Plus some lovely 49 & Market chipboard and flowers.  And of course some real starfish and sea shells to finish up with.

Thank you for stopping by!

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Blank Card

Hey friends!   I know it has been months since I have popped in to share anything.  I defiantly have been creating, but I honestly just got out of the habit of using the internet, so starting up again has been put aside for a long while. I made this steampunk looking card with  some extra scraps I had lying around.  I appreciate you stopping by to take a look!

Thursday, May 31, 2018


 Here is another version that sold already.  

The 2 girls on the right are my nieces Lorrisa and Victoria. Oct 2017 

Love Forever

 Created for the May Scraplift the Person Before You challenge over on scrapbook.com.  I lifted Blanca's (T-towngirl) page Grandparents

My niece Victoria and her boyfriend Matt.  Oct 2017

Monday, May 28, 2018


 I loved how the layout of Bliss turned out so I made another to keep for myself while I sold the other one.  Again, this is Andrew at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas in August 2016.

I decided to use this one for my May Mixed Media Challenge entry over on Scrapbook.com.

The two pages are a lot alike but also different in many ways.  I used the same Captured Adventures 49 and Market papers.

 The anchor and title are 49 and Market chipboard pieces.  The net is Dusty Attic.
 The wheel is a Creative Embellishment piece that was white washed, crackled then inked.
 The flowers and pipes are 49 and Market.
 I treated the corrugated torn cardboard with white washed gesso paint and then used some glitter mod podge over it.  Underneath, it has misted cheesecloth and white washed burlap for more texture.


 This is Andrew digging into the sand at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas CA in August 2016.  A view of true Bliss.
The papers used are Captured Adventures by 49 and Market.
 I bought a package of starfish from Michael's and when I opened it up they stunk so bad, like rotten fish that I had to put outside to air out.  They are super brittle and most of them were already chipped.  I used mod podge to keep the ones I used on the page from chipping further.
The fishing net is Dusty Attic, which I added some pearl beads to.  The flowers are 49 and Market.  The anchor is Creative Embellishments.
 The sand dollar and blue pearl are 49 and Market die cut sticker bubbles. 
 I put a small piece of paper into a glass bottle for a "message in a bottle" embellishment.
 This chipboard is also from Creative Embellishments.  I white washed it, crackled it then inked it for a distressed beachy look.
I used white washed burlap and misted cheesecloth for texture under the corrugated cardboard that was white washed and then got a layer of glitter mod podge.  The stitch work is all hand done.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Remember Today

 If some of you recognize this page it's because I made something almost identical a couple of weeks ago.  I loved the first one so much, I made a second, since I had most of the same products, to be able to make it to sell.  There were just a couple of differences like the heart, title, type of fencing and floral arrangements.
Again, this is my nephew's bride being walked down the aisle by her dad.  October 2017