Archives for May 2016

May 2016 (3)
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Oh, the places you will go!

The challenge for the Frilly & Funkie challenge blog was a look at “Oh, the Places You Will Go.”  The challenge is generously sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique.  After some fits and starts on this tag, I wound up doing the flip side of it.   I was rather tired after having run a half marathon and then driving home so it was ironic that I landed on the theme of “going home.”  While we go on vacation, journeys, and adventures we always want to come home.  When I  go on vacation we have many little adventures and, usually, the journey is rather far from home there is truly nothing like coming home.  It’s nice to have a bit of normalcy and familiarity not to mention curling up in your own bed!  I also thought of all of those who travel for work and look forward to coming home to family.  My beloved does a lot of traveling and he is always happy to come home.  So, we go to many places but we always go to our favorite place -- home. […]


Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2016 – Tech Remix (May)

The Tim Holtz tag for this month combined techniques using tissue tape resist and tattered florals.  In my experiments with this tag I wound up with color choices I would not normally use but seeing as spring has finally sprung around here it is appropriate!   I even used some of the absolutely amazing lace we bought when we visited Belgium in April.  We found a lovely little shop in Bruges near the lace museum and I bought some small pieces to use on projects.  This little shop was well off the main streets and the owner is a skilled bobbin lace maker.  I didn’t realize that I would be able to use my little “real” lace so soon!  So here is my tech remix for May... […]


Opposites Attract!


The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonders forever – Jacques Yves Cousteau […]