Feelin’ Like Fall

Feelin’ Like Fall

It is definitely starting to feel like Fall here in VT, even if the calendar shows that it’s still summer for a few more days. During a meeting last week a co-worker who lives in Wisconsin now, but used to live in Middlebury asked if it was Fall-like here yet....
Crabapple Visions

Crabapple Visions

Here is another installment in my cards featuring the Life is Beautiful set. My original plan was to also show off the Plaid Tidings with each card, but you know that old chestnut about plans. This card actually came together quite quickly because the stamping is the...
Layered Peace

Layered Peace

The sentiment on this card is so wonderful for the Holiday season in every year, but it is especially appropriate this year. It really feels like we are so far from peace all around the world this year, and I’m longing for a sense of peace right now. And it...
Dream Big

Dream Big

I’m thinking of all of the students heading back to school right now, whether they are the littles, Grad Students, or anyone at stages in between. It is a very weird time for everything, but school is especially challenging. No matter how hard everyone tries,...
Getting Ready for Christmas!

Getting Ready for Christmas!

This was the second card that I created for the Essex stamp club “meeting”. I knew that I wanted to include a Christmas card in what we created, and I drew on several products from the August – December Mini Catalog. I drew some inspiration for the...
Celebrating Sean Connery

Celebrating Sean Connery

Can you believe it – Sean Connery turns 90 today! I grew up watching him as James Bond and have since enjoyed him in so many other roles. One of my favorite was as the Russian submarine captain (with a pretty bad accent) in The Hunt for Red October –...