Poppy Happiness

Poppy Happiness

This was the quick card that the Essex stamp club created in January. I really wanted to brighten a dark January day with some prettiness from the Peaceful Poppies Suite. I think that the patterned paper is just da-bomb featuring some gorgeous colors and patterns....
Tim the Tusker

Tim the Tusker

Last week I heard a news story about “Tim”, a notorious elephant in Kenya who died of natural causes at 50 years old. It was a real testament to the efforts of the Kenya Wildlife Service that Tim lived as long as he did, especially because he was a...
Lacy Valentine

Lacy Valentine

I decided that I just had to spend some creative time today. After church this morning a small group of us were talking about how much better we feel when we fit in some creative time; it really is a mental health activity. And with Valentine’s Day coming up...
Stay Well Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Stay Well Julia Louis-Dreyfus

I just learned that Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a breast cancer survivor. In 2017 she received her diagnosis, and she successfully completed her treatment. Since I just had a screening mammogram, this is in the forefront of my brain. I hope that Julia stays cancer-free for...
Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas!

I’m taking a quick break in my last-minute Christmas preparations to wish you a very Happy Christmas! I hope that you receive the blessings of the season; time with family, an opportunity to find peace, and gather with friends that are near and dear to you. This...
Tree Shopping

Tree Shopping

This was one of the candidate designs that I put together for the Stamp-A-Stack. However, this one didn’t make the “cut” (see what I did there? *grin*) so the participants didn’t see it. This paper reminded me of the days back when my son was...