Tuesday, October 25, 2011

‎"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." ~Goethe

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

backgrounds part 2

 this is a card i made and friends wanted to know how i did the back ground paper so i thought i would do a video and i could not get it to work but i will try again....so here are some pictures to show some of the steps....just remember no right or wrong and if you don't like it keep adding to it .....=0) I like to use 3 colors and add all over a piece of paper or art journal page bright and crazy......then i water down white paint or use the airbrush paint that is already thin (learned from Donna Downey)
put it on top of one side then mist with water and brush over (make sure paint is dry) then if i want more color to show i will lift some of the white off with paper towel.... once dry i use black ink and stamp some of my favorite stamps on like clock faces and my words background....
I cut up the paper to use as backgrounds for card and ATC's sometimes i will use white paint on a stamp and stamp to add extra dimension and use white paint on my finger and go around the edges (gives a different look than ink).

then i added ink to edges and a little on card to blend again adding layers of  items or techniques create depth to the backgrounds....

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

angels among us

angels among us.....
be brave dream
 2 and 1/2 years ago i went through an epic event in my life that changed me forever....i went from being brave, talkative and fearless to being shy, quiet ( some days i did not speak a full sentence) and afraid. The song in my heart was so quiet i could not remember it or figure out how to heal. a lot of patience from others, from myself for me, online art therapy (because i rarely went anywhere), and i continued prompt in my head of just one foot in front of the other help me begin to listen to my song (dreams, hopes) but it was friends that told me some of the songs of my heart and encouraged me that i could dream  and they just listened when i did talk or just cried for no reason at times....I would touch my face and realize it was wet with tears and i did not even know....so that is the inspiration for this piece and i think many more to come....they will each be one of a kind with an angel and encouraging words....to remind others of the angels among us.....

fyi: this trio is for sale for $40.00 when it posts to my etsy store it will be $45.00 thank you for coming by and have a great day

Monday, October 10, 2011


Hello Monday....
I want to show a background today....no matter what out project we have to start somewhere and most times it is with papers....BUT what if we don't have any (experienced this when i lost all supplies to a fire)
or what if it just isn't the right color and it is midnight when we are inspired? well make some...
for the next few weeks i will be posting the steps and how to's till we get to the finished item (s) .....

Start with 3 colors you like and randomly paint them on 8.5x11 card stock, we will learn to mute them later..... randomly add some stamps.....these stamps on sale at Queen Kat Designs store today. 

see you next time for the next installments of making backgrounds (or your own patterned papers) 
have a great paper crafting week
=0) jeanie

Sunday, October 9, 2011

a little fall decor

I used 6x6 teresa collins haunted hallows paper and brads
 and trims....fun stuff and i love branches
 as some of my friends can tell you....=0)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Oct 6

Grow old along with me
The best is yet to be
When our time has come
We will be as one
God bless our love
God bless our love

Grow old along with me
Two branches of one tree
Face the setting sun
When the day is done
God bless our love
God bless our love

Spending our lives together
Man and wife together
World without end
World without end

Grow old along with me
Whatever fate decrees
We will see it through
For our love is true
God bless our love
God bless our love
by john lennon

it is our aniversary today....so hard to believe 32 years have gone by lots to think on good and bad....

something i have learned
Marriage is accepting each others faults, forgiving each others mistakes
           and loving unconditionally.............helping each other become the best that is in them.

Monday, October 3, 2011

monday at QKD


life has been a ride the last month....travel and family and work and my husband broke his toe yesterday and we are in Ogden Utah today....craziness...............
I  took a good picture of this sample with my camera but could not find it.....just typical of my life in september.

=0) stamping

Sunday, October 2, 2011


for all that came by on the orange blog hop and left such kind comments here is a download to help you make the pumpkin card ....download here print and layer on card stock.....

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Orange Blog Hop.....

Welcome to my blog 
 I love Fall so here
are a few of my favorite projects with
Orange!In honor of the orange blog hop
 My favorite fiskers tool is
my Fiskars trimmer I use it every time I craft!I love how
it has the wire to show me a perfect cut line every time.
.....you came here from Shenna's Adventures in Scrapbooking


it all started at D's Paper Studio 


thanks so much for stopping by.....