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Entries from June 2007

Envelope Art

June 29th, 2007 · No Comments

My friend, Jo, sent me an ATC today. Thanks Jo! There is noting better than finding an art surprise in your mailbox. I didn’t even have to wait until I got the envelope open because Jo put this cool artwork on the outside for me. I’ll bet my mailman was green with envy.

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Tags: Mail Call

Rain Dancers

June 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Distress inks are cool, right? They are unlike any other ink, right? So, what do you do with them? I’ve been asked this by a few different people. I have to admit that I haven’t done a whole lot with them but I do have every color in both the pads and the re-inkers. Hmmm.. [...]

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Tags: Projects

Sweet Marie

June 25th, 2007 · No Comments

I got the best kind of mail today! Marie sent me this card with five ATCs inside. We haven’t seen each other in a while and she wanted to let me know she was thinking of me. How sweet is that? Thank you so very much, Marie! The cards are just wonderful and your kindness [...]

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Tags: Mail Call

Showing It Off

June 22nd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Sometimes the most important part of your art is how you display it. Those finishing touches can make such a big difference. Today was one of those times. My friend, Chris, and I were working on a project from Texture Effects by Nancy Curry. (Above is her card.) Neither one of use were very happy [...]

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Tags: Play · Projects

Shannon Sews!

June 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

My daughter has decided that all work and no play is not a good thing. As an escape from working on her dissertation she has taken out the sewing machine and started making purses for herself and her friends. They went over so well that she has decided to open a shop at Etsy. In [...]

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Tags: Ramblings

Chicken Amaretto

June 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

We had an ant invasion last week and I had to pull everything out of the pantry in order to do battle with the little critters. One of the things I pulled out and set on the counter was a bottle of Amaretto. This really got Recliner Man excited because in my house Amaretto only [...]

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Tags: Cooking