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Snowy Owl Roosting at the Mall

The day has finally come…after months of anticipation, my snow owl wearable art sculpture has been moved to Columbia Mall in Howard County Maryland. We arrived at the mall bright and early before the...

Flower Garden

Today is the first day that we have had a small taste of spring and it has inspired me to show more colorful and happy designs. I made a flower garden gift bag that...

Charming Planter

It is almost spring but not quite time to plant flowers in your outdoor garden. We have had 30 degree weather over the last week with an icy wind. It has made me long...

Family Heritage

I don’t tend to scrapbook very often even though I love scrapbooking paper and use it in a lot of my designs. When I was asked by Scotch to create a scrapbooking page for...

Minced Words

You can easily create a custom tailored message in a gift wrap or card. Thoughtful words cut from magazines are sure to touch the heart of your Valentine. Materials Reused White Shopping Bag or white...

Homemade Salsa

There doesn’t have to be a big sporting event to enjoy fresh and delicious tomato salsa.  I have been testing different brands to find the perfect salsa and I am always left with a feeling of...

Beading Heart

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to add a personal touch to your cards and gift wrap. Even something as simple as accenting your gifts with a piece of pretty paper and adding beads...

Super Bowl Party Decorations

I braved the snow showers Friday morning to visit my friends at Let’s Talk Live to show how to make creative decorations for your Super Bowl gathering. Most of my ideas use recycled items...