December 29, 2010
Resolution: Spend More Time With Family

The January 2011 Challenge for Creative Paper Artists fittingly revolves around the theme New Year's Resolution. We were challenged to use Acrylic Paint and Chipboard for our materials and incorporate the popular technique of Paper Tearing. Again this was indeed a challenge. I could not picture these elements together. My biggest stumbling block was the […]

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December 28, 2010
MinneSNOWta. Need any more be said?!

I live in Minneapolis, MinneSNOWta. We have had a ton of snow. One weekend 16 inches was "dumped" on us. Hard to believe that at 4 am on a Monday morning, the Public Schools were declared closed. Can't remember in my adult life the last time that happened! The City conceded to the public. The […]

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December 13, 2010
We See Creatvity All Around Us!

I live in MinneSNOWta. If you can't laugh at old man winter, then you can't live here! There I am trying to catch some sun rays and Vitamin D. I just posted two "Picture Stories" on my personal blog. "Hop" on over to 5 Minutes Please for a little laugh.

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December 9, 2010
Christmas is Coming . . .

Christmas is Coming, The goose is getting fat. Will you please put a penny in the old man's hat . . . . Can you believe I learned that song in the first grade? 37 years later, I still know it. I had a wonderful first grade teacher. (She also moved up with us to […]

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December 6, 2010
December Vintage Christmas Tag Challenge

First off, the Creatvie Team that I am on has a new name and look. We are now called Creative Paper Artists. My first tag challenge for December is to create a hang tag that reflects a Vintage Christmas, using glittered snow, a poinsettia flower, some form of metal and a ribbon. So, I knew […]

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November 29, 2010
Beer Mug with Action Wobbles--A Video Blog (whoo-hoo!)

Some of my online craft friends have been sharing Action Wobbles with their fans. I was fortunate to get a few from my friend Agnes to give a try. They can be quite fun! Wobbles will be available for purchase online in January 2011. I was making this card for a friend and my hubby […]

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November 8, 2010
Autumn Leaves

My first November Hang Tag challenge for More Paper Than Shoes revolves around an autumn theme. The tag is to include leaves and I am to use foil and metal. It sounded so easy. But, my brain was stuck. I think my problem was that I had just created a tag for another MPTS challenge […]

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October 26, 2010
I Am the Coolest Mom with the Coolest Toys!

My own kids want to play with me because I have the coolest toys!  But that doesn't mean I'm always going to share! If you enjoy paper crafts, then you know how wonderful paper can be! If my hubby only knew how much money I have wrapped up in patterned paper! And then there is the […]

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October 25, 2010
Remembering Grandma This Fall

Have you stopped to enjoy God's latest handiwork? God has been busy creating new crafts for us to enjoy! The leaves and plants are turning the beautiful shades of fall. How can one resist the inspiration to craft?! Here is my entry for the More Paper Than Shoes Mid-Month Challenge for October. I have made […]

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October 20, 2010
Praising God with a Lite Brite

OK--Here's one for you crafty folks: One of my fav bands, David Crowder Band uses an old lite brite to make their newest music video to praise our Lord and Savior! It's awesome. Please listen to the words as well. Perhaps just the message that you needed today.

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