Hope is the thing with feathers…

A dear friend, Tina Wright, was recently diagnosed with Stage Four cancer.  Several artist friends got together to create a handmade book of wishes, prayers and art to lighten her spirit and show our support for her in this difficult time.  Tina said the book touched her more than words could say.  Below is my contribution, with the first stanza …

Two creative cards…

I had a play-day this weekend and created two fun cards.  The first is a pop-up birthday card with presents.  Very easy to make, and it really “stands out!”  The second was a thinking-of-you card for my mother.  They really turned out nice…

Valentines Day: Paper Fortune Cookies and Take-Out Box

This Valentines Day I made a special treat for my husband: a handmade Chinese take-out box filled with paper fortune cookies each with a special message. I made the fortune cookies with a variety of gold and red decorative papers and placed four in the take-out box, plus one on top. A wide gold ribbon, chop-sticks and a large red …

Letter K Inchies set

New Artwork: One-inch square ‘inchies’

I’ve just finished 26 letter “k” inchies for an alphabet swap.  Each inchie is a one-inch square piece of art.  The outer shell has a cut-out “K” window to give a glimpse at the pull-out art piece inside. See more photos in the Swaps Gallery, or jump directly to the first image in this set.