Smartypants Note Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON MON JAN 21 2019
I cannot see this blue jean stamp and not think of middle school – and the students trying out different fashion tre…

Be ready to pivot

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:08 PM ON SUN JAN 20 2019
Had to alter plans today. It’s always good to be ready to pivot. Don’t let a set schedule imply inflexibility. …

Focus

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:44 PM ON SAT JAN 19 2019
What should I focus on this week? Actually a lot of the week is booked. Celebrate my better half’s birthday and my fa…

Disney layout: Then & Now (speeder bike)

• VEGETABLOG   3:20 PM ON SAT JAN 19 2019
This layout was a challenge for me!  I don’t have any good reason for it: I planned to make a “then and now&#8…

The little things

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:50 PM ON FRI JAN 18 2019
The little things. Yeah, that’s what’s special to me. The little things. An old photograph of my wife. Simple m…

Pink Floral Adore Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON FRI JAN 18 2019
The floral stamps were still on my work table, so I made this monochromatic floral card. For a little texture, I added die…

Sliding in under deadline

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:42 PM ON THU JAN 17 2019
Nothing like taking advantage of the last few minutes of the day to slide in the daily post. Feels like cheating. I’l…

Poetry Friday: Tidying Up

• LAURA SHOVAN   8:00 PM ON THU JAN 17 2019
This week’s Poetry Friday host is Tricia Stohr-Hunt at the Miss Rumphius Effect. You’ll find links to the week&…

If Beale Street Could Talk

• THE RED MARGINS   6:05 PM ON THU JAN 17 2019
Spoilers, natch.Barry Jenkins’ latest is a powerful art film. I specify “art film” because, at the beginning, I was p…

Celtic Heart Love Is Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON THU JAN 17 2019
Not sure if this is a Valentine’s Day card or not. Maybe. But love is love is love is LOVE can happen any day of the…

Pace

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:39 PM ON WED JAN 16 2019
I was thinking as I got up today about the pace of life. Because things really accelerate when you get up and from the star…

Lilly Pulitzer Square Hello Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON WED JAN 16 2019
I’ve been struggling with my creative mojo for some time now. Just part of life, my mind is working overtime on thin…

Only a day

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:02 PM ON TUE JAN 15 2019
We go through our lives thinking it was “only a day.” But few days are only a day. For instance yesterday I fou…

Lake Tahoe Revisited

• UPLOADS FROM OZONI11   3:21 PM ON TUE JAN 15 2019
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The Art of the PET Scan

• THE RED MARGINS   12:23 PM ON TUE JAN 15 2019
Sitting in my oncologist’s office yesterday, I was relieved to hear that while my abdominal tumor had grown, the cancer had…

Winter Heron

• UPLOADS FROM OZONI11   10:48 AM ON TUE JAN 15 2019
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The Great Blue Herons in Columbia, MD prefer freezing weather over early bird buffets in Florid…


Floral Birthday Wishes Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON TUE JAN 15 2019
We had about 9 inches of snow over the weekend. I don’t mind winter, but I will admit I am already looking towards s…

I don’t like asparagus and I don’t like to…

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   11:00 PM ON MON JAN 14 2019
Not often that I start a post, work on it a while and say no, not today. Even less frequent is starting a second post and g…

Achtung

• THE RED MARGINS   12:31 PM ON MON JAN 14 2019
Here are some things I wished I would have known before I was diagnosed with cancer:One of the surest signs of cancer is un…

Watercolor Elephant with Balloons Birthday Cards

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON MON JAN 14 2019
Offspring3 requested the card on the right for a little friend.
For the balloon strings, I separated a piece of embroidery…

Yeah Snow, way to go with the timing

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   10:27 PM ON SUN JAN 13 2019
No heroic actions by this guy trying to get to work in this mess. I’ve had so many white knuckle drives in my lifetim…

Disney layouts: taking flight and Dumbo pocket…

• VEGETABLOG   5:25 PM ON SUN JAN 13 2019
As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been very excited about Crafty Jen Schow’s Stash Busting challenge that sh…

Snowy Day Blue Jay

• UPLOADS FROM OZONI11   1:35 PM ON SUN JAN 13 2019
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Sweet Saturday

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   10:39 PM ON SAT JAN 12 2019
I pick titles for the stupidest reasons some days. And today could be one of them. I saw an open bag of mini chocolate chip…

Creative ART Coaching – Coming Soon

• APRIL M. RIMPO   2:09 PM ON SAT JAN 12 2019
Elaine Weiner-Reed and I met nearly 20 years ago in an art workshop sponsored by the Laurel Art Guild and taught by Joe May…

Shivering and That time again

• THREW MIKES EYEZ   5:57 PM ON FRI JAN 11 2019
Well I said I was going to get out in the cold and photograph. I got out in the cold today but it wasn’t to photograp…

Disney layout: grand entrance

• VEGETABLOG   7:30 AM ON FRI JAN 11 2019
It’s 2019 and time to embark on a new set of goals!
For me, some of those goals aren’t so new– chief amon…

Gekko Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON FRI JAN 11 2019
This gekko stamp has been staring at me this week (it shares storage space with the anniversary sentiment I used earlier i…

Let Your Dreams Take Flight Butterfly Card

• PAPER AND INK IMAGININGS   3:00 AM ON THU JAN 10 2019
When I got the paisley stamp out for yesterday’s card, I also grabbed the large swallowtail stamp.
The lime paper is…

Diva Challenge 380: Spundala

• LOSING ME, FINDING ME   11:26 PM ON WED JAN 9 2019
Today’s Diva Challenge is to use a circle as a template.  The Diva used a paint spinner to create the “string.”  …