My favourite colour is purple. I like most colours, except that I'm not too fond of yellow. I'm a teacher, a student, a wife and a step-mom to four young adult-ish kids. My favourite room is my craft room. I like to play with photography, paper, scrapbooking, book and card making. Thanks for checking out my blog!

Friday, November 16, 2012

My class completed a great project this week!
Class Puzzle: Each student got their own piece, they traced their hand and filled it with doodles. Then we fit them all together into one puzzle. When the last person put their piece in, they were all gathered in close, and they erupted into cheers and applause.

Monday, October 8, 2012

The Colours of FALL!

I am so thankful for the beauty of the harvest!

Peaches from the Okanagan
Peaches, ready for freezing, to enjoy all winter.

Apple Tart, Pioneer Woman style

Thanksgiving turkey with friends

Heirloom tomatos from our garden, grown from tomatoes we bought last year. 

So cheerful!

Our tomatoes are late, but now they are plentiful!

Pumpkin patch in Richmond, taken on my bike ride

Forbidden Fruit winery

Rustic Roots Winery

I am so thankful that I get to see these colours and take pictures of them!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Scrap Paper Cards

WOW, it's been a long time since I have it goes.

I have a lot of little itty bits of scrap paper in my craft room. They collect in a box. One box for large scraps, one for small bits. So today I took out the small bits and decided to put them to good use. I wanted to turn them into cards.
First, I picked a variety of scraps, and looked for patterns that looked good together.

Then I cut them to sizes that would fit on the cards I had.

I layered them onto the cards and glued them down using a glue stick.

Next, I did what I like to call layering and embellishing. I used a medium circle punch for the circles.

Some of the papers had texture in them.

I added further texture using buttons and glitter dots. The buttons were glued down with liquid glue. Glitter dots are like a glue already, so you just dot them around where they fit.

Some of the patterns are enhanced with glitter dots.

Finally, I added ribbon for stems. I also used small dots of white liquid glue to adhere the ribbon.