Friday, December 9, 2011


check out retromummys giveaway, so generous and such beautiful colors. she makes such pretty quilts

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

lynns blog celebration giveaway

check out lynns trash to treasure art blogspot. she has a wonderful giveaway that you can sign up for.maybe se will give tutorials.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

go green,go vintage

checking out carols blog.polka dot closet, i was inspired by all her great ideas.i took a plain cardboard carton and made a vintage trinket box using paint velvet lace and an old Christmas ornament.

happy mothers day

we did a trade thru a swap for all seasons, trading a vintage brooch in interesting packaging. since i had been playing with tiles and alcohol inks this is what i came up with.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

my easter bunny surprise

my easter came from stephanie basket and all.we were asked to send 1)craft magazine 2)easter themed tea towel (made or bought) 3)chocolate/candy 4)easter themed wash cloth(made oe bought) i even rec'd a chickie and basket with trivet.staphanie, you make a wonderful easter bunny.


i found julies easter swap on swap dex. selected partners, one to send to and another to receive from. i got her mum in autralia. i didn't get pics of the chocolate bunny or the cloth paper scissors magazine. i hope she bites the bunny ears off

Monday, April 11, 2011


i haven't posted for awhile because i was sick in early march and suffered a loss of energy, then spare time was an issue. well saturday a.m., i was so excited because i had computer time and i couldn't log on to my dashboard. bummer.i'm adding this at work (for shame) and hope my problem is solved and when i get on my own pc everything will be okay.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

christmas day

my grandaughters

block swap adventure/febuary

my second month doing a quilt swap.jane chose her colors and i did my best to comply.
i created this collage for my grandaughters 24th bday.she was 18 months in  this pic. i did a faded print on canvas to give it a shabby chic look.since she doesn't read my blog, i feel safe in posting it early.

a swap for all seasons

this is the mini collage i created for my partner at a swap for all seasons. it was a fub project.

winter wonderland

a different view from inside my car
pretty to look at

Saturday, January 29, 2011

mini fabric collage

i downloaded this picture and printed it on fabric to add to my mini collage swap. i hop my swap partner likes it.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Want it, Need it, Quilt!: Valentine Swap

Want it, Need it, Quilt!: Valentine Swap: "Sandy over at Cookies and Cream held a Valentines Swap. This is my gift for Andrea. Andrea likes hexagons and Reproduction Fabrics, especi..."

Thursday, January 20, 2011

this is my swap a block for my partner,elizabeth.i created three and sent pics so she would have a choice.this is from swap a block adventure. every month we have a new partner to exchange 12" blocks with.

Sunday, January 9, 2011


a picture of my matchbox tree.all the glitz,bling and glitter are packed away for another year.