teddy bear with blanket

Teddy bear blanket

My little men are very typical boys. They love digging in the yard and playing with trains; however they also love their Teddy bears. A while back I made my (Read more...)


Art inspiration

From the time I was a little girl, I have had a need to make things. Whether the thing I made was a fort with my brothers, a sewing project (Read more...)


Creating a family album

One of my favorite things to do when I’m feeling stressed out or overwhelmed is work on our family photo album. I love looking through the images and writing out (Read more...)

pvc pipe tunnel

Backyard construction site

In my last post I wrote about creating a toy truck garage. Our backyard construction zone has developed a little further and we now have a tunnel and sand pit. (Read more...)

toy truck garage

Toy truck garage

We have a corner of our yard that does not like to grow grass. As a result, we fully intended to xeriscape that section, but then I ran into some (Read more...)

Digital Scrapbooking Embellishments

How to make digital scrapbooking embellishments

I was never interested in traditional, paper scrapbooking; however I love doing all sorts of digital scrapbooking and book design. Being more of a minimalist, I love how I can (Read more...)


Which camera should I buy?

One question I hear a lot from people is “Which camera should I buy?”. Since the possibilities are almost endless, choosing the right camera can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, one of (Read more...)

Photography and book Resources

Best photography and book making resources

Being a Photoshop and Lightroom instructor, I am often asked what are the best photography and book making resources. I talk about these resources in my class, but figured I (Read more...)

pressed flowers

Pretty Flower Press

One of my favorite activities in college was going out and collecting plant specimens for my botany class. We would put the plants into a press, let them dry, and (Read more...)

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