Day 7 and 8- Paper Trail 3


Sorry to be lagging behind in my posts. This happened over a week ago! We literally rolled out of my daughter’s driveway in Pembroke Pines, FL last Wednesday, September 10… and drove on up the road to Cheryl Boglioli’s home in Port St. Lucie. There we got some last minute items for the next leg of [...]

Fall Sizzix Project Tutorials

Fall Burlap Pennant Wreath by Rina Gonzales|

Hello there!  It’s Inspiration Team Tuesday, and my girls have some fantastic Fall Sizzix Project Tutorials to inspire you today!  If you are in need of some seasonal creative inspiration you won’t want to miss these fabulous fall project ideas from the Inspiration Team. Anna-Karin Evaldsson shares an Autumn Artist Trading Block complete with a [...]

Paper Trail 3 Update

The Paper Trail is rolling along! Judging from the comments we have had and friends we have made, it looks like everyone is enjoying the tour! Don’t you want to be part of the Paper Trail? I hope you will join me for class if you live in the area- don’t be shy  Here’s what’s coming up in the [...]

Day 5 and 6- Paper Trail 3


After an exciting few days in Lake Worth at Everything Scrapbooks and Stamps, Cheryl and I left to go down and visit my daughter Jessica and her family in Pembroke Pines. It’s always good to see the little guys- they grow so fast and learn so much in between each visit. Daniel is 2 and is into puzzles [...]

Day 3 and 4- Paper Trail 3


The time has flown by since I left Virginia- it’s already been a week! After two days of driving, I picked up my designer friend Cheryl Boglioli and we set off for Everything Scrapbooks and Stamps, a Crafter’s Home store… Although it was pouring rain when we got there, we waited about 20 minutes and [...]

Inspiration Team Tuesday : Fabulous Fall Artist Trading Blocks

Inspiration Team Tuesday : Fabulous Fall Artist Trading Blocks

Hello there!  It’s Inspiration Team Tuesday.  The IT and Team ATB have some Fabulous Fall Artist Trading Blocks to share with you today based on our latest “Fall Back” theme for Art with Heart!  Are you ready for creative inspiration squared?  I’m sure you will “fall” in love with these fabulous fall ATB’s!   Shelly [...]

Day 2- Paper Trail 3

Day 2-10

Day 1- continued I had high hopes for getting out of town by noon. But packing up clothes and craft supplies for two months is harder than you would think. Thankfully my son Chris was there or I would still be there. He helped me load up, get the camper ready and mostly kept checking in [...]

Day 1- Paper Trail 3


The #Paprtrail3 is finally beginning! Scotty, (my 1976 vintage camper), Big Daddy (Ford F-150) and I will travel down the East Coast from Virginia to Florida for a week, then head out to Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. We will drive up the California coast from San Diego to San Francisco, then out through Utah, Colorado, [...]

Art with Heart Challenge September “Fall Back”

Art with Heart Challenge September Sizzix Prize Pack |

Hello everyone!  I can’t believe the summer has come and gone already!  Now that fall is upon us it’s time to fall back into routines and say goodbye to the lazy days of summer.  The Art with Heart Challenge theme for September is “Fall Back”.  However you choose to interpret that theme is up to [...]

Getting ready for the #PaprTrail3

Bella Crafts Quarterly

Not much happening on the blog or social media, but LOTS going on here as I leave in FIVE DAYS for my two month adventure across America! Every day, boxes are arriving- the other day there were five separate visits from UPS and FedEx! My amazing sponsors are loading me up with great products to share [...]