Posted in June 2011

La Guitarra

La Guitarra

The guitar is practically an icon of 20th century music.  Its design has evolved from earlier instruments, and many of its musical advantages are similar to the piano.  The guitar has many unique features that influence the way its music is created and heard.  The six-string guitar, that we are familiar with today, emerged in primitive form by 1800.  The … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Birthday

Happy Friday!  How about a cheery flower card for this rainy day?  Even though we needed the rain, why must it come on the weekend?  I wouldn’t mind if it rained any other day.  Today’s featured card is for my friend’s mom’s birthday.  She likes flowers… need I say more? Yea, so I definitly work … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’

There is something about the Spring and Summer that make men (and women) want to fish!  I am not widowed like deer season, but I do end up with my fair share of alone time due to fishing adventures.  Last year, my fiance bought a boat.  The purchase process was more tedious than buying a … Continue reading

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Check Out My Ride

What Dad doesn’t like cars, especially vintage ones?!   Every 4th of July in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, there is a Car Show located in Memorial Park for Quakertown’s Community Day.  The car show is not just set up for people to admire them, there are trophies awarded too for Best of Show – Stock and Modified.  1928 cars and … Continue reading

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Are you ready for Father’s Day?

I can’t believe tomorrow is Father’s Day already!  It’s crazy how these months are flying by!  My Dad seemed to plan out perfectly his vacation to Germany over Father’s Day.  I said, “you are going to miss Father’s Day” and he goes “oh well”.  But if I had to weigh whether to go or stay, … Continue reading

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Sunflower Power

I crafted a quick little sunflower card for my friend Susan for her birthday.  Happy Birthday!   And apparently sunflowers are a very popular flower!  Below are a few fun facts: The scientific name of sunflowers is Helianthus, Helia for sun and Anthus for flower. Sunflowers attract birds to your yard. But who really wants … Continue reading

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Honeymoon presents

As a follow up to the Wedding Attire Card, the new couple honeymooned to Cabo San Lucas.  The below post cards were meant for gifts like transportation to and from the airport, gift cards to restaurants, horseback riding on the beach and such! I kept them colorful and fun and with space for writing a … Continue reading

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Tree of Life

Tree of Life

I need to break out of my shell and post something else besides cards!  Don’t get me wrong, I love making cards, but we need to shake it up a bit.  The Tree of Life is a mosaic I made on a wall that leads down to my basement.  I really wanted to mosaic something … Continue reading

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