• Decor,  Mini Books,  Paper Crafts,  Wall Art

    Fall workshops

    Even though temps are still pretty high around here my attention is focused on Fall – Fall workshops that is. I’ve been working on several projects this summer that will be offered this Fall as workshops and I wanted to share some sneak peeks with you all. My calendar is being updated as workshops get confirmed so check back often. The first is this Christmas-themed configurations tray using Graphic 45…

  • Paper Crafts,  Tags

    Breaking into YouTube

    So, today started off a little shaky. I accidentally set off the fire alarm at work this morning. It was so very loud, and of course it was the first day of the boss’ vacation. The firemen were very understanding … But, even that little embarrassing incident couldn’t cloud my enthusiasm to get home and get through dinner so I could post my very first video! I filmed it one…

  • Mini Books,  Paper Crafts

    Focusing on the positive…

    If there was ever a time when everything falls apart it was in class this past weekend and, as an instructor, that’s the one place you never want it to happen. I’ll admit, the majority of my classes usually go extremely well and I consider myself very fortunate. It doesn’t just happen, though. There’s a lot of time put into designing my projects, keeping track of all the products used…

  • Decor,  Wall Art

    Weather, birthdays and classes …

    This beautiful weather we’ve been experiencing for a week now is making it very difficult for me to stay indoors and do what needs to be done – like posting to this blog! Today my husband and I started by clearing out a lot of junk out of the garage but as the day wore on we both found ourselves sitting under the tree and watching the wildlife scurry around…

  • Ramblings

    Welcome to the new blog …

    For some time now I have been experiencing problems with my blog at http://scrappedtreasures.com and I simply couldn’t figure out on my own how to resolve them so I finally decided to create a new one. My son had initially created it for me and with him in Seattle it just wasn’t feasible for him to help me so I reasoned that if I created this one myself I should…