The Making of an Outlaw

Last weekend, we welcomed a new outlaw to the family. Wait, what? Don’t I mean in-law? Heck no! I started dating T the same time his cousin started dating her now-husband. T and I married 7 years later, his cousin another 3 years after us. Once we’d officially become in-laws, cousin’s husband and I bonded […]

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Heathcliff

I’ve seen altered books in craft magazines for years. I was inspired to create one for my final project in a bookbinding class. My grandmother was an avid reader, and for many years had a hobby making dollhouses. I wanted my final project to honor her all that she means to me. Using her copy […]

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Surprise! Birthday Memory Book

Another photo project, this one is a scrapbook for a milestone birthday — my brother’s 40th. If you just want to look at the photos, click the picture! For paper craft and scrapbook enthusiasts, though, let’s get to the project details! Getting Started I talked with my sister-in-law about the idea. Even though I planned […]

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Art Card

This was a fun project I undertook for a colleague who was retiring. The flat card features artwork based on my original photograph, and uses photo-transfer, chalks, dried flowers and metal accents. Clicking the image takes to you the full gallery of the project on my smugmug site.

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