Monthly Archives: February 2010

  • 659

    it’s a shopping kind of weekend…


    it's the weekend bloggers and i have been hearing some good news!  i've received emails from many of you sharing your excitement that my new alterations dies and stampers anonymous stamps are hitting the shelves of your local stamp and scrapbook stores.  how cool is that?  it's always exciting when the new stuff finally gets Continue Reading

  • 901

    good morning sunshine…


    well bloggers all i can say is it's good to be home…  spent yesterday resting and trying to get my body back to this time zone.  woke up this morning to blue skies and beaming sunshine and feel like a new person.  i stepped outside and snapped this pic from my front porch – hello Continue Reading

  • 487

    from england…


    hey bloggers!  quite honestly i don't have a clue what time it is in the us (and that's probably a good thing)…  today was our first full day in the uk after landing yesterday.  i thought sharing this blog journal was a great way to keep you up to date on all that's going on.  Continue Reading

  • 545



    hey bloggers!  well today is one of those days when i sit here ready to blog and way too many random thoughts keep whizzing through my head…  the studio is a mess today as i am finally unpacking from cha and repacking for the next trip across the pond.  the walls of my studio are Continue Reading

  • 586

    a book update…


    it's already monday bloggers?  where did the weekend go?  well no matter, today is a great day since i have book news to share!  my new book "a compendium of curiosities" started shipping today so it will be in stores soon…  i also know that many of you have been emailing me asking if i Continue Reading

  • 502

    a little valentine something…


    hey bloggers with valentine's day just one day away, i know that many of you, enjoy the challenge of creating that hand-made "something" just in time (don't we all???).  well, if you're looking for a valentine idea, or even a clever use for claudine hellmuth's sticky back canvas and distress to create some rolled roses, Continue Reading

  • 441

    back from germany & the netherlands…


    hey bloggers!  long time no blog – too long actually.  i've been home trying to get everything caught up from being gone so long since cha.  yesterday i spent some time trying to upload my video blog from germany only to get an error in the file and then….GONE!  ugh!  it's hopeless, the video file Continue Reading

  • 464



    well bloggers, another adventure to report!  tonight i was on QVC-Germany for the first time.  as many of you know, i'm no stranger to QVC.  i've been on QVC in the US, the UK, and now in Germany.  of course this one was a bit more difficult considering i don't speak or understand a word Continue Reading

  • 491

    greetings from germany…


    hello bloggers!  well to say my schedule has been hectic since cha is an understatement.  with just a few hours home between cha and heading back to the airport to fly to germany, once we landed in germany we hit the ground running.  i spent the last 4 days demonstrating at paperworld (germany's largest papercraft Continue Reading