Crafting

Valar Morghulis

Thanks to Kindred Stamps for creating the Heirs to the Throne stamp set and Dragon Scales stencil that allowed me to create this excellent representation of the strength of women! I used a spritz of Pixie Spray on the back of the Dragon Scales stencil to hold it in place on the paper. Using blendingRead More

Crafting

May the Card Open

When I first started stamping and card making, I wasn’t so sure about how much use I’d get out of the hobby. I loved creating, but most of the major companies almost exclusively made cutesy, floral, and/or spiritual stamps. I was able to find enough that suited my style to keep me interested, but itRead More

Personal

Approaching an Anniversary

Trigger Warning: This post gets pretty dark related to my past experience with the Camp Fire and fears/trauma associated with that. In my introductory post, I mentioned that my family and I lost our home to the Camp Fire last November. As the anniversary of this trauma approaches, I’m finding myself falling deeper into theRead More

Personal

Meet The Bean

I mentioned in my introductory post that I have a son. We call him The Bean. As of now, he is just shy of 18 months old. That means he’s just hit the point where he has enough of a brain to do some really awesome things, but not enough to keep from killing himselfRead More