Posts Tagged ‘Cigar Box’

Memory box & card: You’ve touched my life

"Stop procrastinating and write a blog post already" I keep telling myself! I put the task on my calendar for this morning and promised myself that I would make this a priority today! If I made New Year's resolutions, I would say mine would be to quit procrastination and stop chasing those "squirrel" distractions! I should have blogged about this a few months ago but better late then never! I am in love with altered cigar boxes that hold handmade cards! A lot of work? Why yes, yes it is! But oh, the results are well worth the effort! This memory box and card were created at the request of a sweet friend who wanted something special for her mother who was celebrating her 80th FULL STORY HERE....... Read more

Elegant is as Elegant Does

   I am deeply mesmerized by the power of black and white when used together in something I create! I began this morning with no idea as to what I would create. All I knew was that I was going to pull down one of the cigar boxes I picked up recently and somehow incorporate it into my project. I sunk into a chair, gather paper samples, mixing and matching things for quite some time, but nothing was creating an "ah ha" moment for me, so I decided to stop and step away for a while. I went for a walk as this always helps me to refocus.....breathe in....breathe out....don't forget to! Out of nowhere, I remembered a statement from Mr. Bivens which has come to me quite frequently FULL STORY HERE....... Read more