Blog Hop to Win Tangle Starts!

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 Yay!!! You have yet another opportunity to win a copy of Tangle Starts –  My first solo book in the Artangleology Series!  This is just one of the things you can do with Tangle Starts. It is literally this – a collection of beautiful backgrounds upon which you can create art. Whether tangling, drawing, art journaling,  or making… Continue Reading


Stocking Stuffers and Gifts in My Etsy Store

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 The holidays are upon us and Christmas will be here before you know it! In fact it’s just 6 weeks away.  This year I have added an entire section to my Etsy store –  TheCreatorsLeaf –  just for Christmas and stocking stuffer items.  And I apologize right now for the photo heavy post. I wanted to… Continue Reading


INKtober Continues.

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Days 18 and 19 in INKtober. I have never made it this far before, so I am really excited to add this piece to the collection! In my Facebook group Tangle All Around I am providing a tangle prompt each day for use in INKtober art. The tangles for days 18 and 19 were jalousie… Continue Reading


New Dragon from Mystic Reflections

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 Check out this sweet little guy! A friend sent me a link to an Etsy shop for Mystic Reflections and in her shop I found this dragon that I just had to have! Cause – dragon!  He doesn’t have a name yet.  This dapper little fellow is about 2 1/2 inches tall.  What should I name him?… Continue Reading


Our Week in Pictures

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 With all the rain in Texas with Hurricane Harvey and all the rain starting in Florida with Hurricane Irma, our little paradise here in Maine wasn’t going to be left out. Enter stage right – rain, rain, and more rain. Above photo was this morning in Houlton. Our ‘real’ town. So much fun doing the dump… Continue Reading


Cool Find Yesterday

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 Yesterday we were out driving, looking for some waterfalls that we never found. But we did find this awesome thing hanging in a tree. It was about the size of a basketball, head level if we had been walking. I’ve never seen one of these before. The best we could guess is it’s a wasp nest – possibly…. Continue Reading


This Week In Maine

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My son Jason is here to visit for the week. Bobbie and Frankie are already up here, working and waiting to close on the new house. It was nice to be able to show Jason some of our countryside – without snow. Yes, it’s beautiful in winter, but Maine is also gorgeous in the summertime. This… Continue Reading


A Dandy of a Day

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Sunday morning. Bright and beautiful outside. The high today should be around 76° F. And the winds are blowing. They always blow in Maine. Couldn’t ask for a better day. 


Lupins in Maine

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Lupins.  I had never seen these flowers before we moved to Maine last year.  They grow wild everywhere here. Literally.  As you ride through the countryside, you will see pink, purple, blue. Growing in wild abandon in fields, in the woods, in yards. Everywhere.  We got some seed last year and planted them around the dragon… Continue Reading


From Inspired Blessings

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 Back in February, my mom passed away. My nephew John collected some of Mom’s shirts and slacks and sent them to Inspired Blessings. You can find them here on Facebook. They turned the clothes into these beautiful memory bears! The body is made from one of Mom’s shirts. The ears, feet, arms, and bow are made… Continue Reading