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So Happy Together Greeting Card


Hey there Peeps! Just dropping in to share a sweet and charming greeting card that I created with gorgeous ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

So Happy Together Greeting Card


I’m using the Diamond Satin in Shell Gray for this bow which matches the patterned paper perfectly.

Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G


Halloween Freebie Printable


I’m pretty excited this morning to be sharing my first freebie printable : ) I’ve whipped up a cute little image with an adorable witch! Of course it’s got vintage style and images from Graphic’s Fairy. I want to give a big thanks to Karen at Graphic’s Fairy for featuring another of my projects at Brag Monday. That’s 2 times in 3 weeks woot woot. She is so awesome.  Hope you love this fun and festive image as much as I do : ) Use it in your handmade cards, scrapbooking, tags, or any type of paper crafting.

5 x 7 fancy paris

I have to wait for the tech dept gets home to help me turn it into a downloadable jpeg….so for now you can just right click on it to save it to your files to print. This image is for personal use only. Not to be reproduced in a digital collage in whole or part or added to items that you intend to sell.

I’m hoping to find the time to add a new freebie every week. So stop back soon and see what other little goodie I’m sharing : )

I’m off to the shop to get ready for class tonight and to box up all the orders to ship.

I hope you all have a happy and productive day and find some time to be creative : ) G

Requests for Card Kits


 Thanks to all the Peeps for  the lovely comments on my card classes. I’ve gotten some requests for kits to make these vintagey cards from some of you who can’t make it to the classes here in the shop. 

I can make up 4 of these kits and offer them in the etsy shop. I’ll include some easy peasy instructions and send emails with pics of the remaining cards to those who purchase the kits. All the pieces are precut…so they go together very nicely. Please email me at vnemchak@hotmail if you would like me to make you a reserved listing for the kit.

Update….Wow…what a response. Thanks to everyone who contacted me to order a card kit. I’ve set up your reserved listings in the Etsy shop…and sent you a link to your listing in your email. Unfortunately I can’t take anymore orders for this kit : ( Be on the lookout for more kits soon from our upcoming classes : )

Inspired by Virginia


My post for today was inspired by my new friend Virginia. She is the lovely and talented creator of Bel’ Occhio’s. A blog about life, food, and friends. We have recently begun communicating back and forth and I must say she is so absolutely charming and we share loads of things in common! Her writing style is sooo engaging and I find I could read her posts and be enthralled to the very end. She has a way of sharing that draws you in and makes you feel like part of the story….be it memoirs of her family or pictures of tiny cute bunnies outside her window.

So today I am sharing the story of why I needed to bake today. You see…I bake to comfort myself…and today was a very off putting kind of day. My youngest son has been on a trip to an amusement park in another state with a group of friends from school band. I’m sure he is having an awesome time and I’m happy about that. But I realized he is now old enough to go on trips and have adventures without me and his Dad. And I’m sure you’ve read in a previous post that my older Son just got his first car. I know they have to grow up but it’s all coming along too fast.

So I found myself in the kitchen needing to cook. I haven’t been baking since we went vegetarian nearly 8 months ago. Not to say that I haven’t wanted too…but I’m still getting used to new ingredients that don’t preform like my old standbys of eggs and butter. I whipped up a batch of coconut chocolate chip cookies. They were not quite as tasty as my usual go to recipe of homemade oatmeal sandwich creme with marshmallow middles. But I have to say they were pretty good. They tasted better than they looked that’s for sure.

Even better with a nice cup of tea. Vanilla almond is my current favorite. I also made a pretty tasty dinner of homemade pizza with white bean sauce and sauteed peppers and onions. Kenny of course had to add a hearty heap of hummus to it : )

I also managed to clean the utility room and pantry…and do a mountain of laundry. This is the busy work I need to keep my mind off being sad. good thing he is only gone for one day…otherwise I might run out of things to clean and have to go to other peoples houses and clean out their closets and rearrange their furniture.  Don’t laugh…I’ve done it before : /

Okay that’s enough of me rambling for one day. Hope you all enjoy your evening and find some time to be creative.