THE Butter!

There is nothing simpler or more delicious than homemade nut butter.  Nuts are an amazing food packed with nutrients and wonderful flavors.  Grind them up with some sea salt and you have food heaven.  I love using different combinations of nuts and spices to see how I can get the most from the natural flavors. … More THE Butter!

Strength in Nut Butter

How do I respond to friends in crisis?  I make them nut butter! There is just something about a homemade nut butter that brings comfort in stressful times.  Perhaps it takes us back to those carefree peanut butter and jelly days of our childhood.

Flourishing

Learning to flourish with the ladies at Hand Lettered Design – love them! Hand Lettered Design Copic Brush marker medium  

We Interrupt the New Adventure with this other new thing…

The ladies at Hand Lettered Design have come out with a new course – Intermediate Lettering – Flourishing & Layout! Two of the biggest questions, once you start lettering are:  Where do I add flourish and How do I Layout the Words?  This new course is designed to answer both of those questions. I loved the beginning … More We Interrupt the New Adventure with this other new thing…

Thank you

For this card I wrote out the Thank You using a Tombow brush pen in black ink and then cut around the words.  Using the new Elinor Background stamp from Simon Says Stamp, I stamped over the top of the words using Broken China Distress Ink. Next I layered various additional colors of Distress Ink, … More Thank you