Saturday, January 25, 2014

Grow your blog

Hello!

Sorry for the delayed post!
Tehnical difficulties with Google and Microsoft not wishing to play together!



I am a crafter.  I love to play with paper, fabric, paint, fibres and sometimes all of the above!
I started Scrapbooking for my mental health about 16 years ago.  Then stamping and card making was added 14 years ago.


 I used to do a lot of cross stitch but had to give it up when I developed carpal tunnel syndrome.  (I have since re-aquired a few booklets and some threads to do smaller projects)  This past year saw me learning to crochet.  The catalyst for this is an upcoming trip and I wished to make little gifts for an exchange.  Check out my crocheted Mickey ears!

I have also started on an Altered Art Journal journey.  I love to learn how to use my tools in a variety of ways, since I have collected WAY too many tools and supplies of the years!  (Haven't we all?) 
So please feel free to browse through past posts and hopefully follow me as I discover (new to me) techniques and share them!

Hugs to you all!

Cindy :)



20 comments:

  1. Hi CIndy! Nice to find your blog via Grow Your Blog! Love the paper textures above... will be fun to follow your Alterred Art journey! I do that too sometimes, feel free to come visit me too!
    Rhonda @ http://rhoz.blogspot.com/

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  2. hi there. i'm Beth from E. Lizard Breath Speaks - so nice to meet you through the Grow Your Blog get together/party.

    i love your Mickey ears - ever made Tigger ears 2? i am such a Tigger fan. ( :

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  3. Hello, Vicki asked me to be a helper; I'm Sandra from Thistle Cove Farm. Welcome to the GYBP; thank you for participating this year!

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  4. Hi Cindy,

    We're visiting from the Grow Your Blog party--love your cards! Scrap booking and card making are hobbies of ours--so satisfying! We'll be coming back to visit your blog!

    Kathy and Deb

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  5. Cindy- Love your Mickey ears! Darling! Just got back from a visit to Disney in December and can't wait to get back there.:) You have the prettiest smile! Please stop by my blog as I'd love to get to know you better and I'm hosting a fun giveaway, too! Lori

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  6. Just became a new follower- hope you'll follow me, too. :) Lori

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  7. Nice to meet you! Your blog is great. Enjoy the hop!

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  8. Hi, Cindy - Dropping in from the Blog Party, also...it's funny - you went to crocheting upon developing Carpal Tunnel...I had to give crocheting up because of that, and go to knitting! Cute Mickey - really cute! Hope you have a great time bouncing around the blogs...I've just started and already have found so many great new ones! Happy Sunday - Tanya

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  9. I am having fun finding new bloggers to follow...love sewing and quilting. Greetings from Oklahoma, USA. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  10. Glad to meet you Cindy! Fun visiting GYB party sites! looking forward to following your blog posts. I love making books and art journals too! best, deborah http://deborahstanleyinspirations.blogspot.com/

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  11. Cindy, stopping by from the GYB party. Enjoyed seeing your cards!

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  12. My mom had surgery on carpal tunnel in both her hands. Thanks for sharing your blog. I can't wait to read more posts. I am an embroiderer participating in Grow Your Blog too.

    aprilsongstress

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  13. Hello Cindy.
    I started an art journal in October but I don't have lots of tools and toys to go with it. In an RV, I can only have so many "tools and toys" and that means my quilting and painting take precedence. I enjoy the journaling though mine is perhaps not as varied as yours would be. Happy GYB!

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  14. Your cards are very pretty. Thanks for the tip on using the Gelatos. I have them, but I haven't used them yet. Nice to meet you!

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  15. Thanks so much for the comments everyone! I'm also looking forward to seeing all your sites too! Hugs!

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  16. Hello from the Yukon. I hope you're enjoying this party as much as I do :)
    Evalina, This and that...

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  17. Hello Cindy, I'm visiting via GYB and from Prince Edward Island Canada. However these last 3 freezing weeks I've been in North Carolina enjoying reading about PEI'sweather. I too am scrapper and have been for many years. I couldn't findsupplieswhen I moved to the Island so Imadethem and opened a little shop to support my habbit. Lol, Iwould like very muchif you came by for a visit.
    Take care,
    Cindy

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  18. Hi Cindy, What lovely things you make its so nice to meet you, I hope you will visit my blog sometime.
    Jackie

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  19. Visiting from GYB, enjoyed your blog.

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