July 2012 Creative Color Challenge – Letters

It's time for the 2012 Creative Color Challenge!  In addition to using the following color palette, the challenge also included the optional use of letters.  As you  can see, Louise has a very cool picture of mail boxes, so I included the use of the alphabet as well as a quote about correspondence. And here […]

Summer of Color 2012 Challenge Week 6 – Watermelon Ice

Well, it's the sixth and final week of the Summer of Color 2012 challenges.  Once again, this has been one of my very favorite blog challenges and I'm sorry to see the fun end so quickly.  This week the challenge was watermelon ice, one of Baskin-Robbin's flavors.  This is the photo and again I created […]

June 2012 Creative Color Challenge – Red & Roses

Oops!  I forgot to post this yesterday!  The Creative Color Challenge for June was Red and Roses.  This is the palette that Louise provided for us: And this is my piece.  Again, I created this in Photoshop.  I'm still playing around with different tools and settings.  I added drop shadows to the collar, pinafore and […]

Summer of Color 2012 Challenge Week Three – Baseball Nut

Another beautiful Monday and time to post my Summer of Color 2012 challenge for week 3.  I can't believe it's already halfway through…only three more challenges… So, this week's challenge was Baseball Nut…the inspiration photo from Baskin-Robbins and my color palette, again created in Photoshop with the color picker. When I initially examined the challenge […]

Summer of Color 2012 Challenge – Week One Rainbow Sherbet

The Summer of Color 2 has begun after a year-long wait.  Last year I had so much fun participating (I made little dress quilts for the color challenges last year), so of course I have to participate this year…you know how I LOVE color challenges. This year, the Summer of Color challenges are going to […]

Memorable Life – May 2012 Creative Color Challenge

In the United States we are celebrating Memorial Day…a day to remember those who have served our country and a day to honor those who still serve.  I'd like to personally thank our servce men and women and to especially thank my youngest son Luke who is still in the military.  All three of our […]

February 2012 Creative Color Challenge – Lavender and Green

This is my February 2012 Creative Color Challenge from Louise Gale's monthly blog challenge (louisegale.com).  The challenge for this month was lavender and green…two of my favorite colors.  She always gives us the color color inspiration, which I love: Note that she also gives the color codes which is perfect for me since I complete […]

5 Things Friday – New Feature! What are 5 of your favorite family movies?

Hi everyone!  To say I've been busy lately is an understatement, but that still isn't a good excuse for not posting on my blog much the past couple years…I'm a blog slacker!  It's not that I really don't want to but I just think I don't have that much to say, which is odd because […]

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