Saturday, December 20, 2014


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Panic of The "DIDDL TORCH"

So my daughter has been cleaning her room out and putting stuff in boxes to get rid of. As I'm going through everything and separating it ; I almost in a panic come across this little piece of treasure and my stomach drops. Please tell me what insane crazed weirdo would make a child's flashlight look like this and call it a Diddl Torch???? Yes seriously that is the name of it.  

♥ Kelly; a frantic mother relieved

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wintery Wonderland

I will be the first person to admit that I despise winter.  I miss summer so badly sometimes it makes me angry.  Today I looked out the window of the office where I work and here is what I saw a little fit of flurry coming down; just a dusting and a neighborly amish buggy parked in front of an old distressed looking garage.  It's a simple life here, simple life, simple minds, simple people....lots of judgmental mentalities in this little world I live in and although I embrace as much culture in other areas of the surrounding cities; it all comes back to this. 

Lovin' Life

Tuesday, October 28, 2014


A friend restored this old gas pump and this is the result.  He did an amazing job and is extremely talented....really proud of him.  This is the third in a set of pumps that he has done in the past 6 or 7 months.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Crossing Monkey Bars

About 5 months ago my husband and I separated and it's been one of the most difficult experiences in my life; thus I left everything else go by the wayside. Recently I had a friend encourage me I should get back into crafting but my comment was my heart just isn't into it; which is the truth. I have been commissioned by someone local to do a memorial album for them for a family member as well as a heritage album for someone else so I have until Thanksgiving to finish one and till the end of the year to finish the other. 

I will be changing my youtube channel and my blog as well due to the fact that my husbands name was in the partially in the title of my identity; it's time I press on forward and see what else lies ahead...while making my own identity. So my first comment is that my new blog will be called ," JustAnArtsyMomma" and here is the link if you would like to subscribe . 2nd if you have been through your own crafty slump; what helped you get back into your crafting and setting the motivation started again in the right direction? 

Thanks for all your support and emails while I have been away you guys & gals are the very best

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Nickelback lyrics

by Nickelback 
they own all the rights to this song
best describes my life right now

How the hell did we wind up like this?
Why weren't we able, to see the signs that we missed
And try turn the tables

I wish you'd unclench your fists, and unpack your suitcase
Lately there's been too much of this
But don't think it's too late

Nothing's wrong, just as long as
You know that someday I will

Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)
Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when

Well I'd hope that since we're here anyway
That we could end up saying
Things we've always needed to say
So we could end up staying
Now the story's played out like this
Just like a paperback novel
Let's rewrite an ending that fits
Instead of a Hollywood horror

Nothing's wrong, just as long as
You know that someday I will

Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)
Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)

How the hell did we wind up like this?
Why weren't we able, to see the signs that we missed
And try to turn the tables
Now the story's played out like this
Just like a paperback novel
Let's rewrite an ending that fits
Instead of a Hollywood horror

Nothing's wrong, just as long as
You know that someday I will

Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)
Someday, somehow
I'm gonna make it all right but not right now
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)
I know you're wondering when
(You're the only one who knows that)
I know you're wondering when

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Graphic 45 Celebrate Spring Sweet Sentiments gift bag

Hi everyone.  Hope you are having a blessed spring, it's been beautiful here which has caused me to spend much more time outside and less time inside being able to craft but I did come up with this beautiful little spring bag that I am using to send a special gift out to a friend.

I used the Sweet Sentiments line from Graphic 45 available at The Rubber Buggy.  I fussy cut the diecut cards and adhered them with foam adhesive for dimension.  I used a bit of trims to accent and a doily to create a beautiful opening/closure for the top.  The butterflies were also fussy cut from the paper, as well as the title.  I also used Prima flowers from the store at the bottom they are from the Divine line.  I hope you like it!

I did decide to add a LaLa Land stamped image to the bag after I posted on the Rubber Buggy Blog but it's okay, I did fussy cut her in the paper line as well and she's just darling, or at least I think so.

Many blessings ~Kelly

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yummy fruit smoothie today.....

I started a workout program basically walking every day for at least 30 minutes.  I havent' gotten on the scales yet but I know that if I continue to push through every ache and pain I will come out on the other side of this hard and painful journey. 

I walked one night with my sister and I wanted to give up so terribly, and then the pain set in, ache, tiresome-ness, lack of drive, and just plain flat out disgust in all the work it takes to push through all the issues I've dealt with that I have allowed my body to take over a life of it's own, well I'm taking it back.  Something snapped and I was so angry, I told my sister & daughter to please stop talking to me I could barely breathe as I walked uphill, and then I knew, I did this; but I can take the power back.  Next thing I knew I was crying, I don't know why.  Something broke, something let loose, whatever hold was on me for so long, all the pain, all the frustration, all the lack, the hurt, the lack of self worth, the criticism ....everything was gone and I was literally sobbing.  Whatever it was I left behind me on that walk that day.

This is not only a journey of weight loss but a journey of finding myself again, the true me.  The deep down, gut wrenching truth of who I am and once was and finding that balance again with who I am now, and who I was. 

Today I walked for 65 minutes with a friend, we went out for brunch and then I came home and did 30 more minutes of a mix of pilates and trampoline exercises.  I rewarded myself with a healthy fruit smoothie.  I eat healthy, that is not the problem most of the time it's learning to get back up on my feet when I feel knocked down and pressing onward forcing the pain of strongholds to no longer take their hold on me so here's to the next step, here's to my new painstaking journey, here's to a new happiness, and the color purple!

Easy peasy recipe:
1/4 cup blueberries
1/4 cup raspberries
1/2 banana
5 ice cubes
1 1/2 cups milk

I used my magic bullet to blend and enjoy!
Many blessings to you today!  ~Kelly

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Easter treats everyone peep in a basket

You will need:

This is the cutest little treat and easy to throw together for a great Easter treat.  They were a hit at our Easter gathering and let me tell you most of the time when I take things I have made they usually end up coming home with me.   I am not a baker or a chef, I do have fun with it once in a while but if you are like me and love the art of food more than the preparation of it, here is an easy to do treat!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

By the Sea Graphic 45 card

Hi friends it's Kelly here with a card made from the beautiful By the Sea line from Graphic 45.  I made this to compliment summer pics and pages from last year and I just enjoyed fussy cutting these little elements from the paper to put them together.   I used a little pop adhesive to make them 3-d and off the page then added some flower and layered the fussy cut seashells in the corner above the ribbon.  I also used a few Bo Bunny jewels in the corner of the Postage diecut also from the collection, just a little sparkle.  You can still get these papers and paper pad and elements from the Rubber Buggy store.  They truly are amazing and you will love them for your summer pics.  Blessings, ~Kelly

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

So Sorry Dt card for The Rubber Buggy

This was a sympathy card my daughter wanted for one of her best friends whose grandma just passed away.  We used the Bo Bunny collection because of the bright colors to cheer her up.

Materials used:

The Rubber Buggy
Bo Bunny Key Lime papers

Stampin up butterflies die
Quickutz labels die

Thanks so much for looking.  

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Doilies swap Information

Hi girls it's Kelly here. The info for the doily swap is going to be as follows and I am uploading a video on my channel as well so you have a guide. I am really excited about this and it's open to whatever interpretation you may have if you just want to swap doilies or alter them. 

Here is the list of entrants:

1.  KreationsbyKimber
2.  Lifeslittlesprinkles
3.  Sltoklahoma 

4.  Sandygirl992 
5.  Stacey Mclellan
6.  Me (Kelly)

1. There are 6 entries; and now 2 groups each person will receive a total of 15 doilies.
2. We will make or swap 5 for each person so you will send 15 and you will receive 15 (or more if people want to send or die cut more) and you will not send your own, you will want to keep those.
3. You will need to send your doilies that I receive them by April 30th and you will need to include postage for me to return them to you. When you are finished email me and I will give you my address.
4. If you have any more questions please feel free to email and I will get back to you at my convenience.
Thanks so much cant' wait to swap!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Items for sale

$10.00 LOT #1
Lot #2 part one
Lot #2 part two

Lot #2 part 3 $15 for all of it

LOT #3 Handmade scrapbook page $12.95 A time for change
LOT #4 Bo Bunny papers & stickers leftover kit $7.50
LOT #5 Layout 12 x 12 with girl $10.00          

LOT #6 Easter layout $14.95

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Graphic 45 By the sea summer layout 12 x 12

Hi everyone it's Kelly and I want to share this layout with you of my daughter at the seashore. I did whiteout the photos of her in her bathing suit but I wanted to share that I used the Graphic 45 By the Sea paper pad from the Rubber Buggy store and I loved it.  The hearts and the arrows at the bottom were from the paper line as well as the journaling spot on the upper right hand corner.  It's pretty simple but yet I really like how it displays the colors of the paper and the photos. 


Thank you for visiting  ~Kelly

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Spring Recital layout & card Rubber Buggy Dt project / challenge entry Dannielle Brown

Hi friends it's Kelly here and today I have a project share for you that doubles as a Design team project. It is a challenge entry for Dannielle Brown over on youtube who is a newbie and reached over 150 subbies so she is having a challenge.  I will link her channel below if you are interested and want to enter you can find all the details on her video.

I also have these projects as my Design team projects for The Rubber Buggy for this week.  I've used the Dienamics die from MFT @ The Rubber Buggy for the yellow doilies in the layout and in the card.  The card also is using Wild Orchid Crafts flowers in cherry blossom light blues. I love these colors and was grateful to Dannielle for having this challenge because it forced me to put together another layout and get some more work done in my scrapbook albums.  So happy about that!!!!

Dannielle's youtube channel link here....

Easter Fun Doilies SWAP...information below....

Hi everyone it's Kelly here and I am in the mood for a spring swap.  What better swap to do at this time than a beautiful paper doily swap.  I decided to open the swap for signups till the end of March I will list all the details below so if you are interested please feel free to sign up either here or over on my youtube channel and I will email you with details once everyone has their groups.  Last time I did a swap there were a few people who flaked out so I had to switch some partners around and it became a mess and so one rule; if you please want to sign up then I ask that you are able and willing to fulfill your duties as a swapper.  It's only fair and kind to give those who are entering the same respect in return.  So here are the rules:

  • 1.  Depending on how many sign up you will make, alter, or just send paper doilies.  If you want to just go buy some paper doilies and send those that is fine, if you want to glimmermist paper doilies and then send those that is also fine.  If you want to completely cut & alter your own paper doilies that is also fine but not too fancy I want to keep this very basic. 
  • 2. Signups will be open till March 31st.
  • 3.  Each person in the swap will send and receive 5 doilies per person, I know this sounds like a lot but I have that pack of 25 paper doilies so all I have to do is get 5 people to sign up and I can send each person 5 doilies and so forth.  Hopefully if more sign up then each person would receive 5 different types of doilies, but this is all depending on the amount that sign up and I will keep you updated in the coming week.
  • 4.  You must ship it to me by April 30th and also ship a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for me to mail them back to you or at least the cost of the shipping for return shipment.
  • 5.  I will email each person or personal message via youtube with your group details on or before April 5th.  
  • 6.  If you have any questions please feel free to email or message or comment to me and I will get back to you as soon as possible.  
Thanks and happy swapping!

Photo courtesy of Charlotte's fancy blog.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Handmade flower key embellishment & special treat

So today I want to show you a special flower I made with some extra little lace and trim goodies I had lying around.  These were mostly all leftovers and I wanted to do a quick tutorial for my channel.  In addition to this I decided to do a giveaway with some of my handmade flowers.  If you see this blog post than you are actually a day early and if you comment here I will enter you 5 times to win this giveaway.  Anyone who does not see this here will be able to enter over at my youtube channel once I upload the 2nd video.  It's a two part series and I want to give my faithful viewers and followers a chance to win some especially special handmade goodies that I pour my heart into and so here is a picture of the main prize and tutorial 2 part vid series to come.  Many blessings and good luck!  ~Kelly

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Greeting Farm & LaLaLand contests

For the month of March I was working on an album for my cousin's baby shower.  I used a few stamps & digis to create a few layouts and my daughter helped me get this all together as well so I used the color schemes that were requested in a few contests so I feel like I killed two birds with one stone.  I love when I feel so accomplished, now I probably won't win anyway but at least it feels good to reach a goal of some sort right?  Okay well on with my entries....


I used the digi image of the little firefighter Ian and made a 2 pg layout with him.  I had to paper piece something on the image so I paper pieced his little firefighter uniform and part of the hat; I did go over it a little with copics to give it a little bit of dimension but I really liked how he turned out.


My next entry is actually from LaLaLand and it's the Luca Pilot?  I'm not sure if that is the name but he is pretending to be an airpilot and he has his trusty dog by his side.  This was something my daughter and I wanted to put together for my cousins baby album and so here it is; pretty simple but she loved it anyway.  

Friday, March 21, 2014

Happy Birthday Margaret!!!!

Happy Birthday to a special little girlie, that is what my post is about today.  My daughter's has a birthday today and so we made her a cute little box to go along with the gift that we picked out for her. 

Materials needed:
Paper 2 sheets cut 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 and 8 x 8
hot glue or glue you prefer

Score paper at 1 inch the whole way around both sheets
Fold and cut in each side of corner and then taper to create box effect.
Glue and line inside and outside with paper
Cover with lace, I added mesh bling over the lace for added glimmer effect. 
Lined the top in a cross fashion with other lace to mimic the look of ribbon on the box
Covered in layers of acrylic flowers, pearl sprays, wheat sprays from
Added petaloo flowers from a spray
Added rosette center from Mbtreasurista and acrylic organza sequin flower center.
Created little tag with papers, distressing tool edges, and sharpie pen.

Plant Personality this I am a........

This absolutely suits me to a T! 

DANDELION:  You Are: Scrappy and tough, you’re a pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps kind of person. You don’t give up easily and you often thrive in situations that others would find discouraging. You have an instinct to serve others and see yourself as most useful in times or places of crisis, but you may over rely on your toughness and forget how sensitive you really are.

  PASSIONFLOWER:  You Are: Deeply concerned about others and the world around you, you have a developed sense of what’s right and just. You’re a bit of an idealist and strive to see your vision of perfection realized in the world. On occasion you get out of balance, and you may feel a deep sense of unease and be prone to worry—especially at night, tossing and turning over all that is wrong or that needs fixing.

 SLIPPERYELM:  You Are: Let’s just say you’re a vocal person. Sure, that might mean you’re chatty. But it also means you’re the one humming in the hallway, singing in the shower, speaking your mind, standing up and shouting if need be to get yourself heard. You’ve got a voice and you know how to use it. Inclined to speak up for the voiceless, defend the defenseless or simply bring joy to the joyless, you may have a tendency to overuse your voice.

Thursday, March 20, 2014


Lot for sale $10.00 chipboard pieces

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

I'm so Ready for Summer.......please come....

It's time to bypass spring and head straight for summer, well not really but I'm ready for this bitter cold winter weather to end and ready to put on the swimsuits, head for warmer weather, and a dip in the pool.  With that in mind let me share my newest creation with you a layout of my sister & daughter last year at the pool.  

Rubber Buggy Products I used were:
Bo Bunny key lime jewels
Wild Orchid crafts cherry blossoms, mulberry mini roses, and carnations
Mulberry leaves

Now I'm ready for summer so feel free to bring on the rays!
Have a blessed week ~Kelly

Handmade goodies to share

Sometimes I get bored with the same old, same old in the crafting world of scrapbooking.  It is then that I sit down with my glue gun and get to work.  

Materials needed: 
A hot glue gun
Some ribbon or lace
Some pretty centers, flowers, jewels, sequins
A little extra time on my hands

After a few hours this is the end result, some pretty shabby chic flowers for projects or swaps.  Prettiness in full bloom.  If I have the winter blues, making some handmade flowers puts me right in the mood for spring to finally come, so here are a few photos and project shares for you to see.  Have a blessed day!  ~Kelly

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Rubber Buggy monthly challenge Spring Card

Hi friends it's Kelly.  By today's weather it's feeling more and more like spring and I couldn't be more excited about a bit of warmer weather on its way.  That inspired me to make this card for the monthly challenge over at the Rubber Buggy challenge blog here to enter for this months challenge Spring Flowers!

I have shown my card here below with the following Rubber Buggy products. 

Carnation flowers
My Favorite things fence die
My Favorite things doily die
Mini rose flowers
Prima hello pastel flowers
Authentique traditions papers

...and here is my card....

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Welcome little baby ....card share

Hi everyone it's Kelly here.  I have a card share today that includes a message for my cousin and her new baby boy.  We are having a shower for her soon and I wanted to make her a card so I included some paper and a die from the Rubber Buggy.

The paper I used was Authentique traditions, it is a christmas paper pad but worked very well for this card with beautiful blues.  The die was a MFT die called doily dies and worked great as a background for the stickers I wanted to use for this card.  I hope you like it!    Many blessings....~Kelly

Friday, February 28, 2014

Disney DIY easy Mickey Mouse gift bag

Who doesn't love Disney?  Right?  Well most people I know love seeing that pair of black ears and long tale pop up on the screen to brighten your day.  It's no different a feeling when you are 12 or 32.  In honor of Disney and one of my very best friends, I have created this DIY easy to make Mickey Mouse gift bag for her birthday.

The recipient of this bag is actually 40 but has loved Disney as long as I have known her so I thought this would be appropriate to share with you.

You will need:
Brown lunch bag any size
Black cardstock
Black stickle glitter for ears
Red cardstock
White cardstock
Red ribbon for bow and trim at waist
Circle cutters
Oval cutters

Assembly, I think it's pretty self explanatory if you have any questions please comment below.  This was fun to create and would make great party favors for any kids party, in any character.  Thanks for looking and have a blessed day!  ~Kelly

Thursday, February 20, 2014

SOLD Disney Frozen 12 x 12 premade layout for sale on ebay

I created a 2 page layout of the newest Disney film "Frozen".  My daughter and I loved this movie and so I found some printables on Pinterest and I thought what a great idea it would be to do a fun layout to share on ebay of this fun and exciting show.

All the information is over here on Ebay where you can find the auction, and I will have a video up on my youtube channel hopefully by tomorrow.  Thanks so much if you are visiting here today and if you like it leave me a comment and tell me what you liked about the movie.  Olaf was our favorite! 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturated Canary " WALKIE "

Hi everyone I've made a card this week with the Saturated Canary Image called WALKIE.  You can find her here at the Rubber Buggy  .  She is a super cute image and I decided to play her up simply with a hand drawn rainbow border and then I added a few hearts to it to give it a pop of more color.  Super simple but I really like how it turned out because it's going in my daughter scrapbook album.  Sometimes you don't need a lot of embellishments to feel creative and this was one of those times.  This would be fun to do with any of the amazing images that are offered on the Rubber Buggy site.  

Many blessings ~Kelly

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Special birthday card for Colin

 Hi everyone it's a very special Thursday because this card is going to a very special little person.  If you head over to the facebook page below you will see an amazing story about a little boy who didn't want to celebrate his birthday and what his momma did to make his 11th birthday the best one ever! 

Colin's birthday facebook page link here

If you want to send him a card as well here is the address listed.  
PO box 756
Richland, MI 49083-0756

This is a very special birthday card that I made with Rubber Buggy products.  

Spellbinders nestabilites design labels die
Bo Bunny Key lime papers
G45 French Country journaling notecard

Thanks so much for checking out my page have a blessed day!  ~Kelly

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

"Hoppy" Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day everyone or should I say "Hoppy" Valentines.  We have another valentines under our belt and this means my daughter is a year older.  She is my valentines baby and we share lots of love around here during this wonderful holiday. 

This year she wanted to make her treats; being that it is her last year of elementary school she wanted to go out with a bang so we went to pinterest. These would be great for a boys or girls birthday party in a frog theme as well, they were super easy, a bit messy but fun for the whole family.  Molly even had her daddy putting eyes and tongues on the frogs.  Ewwww gross!  LOL!   Here is what we made:

Froggy valentines treats.   

You will need:
OREO cookies
Mini classic pretzels
Green candy wafers
Candy eyeballs
Red candy treats

Assemble by covering pretzel and oreo in green wafer candy melts.  Then layer 2 pretzels to 1 Oreo.  Add red candy tongue and eyeballs.  We used wax paper to let them dry, then moved them to their bags to distribute in her class. 

Hope you like them, let me know if you try them out.  Have a blessed day, ~Kelly

Greeting Farm Stamp Club Stamp #2 TRESS

Hi friends, it's that time again and I would like to share with you the newest of the stamp club stamps I received in the mail today and she's a beauty.  Another "Disney" type stamp this one reminds me of Rapunzel and her name is "TRESS".  Can't you tell how she was perfectly named just by looking at that amazingly beautiful mane full of golden locks.  She is a beauty and this one is another super fun one to color.  One more month and then signups will be open again, well hopefully, I don't have any info yet but I am keeping my ears out for all the information.  I will make sure I share with all my crafty friends when I find out, it's sure to be another fun "Happy Mail" surprise!  

Now without further ado; here she is....

Video of copic colors will be uploaded to

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Coffee and friends a perfect blend

Hi friend's it's Kelly here on this blustery windy and snowy Thursday.  We have over 6 inches here just in one day which gave me the perfect opportunity to create a card for a friend's birthday coming up at the end of the month.  I chose this adorable & fun stamp by Stamping Bella sold at The Rubber Buggy.  I colored the image with copics and then added some different shapes of papers for texture then added ribbon and a cute flower cabochon.   I cant' wait to give it to her and hope she likes it, coffee & friends what's a girl not to like about that combo.  Bundle up and stay warm friends, Happy Crafting!  

Thank you for visiting  ~Kelly

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Saturated Canary " Alice " Rubber Buggy project card

Hi friends it's Kelly here and I'm in the mood to travel so let's go to Wonderland with this absolutely adorable Saturated Canary image Alice.  She is modeled after the Alice in Wonderland and she is just so fun to color & stamp.   I cant' wait to do more stamping with her.  I also added the Designed labels die to this card and used the Prima Anna Maria papers from The Rubber Buggy.  Last I added some of the Petaloo flowers in the black to accent and they are just perfect for this adorable little piece.  

Thank you for visiting ~Kelly

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Layered Keyhole note card

Today I have a new card to share with you that I created.  I used an EK Success punch that is actually used to make rolled flowers, but I used it to layer some amazing detail at the bottom of my card.  I then layered the same colored paper at the top and added the ribbon you see from Websters pages that reminded me of a zipper.  I used a Graphic 45 keyhole then and added some pearl bling from Prima on the nail holes.  The paper was from The Rubber Buggy and it's called Prima Hello Pastel.  I finished the card off with a beautiful crochet lace ribbon bow.  

Rubber Buggy products used were:

Hello Pastel 6x6 paper from Prima
Graphic 45 ornate metal key holes

Thanks for looking ~Kelly

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Greeting Farm Stamp Club # 1 Stamp " FAIREST "

In January I joined the Greeting Farm stamp club.  It's a new stamp club they created for amazing new designs in stamps and you get a significant discount, plus just the anxiety and excitement of waiting for the mail for that new exclusive package is the most fun.  The club was $26 + $3 per stamp a total of $29 for me.  It will cost a bit different with each state for shipping.  If you have already signed up let me know what you think of your first stamp and if you havent', the next batch of club opening will be happening sometime in March so look forward to that coming.  Here is the newest lady of the bunch and how I colored her, my own "SNOW WHITE" Fairest of them all!

Thursday, January 16, 2014

A card of Reflection for The Rubber Buggy

I made a card this week as I was thinking about the past year and what I would like for 2014 and so I decided to do a card with the title reflect.  I am thinking of sending this to a friend of whom I havent' seen in a while and thinking about our time spent apart has made me miss her terribly.  I want to reflect on our old/good times and look forward to more in the upcoming year.

I used The Rubber Buggy Prima Anna Maria paper for this card and it's pretty simple.
I added some Petaloo flowers and a few dark houndstooth print accent colors and the image is Saturated Canary colored with my copics. 

Thanks for looking!  ~Kelly