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The eye of the beholder

In our personal appreciation of a painting two approaches might be useful.  On the one hand there is the ‘immediate’ reaction that we have to a painting; without knowledge of its origin, the historic context or any knowledge of the condition of the artist at the time that the picture was painted.   317 more words


Operation Smile

Phew!  It’s been a crazy week!  My son was in an all day camp last week and the baby is down to one nap a day, but it lasts for a couple hours.   600 more words

Card Making

Bunting Title Scrapbook Layout

CASEing layouts is one of my favourite pass times! Why strain my brain when someone else has done a fine job?  What’s CASEing you ask?  C.A.S.E stands for ‘Copy And Share Everything’.  217 more words

Scrapbook Layouts

Tagged with Love - treat bags

Fun project to end the week with!  This is where my heart lays – I adore making treat bags and cutesy stuff for my kids and their classes! 184 more words

Close To My Heart

Playing with Concepts

I didn’t want to label this “conceptual art” because it’s not quite “conceptual art.” But it’s the closest I’ve come to capturing an image with an underlying concept albeit not as acerbic as I would like. 25 more words


Jump on it July - July Constant Campaign

Welcome to the Jump on it July Constant Campaign Blog Hop – we are the Close to My Heart consultants that bring you the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.   377 more words

CTMH Specials

Life's a beach -- play in the sand

All the reports of shark attacks have nipped in the bud our plans to vacation at an East Coast beach. Fortunately, we can still put our toes and seats in the sand at the beaches on our area lakes. 362 more words