We arrived back from our Las Vegas trip last night so the only thing on my Kitchen Counter is unopened mail and my grocery list. I have looked up the recipes for most the great food we ate (or wish we ate) in Las Vegas including Bacon Waffles and Chicken and Waffles - so my counter top should look awesome tomorrow (or as soon as I get a waffle maker). We had lots of fun in Las Vegas but not as much as Crystal and Joey. If we were still 21 we would have had a blast! No luck with gambling - but I only gained 1 pound which is a miracle!
Hello friends. No more fun travel or parade pictures - back to every day normal life. On a positive note, I have been able to fit in some art. Hereis an art journal spread I finished this weekend. I am adding it to Alison's Summer Landscape challenge theme at **Art*Journal*Journey* . I started the pages in my journal around July 4th after seeing Dina's stripes inspired Mixed Media challenge on Splitcoaststampers.com and got as far as stamping some foliage at the bottom. I was stuck after that, and I wasn't sure where to go with it next. A few days later, I was clearing out some things in the craft room and ran across a Thomas Kinkade book I cut up and use in my Bible Journaling. There was a picture of the San Francisco Bridge and another of some mountains so I tore them out and added them to my page with Gesso representing some of the beautiful things in America and also Alison's countryside theme. They did not blend in very well and I needed to alter them to wo