Friday, May 30, 2008

Paper Piecing Scrapbook pages

Handmade Greeting Cards

This ribbon weaving was inspired by...

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Lil' Deb's Happy Place: Blog candy

Lil' Deb's Happy Place: Blog candy

Go to Deb's Happy Place and sign up for blog candy. Just click on title.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

I love looking at the live traffic map

It pleases me that people from all over the world can view this site. Come on Africa.
California had a rainy days this week so I used this time to view all of the sites on my blog. What fun and each site lead to another site. I learn soooo much from every one. Should I get a life? This is my life and I like it. Then my order from Gina K Designs arrived so I got to play. play, play.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

April 29, 2008

   I have been reading about attunement after having attended Sunday Service.  It was my first time at their service and it happened to also be the last day of their attunement conference.  Wow, I had a most incredible experience dealing with a cousin who getting hospice care for lung cancer, hip and brain also.   Three different people spoke from love gentleman talk about the stages of a butterfly.  I was able to visualize my cousins' life before cancer as her caterpillar stage.  The 'mush' or crysllis stage seems to be what she is in now with her spirit experiencing leaving one world for another.  And finally the last stage becoming this beautiful butterfly. 
The closing circle of the service was putting our left hand behind the head of the person on out left and the right hand in front of the person's heart to our right.  I could visualize my cousin's spirit in the center rising up to the heavens.
I then sat by the sanctuary where the water fountain is and wrote the following.

Dear Clarice,
Since receiving your email last evening you have been on my mind and in my thoughts.  This is not to say you weren't in my thoughts before but this was different.
First, I planned to come visit and deliver your gifts and then I realized with coughing and blowing of my nose this would not be a good time for your well being.
Then I considered writing a letter but didn't know what or how to say what I wanted.
This morning I made the decision to attend a different service at the Emissaries of Divine Light. It was their ending time of a conference on attunement. I will have to look that word up when I get home. There were people here from all over the world. Three different individuals shared. Following this we formed a circle in which our left hand was at the back (not touching) of the person on our left's head and our right hand was in front of the person to our rights heart. We became one continuous circle of energy love and or spirit.
It was during one of the speakers sharing about a butterfly and its change that I came to peace with you.
Your life before cancer was that of a caterpillar moving through life just as you were meant. A change was taking place within you making a new form of life into the "mush" stage of the crysillis. This 'mush' time would be confusing, fearful, and scary until such time that the change to return to caterpillar was not to be and to stay as a crysillis also was no longer to be. That is when I saw your spirit become a butterfly flying into the heavens. While tears were running down my face I was neither sad nor overjoyed just marveling to the process of life and feeling a calm within it.
So as we formed that circle I visualized you in the center rising up and ascending into a new spirit world.
I am pleased to have been a part of your caterpillar stage and the praying for your crysillis. I am comforted in this crysiliis stage knowing at some point you will peacefully ascend into a butterfly state of a whole new world.
It has been my pleasure to know you through the years and to know you better as I aged.
Love to you,

Sympathy Cards for my Family

Clarice became a butterfly today. . First card is for her 91 years young mom. The other cards are for her hubby, and brother.
The card with the white ribbon (lungcancer) will accompany the floral arrangement. The angel under that card is the inside of the card. The writing at the bottom says She's is an angel, she's a being of light.

Sympathy Cards for my Family

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

My other sites...

I have a couple of other handmade greeting cards  sites.  And albums are here.  The items on these sites are for sale. If you are interested let me know and thank you for looking. 

This was my first stamp room!!!!

The first two pics are of my dining room where I had my original stamp room. Shelves on wall hold some of my woodies and the shelving is deep enough for two woodies deep. They are stored in video boxes (idea from Sally McDonald) Second pic is of bookshelves that originally held my collection of children's book. Now it holds the rest of my woodies in video boxes. The edge of video box has wallpaper bookshelf of classics. The baskets hold items I have for sale.

Then one day hubby said why don't I move into the family room soooo we could be together. Which you will see if you scroll down past the pet pics.
These last two photos are of a workshop being held in the same room by my upline Linda Trumbore and the last pic is "Ginger" waiting for class to begin.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

We Have A Winner!!!!

vicki said...
Cool - let me now what you find out in your research.

May 9, 2008 11:09 AM

Congratulations. Email me your addy and I will mail out your gift.

Four commnts to go !!!!!! for the drawing.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Friday, May 09, 2008

Oh, Oh, Oh, 20 no, now only 10, no 9, no 7, no 6, comments to go for next drawing.

You can post a one word comment and also more than one comment counts too.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Big Thank you to those who have links to my site.

I have been tracking who visits this site and how you get here. Thank you to all of you who added my link. I am now researching 'keywords' to get more hits. Hopefully it will bring more people interested in Handmade Scrapbook Albums and Handmade Greeting Cards.

Can anyone tell me how to have all or most of my posts on one page.

I find that as I look around others that my time is taken up going to the older posts however on some sites they are altogether and for me a joy to view all at once. So how to I do it.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008


Oh, oh, oh, just got this idea this am at a Leads meeting. What is Lead's? It is group of delightfully bright, funny, and real women that meet each week to support each others' business by giving leads to each other from within the group and outside the group.
So here was my idea... I would list their web sites under Leads here on Scruffy Dreams and if any of you live in southern California Inland Empire and use these services and mention my name I will get points in a current contest. Most of all I would just like to help them out as they have done soooo much for me.
Did I mention the group is limited to thirty women and NO occupation can be duplicated. You can go to for more information.
In the mean time I am going to email them to view this so it will be legal.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Happy to be in America

This is a word album I made for my best friend's new granddaughter adopted after a two year wait.

Leave open to add pic.

Monday, May 05, 2008

Next gift after 25 comments!

Make a comment...Get a Gift at 1500 hits

Okay Lynn, here is your gift. It includes 8 cards with message of your choice.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Congratulations to Lynn winner of the 1500 hits drawing;

Send me your address and I will get your prize out to you. Thanks to all who made comments. I will post the gift and then have a new drawing After 25 comments.