Purple Cows


Encaustic Paint and Watercolors

I saw an image on Pinterest of a watercolor painting done over outlines made with craft glue. I have seen some encaustic mixed mediums but had never tried it with watercolors myself, so here is a look at my first attempt. I’ll have to admit that this is a little addictive! And practically fool proof.

Wax Paint and Watercolor Aspen Leaf

A little magic (and twine + glue) 1

dave & abi thanks for letting me be a part of this you two are amazing (these are just some snapshots of the process on the day of–they don’t begin to do justice to the whole event or the hours and hours abi and her mom spent getting ready for […]


Printable Nativity Finger Puppets–now in color and B & W 6

Print them–Laminate them–Put a Loop on the back and  Ta Da–Great Christmas Activity. Enjoy!! Printable Christmas Nativity Set in Color or Black and White


Get your Irish on!! 38

Welcome to my little stop on today’s hop.    For a little shamrock fun, try this card! The shamrock is made from hearts,  leaves & pocket are stitched down with gold thread,  then everything is covered with gold glitter!  It’s the perfect way to say “Top o’ the Morning” and […]


Sneak Peek of the Giveaway Splendor

as promised, a sneak peek of my blog hop giveaway  for a chance to find this necklace on it’s way to you just leave a comment on my blog during the  purple cows blog hop RMQBUCET49XC


At the Hop

It’s going to be a great way to get in the green for St. Patrick’s Day!! Thanks to Lynn for this AWESOME graphic!! and I’ll be drawing a name from the comments on this blog on March 16th to find a home for a  beautiful flower necklace!   (stay tuned […]


It’s a Blog Hop 1

When:  Monday, March 15th Where: It starts HERE, at the Purple Cows Blog Time:  9:00 MST/11:00 EST What:  A creative journey through the blogs of the amazing design team for Purple Cows. Why:  To get ideas, to leave comments, and win stuff!! I’ll be giving away a flower necklace–check back […]


Best Kept Secret

   This is a secret worth telling and retelling! My favorite tool,  the 9″ Purple Cows Hot and Cold Laminator  is available at several Costco Warehouses nationwide for $19.69. WHAT??? and it comes with 100 laminating pockets. It’s only available for a limited time–so call your local Costco,  and see […]


Floral Handbag 5

you have all been waiting for it (all 5 of you) the cutest stinking handbag EVER! Paula Floral Tote Project Sheet Let me know what you think. . .  this would be an adorable accent to an Easter dress!! would you be interested in taking a class to make one?