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hmmmmm . . .


I've had some people wanting a weekend crop


The Drury Arnold


June 2020.

Who's interested?

It would be a small group - maybe 20 or 30 max.

No prizes or giveaways

and a

super cheap 3 day crop.

Why . . .

I think of myself as an organized person.


Grandma taught me

"A place for everything and everything in it's place".

That's how I grew up.




do I keep things in 3 different places



in files?

I am a collector of


paper arts tutorials & pretty photos,



the list goes on.

Right now, it's in 3 different places:

file folders in carts, Pinterest & Feedly.



So I'm going through my recipe file

& looking for the recipe on Pinterest.

Once I find the recipe,

I PIN it and recycle the paper recipe.

One more bin of recipes and that's finished.

Download (1)

Next up, Feedly

with years of ideas saved.

I'm transferring my Feedly saves to Pinterest.

But I'm still going to use Feedly

so I don't miss any of the blogs I follow.

Download (2)

I have several categories on Pinterest

and will keep those.

So that's what I've been up to between

Christmas and New Years day.


How do you organize online?


Looking forward to 2020 . . .

Are you ready for a new beginning?


2020: A Year In Focus 

is waiting for you

on the

Button Farm site.

My latest mini is chock full of pages for the entire year.

You'll find places for many photos

on each page

with each page dedicated to one month of the year 2020.


For this project I used gorgeous Graphic 45 papers and embellishments.

This is the first kit of its kind 

and the most jammed packed kit ever with

 Button Farm.

Pressed for time?

Work one page a month, adding photos as you go.

Here's a look at February:


Take a look at the video to see each page of the year

and get ready to display your favorite photos


There are kits available right now, right here:

2020 A Year In Focus

And you don't have to be a member

to purchase my kits


The Button Farm Club

A year in review . . .


Thanks to all of you

it's been an amazing 2019.

This year found me designing for

The Button Farm Club


Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts

and it's been a blast!

I'm now hosting 4 crops a year

and a

Meet Me In St. Louis Weekend of Workshops

September Event

And I couldn't have done it without your support.


As the year ends, I'm reflecting on some of my favorite 2019 projects.

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crafty year!

Purging . . .

I'm purging Nancy-Land.


Look for a shopping experience

that will blow your mind.

Where: Girlfriends Getaway, Drury Arnold

When: January 17 ~ 19, 2020

9 am to 5 pm daily.

It's a shop-n-save:

The more you shop, the more you save.


Pennies on the dollar.

Let's make a deal!

For this sale, I am accepting

Cash, Checks, PayPal, Credit Cards.

Hope you can make it.

Beautiful journal surprise . . .


On November 29, I celebrated the 30th anniversary of my 40th birthday.

And received this little beauty

from an online Facebook group I belong to

Junk Journal Junkies.

Isn't it adorable!


I didn't open it until my birthday (although it was really hard not to)

but well worth the surprise!

Love this bead on the pin. Going to use this idea on a future project.


The inside front cover had a handmade tag with polka dots in a striped pocket.



Hand stitched together with beautifully dyed & inked pages.


The inside back cover housed another pocket


with adorable tiny tags.


The finale was the back cover with a bookmark in a pocket.


What a great birthday surprise and so appreciated!

Thank you to whomever made this.

It's a true treasure.