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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, January 11, 2016

New Digs

I am very excited about joining Crafty Cardmakers Challenge Blog as a team designer.  This is my project for this weeks challenge that has the theme of "New Baby, Home, Marriage etc. "

"New Digs"  is the title of my new updated bird house that I have made for this challenge. 

This is the bird house I recycled




Admiring his new home



I used many products for this project including 

modelling paste
spray inks 
arcylic paints
bird and bird house that I recycled
Inka Gold

I hope you will join us at Crafty Card Makers.  Come join the fun.  Create your card, tag or project and enter it here. Remember to pop over to the challenge board to see the many beautiful projects made to inspire you by our talented design team. 


  1. Congratulations on your new position. This is an absolutely beautiful creation. I love when you show the before and after. The colors are so vivid and the textures are great.

  2. Wow! what a way to start as part of the DT at Crafty Cardmakers with this beautiful New Home. So much detail and elements added to this amazing bird house. Loved looking at it all. So colourful. Welcome to the Team Judy. I look forward to seeing lots more of your work soon.

  3. This is absolutely beautiful July lovely detail, welcome to the team hun.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  4. Welcome Judy and what a project to start with! Totally amazing. I look forward to seeing all of your wonderful creations.

    Bec xx

  5. Hi Judy, welcome to the CCM team. What a great idea to up cycle the bird house and the colours you have used are gorgeous. Sally.x.

  6. Beautiful! Love the bright, jewel tones.

    Welcome to the CCM team!

  7. Stunning creation! This will look wonderful hung in a tree ;o))) Welcome to the Crafty Cardmakers Team ;o) Happy crafting, Maike

  8. how wonderful, I love it. I'd love to live in a house like this if I was a bird ..mmmm maybe I'd have a beach house like this... inspired!

  9. Hi Judy, loving your bird house. I don't recognise the feathers but guessing you used a stencil to apply them.
    The colours are so rich too. Thanks for the visit to mine and happy crafting, Angela x

  10. Welcome to the team Judy. I love you 'new home' birdhouse. What stencils did you use for the feathers, they are awesome. Hugs Kimx