Sunday, January 24, 2010

Oh……….. I do love Thee!

Just wanted to share the paper pretties we would be making at this weekend’s Handmade Valentine’s Workshop at Smitten in McKinney, Texas. They are all handmade from Cockade Ribbon to Cockade paper valentines, embellished with German crushed glass (ooh my fav), vintage pictures, old sheet music, and Bling, Bling, Bling!!! Hope to see y’all there! Let’s spread the love!

Please click on the link above to get all the lovely details!

xox, Ann-Denise

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So much love to give!

Friday, January 22, 2010

Hats off to Paper Cowgirl 2010!

Hooray! Cindy Mayfield Co-Founder of paper Cowgirl has just released the news and Paper Cowgirl 2010 is back on!

Yee Haw Gurlies, saddle up and get you glue guns ready because it’s going to be “The Best Little Art Retreat In Texas”!

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I hope to see everyone from last years event as well as some new folks. Let’s make Tee Proud!

Click on the link above or the avatar to get all the grand details!

Friday, January 15, 2010

I’m Smitten Again!

It time to sign up for Spring classes at Smitten located in McKinney Texas! I will be teaching  some very  delectable classes and I hope Y’all will come in and sit spell. I’ll be offering a Handmade Valentine class, Elegant Cascarones, and a Paper Mache  Easter bucket! Please stop on over at the Smitten Blog to get all the detailed info and I hope to see Y’all there!

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Art Opera 2010

It’s time to start preparing all my class supplies and goodies for Art Opera 2010 taking place in Red Bank, NJ, April 7~11.

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Please stop by and experience the magic. Sign up for a class or two www.artoperanj.com!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Auld Lang Syne

 "Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should old acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne my dear.... For auld lang syne....We'll take a cup of kindness yet... For auld lang syne." 

Have you ever thought to yourself just how special those people are that you encounter along  life's path and the great impact they  have on you? 
Well.......Tina Wright is one of those people. Today is a sad day. Today she will be taken off her feeding tube and all her drips except her morphine and let nature takes it's course. She has been battling colon can cancer for a few months now but the inevitable has approached and now we wait.  I sit here and not sure what else to say but I will never forget her, she was a true artist, friend and a brave soul.  She touched many people's lives and continue's to do.  My intention was to start my blog off in an auspicious tone this year  but I felt it necessary to pay a tribute to this kind woman and she will be forever embedded in my mind, heart and soul!
I love you Tina!

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