Sunday, October 29, 2023

Halloween with Lavinia

Hello my ghoulish friends,

I just wanted to pop on today and show you a Halloween card and some tags I created using Lavinia Stamps.  They are located in Ruthin, which is in North Wales.  Aren't their silhouette stamps just gorgeous?  

Willow the Witch was used for the "spooky" Halloween card and tag.

This tag was created using the crow set and Elm tree.

Wishing you all a safe and Happy Halloween!!!

Sunday, September 3, 2023

Catskills - North Lake Trails

Hey friends,

It was a beautiful day to take a drive to the Catskills.  We had a picnic lunch at North Lake then went hiking.  The trail was a bit more than I expected.  I was a little slow on the way back, but hubby helped me down some steep ledges.  I'm grateful he was patient with me as he does a lot of hiking in the Adirondacks, which I really can't do any longer.    

The views were pretty with the puffy clouds.

We continued onward to a few other trails ...

There were many woodland ferns.

Do you recognize the plant below?  It is Monotropa uniflora, also known as ghost plant or indian pipe.  They are waxy white and unlike most plants do not have chlorophyll and therefore are non-photosynthetic.

A few mushrooms could be found, but not a lot.

My feet were very happy when we arrived back to the registration station!  

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone!
We plan to have a cookout, rest and I want to do some crafting. 

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