#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for January, 2011

The Artful Dodger

This is what my conscience calls me. :) You see, I intended to write this weekend.

I worked on art projects instead. I made oyster stew in my crock pot–delicious. I slept a lot, due to the lingering cold. My nephew Mike and his sweet Sara came by, bringing some of Mike’s homemade summer sausage. I listened to the current book, “Clara and Mr. Tiffany”, which is beautifully written, sure to delight anybody with a penchant for color and art.

The point is, while I was making ATCs (artist trading cards), I was able to work out some things that had

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Bored Yet?

I figure you’re probably bored by the gorey details of my common cold–I know I am–so I posted a nifty Youtube video of one of my favorite diversions, making artist trading cards, just for a change of pace. There are some seriously cool things going on in the mixed media section, let me tell you. (I just did tell you that, you may say, as you well might.)

I have complained (okay, whined) before about the absence of arts and crafts shows on HGTV and DIY–darn it, I miss Carol Duvall. Youtube does fill the gap, though. There are countless

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