About The Scrap Yard

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My Story

Welcome to my blog featuring everything that I love. My name is Kate and I am the Mommy to two little boys, a beautiful little girl and one sweet baby that resides in heaven. I am wife to the most wonderful and patient man that walks the face of the earth. 😉 We are blessed to live in the beautiful mountains of Pennsylvania, surrounded by horse and buggy.

I am a Believer saved by the amazing grace and the blood of Jesus Christ. Outside of my family, creating with my hands is my passion. I love to papercraft and learn new techniques. Vintage, Asian, Bohemian and Global Decor are some of my favorite places to visit on Pinterest and the web.  I used to love painting with watercolors before the boys came along but for now I am content to dabble in areas that require less time and concentration. I enjoy decorating my home, collecting teapots, sewing, gardening, baking yummy stuff to eat, drinking aromatic tea,  corresponding to friends by hand, reading all sorts of books and writing short stories. My most recent interests have expanded to herbal medicine making, blending my own teas, making Kombucha, fermented foods, sewing clothes for my newest little princess and art journals. Thanks for stopping by!

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6 thoughts on “About The Scrap Yard”

  1. I just found your lovely blog and I am so very excited about it. You certainly have an amazing talent, and thank you for not hiding it under a bushel. You are an inspiration, and your paper crafting is gorgeous. Absolutely Gorgeous!
    I’m a retired grandma that loves paper crafting, journaling, sewing, re-purposing old clothes and furniture . . . I’m just having fun and enjoy each new day the good Lord blesses me with. Come on over for a visit . . . I want to be a follower, but I can’t find the right button to push. So I’m going to copy your blog address and put you on my front page blog list . . .then I can find you easily and follow your beautiful site. Have a wonderful day, Connie 🙂

  2. Thank you Kate for signing up on my giveaway, and for your kind words.
    I love what you are doing, and will follow your blog .
    Greetings from Dorthe

  3. I voted for you for a Sunshine Award for having an inspirational blog. Check it out 🙂 http://rainbowfingeredcrafter.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=239&action=edit&message=6&postpost=v2

  4. Hi, Kate.

    My name is Mary Nasser, and I’m the Blog/Social Media Coordinator for StencilGirl Products. We wanted to reach out to you to see if you may be interested in being a Guest Designer for StencilGirl Products, creating a Guest blog post for StencilGirl Talk (our blog). We think you would inspire our blog readers while giving you more exposure, too!

    If this sounds of interest to you, I’m happy to send you more details.

  5. I am so happy to have found you! I am in healthcare but have recently come back to a littl kid love of mine … art! After decades working and raising a family, the girls are now in grad school, and I’m had a push from the Lord to create again using paint, and paper! Aloha!

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