Shell Book

By Janet Hickey / July 2, 2008
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Capt. Crabb

By Janet Hickey / June 12, 2008

Capt. Crabb (Loran Edwin Crabb – USNR) Loran “Lee” Crabb was my stepfather. He was a character! This picture reminds me of the fun, sometime audacious, side of him. He was retired Navy, Florida Park Ranger, University of Miami School of Rosenthal ****, Fisherman, Jack of All Trades. My Mother had 5 girls when she…

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Cat Calendar

By Janet Hickey / March 12, 2008

I volunteered to provide the cover (8) for a Cat inspired calendar. The person responsible for January wasn’t able to make January’s page so the cover became the cover and the January page. 6″ x 6″ Chip Board Decorative paper covered the chip board Cat Face Stamp: Inkadinkado / 90917 Cat Lover Stamp: Rubber Stampede…

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Goo Card

By Janet Hickey / February 12, 2008
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Crab Purse

By Janet Hickey / February 12, 2008

5″ high x 7 1/2″ wide (2″ at base when closed) Mr. Wonderful and I went on vacation Hersey, PA then on to New York and New Jersey. We had a ball (it doesn’t take much). The purse holds pictures inside in the order of the cities we visited. The outside pocket contains the CD…

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Seabee

By Janet Hickey / February 12, 2008

Another NYOBC (Not Your Ordinary Book Club) challenge. 8″ high x 5 3/4″ wide (closed) My husband (Mr. Wonderful) retired as a Senior Chief from the Navy reserves 10 years ago (something he still misses). A picture of him on a dozer is on the cover. Inside are pictures of his retirement and some of…

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Katrina

By Janet Hickey / January 12, 2008

28½” High – Base Pedestal 5¼” square Ohhhh—there is so much emotion tied up in Katrina. Bear with me while I explain. I was deployed to Mississippi in 2007 to help work on a project assisting residents with housing (I was there almost three years). It was over two years after Katrina and folks were…

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Bob the Tour Guide

By Janet Hickey / October 5, 2007

8 1/2″ long x 5″ at the widest point This was a fun challenge. I belonged to a “Not Your Ordinary Book Club (Pine Cone Press)” at Impressive Ideas in Roswell, GA. We met monthly. In September 08 the NORBC members received a Halloween themed packet containing 4 pieces of card stock, a black blank…

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Asian Book

By Janet Hickey / July 12, 2007

This photo album was a tribute to my Step Mother, Kimie Gorday, born in Okinawa, Japan. Sometimes I have an idea and look for a need. This one started with a set of Martha Stewart plain black cards and envelopes on sale after Halloween for 90% off! The envelope flaps have a decorative edge (as…

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Joe Montana

By Janet Hickey / June 12, 2007

14″w x 7″h x 1-3/4″d This was fun. I got to collaborate with my daughter Laura Donnelly. We belonged to a “not your ordinary book club”. Wherein each member is given a choice between two packs of paper containing a few coordinating miscellaneous items. We discuss the theme of the paper and items and go…

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Pansy

By Janet Hickey / September 12, 2005

Pansy’s poor face looked like she needed help so I gave her a sign and sat her in a clay saucer. Porcelain Head and Hands. Felt body

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Benny the Borrower

By Janet Hickey / June 3, 2004

My sister Jean had been complaining that the “Borrower” had taken her glasses. The day before – he had taken her keys. They were there one minute and gone the next. I don?t remember much about making this doll except that it’s stuffed extremely hard and I was crazy about him as he grew. He’s…

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