A bride-to-be asked if I could make a card for her to give to her groom on their wedding day this week. I was so honored to be asked. Her wedding colors are burgundy and blush. She also asked if I could include gold in some way. This is what I made. I used… Continue reading Happy Wedding
I made a few cards tonight After the family went to bed. I didn't want to stay up too late, so I knew I had to keep it simple. I pulled out some beautiful Christmas paper by Tim Holtz and a stamp set from My Favorite things. After debating what I wanted to do, I got… Continue reading Season’s Greetings
The newest Hero Arts monthly card kit was delivered yesterday. I was excited when I pulled out all the goodies. So many ideas came to mind... I started right away last night on a card. I stamped the large snowflake onto white cardstock using Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink. I cut it out with the… Continue reading Warmest Wishes
I’m sure I’m late to the game... but I’m in LOVE with ink smooshing! This is my second card in a row using this technique. I’ve done it a few in the past, And somehow I forgot how easy it is to get this organic look. I chose three bright Distress Oxide colors to use.… Continue reading Oh Happy Day!
A dear friend invited me to join a local rubber stamp group last month. At my first meeting, I met a group full of loving women who share the same love as me- paper and stamping. Our next meeting is this next week, and the November theme is leaves. How fitting it is that my… Continue reading Autumn Leaves
Thanksgiving will be here in a couple weeks. I can’t believe it! Last night I made a few cards for family. I used Altenew’s With Gratitude stamp set, and some water colors. I first stamped and heat-set the leaves and sentiment using Versamark ink and Ranger gold embossing powder. Next I chose some fall colors… Continue reading From Our House To Yours
Simon Says Stamp came out with an beautiful selection of Christmas dies this season. After looking at each one, I treated myself to one die- this one. Pine Needle Wreath. It’s so fun and versatile. I decided I would stick to traditional colors for this card. I picked red cardstock for the cardfront, and two… Continue reading A Joyous Wreath
I made a donation to Simon Says Stamp Crafters For A Cause Hurricane Relief in September. As a thank you, I received a box of goodies a few weeks later, which included this adorable Cozy Up stamp and die set from Concord and 9th. I wanted to wait for winter season to get here so… Continue reading Friends and Paper Love
I have been thinking for a few days how I wanted to work with this die. I finally pulled it out and went to work. I chose 3 colors of paper to use: black sheen, gold sparkle, and dark red. I also used a white card base. I began die-cutting red bows, black ornaments,… Continue reading Merry Christmas card #4
A beautiful card for my beautiful sister-in-law. It’s simple and to the point. I kept it blue, her favorite color. She graciously sent me a beautiful package, and I couldn’t wait to get in my craft room and make her a thank you card. I used several stamp sets from a gift box I received… Continue reading FABULOUS!