I can't believe my baby girl is about to turn one! It's time for me to get invitations out and the cupcakes ordered.I made 6 of these adorable birthday invitations. I used Sunny Studio Stamps Tiny Dancers and Bold Balloons Stamp Sets. I also used MFT's Radiating Rays stencil, and Distress Oxide inks. My first… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate!
Hello everyone! It’s been a little while since my last post. Life has been busy in the Conrad household. Our biggest adventure these past few weeks was taking our baby girl to Florida for 9 days! I forgot how hard it is to travel with a 10 month old... but we did it, and had… Continue reading Hello Spring!
So much new stuff this week... new stamps, dies, markers... yes, markers! My wonderful husband had the postman bring me my first set of Copic Markers. They are Magnificent. What surprises me the most about them is how soft the tips are. A quick story- last month I went to Pretty Pink Posh’s Birthday Party.… Continue reading Scene Building with New Stamps
This past weekend I signed up for a class at Impress Cards & Crafts in Tukwilla, WA, celebrating Pretty Pink Posh’s 4th Birthday. I had such a great time. I met Paulina, the owner of PPP, and listened to her story of how her company came about. I also met 2 ladies from her design team,… Continue reading Pink Hearts and Rain Boots
What a long month! So much happened for my family in December: my dad had a lifesaving heart surgery, which I brought him home to start his recovery, my 2 older sons traveled across the states, and my 7 month old daughter had her first Christmas. Now that my dad is more independent, the holidays… Continue reading Christmas Thank You Cards
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. (Be sure to checkout the offered discount for drivebycrafts.com… 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
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!
I received a generous package today filled with baby clothes from friends and family in Ohio. The thougtfulness that was put into this package was amazing. I knew I needed to find time tonight to make some thank you cards. This kindness card I kept simple. I blended Wild Honey Distress Oxide ink on Bristol… Continue reading Kindness Card