After a long day with a teething baby and dreary rain outside, my husband gave me the night off and told me to go to my craft room. I quickly obliged. I’ve been away for a couple of days, but my brain has been active. I watched a couple videos this last weekend of the… Continue reading Background Stamps And Distress Inks
A few months ago I joined a local rubber stamp club. We meet once a month at a local library, socialize, learn about local crafting events, do a group project, and have a card swap. I have tons of cardstock scraps left over from making Christmas cards, so I decided to make cards using mostly… Continue reading January Card Swap
Last month my grandma asked me to make her a small supply of cards when I could. I’m finally finding the time I need to do it. I plan on making a good mix of greeting cards, and here’s where I decided to start. These cards are so FUN! The focus is on the word… Continue reading Having Fun with “You”!
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
Purple is her favorite color. I keep this in mind every time I shop for my wonderful mother-in-law. This year I asked if I could make a few Christmas cards for her to send out to friends and family. And yes, the color scheme starts with purple. My inspiration for purple and silver came from… Continue reading Purple and Silver Christmas
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
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!