Birthday, Love, Thinking Of You

4 Cards/1 Stencil

I few months back I watched a YouTube tutorial featuring the Radiating Rays stencil by MY Favorite Things. I ordered the stencil almost immediately... then never used it. Crazy, right? Ha! I’m sure there’s fellow crafters out there who understand how this happened. I finally decided It was time to get it out. Wow! It’s… Continue reading 4 Cards/1 Stencil

Thinking Of You

Pink Hearts and Rain Boots

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

Happy Valentine cards, Thinking Of You

Background Stamps And Distress Inks

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

Birthday, Thank You

Having Fun with “You”!

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”!

Christmas Cards, Thank You, Uncategorized

Christmas Thank You Cards

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

Christmas Cards

Purple and Silver Christmas

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

Love

Happy Wedding

  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

Christmas Cards

Warmest Wishes

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

Birthday

Oh Happy Day!

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!

Autumn/Thanksgiving

Autumn Leaves

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