Holiday Cards

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright


Hi there, I hope your week is going well!

I love this gorgeous holly stamp from Ellen Hutson but I was struggling with it a bit because I always hit a mental block when I try to color leaves. So, I decided to watercolor using Distress Oxide inks which always yields beautiful results. Continue reading “May Your Days Be Merry & Bright”


Cards For California


Hi there!

Last Friday I posted over on Instagram about an idea I’ve been thinking about. I’m calling Cards for California. The devastating fires in California in November, especially the Camp Fire which occurred about 150 miles from where I live, have left me feeling very sad, and very helpless to make a difference when there is so much needed by so many victims. Here’s a link to the post, and here’s a link to my Instagram story archive if you’d like to see my 2-minute video.

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Holiday Cards

Joyeux Noël



Today’s card is a quick an easy one using emboss resist, one of my favorite techniques, and some soft colors of Distress Oxide inks.

I’m entering this card in the latest Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge for a chance to win $25.  Read more about how you can enter the challenge.  This challenge’s theme is Christmas/holiday projects with Simon products.  How easy is that?!

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