Holiday Cards

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright

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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”

Holiday Cards

Joyeux Noël

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Hello!

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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Encouragement Cards, Feel Good Cards, Just Because Cards

You’re My Hero

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Hello and happy Thanksgiving!

The holidays are a busy and complicated time of year and I was thinking about how heroic we all are, doing our best to get through these days with grace and cheer even though at times we might feel the exact opposite of graceful and cheerful.  So this card is for all you heroes out there who are juggling and struggling and skipping and limping your way through the holidays 🙂

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Holiday Cards

Holiday Wishes

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Hi there and happy Saturday!

Today I finally put to work a stamp set that I purchased sometime in 2017.  I’m pretty sure it’s one of the very first holiday sets I ever purchased.  I love it for it’s pretty shapes, in particular the ornament at the bottom left which reminds me of Ruth Asawa’s wire sculptures which I find mesmerizing. Continue reading “Holiday Wishes”