Birthday Cards

Happy Birthday


Hi there, I hope you’re having a good week!

I finally had a chance to play with some goodies that I bought when I visited the My Favorite Things boutique last September.Β  I feel so lucky to be able to reminisce about meeting crafty friends as I made this card.Β  As you may know, crafting can be a lonely sport πŸ˜‰ Continue reading “Happy Birthday”

Love Cards

Love You Love You Love You Love You Love You


Hi again!

Pardon me while I catch up with blog posts.Β  Even though my holidays were quite mellow, I still find the back-to-back of Christmas, New Years, and my birthday rather hectic.Β  Throw in refinancing and work and card projects and, well… I’m just spent! Continue reading “Love You Love You Love You Love You Love You”

Thank You Cards

Thanks For Making My Day Brighter


Hi there, I hope your day is going well!

I’m embracing the quiet here and playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge.Β  This challenge’s theme is “Something New” which could be anything from new home or new baby, to new technique or new product.Β  Today I’ve chosen a new-to-me background stamp and die, and some colors that I don’t usually play with. Continue reading “Thanks For Making My Day Brighter”

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”

Holiday Cards

Joyeux NoΓ«l



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.Β  Read more about how you can enter the challenge.Β  This challenge’s theme is Christmas/holiday projects with Simon products.Β  How easy is that?!

Continue reading “Joyeux NoΓ«l”