Miss You

Hello, again!  My poor kiddos returned to school this week – boohoo!  Every year, my daughter asks if I miss them while they’re at school.  Sometimes I do, but I also enjoy the peace and quiet!  😉 Today, I’m over on the Drive by Crafts blog with…

Inky Paws Challenge 52: Bearing Tidings of Holiday Cheer

Hello!  Today starts another Inky Paws Challenge, and this one is a sketch challenge.  I’ve seen so many Christmas cards on social media for Christmas in July, so I thought I’d join the party with this sketch challenge.  I just adore this image from Winston&#8217…

You’re an A+ Kind of Friend

Hello, friends.  A line from Shakespeare just popped into my head:  “Ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”  Actually, it tolls for my kids because next week they go back to school – back to early mornings and homework and busy schedules.  On second…

Sending Hugs with Altenew’s Spring Daisy

Hello there!  Watercolor is not my forte, but I really wanted to watercolor these gorgeous flowers from Altenew (Also, being rather competitive, I am determined to improve in that medium!).  I used the following colors of Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers to color these beauties:  29, 23, 52, 50…

Enjoy Your Day!: Inky Paws Challenge 51 Inspiration

Hi there!  I’m back with a little inspiration for the current Inky Paws Challenge.   This time I decided to play with the gorgeous flowers and foliage in the inspiration photo. For the ones on my card, I used a leaf and flower stamp from Lovely Blooms.  The cute…

Reach for the Stars

Hello there!  I recently picked up some items from Newton’s Nook Designs’ July release and couldn’t wait to play with them. I stamped this cute image of Newton from Cosmic Newton with Memento Tuxedo Black ink, colored him with Copics, and cut him out with…

Hello

Happy Saturday!  I’m sharing a card I created for MFT Sketch Challenge 329 using the Adorable Elephants from MFT Stamps.  I just love these elephants and had not played with them in awhile, so I dusted them off for this card. I stamped the elephant and butterfly with…

Your Next Stamp Feature Day

Hi, again!  I’m back with my last post as a guest designer for Your Next Stamp.  It has been so much fun designing with their fun products, and I hope I’ve inspired you even just a little. For today’s post, the designers were asked…

Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge 69: Waddles at the Beach

Hello!  I’m back with another post for Your Next Stamp.  Today is the start of a brand new sketch and color challenge.  As you can see from the photos below, I was inspired by the sketch. To create my beach scene, I used YNS’s Waddles Beach…

Altering a Stamp’s Image with MFT Stamps’ Beary Big Adventure

Hi there!  I’m over on the Drive by Crafts blog today with these cards.  At first they may look identical (save for the colors on the bears), but I actually worked a little magic to make this cute bear a boy. Have a great day! My Favorite Things…