Celebrate Your Birthday Shaker Card

Good morning!  I’m back with my second shaker card, and this time I went a little crazy with the sequins, I think.  I mean, the poor bird looks like he’s about to drown! The cute little birdie is from Paper Smooches’ Chubby Chums stamp set…

“U” make me smile

Good morning!  I’m back with a card I created with my daughter in mind.  I’m hoping she always remains true to herself and doesn’t try to “fit in.” I started by stamping the puppy from Paper Smooches’ Chubby Chums set in…

Mother’s Day with Hero Arts April 2016 Kit

Hello, there!  I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend.  It’s cold here, but the sun is shining and the birds are singing, which remind me that spring is here despite the temperature.  And with spring comes Mother’s Day (or will soon enough at the…

Shaking It Up

Hi, there!  A dear friend asked me to make a card for someone who likes pigs and is going through a rough time.  I certainly hope this card brings her some joy! I don’t have any pig stamps, so I had to break out my Cricut for this…

Irresistible Butterflies

Hello, again!  Today, I’m back with a card I’m submitting for Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge “Try to Resist”. I created my panel by stamping my butterflies (from CTMH’s Your Own Kind of Wonderful) with Versamark onto watercolor paper and heat embossing…

“Smooshing” Hello

Today, I’m sharing a card that I had posted on Instagram a few weeks ago.  It uses the “smooshing” technique, which is just so easy and cool! You’ll need some dye inks (I used Tim Holtz’s Distress Inks) and a piece of…

You’re an Original

Today’s card is simple and easy.  I based it on the following sketch: All stamped images are from CTMH’s Blossoming Expressions, which is a two-step set, meaning each flower or leaf has two images you layer for depth and variation.  I started by trimming a…

My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge 274

I’m back again today with another card using the same My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Steeped In Love set.  This card I am submitting for MFT’s Sketch Challenge 274. I diecut four little girls out of white cardstock using the matching die and then stamped one…

Perk Up

Hello!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  The best part about mine was receiving some new crafting supplies in the mail!  I was so excited that I had to use them in a card right away, and this is the result. This stamp set is My Favorite Things Pure…

Sending Hugs

Hi, there!  Today, I’m sharing a card I’m submitting for SugarPea Designs SugarSketch 45 (SPDSS45) and Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge “Anything Goes.” I started by blending Tim Holtz’s Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry on a scrap of white cardstock.  I was…