“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…

Beautiful Day

Happy Friday! I can’t believe it’s April.  Have you played any April Fool’s jokes today?  Please post a comment for those of us (Ahem, me) who aren’t creative in that department. I’m sharing a card today that I will be…

SugarSketch 43

Good morning!  I hope you’re having a fabulous week.  It’s pouring here, so what a great excuse to craft, right? Cleaning can always wait! Today, I have a card I’m submitting for SugarPea Designs SugarSketch 43 (SPDSS43).   Guess what – it’s made…

SugarSketch 44

Happy Hump Day!  As promised, I’m back with a card with no watercolor.  This one I created for Sugar Pea Designs March SugarSketch Challenge 44 (SPDSS44).   The patterned paper is from Echo Park’s Life Is Good collection.  I embossed the green cardstock before adhering it…

Paper Smooches Challenge: Birthday 2

Hello and Happy Tuesday!  Here’s another card I’m submitting for Paper Smooches Challenge: Birthday.  As I was creating this card, I realized it’s my fourth one with watercoloring!  Oops!  I promise my next card will NOT be watercolored! These little critters are from Paper…

Papersmooches Challenge: Birthdays

Hi, again!  I hope you had a wonderful Easter!  Today, I have a card I am submitting for Papersmooches Challenge: Birthdays. I started by stamping my balloons (from CTMH’s Birthday Wish Occasions) with Stazon Jet Black ink onto watercolor paper.  Using Tim Holtz’s Distress Inks, I…