Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean and Simple Boutique Cards

I absolutely LOVE the look of a clean and simple card. I have actually been trying to do more of my cards in that way... Doesn't always happen mind you. I learned some really great techniques in Altenew's Clean and Simple Boutique Cards class and I have made a few cards already, but my final… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean and Simple Boutique Cards


A Quick Birthday Card in Gold!

A super quick birthday card for a friend with some gold shimmer! I cut a panel from Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock in Schoolhouse Red measuring approximately 4x5.25 inches. I also cut a panel from some scrap patterned paper measuring approximately 3.75x5 inches. I took another piece of Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock and trimmed it down… Continue reading A Quick Birthday Card in Gold!

Craft Room Cleanup Giveaway – Mystery Box Style!

Alright ladies and gentlemen.... I am in the middle of a MASSIVE craft room cleanup! During this still ongoing clean up I've come across items that I either won't use or have duplicates of (mostly stamp sets) and must now purge them to help get my room organized - and hopefully stay that way. I… Continue reading Craft Room Cleanup Giveaway – Mystery Box Style!

AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist

I've opted to enter the AAA Card Challenge #143 with the theme below: Corner with Optional Flower Twist. This is my entry using a beautiful floral stamp and heat embossing to enhance the details: Featuring: - Simon Says Stamp's 'Tilted Banner Sayings' stamp set - Simon Says Stamp's 'Spring Flower Burst' stamp set - Brutus… Continue reading AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist

Cut and Emboss Kindness Card

Another Card to show you care! I've always liked these cut and emboss folders. I mean seriously how great is it to do two things at once? Well... It mostly did two things at once. I found that it embossed great, but the cut part wasn't as clean. Human error? Maybe. I'll definitely try it… Continue reading Cut and Emboss Kindness Card

Some More 3×3 Note Cards.. Just to say ‘Hello’

Creating some cute 3x3 note cards. I absolutely LOVE this patterned paper. These are simple yet stunning (IMHO). F Featuring: - Miss Ink's 'Magnolia Sympathy Stamp set - Catherine Pooler Dye Inks - Simon Says Stamp's Dye ink - Poppy Stamp’s 'Art Deco Frames and Phrases (cl472) - Recollections' ' Faith Filled' paper pad

Cardstock stash expansion!

So.. I LOVE paper... Cardstock in particular. I love having a million different colours and i use most of them. But i was finding that i didn't have the range of colours i was looking for. In comes my Simon Says Stamp's monthly card kit. Every month they include a few sheets of their brand… Continue reading Cardstock stash expansion!

CAS(E) Card Challenge #312 (cts#312)

Another Card Challenge! CAS(E) Card Sketch Challenge #312: Below is my submission: My card features: 1. Carta Bella Spring Market 6x6 Paper Pad (cbsm80023) 2. Simon Says Stamp "Moments of Grace" stamp set (sss101951) 3. Ranger's Distress Oxide ink 4. We R Memory Keepers' Precision Stencil (stripes) 5. Recollections "Gold" Embossing powder