Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – For A Child

This week the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge theme is "For A Child". The Design Team for the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge are using Honey Bee Stamp products this week, and in my attempt to #useorlosemystash I decided to rummage through my Honey Bee products to see what I could use.I actually found a TON of… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – For A Child

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Bright and Cheerful!

So...another card challenge! This week the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge theme is "Bright and Cheerful!". What's more cheerful than fruit?The Design Team for the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge are using Pink and Main products this week, and in my attempt to #useorlosemystash I decided to rummage through my Pink and Main products to see what I… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Bright and Cheerful!

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes!

It's been a VERY long time since I've submitted anything for a card Challenge with the exception of my monthly Design Team submissions. I decided to give it another go when I saw Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge theme as 'Anything Goes'. This week the SSS DT are using Hero Arts Stamp's so I thought… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes!

Papercrafters Unite Against Racism Blog Hop!

Hello!I'm sure you've seen all the drama happening in the world today - pandemic, injustice, riots and so much more. It breaks my heart to see how much hate there is in the world. Growing up I was always taught that people are equal no matter the colour of their skin, the God they pray… Continue reading Papercrafters Unite Against Racism Blog Hop!

A Really Rough Day – Anniversary of Loss

June 12th is a date I will never forget. A few years ago - It's the day that I nearly lost my life - bleeding out internally - and the day that I learnt I lost the first of my twins. I had a rare experience - a Heterotopic pregnancy. For those rushing to "Google"… Continue reading A Really Rough Day – Anniversary of Loss

Papercraft Business Challenge: June 2020 – Challenge #30

Another month means another challenge from PaperCraft Business Challenge! Looking for a way to keep track of your card challenges? Check out the Papercraft Business Challenge Planner!Are you ready to participate in the June 2020 - Challenge #30? The theme for the June challenge is "Father's Day /Male ".The prize this month is Lawn Fawn's… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge: June 2020 – Challenge #30

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean, Simple, and Colorful Techniques

So.. My first project for Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and I opted to try my hand at Ink Blending & Copic Flicking from the Clean, Simple and Colorful Techniques class. I have started to appreciate the details that I see people add to their cards in a big way. I love… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean, Simple, and Colorful Techniques

Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)

A new month means a new challenge from Papercraft Challenges! The theme for the month of January is 'Anything Goes!'. For this month's challenge I opted to submit a Simple watercolour piece that I made as a masculine Christmas card. I started off with Altenew's Modern Poinsettia Stamp set. I prepped a piece of Simon… Continue reading Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) -Magical Marker Techniques

Alcohol Markers....well....yeah. I'm in no way an ARTIST especially with markers and/or crayons. I can't draw, sketch or colour to save my life! I can do some really basic things with these mediums, so I was nervous when i started Altenew's Magical Marker Techniques class. But It's part of the level 2 for the Altenew Educator Certification Program… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) -Magical Marker Techniques

Welcome Baby – Squirrel Style!

A friend of mine wanted a 'Welcome Baby' card to give to someone, but his request was that it feature a Squirrel. Yes...a squirrel. Well....I accepted that challenge! I started with Pinkfresh's 'Squirrel Friends' stamp set...which isn't specifically for babies, but it's got a couple of really cute Squirrels in there 🙂 I started off… Continue reading Welcome Baby – Squirrel Style!