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!
Two week old Twin girls need a warm welcome into the world. Although they shared the same womb that doesn't mean they need to share the same card! Card #1: Using Stampin Up's First Steps Stamp set, I stamped the tiny footprints and a beautiful sentiment using Versamark and heat embossed it all using Brutus… Continue reading Hello Baby Girls…
I've developed a love for the look of a clean and simple card. Do I struggle every time with keeping things clean and simple? YES! However, this week's challenge from AAA Cards Game #145: One Image with Optional twist as positivity was simple for me. The very first thing that popped into my head was… Continue reading AAA Cards Game #145 – Hope
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!
Feeling a bit patriotic today... Happy Canada Day to everyone celebrating. For those south of the border July 4th is right around the corner so enjoy! I'm celebrating this year with a couple of simple cards. The first card is reminiscent of the Canadian flag, just a little more on the artsy side. I prepped… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Yes.. I know... More Birthday cards ? I have none in my stash as they constantly keeping flowing out. Anyway.. Another attempt to get ahead of the influx of birthdays. Featuring: - Colorado Craft Company's 'Lovely Legs Birthday' stamp set - PinkFresh Studio's 'Sweet and Simple' 6x6 Paper Pack - Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock -… Continue reading More Birthday Cards!
I've opted to enter the AAA Card Challenge #143 with a seco d card using the theme: Corner with Optional Flower Twist. This is my entry using a beautiful floral stencil: Featuring: - Simon Says Stamp's 'Bouquet of Roses' stencil - Hello bluebird's 'Send Flowers' stamp set - Tim Holtz's Distress Oxide for Ranger -… Continue reading AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist (Entry 2)
Alright... So there are A LOT of birthdays coming up...which translates to a lot of cards to be made. This time around I've opted to try Ranger's Transfer Foil with double sided tape for a simple yet shiny card. I think it turned out pretty well. I love the look of foil but haven't had… Continue reading Birthdays Galore!
I always struggle with masculine and gender neutral cards. This of course is most likely because the bulk of my stash is floral or more delicate in nature. Nonetheless men have birthdays too as do kids, teens.. Etc... So I'm working on mastering the art of less floral cards. Featuring: - Catherine Pooler Dye Inks… Continue reading A Few Masculine Birthday Cards
So I was looking to do something classy but Shiny for a couple of ladies celebrating their 80th birthdays. I opted for some flashy patterned paper while keeping everything else reletively simple. Featuring: - Concord and 9th’s 'Notable Numbers' Stamp and Die set - Recollections' 'Chateau' Paper Pad - Tsukineko's Versafine Onyx Black Ink -… Continue reading A Little Bit of Bling to Mark 80 Years Young!