There were rumors last week that an arctic blast of weather was coming through and that it would snow tomorrow. It’s highly unusual in Virginia Beach where I live, but I’m always hopeful as there is nothing quite so beautiful as new fallen snow. So here is my tribute.... The stamp set Snowman Season is just… Continue reading Let it Snow!
Cheers! Yes, it’s time to celebrate. This is my 200th blog post! I should have hit this number a few weeks ago, but I’ve been super busy lately and my blog has gone on the back burner.....but I think I’m just about caught up on everything, so keeping my fingers crossed I can get back… Continue reading Grab a Cup of Christmas Cheer!
Today I’m going to share with you a fun kit that I get in the mail each month called Paper Pumpkin. If you are new to crafting or card making, Paper Pumpkin is a great way to start your hobby. Each kit is complete with everything you need to create that month’s projects. The Paper… Continue reading A Paper Pumpkin Halloween
Working with Pigment Sprinkles is, in a word....fun! Sprinkling a little on a piece of Watercolor paper spritzed with water is like watching fireworks. Every little shake gives you a burst of color. The result is amazing....and is so quick and easy. The longest part is waiting for the paper to dry so you can finish your… Continue reading A Burst of Color with Pigment Sprinkles
You know Halloween is coming when you see lots of candy corn in the stores. It’s one of my favorite holiday treats. If I had a stamp set with a candy corn stamp, It would be stamped on the front of a Halloween card, but I don’t so you get to see some of my… Continue reading A Ghoul Friend
It’s been a long week and as I’m writing this it’s only Tuesday. So today I am sharing a super simple Christmas Card made with one of the prettiest sets of Designer Series Paper in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog, Feels Like Frost. See that beautiful scenery? Each paper in the Feels Like Frost Designer… Continue reading It’s All About the Paper – Feels Like Frost
With all the fun new stamp sets in the 2019 Holiday catalog, it’s easy to forget about all the other stamp sets in the 2019-2020 catalog that are waiting for someone to pay them attention. Today’s card features one of those stamp sets, Country Home. Just pair them up with a little of the new Come to… Continue reading Country Home Hello
I recently took part in a color challenge. The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter
Good Morning! I’m back again with another cardinal card! You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make! Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category. The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas
I’m backing up the holidays....Last week I showed you this Christmas card: Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid ) and then showed you more of a Thanksgiving card yesterday: A Card(inal) for Many Occasions....so it only makes sense to back up the calendar a bit more and share a Halloween card today. This card is super simple and… Continue reading A Ghoulish Halloween