Just a little quick tip today……You do not have to own a stamp set that coordinates with a particular set of Designer Series Paper to be able to use it to make cards. That is precisely what happened with this set of Designer Series Papers called In the Wild. As you can see, there are… Continue reading In the Wild….Take One
Tag: Handstamped Greeting Card
Patriotic Thank You
I couldn’t let Memorial Day go by without making a card....I’ve been thinking about it all week-end, but just didn’t have the time until this afternoon when I sat down for a few minutes to play with my stash of supplies. (and lucky you, you get a sneak peak at what’s coming in the new… Continue reading Patriotic Thank You
The definition of distinctive is possessing a characteristic of a thing that distinguishes it from another. One of the unique things Stampin’ Up products is that they have a created their own patent pending DistINKtive Stamps. What makes these stamps distinctive is their ability to lay down the ink in a unique way that gives you shading… Continue reading DistINKtive Stamps!
Stampin’ Up has been encouraging the concept of “simple stamping”....just using paper and ink to make a card. No fancy cut outs, not along of layering, skip the bows, the fancy embellishments, etc. That is kind of hard for me....because I really like adding all the extra’s. But for first time stampers and for those… Continue reading Simple Stamping
One Design – Two Different Cards
Recently I was playing around experimenting with some water color backgrounds when I was making Valentine cards. Some of my attempts were not good...so I just put them aside thinking maybe I could use them for something else. Besides I hate to waste paper. One of the instagram people I follow does beautiful watercoloring.… Continue reading One Design – Two Different Cards
Out of the Scraps….
So....last week I was prepping for a class I did to make this Winter Sampler. I was cutting squares and more squares, getting scrap pieces for stamping and then die cutting...and doing lots of counting to make sure I had the correct amount. I decided to be nice and cut the little leafy branch that… Continue reading Out of the Scraps….
Same Design….But Different!
Just a quick post to let you know that I didn’t forget what I promised last week. Last week I shared a Valentine’s Card and I told you I would be back with another card using the same layout, but it would be different.....so here it is: And just to refresh your memory....below is… Continue reading Same Design….But Different!
Pretty in Pink
It was a dreary overcast day when I was playing around and practicing my watercoloring....and using my Aqua Painter, so I decided to make something bright and cheery. So put your sunglasses on and gaze at my pink creation....shades of Lovely Lipstick and Mango Melody to be exact. This stamp set I used is called… Continue reading Pretty in Pink