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
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
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….
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!
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