Heartfelt Thanks

With the holiday season over, it is time to send out cards for all those thoughtful gifts even if we are halfway through January!  This card uses a mix of stamps ‘Autumn Acorns’ and ‘Red and Goldie’,  from Ellen Hutson and Avery Elle respectively. To make my scene I pulled out my stamps and played […]

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Lawn Fawn Halloween

Hi!  I know Halloween is still a ways away but this cute Lawn Fawn stamp set and slider die were calling to me!  I made this card for my brother, who just turned 12, and even he will think my card is ‘cool’!  I am posting this card to a Lawnscaping Challenge which can be […]

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Mount Whitney

I’ve been slowly taking time to do a mix of scrapbook and project life pages.  It was part of my New Year’s Resolution to be better about documenting my year – ‘better’ being the operative word. 🙂  Eventually I’ll get around to snapping photos of my other pages from *cough* January. I have lots of […]

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House warming card

One of my best friends just bought a house; she just happens to love bright colors and pineapples…well, look what I have here. 🙂  I’ve been experimenting with different types of backgrounds and this card is no exception.  The tricky part is not letting a background this bright detract from the focal point of the card. […]

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Skating by to say ‘happy birthday’!

I’ve been playing with my stencil collection quite a bit recently.  I love the resulting bright background but the trick seems to be not letting it overpower the focal point of my card. To make the background I used a stencil and covered it in distress ink starting with picked raspberry then fossilized amber and […]

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xoxo

During the Daily Marker 30 day coloring challenge I colored a number of images that I’m finally getting around to making into cards!  The main image in this card is by The Greeting Farm – just adore their rubber stamps! I stamped my image on Neenah card stock in Memento tuxedo black ink and colored […]

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Easter tags

Using Reverse Confetti tag dies I made two Easter gift tags.  The tag on the left is from Avery Elle.  I stamped it in Memento ink and colored the image in with copics.  To add detail I used a combination of Glaze and Jelly Roll pens. The other tag uses a combination of new and older […]

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Sadie’s book: month 4-7

Sadie’s book covers her development, initially in weeks and then in months.  For earlier posts on Sadie’s book go to the ‘Album’ in the menu bar or click here or here to see the first several weeks!  I’m going to keep this post short and just explain which stamps I used for each of the cards.   4 months: […]

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Anniversary Invite: floral

Today I’m sharing one of three designs for invitations to an anniversary celebration!  Before I started this project I created several mock-ups to get a feel for layout, spacing, and color.  I wanted these invites to feel light, airy, and informal.  Using my MISTI tool made this project very easy!  All seven of these invites were […]

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Sadie’s book: weeks 9-12

Hi there!  This is one post in a series about Sadie’s project life book.  For more of the project life cards please click on the ‘Album’ menu on the main page.  Since the same techniques are used throughout I’ll be keeping the next several posts brief.  🙂 Week 9: This card uses two different sets […]

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