It’s never too early…

…to begin making your holiday cards!  I’ve been making all my holiday cards for the last several years.  After individualizing each one last year I thought I’d make it a little easier on myself this year by creating several cards of the same design.  Yeah…best intentions.  These next several cards you will note that the […]

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At the beach

This poor kid has a squiggle face that always make me think he’s a natural red head standing in the sun without any sunblock on.   😳  I’ve been toying with backgrounds and this card is no exception.  It is a combination of ink blending, stencils, and copic coloring.     To begin I stamped […]

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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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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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Stencil it!

With the holidays over, decorations put away, it is time to finish my ‘thank you’ cards.  Even from my crafting table I can see the stack of them sitting, waiting to be filled out.  It’s a little sad that it isn’t an acceptable practice to send handmade cards that say ‘thank you’ that are blank […]

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