A Play on Plaid

In order to make quick work (okay, quicker work) of making christmas cards,  I took 4 A2 panels and stamped them with the same plaid background.  To make the plaid I used Simon Says Stamp ‘Jumbo Stripe’ and a mix of inks: gold, schoolhouse red, catkin, steel blue and soft navy.  From there I used […]

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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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Poinsettia and Pine

These tags are made with one of my favorite Holiday stamp sets – Poinsettia and Pine by Altenew.  I cut the tags using various size sizzix dies out of Neenah Desert Storm card stock and then stamped the images in black ink. The large tag on the left was painted with Twinkling H2Os in hot cinnamon […]

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