Thank You Card

With spring finally starting to appear every now and then, I was inspired to create a card with some flowers.
I sprayed some white cardstock with pink mist, then stamped the flowers from the Garden Sketches Set in a darker pink and cut them out. I also stamped a butterfly from the Colorful Companions Set in…  |  read more »

Thanks

I’ve had a tough time recently following my knee injury, and many of my friends and family have stepped up to help us. I have been making thank you card as a way to let them know how much I appreciate all their help!

I started with a printed piece of cardstock from Authentique with script…  |  read more »

Happy Day

Today I’m sharing a card I made for my niece, Erin. The cover photo she uses on her Facebook page inspired me to try my hand at creating a project with flying creatures and shimmery wings. Here’s what I made.

I started by creating a muted background using the four softest shades of Distress Ink that…  |  read more »

Simply playing

Sometimes there are projects which simply evolve as you go along and this is one of those projects.
My starting point was the house shaped card and background created with my Gelato’s by Faber Castell.  I wanted to add some collage to the pages and thought I’d use a couple of book pages which were already…  |  read more »

A bit of colour inspiration

For my post today I thought I’d bring you a little colour inspiration which I’ve put together for you below.
I’ve chosen summery bright colours using the cool blue’s and zingy green accented with a bright cheery pink.  I also love the cushion and the arrangement of the colours on the front so I used this…  |  read more »

Budget friendly thank-you cards

It’s that time of the year again and school is almost done. That means thank you cards for teachers! I don’t know about you but I struggle to make cards for male teachers…but I love the “Owl miss you” card for just the purpose!
I love working with book paper and cardboard it has that arty…  |  read more »

Christy’s Post

Hello all, this is my first post here and I wanted to share this cute little mini album I made with Clearsnap inks and of course a whole slew of MSB stamps.
I started by putting Gesso on the Chipboard album in such a way as not to cover the edges too perfectly.
Then I got to…  |  read more »

One sheet mini album

I wanted to get back to basics and create a mini album using one sheet of 12 x 12 paper.  There are several different folds out there, I know, but this is the most simple.  I also wanted to create my own background using paint and stamps for no other reason than it’s fun to…  |  read more »

Going Vintage

One of the things I like to do when I get the chance is to participate in swaps.  I organized a swap recently for a group I belong to which was journal pages (or Tip In’s as they’re called when you swap them).  The person who I was sending to had specified “Vintage, or shabby…  |  read more »

Altered cotton reel

A very very long time ago I visited a craft fair in Wiesbaden Germany and on a ribbon stall they were selling giant wooden cotton reels.  My friend and I just looked at each other and said simultaniously, “we have to get one of those”.  I had absolutely no idea what I would do with…  |  read more »