Altered Bottle Project

For my project this month I decided to decorate a bottle that I’ve been saving! I got it for Christmas a couple of years ago with hot chocolate and stuff in it… and have been saving it for the perfect project! I finally decided it was time to use it!!
It was simple… layered some pretty…  |  read more »

One sketch, 3 ways

Trace Geworsky
When I first started scrapbooking, I was quite intimidated by sketches…I didn’t know what exactly to do with them, and I thought that if you were working with a sketch, that You had to follow the sketch 100%.
Over the years, I have learnt that You can use a sketch for anything….cards, layouts, calendars, canvases,…  |  read more »

DIY Shaped Cards

I created three different shaped cards today to show you just how quick and easy they can be.  All you need is a shape to trace (template, piece of chipboard, etc.), or if you are the adventurous type  you can draw your shapes freehand.
NOTE:  All of my cards were made using templates from the Maya…  |  read more »

Creating a Waterfall Card

Step 1: Cut four 1 ¾”x1 ¾” squares of cardstock.

Step 2: Stamp desired images on each square piece using coordinating colours.

 Step 3: Cut four 2”x2” squares of cardstock in the same colour of ink you stamped in and mat each stamped square on its coordinating piece.

Step 4: Cut a 2”x9” strip of cardstock.

Step 5: Score…  |  read more »

Raid Your Kids’ Craft Tools!

Today I’m going to show you a fun and easy technique using a white crayon.   Yes… a simple white crayon from your kid’s crayon carton!  This simple and easy technique is called a white crayon resist.
Step One:

Stamp the images you want to highlight.  For this card I used the two small flowers from the Garden…  |  read more »

Show & Tell: Skylines & Sentiments

For today, I wanted to showcase some skylines and sentiments for some fun cards!
So I grabbed my Neighborhoods stamp set and my newest stamp set, Oval Office!   Here is what I came up with….
Little Red Barn Greetings

I used the barn skyline from the Neighborhoods set and the “hello” greeting from the Oval Office set for…  |  read more »