Spellbinders’ October Embossing Folder Club

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing another purple and silver holiday card I created using the Spellbinders’ Paper Arts Embossing Folder Club for October. (I know! I’m a little obsessed with this non-traditional color combo right now.) I began by ink blending purples around a slimline white cardstock panel, and then embossed it… Continue reading Spellbinders’ October Embossing Folder Club

Layered Diamonds Stitching Dies

Hi Crafty Friends! I hope you are well, and enjoying some gorgeous fall weather. The temperature finally broke in Tennessee, the leaves are turning colors, and we have some cooler days. My favorite weather! Today I’m sharing a pretty stitched card using the new Limited Edition Layered Diamond stitching dies from Spellbinders’ Paper Arts. I… Continue reading Layered Diamonds Stitching Dies

‘Tis the Season for Spellbinders’ Paper Arts

Hey Crafty Friends! Celebrate some of my favorite crafty items from Spellbinders’ Paper Arts on Facebook Live tonight at 8PM EDT on my Everyday Expressions FB page HERE. You can shop for many of the Spellbinders’ items HERE. Folk Song Collection Shop HERE

Altenew Sticky Essentials Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)

Hello Crafty Friends! I hope that, if you are joining us today from anywhere in the southeast US, you are dry and safe as hurricane Ian ravages Florida and other southern states. Today I am happy to be joining in the Altenew Sticky Essentials Blog Hop with many other wonderful designers as we celebrate all… Continue reading Altenew Sticky Essentials Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)

Blues and Greens for Christmas Cards

Hi Crafty Friends, and welcome back! My craft room is buzzing with all kinds of Christmas crafting, and I couldn’t wait any longer to share this lovely card in non-traditional colors. Last year I shared several tips for selecting non-traditional holiday color palettes, and you can find it HERE, HERE, and HERE. I created this… Continue reading Blues and Greens for Christmas Cards

Lovely Fall Colors

Hello Crafty Friends! I’m curious to know your favorite season of the year? I know many people, like me, adore the changing of leaves and crisp, cool evenings of fall. My favorite color combo of the season is purple with oranges, and I couldn’t resist adding it to this card. I used copper foil with… Continue reading Lovely Fall Colors

Spellbinders’ Stamp & Die Club – Sept., 2022

Hi Crafty Friends, and welcome back! Today I’m giggling as I share this sweet little fall gnome featuring the new Spellbinders’ Clear Stamp & Die of the Month Club for September. I like to use small stamps to create a patterned background, and I heat embossed this using white WOW Embossing Powder on Neenah Desert… Continue reading Spellbinders’ Stamp & Die Club – Sept., 2022

Santa Lane Spellbinders’ Cards

Hi Crafty Friends! Are you team early Christmas crafting or team no-way, not time yet? I am 100 percent team It’s time to Christmas craft all year-round! So I am happy to share two cards I created featuring the new Spellbinders’ Santa Lane Paper Collection. I love using paper collections for stunning, yet quick and… Continue reading Santa Lane Spellbinders’ Cards

Labor Day Sales!

Hello Crafty Friends, and happy Labor Day Weekend! Do you have any special plans? Unfortunately, it is likely to rain this weekend in Tennessee, and so we have not made any special plans. I’m certain that I will spend time in the craft room, and I think we will go buy our fall flowers for… Continue reading Labor Day Sales!

A Fairy Tale Card Book

Hi Everyone, and welcome back. Today I am excited to share a set of sweet cards featuring the new Anita Jeram & Colorado Craft Company release. I’ve created several cards that tell the fairy tale of Cinderella, and the set fits into its own storybook. This post is part one featuring four of the cards… Continue reading A Fairy Tale Card Book