The Nashville Craft Retreat 2022

Welcome to 2022 my Crafty Friends! Let’s celebrate with opening registration for the Nashville Craft Retreat! Are you ready to craft together in-person this summer? I sure am, and I’m thrilled to finally share all of the important plans we’ve been working on for this exciting event. Nashville Craft Retreat June 3-4, 2022 Nashville, Tennessee… Continue reading The Nashville Craft Retreat 2022

Catherine Pooler – 2021 Favorites

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Catherine Pooler has been busy posting the top sellers and her favorites from the past year, and she inspired me to gather my top 10 favorite CP products from 2021. 1. Hands-down my favorite set of the entire year is Ocean Chums Stamps and Dies! 2. I reached for the… Continue reading Catherine Pooler – 2021 Favorites

Altenew: A Year In Review Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello Everyone, and welcome back! It’s almost a new year, and a good time to look back over the last twelve months. One of the blessings I celebrate from the past year is my crafty relationship with Altenew. I have been a huge fan since I began crafting about the same time Altenew opened their… Continue reading Altenew: A Year In Review Blog Hop + Giveaway

Winter Wonders Catherine Pooler Collection

Happy Wednesday, and new Catherine Pooler Winter Wonders Collection release day! This is such a pretty and diverse release. It truly has something for everyone with a wintery, mountain feel. My cards feature the Scrolling Snowflakes bundle paired with the Cheerful Greetings stamps and dies. You can never have too many snowflake stamps! Can you… Continue reading Winter Wonders Catherine Pooler Collection

Altenew Modern & Edgy Collection Release Video Hop + Giveaway

Hi Artsy Friends! Thanks so much for stopping by the blog again today! It’s been very busy here the past week! Today I am thrilled to participate in the Altenew Modern & Edgy Video Hop on YouTube. Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel yet? I would so appreciate you following and giving your favorite… Continue reading Altenew Modern & Edgy Collection Release Video Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Tree Peony Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and welcome back for another exciting Altenew Build-A-Flower blog hop featuring the stunning new Tree Peony stamp and die set. Peonies are one of my favorite flowers, and this layered stamp set is gorgeous! I really love the layers of shading created with this pretty stamp set, and I couldn’t help but create… Continue reading Altenew Build-A-Flower: Tree Peony Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone and welcome back! I am excited to share a pretty watercolor card today using the fabulous new 8” X 11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set from Altenew. This was the first time I’ve tried the Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers, and I have to tell you how much I truly loved them! I have had… Continue reading Altenew 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Colorado Craft Company Spring Robins

Hi Artsy Friends, and welcome back! I hope you are well, and the spring weather in your area is not as crazy as it is here in Tennessee. We’ve had a few days of severe storms, but it looks like it may settle down now. Did you join in all of the fun last Friday… Continue reading Colorado Craft Company Spring Robins

Altenew Educators “Giving Thanks” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

Hi Crafty Friends! I am so glad that you’ve joined us today to give thanks and celebrate the heroes helping us to stay healthy and safe during these difficult times. My favorite quote from Mr. Rogers is, “… Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Isn’t that fitting for today?… Continue reading Altenew Educators “Giving Thanks” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

Dramatic Backgrounds With Emboss Resist

Hello Artsy Friends! Did you join in our Facebook live demo last Thursday evening? I’m usually live every Thursday night at 8 PM EDT. Last week I shared tips and tricks for creating dramatic backgrounds using the emboss resist technique. I created a card using this technique with Colorado Craft Company’s Majestic Moth dragonfly on… Continue reading Dramatic Backgrounds With Emboss Resist