Handmade Flowers

Hi Everyone! One of my favorite embellishments for cards is flowers, and I couldn’t resist joining in this week’s Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, Handmade Flowers. I used more of the Prima Love Clippings collection (featured HERE in a previous post) in addition to flowers I created using Sizzix Tim Holtz Tattered Florals dies.  … Continue reading Handmade Flowers

Closing 2016: Prima Sweet Peppermint

Hi Everyone! This is the second post in “Closing 2016” series. (HERE is the first post.) This set of cards features Prima Marketing’s Sweet Peppermint Christmas papers, flowers, ephemera, etc. designed by Frank Garcia. Isn’t it gorgeous? I fell in love with everything and knew I had to have almost everything as soon as I saw… Continue reading Closing 2016: Prima Sweet Peppermint

Spooky Halloween Card

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing this month’s Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2016 Technique Remix with paint resist and alcohol ink resist. I spent all day yesterday in the craft room while the hubby and boys worked on the car, and I had a blast working on these techniques. It’s a shame that the alcohol… Continue reading Spooky Halloween Card

Vintage Good Luck Card

And…Day number three for posting consecutively! Woohoo! The kids aren’t even back in school yet, but I’ve been so busy in Tim Holtz’ Creative Chemistry 103  that I can’t stop working in the craft room. Once again I’m sharing distress crayons with texture paste and stencils. I began this card by applying two individual layers of opaque… Continue reading Vintage Good Luck Card

Crazy Cat Belated Birthday Card

Woo Woo! Two posts in two days! And guess what? I’ve got another card ready to photograph and post tomorrow as well! I have been working like crazy in Tim Holtz’ Creative Chemistry 103, and that’s why I have so much to share right now. This card is another example from day four: Working with… Continue reading Crazy Cat Belated Birthday Card

Distressed Collage Tag

Hi Everyone! I’m back sooner rather than later with another post from Tim Holtz’ Creative Chemistry Class. This homework is from 103, and I am having so much fun! We worked with distress crayons over an ephemera collage for a very cool vintage effect. I began by stamping Ledger Script with Archival Ink on plain… Continue reading Distressed Collage Tag

Explore July Tag

Hi Everyone! I’m cutting it very close on this one, but hopefully I will make the deadline for Tim Holtz’ July 12 Tags of 2016 Remix. Before I talk about my tag, though, I have to ask if you know what today is? It’s Harry Potter’s birthday today! Happy Birthday to my family’s favorite fictional… Continue reading Explore July Tag