Whimsy Stamps August Release Week

Hi Everyone! It’s the beginning of a new month, and guess what that means? It is time for Whimsy Stamps’ release week! Yay!! Today I’m sharing a card using the new Cherry Blossoms background stamp and Notched Rectangle Dies. I began by stamping the Cherry Blossoms background (click HERE to see last month’s gorgeous floral… Continue reading Whimsy Stamps August Release Week

Whimsy July Release – Day 2

Hi Everyone, and welcome back to the second day of Whimsy Stamps’ July release week. I am just as excited to share this gorgeous new Flower Puffs background stamp as I was yesterday for the new Bold ABC dies. (You can see yesterday’s card HERE.) Also, this card has a sentiment from the new Beaucoup… Continue reading Whimsy July Release – Day 2

Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing the first five cards I’ve created from Simon Says Stamp’s April Card Kit, Beautiful Day. I can’t even tell you how much I adore this set! Seriously, this has to be one of the best! It included a large stamp set (of butterflies – my favorite!), butterfly stencil, Distress Oxide… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit

Graphic 45 Floral Shoppe Card Set

Hi Everyone! Thanks for joining me today, and I apologize that I’ve been absent for a couple of weeks. It has been busy, busy in our house. I have been painting and working on cosmetic improvements in the basement (photos to be added in the project section soon), the lab puppy turned one year-old (and… Continue reading Graphic 45 Floral Shoppe Card Set

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit – Card #4

Hi again Everyone! This is a quick post for Card number four from the Simon Says Stamp March, 2018, monthly card kit. (You can find my first card HERE, the second card HERE, and the third card HERE.) This card is the simplest yet with just papers, cardstock, and Carta Bella stickers from the kit… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit – Card #4

Masking Paper

Hi Everyone and thanks for joining me in the craft room again today! I need to tell you that I have a love/hate relationship with masking techniques. Can I get an Amen? You already know what I mean, right? I adore the artistic layers masking creates in stamped images, but the fussy cutting, product choice,… Continue reading Masking Paper

YUPO Stencils

Hi Everyone and welcome back! I’ve finished the first level in Altenew’s Educator Certification Program and started the classes for the second level. This card is my submission for Altenew Academy class Beyond Basic Backgrounds taught by the wonderful Lydia Evans. I fell in love with Lydia’s card, and mine is very similar in style… Continue reading YUPO Stencils