Whimsy Stamps Release Week Day 4

Hi Everyone, and welcome back to Whimsy Stamps’ Release Week! Today I’m sharing a seriously cute card with the new stamp set, The Nope Rope. This is a special set, because it was designed by sister Melissa! How fun is that? I adore the punny sentiments (even though I am not a fan of snakes… Continue reading Whimsy Stamps Release Week Day 4

Harvest Wreath Eclipse Card

Hi Everyone and welcome back to my craft room! Today I’m sharing the new Whimsy Harvest Wreath rubber stamp paired with the Bold Alphabet dies in an eclipse card. I am obsessed with eclipse cards lately, and I find myself planning new cards every time I see a stamp I like. (Click HERE for another… Continue reading Harvest Wreath Eclipse Card

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

Faux No-Line Coloring

Hi Everyone, and welcome back for my second post today! This card completes all of the level II classes for Altenew Academy’s Educator Certification Program, and is homework for Polychomatic taught by one of my favorite instructors, Nina-Marie Trapani. Technique: Use pastel artist markers with pale ink stamping for a faux no-line effect. I was… Continue reading Faux No-Line Coloring

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

The Beauty Is In the Details

Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me today! Today’s card is homework for Altenew Academy class, Beautiful Details, taught by one of my favorite artists in the cardmaking world, Marika Rahtu, from Me and Minime Crafting. Marika has inspired me since I first started stamping, and her work is breathtaking. Needless to say, this class… Continue reading The Beauty Is In the Details

Foil for Interest

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing a birthday card I created for my son who turned 17 last month. I cannot believe he has grown to be such an independent, condfident, kind, and smart young man. We are so very proud of him. Technique: Using Artist Markers to color foil for card interest… Continue reading Foil for Interest