Lavinia Background Demo

Hi Everyone! Did you join us at 7 Kids Crafts for my live Facebook demo last night? I used Distress Oxide inks with Picket Fence blending brushes to create a background scene for Lavinia stamps. We had a great time, and I hope you can join me again every Thursday at 8 PM EDT for… Continue reading Lavinia Background Demo

Altenew Ornate Foliage Take 2

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing the completed card we created together during Saturday’s live Facebook demo with 7 Kids Crafts. This card is take two from the Altenew Ornate Foliage layered stamp set. Did you see the first card I shared on Monday? You can find all of the details HERE. How amazing that you… Continue reading Altenew Ornate Foliage Take 2

National Scrapbook Day Dahlias

Hi Everyone! Guess what I finally made time to do on National Scrapbook Day? Yup, I spent the entire day in the craft room after several weeks of home remodeling. We are in the final stretch in preparing for Sam’s graduation from high school, and there have been many painting and cleaning projects (pictures to… Continue reading National Scrapbook Day Dahlias

Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 2

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Thanks for joining me for Altenew Academy‘s, Zentangle For Cardmakers, second lesson with Amber Davis. I cannot tell you how excited I am for this class! This lesson of the Zentangle cat-kins was so much fun to practice. I shared some basic tips I discovered after the first lesson, and… Continue reading Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 2

Whimsy Stamps November Release

Hi Everyone! Thanks for joining me again in the craft room! It has been a crazy few weeks in the Thompson household. Our oldest son is a senior, and I really never imagined how busy this fall season would be for all of us. College applications (with acceptances already – Yay!), drum major in marching… Continue reading Whimsy Stamps November Release

Peekaboo Window Shaker Card

Hi Everyone! I can finally take a breath and slow down to finish a quick post today. Nobody warned me about how exhausting it would be to have a high school senior in the house! To top that off, we have been remodeling the master bath for the last several weeks. (I will be sharing… Continue reading Peekaboo Window Shaker Card

Mazarine Fairy

Hi Everyone and welcome back! Today I’m sharing on the Whimsy Blog as well, and I want to ask you a question: What inspires you when coloring or crafting? I think we all fall into slumps and lose some of our crafting mojo once in a while. So how do we pull ourselves out of… Continue reading Mazarine Fairy