Sneak peek! February Paper Pumpkin

I am so excited to share with you this sneak peek of the February Paper Pumpkin!  If you aren’t familiar with Paper Pumpkin, it is a monthly subscription program that delivers a complete craft kit to your front door!  Most of the kits are card kits, but you…

PPA287-A Color Challenge!

A new kind of challenge for me-a color challenge!  Our colors for this challenge are Old Olive, Calypso Coral, and Lost Lagoon.  Here is the card that I came up with! I used the butterflies and flower from the Garden in Bloom stamp set, and the zig zag paper…

Color of the week: Elegant Eggplant

Stampin’ Up! makes so many beautiful colors, its hard to choose which ones to work with sometimes!  I have been using Elegant Eggplant quite a bit lately!  Here are a few of my own cards, plus some others to inspire you to create with this gorgeous ink! Work of…

Twisted Hearts-a sketch challenge!

Hey everyone!  I’d like to share with you my entry into the Global Design Project #022 Sketch Challenge! This is a wonderful sketch that can be used in so many ways-keep it simple, or jazz it up with layers and embellishments! I decided to do a Valentine…

Stamp Ink Paper Challenge: Love

Valentine’s Day is almost here, so what better way to show the love than to use the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge of LOVE! I started off with Rose Red as my card base, then used Whisper White as the card layer (5-1/4″ by 4&#8243…

Cottage Greetings #WWYS50 entry!

I adore the Cottage Greetings stamp set!  I noticed a challenge at the weekly challenge blog What Will You Stamp? using this very set, so I decided to play along!  Here is my card, using the Cottage Greetings and Tea Shoppe (retired) stamp sets! Here’s what you&#8217…

Bokeh Technique Video

Bokeh (BOH-kay) is mainly a photography term meaning “blur” or “hazy lights” that is produced by an out of focus photo like this: The bokeh technique is very simple to do, but produces pretty stunning results!  I’ve a video to share with you…