Having the time to be creative is a blast. It reminds me of the feeling I had as a kid on summer vacation, knowing there would be lots of time to sit under a tree with a book, spend hours drawing or making a castle from cereal boxes with an oatmeal container for the turret! [...]
Hello and thanks for stopping by. I could hardly wait to get to my play table to participate in the PTI challenge. It’s always something interesting. This week, the challenge is to use a strip of paper in a folded or flowing way, as a sentiment banner. You can watch Nicole Headys’ video HERE. I [...]
I was in the mood for something quite different tonight. I found a new challenge at Stamping Sisterhood. You can visit the blog HERE.
The inspiration is this photo collage.
I pulled out all the stops, printed papers, lace stamps, Character Creations stamps, Copics, sewing, layers on layers,bugle beads [...]
I couldn’t resist this challenge. When I looked at the color palette…nothing. No ideas, no inspiration= great challenge!! You can get to Play Date Cafe here. This is the color inspiration.
I grabbed a new favorite stamp set to begin. Simply Jane (Austin of course) from Papertrey Ink, a sheet of Anna [...]
Happy Monday! Todays’ challenge from Mojo Monday is a very straight forward sketch that can be made in the round or square. Since I often work in rounds, I thought the square, for a change. This is the sketch,
and this is my card.
It’s fun to make a [...]
What a great idea this is! Nicole is asking us to showcase our favorite card from 2011 and to create another version of it. You can read all about the blog hop HERE. I’m going with a project that was pure fun! We were asked to use leftovers or bits from cards or packages from [...]
While I’m on the black and white roll, thought I would share another quick and clean card. You can view this challenge HERE.
I used Papertrey Inks’ Out on a Limb Revised stamp set embossed with white, along with the sentiment from their Think Big Favorites #3. I love the fonts and [...]
I couldn’t resist this challenge. It’s so simple, black & white, yet I don’t think I’ve ever worked in just black & white. With all those yummy colors out there I don’t think it would ever really come to mind. So…. here’s my first B & W card.
It’s such [...]
Wasn’t it monday about 4 days ago? I’m amazed at how quickly time is zooming by. Papertrey Inks’ challenge comes from a video that you can see HERE. I love the ease of using a die cut through paper and craft foam together and I had some foam handy from the multi-color stamp pad challenge [...]
Something different after the strong holiday colors and wedged in between the vibrant Valentines’ palettes..
and you can get there, from HERE. I do love pinecones, burlap, bark and moss so this is a good starting point.
The card base is made of kraft paper that’s the color of [...]