This week’s challenge at The Shabby Tea Room is called ‘A Silver Lining’, hosted by Starr. She has selected a gorgeous inspiration photo and challenges us to create a card or project that uses aqua, brown and a silver element….
I adore aqua and silver and work with them frequently. Does it [...]
I’m following along with Papertrey Ink’s ‘Stamp-A-Faire’s Summer Camp’ activities. The first activity involves ribbon techniques. You can see a group of great instructional videos HERE. I decided to play with the technique demonstrated by Erin Lincoln (Super video Erin!) and made a variation of the technique…
I used the Beautiful Butterflies [...]
The Shabby Tea Room is hosting a challenge called ‘Beautifully Shaped’. Along with an inspiration photo, it calls for a card that is not a square or rectangle. You can visit their site HERE and see their inspiration photo here…
I had great fun making this card…
I cut a folded circle [...]
Two great challenges to combine! CR84FN is a color challenge. You can visit the site here, and this is the inspiration photo…
The Card Patterns site is a sketch (or layout) challenge. You can visit their site here. This is the sketch…
I turned the sketch sideways, dove into [...]
I’ve been dusting my playtable and myself with glitter on a pretty regular basis. I had just stopped picking glitter from the floor, my face and my hair when Heather Nichols’ ‘Glittering Die Cuts’ video has me dragging out a rainbow of glitter again! I like her idea of using a Zyron for glittering die [...]
Oh, I love so many of the color inspirations that are presented for challenges in the spring. I saw this inspiration photo at the Ribbon Reel Challenge. You can visit here.
I began my project with a vintage image from the Swedish company called Pion (peony). This image came from a sheet [...]
It’s day 9 of Papertrey Inks‘ anniversary celebration and this mornings participation is to create something with butterflies and leaves. I thought I would use the lovely set, Harvest Berries for both the butterflies and leaves.
I used the beautiful ginkgo leaves stamped with spring moss ink and added some of the [...]
I’m certain I’m not the only one who thinks, ‘if only I could just create’, but there are a few little things that I must balance time with. I’ve managed to sneak another sketch interpretation in and I’m happy to do that. I’m working from this sketch.
This is my take on [...]
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 [...]
Hi there! If you haven’t already visited PTIs’ Make It Monday video, you can see it HERE. It’s a neat trick and I’m so glad I could try it out today. I know I’m going to make at least one or two more this week, since it takes me a while to get into the [...]