Make It Monday #7: Petal Garden Designer Series Paper

Make It Monday #7: Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Vellum is a beautiful, versatile and fragile type of paper that can add uniqueness to any project. There are lots of ways to use vellum and today I’m going to share with you just one idea. I love the  Petal Garden DSP, but I find that […]

Make a Card Monday Challenge #5

Make a Card Monday Challenge #5 Welcome to Make a Card Monday Challenge #5.  Learn more about Make a Card Monday Weekly Challenges HERE  This week we have a sketch challenge.  I use to think sketches were hard, but after you’ve done a few they become quite easy and to be honest a sketch is […]

Pick a Pattern

Pick a Pattern It’s been four (4) years since I started this blog and I’ve shared a lot with you during that time.  Today, I went back to the beginning and found this project, the second blog post I wrote (or lack of) I thought it would be fun to recreate this Clean And Simple […]

Marble Painting for Cardmakers

Marble Painting for Cardmakers I recently did a crafting project with my 2 year old daughter Bianca using Marbles and paint to create an abstract art piece.  You can read about it on this link “Marble Painting for Toddlers”  This was such fun activity and wondered if I could do the same technique using re-inkers […]

Sending Smiles Across the Miles

I love clean and simple cards and today’s project is just that.  Simple!  I’ve used the Lift Me Up Stamp Set and stamped both the large and small hot air balloon images in Memento Black ink onto  a scrap piece of By the Shore Designer Series Paper (Mint Macaron Pattern).  Then die cut them out […]

Use Those Scraps

Use Those Scraps What do you do with the odd mix of your extra pieces or scraps of paper, die cuts, random bits of pieces from projects that you accumulate over time.  For me I look for opportunities for these and I challenge myself I also challenge you to come up with ways to use them.   […]

Creating One- Layer Card

Creating One-Layer Card Card making at it’s simplest is a one-layer card.  While one-layer cards are the simplest form of card making, they can also be very intimidating when you go to create them.  Just one layer – no embellishments, no ribbons, no additional printed papers.  How do you create cards without all your favourite […]

Gradient Sponged Background

Gradient Sponged Background Well… I had lost my crafty mojo. To get it back, I decided to dive in and make a lot of different cards using the same technique, Gradient Sponged Background and embossing folders and it worked!  I don’t normally make a lot of cards at once but  I got carried away. It was […]