So Suzy Stamps’ owner is this awesome, wonderful, big-hearted woman who sponsors monthly challenges to get your juices flowing. For January, the challenge is Everything Beachy. I had some paper from a monthly kit from Simon Says Stamp which I attached to some Neenah Solar White 100# card stock and then used my circle dies… Read More A quick addition to the January Challenge at So Suzy Stamps
Haha… It is after midnight here and I just had to share this last technique before I went to bed. I love my embossing folders, however am always looking for new ways to use them. I bought another one from So Suzy Stamps called Vine Pattern. I never realized how versatile these folders can be.… Read More Had to share this technique before going to bed…..
There is a blizzard of snow happening outside and a blizzard of activity inside my Woman’s Cave. In other words, I have been a little active at my crafting table. Without further adieu, here are the cards. Let me know please which ones you really liked. The first 5 people to comment will receive a… Read More Snowed in today…
As I was perusing through Pinterest on my phone, I saw some really cute cards that I thought I would love to re-create. Here is my CASE card from Pinterest Sentiment is from So Suzy Stamps ad snowflakes and hearts from Simon Says Stamp’s January 2016 Card Kit called Cute Snowflakes. All were heat embossed… Read More Bringing in the New Year Inspired by Pinterest
My dear friend Monica Taylor of TaylorMadeCards4U ( http://taylormadecards4u.blogspot.com) always creates these fabulous vintage masterpieces. I have just been able to stare in awe. Now I am able to create a vintage background also. For this I used a white crayon, and embossing folder, a brayer and some dark ink. I took some white card stock.… Read More Monica… This one’s for you!
So my mom asks me just an hour before meeting with my family that she would like me to make her 2 cards, one for my niece and one for my nephew. I said to myself… can I do it in 1 hour? Shrugging my shoulders, I thought what have I got to lose…… Knowing… Read More Mom asked for two cards at the spur of the moment….
I received a lot of goodies in the mail this week, and it started with my beautiful Brother Scan N Cut 2. It was the hardest thing to do to watch it stay in its box while I was busy with work, school and home. But I finally got to play. I also had some… Read More Happy Mail this week allowed me to play this weekend…
As in my previous blog, I mentioned that I stayed up waaaayyy past my bedtime because I was so inspired. This next card was inspired by three beautiful, creative people. I had always wanted to be a part of Kristina Werner’s Mail Call. November is her month where she has asked for an all white… Read More Continuation of My MOJO Returns.
When I saw the Whimsical Tree and Pumpkin Swirl stamps in So Suzy Stamps November release, I just could not resist making a card with both of them. I heat embossed the Pumpkin Swirl first on a piece of 5.25 in by 4 in black card stock in Stampin Up’s yellow embossing powder. I masked off… Read More So Suzy Stamps has awesome Fall related stamps with swirls!!!!
True inspiration can come from anything at all…. Just realized this Friday while rooming my last patient of the day. She reminded me that acceptance comes from withing. You must believe that you are truly awesome for others to believe you are awesome. Thinking back to Jennifer McGuire’s Initiative of Share Handmade Kindness, this woman truly… Read More Inspiration can come from anything…….