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….
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.
Thank God that I was able to actually create some cards today.. It is probably because I received some Happy Mail from So Suzy Stamps and because I needed some birthday cards to give to my loved ones. Haha. I had wanted to use The Ton’s Rose Background stamp for quite some time. I stamped… Read More Finally got some creative juices flowing…..
Hey everyone! I am here today to let all of you know that I am uber excited to be able to enter into a contest to win a Brother ScanNCut 2. Prayers needed for me to win.. For the contest, I added a few of my previously made cards and one that I made just… Read More Having Fun With My So Suzy Stamps Products #sosuzystamps
Suzy, owner of So Suzy Stamps, showed me this amazing embossing folder from Darice that is now available in her store. I will post the link below. It is an amazing embossing folder. Here I used the folder to emboss a pink color card stock and added it to a regular A2 card base. The… Read More New Henna Embossing Folder from Darice
I received some happy mail from a darling friend to whom I have not spoken to nor texted in such a long time that I feel like a heel. She congratulated me on my getting into clinicals for my registered nursing degree. She is a fellow card maker and she is the one who showed… Read More Returning of Joy I Received From a Friend
Sorry for the long absence. I certainly do believe that crafting is healing. I was able to enjoy a beautiful day with beautiful women who share my beautiful love of making cards. I made some wonderful cards at my lovely card class with Shalana Glass who is an awesome Close To My Heart representative. We made… Read More Crafting is Healing
This was such a fun technique to try out. It is called the Faux Diamond technique. I used Altenew’s stamp set called Hennah Elements. The border stamp from Altenew’s set was stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. The flowers were inked first in VersaMark and then in Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Picked Raspberry, Seedless… Read More New Technique I Learned Called Faux Diamonds