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…….
I was in Michael’s on Sunday and saw this gorgeous Pearlescent Water Color tray for only 4.99. I had to try it out. For my card today, I used Bazzill Marshmallow card stock and cut it to 5 1/2 in to 4 1/4 in. I used the stamp set from Winnie and Walter called Holiday… Read More I Bought Pearlescent Water Colors
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 was starting to get jealous when I saw other cards made from the heart stamp from October’s monthly kit from Simon Says Stamp. I knew I had ordered it, but was unable to wait to finally be able to receive the stamp set. Imagine my excitement when I opened my mailbox today. I just… Read More Simon Says Stamp Monthly Kit for the Month of October 2015
I was given the opportunity to be a vendor at the Iqra Eid Carnival on Oct 4th in King of Prussia, Pa. I want to be able to showcase my creations to a larger audience so what better way than to display them in person. I have been very busy making lots of cards. Some… Read More Iqra Eid Carnival
With Fall approaching, hot cocoa is my drink of choice. I truly love chocolate and when it comes in a hot beverage, I feel as if I am on top of the world. My children love the way I make their hot cocoa for them, from scratch of course. It was so appropriate that So Suzy… Read More Happiness is…. So Suzy Stamps September Challenge
The new technique here is the focal point of this card. The focal point of this card was somewhat discerning. I was not sure that I would be able to perform this task since there really were not any measurements. Let’s start with the background. I stamped Bazzill Marshmallow card stock (this is also my card… Read More A new technique I learned.
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
At first I did not know how I wanted to use this wonderful stamp set from The Ton. I just knew I love hearts, diamonds and I love my bling. So I knew that this card had to have lots of it. What better way to show off bling? By making a shaker card, of… Read More May You Sparkle On Your Special Day, The Ton Stamp Set called Heart Diamonds
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