Monday, December 11, 2017


Holiday Joy...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today’s card features several products from MFT’s ( die-namics JOY, Itty Bitty Bears stamp set, and Wonky Stitched rectangles).  To start, I die cut rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock, then centered “joy” die and die cut sentiment from panel as well as MFT’s wild cherry cardstock.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored “Itty Bitty” bear.  I then, “in-layed” sentiment into negative space on panel and stamped “stars” using MFT’s dandelion hybrid ink.  To finish, assembled and adhered elements to cardbase using fun foam for bear, and added Nuvo glitter accents in “aztec gold” to bear’s “Santa Hat”.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017


Merry and Bright Lights...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features several die cut products from SimonSaysStamp (curved edge and lined trees).  To start, I die cut curved edge into a trimmed piece of Neenah solar white cardstock, then placed “lined trees” onto edge and also die cut.  Next, I die cut the “lined trees” again this time using gold mirror cardstock and MFT’s “dill pickle” cardstock.  I then stamped “plaid” BG stamp onto a trimmed piece of coordinating cardstock.  To finish, I assembled elements, stamped sentiment and gold heat embossed, adhered elements to panel/card base, and added PrettyPinkPosh “gold confetti” sequins.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp Flickr Challenge (#85).

Monday, December 4, 2017


Snow one like You...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from PrettyPinkPosh (winter wonderland), Copic coloring, and Ink Blending using Distress Inks.  To begin, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock then began ink blending Distress Inks focusing from the top down.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  I next, die cut several stitched hillsides also using Neenah solar white cardstock.  Next, I stamped sentiment, and white heat embossed.  To finish, I assembled elements, adhered to panel/cardbase, and added stickles along the top of  the “Stitched” hillsides.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Very Merry Holiday...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from Penny Black Stamps (Deck the Halls) and watercoloring using Zig Clean Color real brush markers.  To start, I stamped image/sentiment onto a trimmed piece of Strathmore Hot Press watercolor paper then heat embossed.  Next, I began watercoloring by first added color then going over color with a very damp watercolor brush pulling the color/mixing the colors.  Once image was watercolored,  I set aside panel to dry then die cut a scalloped rectangle (Lawn Fawn) from a scrap piece of patterned paper, and trimmed a piece of MFT’s wild cherry cardstock to mat the colored panel to.  To finish, I assembled elements and adhered to card base and then added Pretty Pink Posh marshmallow sequins.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Monday, November 27, 2017


Peace, Love, and Yeti...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features several super cute stamp sets from Mama Elephant (Me and My Yeti and My Yeti Sentiments) and Copic coloring.  To start, I die cut a “wonky stitched rectangle” (MFT’s) panel from Neenah solar white cardstock.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  I then stamped the individual letters onto the Banner.  Next, I finished stamping sentiment and heat embossed.  To finish, I assembled elements, adhered to card base, and added a coat of Wink of Stella clear and glossy accents to “Peace” banner.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Saturday, November 25, 2017


Wishing You Peace...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features these little darlings from Pretty Pink Posh (Angel Friends), Copic coloring, and Ink Blending using Distress Oxide Inks (worn lipstick, cracked pistachio, and broken china).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Strathmore Bristol paper then began ink blending Distress Oxide Inks.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I assembled elements, adhered to card base, stamped sentiment, and added gold stickles to “angle’s halo”.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Monday, November 20, 2017


Ruff Day...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from Brutus Monroe (Brutus Monroe and Friends), Copic coloring, and ink blending using Distress Inks (peeled paint and broken china).  To start, I stamped the dog house onto a die cut wonky stitched rectangle panel (MFT’s), masked house, stamped the dog, then stamped dog’s dish.  I left mask on house, masked both dog and dish, then ink blended background using Distress Inks.  I then removed the masks, then Copic colored image.  I also stamped dogs bone, tennis ball, and Copic colored image.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, assembled elements, adhered to card base, and added a coat of Wink of Stella clear and glossy accents to tennis ball and the dog’s bone.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!