And now the saga of the watercolor Mandala... It took me all week to write about my adventures with this card because I needed time to recover. I'm not sure what was really going through my head when I made this card, but I"ll give you a sneak peak into the inner chaos. What I… Continue reading Watercolored Mandala
I was inspired by the announcement of new distress oxide ink colors to get out my set and play with them. I used the "smooshing" technique and had so much fun I ended up with tons of panels! I used mostly Worn Lipstick, Wilted Violet, Spiced Marmalade, Cracked Pistachio, Fired Brick and Broken China. As… Continue reading Backgrounds with Distress Oxide Inks
Using these pallet background feels almost like cheating! The new Concord and 9th Petals and Pallets stamp and die set is supper easy to use! I'm suffering from serious creative block, and this set has saved my life! In anticipation of the arrival of this set, I stamped some floral stamps that I already had… Continue reading Concord and 9th Pallets
I have been waiting for these stamps forever!!! They finally got them back in stock this week, and I ordered them right way. This made my week! Even though I was so excited to get these stamps, I wasn't planning on using them this weekend. Just like last weekend, I had all these plans and… Continue reading Sweet Stamp Shop Wizards!
I wanted to share with you my second attempt at a card with the beautiful, large Floral image from SSS's Floral Bliss. I really did not do this stamp justice the first time I used it! This time around I stamped it with Versafine black onyx in and embossed it with clear powder. Then I… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp’s Floral Bliss
Every once in a while I take out this set of stamps and stamp and color them. Especially if I don't have a card design in mind. This past weekend was really difficult for me. It seemed like all I wanted to do was organize my craft space instead of create. And I'm sure I… Continue reading Stamping Bella Unicorns
This is the post I have been procrastinating and promising you guys. I finally got around to attempting the design that has been running through my head since I ordered these dies. It didn't go quiet as planned, as usual. I started out die cutting the biggest cloud from Neenah Solar White cardstock, 4 times.… Continue reading Acetate Card with Hero Arts Nesting Clouds