Create Cards With Digital Images, Copics And Ditress Oxides

Have you purchased and used any digital images?  I have been amazed at the fabulous digital images you can purchase online.  Many of them are very intricate and detailed, but I’ve discovered some that are just adorable and perfect for someone new to the digi files and Copic coloring. Browsing blogs and Pinterest, you tend to see very… Read More »

Catherine Pooler’s Fly Daddy Collection

Just in time for Father’s Day!  Catherine Pooler has released a fantastic masculine collection called Fly Daddy!  It’s a fun set full of fishing related stamps and sentiments.  I know that my husband will love this!   Supply List: Are you interested in the products I used?  To make them easier for you to find, I have linked… Read More »

Happy Hippos CAS Card With Alcohol Markers

The Happy Hippos stamp set from MFT Stamps was too irresistibly cute for me not to order it!  The little hippos and birds made me want to color them. MFT Stamps has so many adorable critter stamp sets that it’s hard to actually select just one stamp set.  I love to shop in their store on Wednesdays. Wednesday… Read More »

Clean And Simple Sketch Challenge

You are cordially invited to join the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge Design Team to play along with our sketch challenge this week!  The sketch is a nice clean and simple sketch. This is another one that is going in my digital file because it is another classic sketch with lots of possibilities. I decided to tip this sketch… Read More »

Quick Card Using Stash On My Table!

That’s right!  I cleaned my craft room today to pack up a few things that I want to take home with me and I found some watercolor pieces that I had made a couple of months ago. I added some marker touches and created a very quick card out of the leftovers.  I hated not using them! I… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself May Challenge: MOM!

May is such a lovely month to celebrate Mothers.  Spring is finally here and everything is blooming and the sun is shining.  I’ve always loved that the school year was starting to wind down and the celebrations and get togethers were beginning. This month’s scrapbook challenge at Challenge YOUrself is all about MOM! Remember the rule is that… Read More »

Coloring Florals With Alcohol Markers + Video

Have you ever watched several different people teach the same skill?  They all teach the skill differently. That’s true when you are learning to watercolor or to color with alcohol markers. I’ve taken classes with many different people and they all have their own styles.  I find myself practicing their techniques and then combining the tidbits that I… Read More »

Quick Tip: Marker Organization To Make Clean Up Easy + Video

Have you ever spent the day immersed in your creative projects only to realize that you had tools and papers everywhere? You know the feeling you get when you realize you’ve had a great day, but you really should tidy up before you call it quits. But WOW!  Cleaning up is going to take an hour. You know… Read More »

Quick Card Using Catherine Pooler’s Wings Of Joy

Catherine Pooler’s latest release, Flutters and Blooms, is simply beautiful.  It’s full of butterflies and florals with some of her prettiest colors used in the papers and embellishments. The card that I’m sharing today uses her Wings of Joy stamp set which is a giant butterfly and lots of little florals.  It’s just a stunner!  You can also… Read More »

Grace In Bloom With Alcohol Markers

Catherine Pooler just came out with a new release this week and it is FABULOUS! It was actually a challenge to select what to play with first.  I selected her Grace In Bloom stamp set. I wanted to color with my alcohol markers because it is just so relaxing.  Plus, I need a Mother’s Day gift for my… Read More »

Combining Traditional Scrapbooking With Pocket Pages And Journaling + Video

I started my papercrafting journey as a scrapbooker.  I have a stash full of scrapbooking tools and supplies.  I generally don’t allow myself to purchase scrapbooking supplies at all anymore. Eventually, I evolved into a stamper and started creating cards.  I dabbled with the pocket page memory keeping style for a while and lately I’ve been doing lots… Read More »