Author Archives: kim

About kim

I am a lifelong teacher with a passion for stamping, scrapbooking, sewing and paper crafts. I have been teaching high school science for 24 years. I am happily married with 2 kids in college!

Sending Sunshine With A Distress Crayon Technique

Are we getting the next storm or aren’t we?  That’s the big question around my little town. Whatever happens, I know that I am in need of some sunshine! When there isn’t any outside, you have to create your own! I added sparkle and lots of bright color! The sun is colored with Copic Markers… Read More »

3 Cards From CP’s Stamp Of Approval

Every 3 months, Catherine Pooler releases a new Stamp of Approval set.  These are stamps and dies designed to coordinate so that you can mix and match them with each other, taking the guesswork out of what goes with what. This quarter’s SOA is called the Adoring You Collection.  I’ve pulled out some other stamp… Read More »

6 Crafty Ways To Get Through Winter

Last winter was long, cold, and dreary.  It was the first time I ever thought I might be suffering from seasonal affective disorder.  I just found the entire season to be dark and bleak. Needless to say, when I found Altenew Academy and started taking online crafting classes it perked me right up!  It’s amazing… Read More »

Create A Packed Heart Card!

I’m calling this the Packed Heart Card! It’s a mixed media card with what feels like a little bit of almost everything! I’ve got Glitter Glaze from Brutus Monroe that I used the Flowing Drops stencil with from Altenew. Then there is the alcohol ink heart cut with the new Sunny Studio scalloped and stitched… Read More »