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!

A Day Of Watercolor Practice

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that while I haven’t had a lot of time to sit down to create videos and blog, I have been taking all kinds of crafty classes. Lately I’ve been enjoying watercoloring classes.  I’ve been learning some new techniques and perfecting some old ones. I fell in love… Read More »

You Matter And You Are Picture Perfect

Stampin’ Up! came out with a 6 x 6″ set of designer papers that look like photos.  Essentially, they are photos turned in to designer paper. They used the brightest, happiest colors for these papers too.  They are truly Picture Perfect!   The the washi tape actually has little silver embossed stars on it and… Read More »

Practicing Layering Multi-Step Stamps

There is no doubt that multi-layer stamps add dimension and beauty to almost any project. What is a multi-layer stamp? It is a stamp set that takes 2 or more stamps layered on top of each other in different colors or shades of a color to create a complete image.  They are simply beautiful. One… Read More »

7 Valentine’s Day Cards From The Heart

Yesterday was all work and no play and today was all play an very little work! I managed to squeeze in two loads of laundry and some house cleaning in between my card making today. I made a pile of cards:   I played with 3 stamp sets and several dies today.  I also played… Read More »