Kimberly

I am a lifelong teacher and mixed media maker with a passion for DIY projects, stamping, scrapbooking, sewing and paper crafts.

Author Archives: Kimberly

Challenge YOUrself March Scrapbooking Challenge: Going Dotty!

The Challenge YOUrself March Scrapbook Challenge is all about POLKA DOTS! I have a ton of actual polka dot patterned paper in all colors, but I was really in the mood for a mixed media project and I just got some new 49th & Market scrapbook papers that are actually AMAZING!!  Plus, I got not 1, but 2… Read More »

Using Die Cuts As Your Focal Image

Two of the design teams that I participate in both have cards that are due on Tuesday.  Most of the time, I make different cards and do two blog posts.  Today, I’m combining them because they work so well together! The Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this week is a nice sketch challenge.  This is another one of those… Read More »

Two New Watercolor Techniques To Try

Have you had a chance to try watercoloring yet? There are so many different ways to watercolor and so many techniques to try.  I’m taking a class at Altenew Academy called Artist Watercolor 101 and I am loving it. The instructor is fantastic and she is sharing so many tips and tricks.  She keeps reinforcing little techniques as… Read More »

Have You Notices How Metallic Elements Create Special Cards?

  My son and I used to browse the card isles of a couple local stores while we were waiting for my daughter during her afterschool sports practice.  We really enjoyed finding cards to make each other laugh.  I learned that we had very similar quirky humor as we laughed on those afternoons. I also noticed that the… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself February Inspiration Challenge

Selecting who my hero would be for this month’s Challenge Yourself Inspiration Challenge was easy.  Finding a picture of the two of us together in the midst of moving was a whole other story! Thank goodness for technology! This month’s Challenge YOUrself challenge is an inspiration challenge.  The inspiration is Mariah Carey’s song, “Hero”. This is a scrapbooking… Read More »