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

Create A Quick and Easy Hello Sunshine Card + Video

The Simon Says Stamp August card kit was another fun kit.  It is all about summer!  There were 2 stamp sets this month and the usual patterned paper, cardstock, envelopes, sticker sheets, and enamel ant embellishments!  I always feel like this is a great value for my money.  It is one of the few monthly craft kits that… Read More »

How To Create A Single Layer Card With Faux Layers

I love single layer cards and I’ve been challenging myself to create more single layer cards. They use less resources and don’t require extra postage! I belong to several design teams and they often have sketch challenges that require a card to have several layers.  The many layered cards tend to be the ones that I don’t like… Read More »

What Are You Creating Today? + Video

Hello friends!  What are you creating on this quiet summer Sunday? I’ve been busy creating layer 1 of some soon to be fabulous mixed media backgrounds that I will be binding together to create my very own album for memory keeping!   I’ve created 16 backgrounds so far!  I created along with Vicki Boutin on Friday night during… Read More »

Using A Digital Stamp Set To Create A Water Scene

My husband is more than just an avid fisherman.  He writes books about it, gives talks about it and makes videos about it.  I felt that required that I select at least one digital stamp that involved fish in some way! I selected the Fish Set from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez.  I used my Copics to color… Read More »

Creating a Quirky Card With Stamping Bella Stamps

I think you can only create quirkly cards with Stamping Bella Stamps!  I recently discovered this stamp company and I’m loving the humor in their stamps and sentiments.   The stamp set that I used is from the Oddball Collection!  Gotta love it! For my layout, I’m using this week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge which you will find… Read More »

Create A Quick Picnic Themed Card With A Card Sketch Challenge

Today’s card is a quick and easy card with a Picnic Theme and I used this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge to create my layout. I’ve also used Catherine Pooler’s brand new A Tisket, A Tasket 6 x 6″ patterned paper along with a stamp set from Woodware Craft Collection called Beetle Flower.  This is my very first… Read More »

The Papercrafting Project I’m Most Enjoying Right Now!

I’ve never considered myself a hoarder…except with craft supplies. It’s ridiculous, really.  I have some supplies I’ve had since the 80’s!  Seriously!! When the quarantine hit, I found myself separated from my craft stash.  It was in New York and I was in Florida celebrating being newly retired.  I had some basic supplies and had plenty to keep… Read More »