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!

Catherine Pooler Strikes Again!

I have been loving all the new goodies that Catherine Pooler has been coming out with.  I honestly thought that I was showing a tremendous amount of self control when I placed my order last week with her new release. I really wanted to purchase that whole bundle, but I selected just a couple of… Read More »

Proud Mama

I’m hoping you indulge me for a minute!  This is not my typical card or technique share. I’m bragging! We are so proud that our daughter successfully completed her doctoral thesis defense today and she is officially Dr. Katie Skinner! (Well, Katherine actually.  To us she will always be Katie.) She now has her Doctorate… Read More »

Quick Tip: Swatching Your Color Mediums + Free Printable Swatch Sheet For Altenew Watercolor Brushes

I have a free printable for you today.  I decided that I wanted all my Altenew Watercolor brush colors on one sheet so I could see them all at one time.  I created a sheet that you can print on watercolor paper and then swatch out your watercolor brush colors. I highly recommend that you… Read More »

2 Techniques For The Cottage Garden Background Stamp

I was very excited when I saw Catherine Pooler’s Welcome Home release.  I was also proud of myself for only ordering one small bundle from that release! I selected the Cottage Garden Bundle because I loved the graphic geometric feel of the main floral image in the two stamp sets that were included in the… Read More »