Category Archives: Challenges

You Can Find Party Panda’s At What Will You Stamp?

Have you seen the Party Pandas stamp set yet? It’s adorable and it is this week’s featured stamp set at the What Will You Stamp Challenge blog. I was invited to be the Guest Designer for the week which I am thrilled about!  They have a talented group of designers and I was excited to have the opportunity… Read More »

Embossing With Layered Thinlit Dies

Today I discovered that I’ve been spelling Thinlits wrong.  I’ve been spelling it with an “e”.  Go figure!   Why has no one corrected me?  I hope that error has not been driving you crazy for the last 5 years!  So sorry if it has.  The future will be better. On to my card…today is the start of the… Read More »

Monochrome Color Challenge And Advanced Die Cutting

Today I’m participating in the SUO Challenge 192: Fun With Just One Color!  I decided to combine that with my homework from the advanced die cutting class I’m taking. I can’t wait to try this technique with a range of colors and different shapes!!!   I just could not resist using these old Stampin’ Up! Layered Hearts thinlets for this… 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 it is just… 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 with some crazy… Read More »

Watercolor Ombre Technique

Have you ever had inspiration coming from so many directions that you couldn’t decide which project to try first? That is how I’m feeling lately! I’m taking classes, experimenting with new techniques and products and just having so much fun.  It’s just the relaxing vacation I needed.  There is so much to be said about a staycation. Today… Read More »

Ink Blending With My Favorite Things

Taking classes, learning about new tools and techniques, and then practicing those new skills is one of my favorite things to do.  I spent my afternoon just stamping and blending inks.  It was so relaxing! I was browsing the My Favorite Things stamping site and found a new sketch challenge that just went up this morning.  It of… Read More »