Copic Coloring With Kinda Cute Digital Images By Patricia Alvarez

Patricia Alvarez creates and colors a new digital image every single day.  Every single one is amazing.  I have no idea how to choose which one I want to color next! I also have now idea where Patricia comes up with her ideas for cute critters, kid and creatures.  She is absolutely amazingly talented. I selected this Fairy… Read More »

Happy Birthday Frame From Catherine Pooler Designs

Let’s Party!  Virtually of course!  Catherine Pooler just released her new Let’s Party collection and it is a fun set of birthday and celebration stamps, dies, and papers. This paper is part of Catherine’s Poppin’ patterned paper stack.  The colors are bright and vibrant and the patterns are super fun.  I love stripes and polka dots so I’m… Read More »

Poppin’ Patterned Paper And A Fun Layout

Catherine Pooler’s latest release is wonderful.  It’s Let’s Party theme is just what we all need to bring some sunshine to our creations.  She usually releases a fun set of 6 x6″ patterned paper with her new releases and she did it again this time.  I LOVE the Poppin’ patterned paper.  It’s bright, colorful, and just fun! I… Read More »

Quick Tip: Create A Magnet Tray Or Bowl For Your Craft Table

I have a set of retro trays that I got at a yard sale at least 20 years ago.  There were 6 small trays…which probably had some other purpose originally.  What it was, I have no idea.  I’ve used them for all sorts of things.  They have been perfect trinket trays and lotion holders.  I love the color… Read More »

Experimenting and Learning While Doing the Things!

We all have cabinets and drawers full of things that we saw someone do something really great with so we bought it.  Then we did the thing and didn’t know what else to do with it, so we stuck it in a drawer. I don’t know about you, but one of the positive things that has come out… Read More »

Black and White Background With Pops Of Color

Have you fallen in love with the trendy black and white cards with pops of color yet? I saw a fun background stamp called Scribbled Rose from Taylored Expressions.  This had an outline background red rubber cling stamp with a set of clear stamps meant to fill in the roses and leaves when you stamped the background. I… Read More »

Have You Ever Added A Metal Element To Your Card?

Many years ago, I saw a beautiful card in a magazine and the focal image was an acorn and leaf made out of wire.  It added a very interesting touch to the card. I’ve also been seeing We R Memory Keeper’s Happy Jig in more recent magazines and when I finally saw it at Joanne’s in February, I… Read More »

Copic Blending On A Free Whimsy Stamps Digital Image

Do you love free things?  I love free things.  Last weekend, Whimsy Stamps had a Virtual Stamping Weekend on Facebook because they had to cancel their actual live event that was scheduled due to a pandemic.  It was a lovely weekend with lots of videos, live videos and chats, lots of games and contests, challenges, and freebies! Keep… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge For June: Summer Dreams

It’s time for this month’s theme challenge from Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge!  June’s challenge is Summer Dreams! I’ll be honest…I didn’t see the word summer.  I thought the challenge was about dreams…as in setting big goals and dreaming big!  My husband and I just realized a dream we’ve had that has been 12 years in the making!  We… Read More »

Introducing Kinda Cute Digital Stamps!

I was very excited to share with you that I was invited to join the Design Team at Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez. I fell in love with her adorable images as soon as I saw them and I was honored and humbled to be invited to join her team. Today I have two cards that I created… Read More »

Scrapbook Layout With Altenew 3D Layering Dies

Altenew has hit it out of the park with their 3D floral layering dies.  They are so popular that Altenew has created a membership subscription that you can purchase to receive a new 3D floral layering die each month with a different flower. I decided to give it a try for a couple of months.  I had purchased… Read More »

Create A Quick Card With A Cover Die

Have you fallen in love with Cover Dies yet? Once you try one and discover all of the things you can do with them, you will be hooked. Take a look at this fabulous Flower Burst cover die by Catherine Pooler: I ink blended with 3 Catherine Pooler inks: Rockin’ Red, Something Borrowed, and Tiara.  I just can’t… Read More »