Create 4 Cards And A Tag From One Catherine Pooler Background Stamp

Do you have an inspiration journal?  I have taken 2 classes on where to find and collect ideas and inspiration…or your muse.  They were amongst my favorite classes.  I found myself looking at things in a different way and I also started keeping an inspiration journal.  I stash pictures and I draw card layout sketches. I also keep… Read More »

New 7 Kids Craft Store YouTube Design Team

I am very excited to announce that I am now a part of the very first 7 Kids Craft Store YouTube Design Team!! I can’t wait to start creating with these talented women!  I’m looking forward to sharing some fun new products from the 7 Kids Craft Store as well! Each member of the team will be creating… Read More »

Create A Cute Elephant With Ice Cream Using A Digital Image

Have you tried out a digi yet? If not, you can get the FREE digital image of the turtle on the scooter that I shared Monday.  Click HERE for details.  It is only available until July 2, 2020. Today, I’m sharing this adorable Elephant with Ice Cream digi from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez. I find it so… Read More »

Creating A Card With Older Supplies From My Stash

I have a craft room with lots of stuff that I’ve had for a long time.  I have a lot of embossing folders that I used all the time.  I haven’t used an embossing folder in YEARS. I’m not kidding! I decided to pull one out today and create a card in a distressed style. Distressed style is… Read More »

Get A Free Digi From Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez

You can get this adorable turtle digi for free this week from the Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez Group on Facebook. You can find the link below.  The free digi is available until July 2, 2020. I had some fun coloring this image this evening after a 6 hour virtual scrapbooking class with Vicki Boutin.  I was exhausted… Read More »

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 »