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 »

Using An Altenew Freebie To Create A One Layer Card

Don’t you love the feeling of starting with a blank piece of cardstock and creating something amazing out of it? One of my favorite things about coloring with alcohol markers is taking a plain piece of paper and creating a scene with dimension.  I recently received a beautiful stamp set from Altenew as a thank you.  It has… Read More »

Exciting News: New Design Team

I’m so excited to share that I was invited to join the Design Team for Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez! Patricia has a stamp store on Etsy that has stamps and digital images that you can purchase and they are VERY cute!  If you love creating with images of critters, kids, and mermaids of all species you will… Read More »

5 Cards With 1 Stamp Set From Whimsy Stamps + Video

I have 5 cards to share with you today!  One is for this week’s Paper Craft Crew Challenge, so I will start with that. I’m using the Layered Dahlia stamp set from Whimsy Stamps.  It has so many stamps in this set and they can be used in so many ways.  I thought I’d share a few ideas… Read More »

Simon Says Stamp June Card Kit With Gina K Glitz Glitter Gel

The June card kit for Simon Says Stamps was pretty terrific!  It came with a giant stamp set, a stencil, card stock, envelopes, inspiration, 6 x 8″ patterned paper, Tim Holtz Ideaology clippings stickers and Typography Findings, and Gina K. Glitz Glitter Gel. You bet I played with the glitter gel and stencil.  Let me tell you…it is… Read More »

Create Cards With Digital Images, Copics And Ditress Oxides

Have you purchased and used any digital images?  I have been amazed at the fabulous digital images you can purchase online.  Many of them are very intricate and detailed, but I’ve discovered some that are just adorable and perfect for someone new to the digi files and Copic coloring. Browsing blogs and Pinterest, you tend to see very… Read More »

Catherine Pooler’s Fly Daddy Collection

Just in time for Father’s Day!  Catherine Pooler has released a fantastic masculine collection called Fly Daddy!  It’s a fun set full of fishing related stamps and sentiments.  I know that my husband will love this!   Supply List: Are you interested in the products I used?  To make them easier for you to find, I have linked… Read More »

Happy Hippos CAS Card With Alcohol Markers

The Happy Hippos stamp set from MFT Stamps was too irresistibly cute for me not to order it!  The little hippos and birds made me want to color them. MFT Stamps has so many adorable critter stamp sets that it’s hard to actually select just one stamp set.  I love to shop in their store on Wednesdays. Wednesday… Read More »