A Few Days Late And A Card Short

I missed my Paper Craft Crew card this week thanks to my 5th go round with this winter’s virus collection, so I thought I would share it with you now! This week’s sketch was a nice clean and simple sketch, so I thought I’d have some fun with it and use some new goodies and practice some alcohol… Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge With Mixed Mediums!

I took a clean and simple card sketch and gave it a lot of color! I used my Altenew Alcohol ink refills and created a rainbow on Yupo Paper with the Ocean Waves, Mango Smoothie and Ruby Red inks.  While that was drying, I pulled out the same colors of ink pads and created a blended rainbow on… Read More »

8 Quick Card Ideas With One Small Stamp Set

Today I have 8 quick card ideas with one small stamp set.  I recently purchased the Altenew Lavender Bud stamp and die set.  It is 3 stamps in total and one die.  The set was less that ten bucks.  I made 8 quick cards in less than 45 minutes to refresh my thank you card stash using Altenew’s… Read More »

Totally Tiffany Die, Stamp, & Supply Organizer For My Everyday Craft Tools

It’s no secret that my craft room is the home to all the unloved furniture, thrift store finds, dollar store deals, and yard sale goodies that I’ve collected over the years. While I don’t have one of those beautiful professionally designed and constructed craft rooms that we all drool over on Pinterest and the organizing Facebook groups we… Read More »

A Simple Beginner Single Layer Card

The challenge this week for the Paper Craft Crew is to create a simple single layer card that a beginner could make with minimal supplies. This card used a precut and pre-scored notecard in white card stock, a bone folder (although not necessary), a black ink pad, a stamp set and a clear block. That is it! The… Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge: Clean and Simple

This week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge inspired me to use a couple of new tools that I recently treated myself to.  Check out this card: I used Catherine Pooler’s aquatini and lime rickey inks to create the flower and leaves using the Bloomin’ Bouquet and Die set from a Stamp of Approval from long ago.  I still love… Read More »

Check Out This Sticky Idea With Guest YouTuber Candace Cubito

I have a clever idea to share with you today from my friend and fellow crafter, Candace Cubito. We’ve been hearing about the new Sizzix Sticky Grid Sheets that are the latest, greatest product on the market. I would have tried them by now if they weren’t sold out every single time I’ve gone to order them. Well,… Read More »

Stretch Your Stamps With Hand Drawn Details

About a year ago, I picked up a book about Zentangle Pencil Drawing Techniques.  I really wanted to learn to add these fun drawings to my bullet journal pages. You know how it is…life happens.  You get busy, the kids need you to do this, you have to go visit family, the house needs a good cleaning, work… Read More »

Fun Scrapbooking Finds From A 5 Year Old Point Of View

I just have a quick post today.  When I was cleaning up a couple of weekends ago, I came across the first scrapbook pages my daughter ever made. She was 5 and in Kindergarten. I think they are pretty fabulous myself. I would say that she has a clean and simple style and her text gets right to… Read More »

Hello Spring, You Have Been Missed

Have you ever browsed an online stamp shop like Altenew and you think you’ve seen all the possible stamp sets they have.  Then you look again and there is stuff you’ve never seen before and you wonder how you missed that fabulous stamp set? That happened to me a couple of weeks ago when I found this cute… Read More »

Clean And Simple Welcome Home Card

Have you seen Catherine Pooler’s last Stamp of Approval release?  The Sweet Home Wreath stamp and die set is one of my very favorite stamp sets. It’s so versatile that I’ve used it a number of times since I’ve gotten it and every card is completely different than the ones I made before it. I has a layered… Read More »

Dandeline Wishes Clean And Simple One Layer Card

I love clean and simple one layer cards.  This is a quick and easy one! I used a stamp set that I love from Altenew called Dandelion Wishes.  It has fabulous sentiments to go along with the images. Isn’t this just a beautiful image? I love it.  There are several other images and some layering pieces that go… Read More »

Watercolor Scene Building Card

Once in a while I like to experiment with new techniques and new products. Well…I like to do it all the time. I really enjoy getting sucked into experimenting with techniques and products that I’ve never tried before. I LOVE the card that I made from just such an experiment! This may look like a hot mess to… Read More »

Starry Circles Die For A Quick Card

My Favorite Things Stamps has some really fantastic dies.  I have so many sets that I just go to all the time.  Their Stax dies and the Die-namics are just wonderful to have in your stash.  I love the shape dies that give you every size possible.  You just use those over and over and you really get… Read More »