Kimberly

I am a lifelong teacher and mixed media maker with a passion for DIY projects, stamping, scrapbooking, sewing and paper crafts.

Author Archives: Kimberly

Make The Cards Challenge: A Sketch Challenge

I can’t believe it is the sixth Make The Cards Challenge already!  It seems like we just started last week! I’m loving this challenge because is something new every week.  Last week we did a color challenge and the week before it was a theme challenge.  This week, we have a sketch challenge!   I was excited about… Read More »

What To Do With Valentines Stamps After Valentine’s Day Blog Hop

Hey Y’all!!! It’s a Baby Card Crazy Hop. Hope you’ll join in the fun. And a little added benefit – If you comment on every blog post & video along the hop you will be entered into the chance to win a $25 gift certificate. The more you comment the more opportunities to win. Also consider subscribing to… Read More »

4 Fun Cards Using The Cute Shaped Animals Digital Stamp Set

Did you ever have a stamp set that you enjoyed creating with so much that you actually had to force yourself to stop playing with it? That’s how I felt about today’s Cute Shaped Animals digital stamp set from Kinda Cute by Patricia! I ended up making 4 cards just to fit all the critters that I colored.… Read More »

Adding Digital Images To Your Scrapbook Layouts!

The latest challenge for the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is an anything goes challenge  which  means that  you  can  use whatever  you  want and  create  any  kind  of  project! The challenge has been sponsored by All Dressed Up Stamps! We are sharing projects for two images that they provided for this challenge: Love my home https://www.etsy.com/listing/786133186/love-my-home?ref=shop_home_active_80 Follow your… Read More »

STAMPlorations Throwback Thursday Guest Designer

Hi friends! I am guest designing on the STAMPlorations blog for the Throwback Thursday feature today.   I have 3 cards to share with you today featuring quick and easy backgrounds. My job is to select an inspiration card from another designer and re-create their card in 3 new ways. My inspiration card was created by the queen of… Read More »

Make the Cards Challenge: Circles

This week’s Make the Cards Challenge is a Circle Theme Challenge!  I had a lot of fun playing with this one and doing a little experimenting with a new background technique!   The theme made me think of the STAMPlorations Bubbles stencil that I love so much and I have a drawer full of circle punches.  I’ve been… Read More »

Posh Puppies Digital Papers and Stamps

I created a very quick card using TLC Designs newest release!  Meet one of the Posh Puppies! This is a set of digital papers and a digital stamp set with two super cute puppies, lots of sentiments, and some puppy paraphernalia! I added the pup, dog bowl, word bubble and the sentiment all on top of the digital… Read More »

Sassy & Crafty Butterfly Cards: Turner’s Syndrome Blog Hop and Challenge

I like to participate in the Turner’s Syndrome Blog Hop and Challenge every year to help raise awareness for Turner’s Syndrome which is a genetic disorder that affects females.  I was surprise to discover that 1 in 2000 female births worldwide are affected by this genetic defect and that a high percentage of the pregnancies that don’t go… Read More »

Skill Check Traveler’s Notebook Sketch Play

Deciding to use sketches created by traveler’s notebook experts was a brilliant plan on my part!  I’m currently working through the 25 sketches created by Lisa Hidy and I’m entering her monthly challenges.  I love playing along with challenges.  I think it really helps you practice skills and using sketches helps give you ideas for future projects. I… Read More »

Slimline Cards, Alcohol Ink Background, And Digital Stamps

Slimline cards are popping up everywhere these days.  I decided to create a fun one using a couple of fabulous slimline die sets that I purchased a while ago when the trend began. I’m using a very cute set of 3 Little Pigs digital stamps from Kinda Cute by Patricia and a sentiment from my stash.   These… Read More »