Kimberly

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

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Perfect Placement Tool For Layered Stencils: New Maker Forte Tools

Maker Forte just came out with a huge release for May and there are some noteworthy new tools that will actually make some techniques easier. I loved the Perfect Placement Tools.  These are mats made out the same material a stencil is made out of with embossed templates that allow you to align different sized cardstocks and stencils. … Read More »

Birdhouse Cards: A Slimline And An Interactive Pop Up Card

I have a pair of birdhouse cards to share today using the new Scrappy Tails Crafts dies and stamps from the March release. The first one is a simple slimline card that I die cut and decorated with the Birdhouse Slimline Pop Up Card die set and the Spring Birds stamp set. The card on the left is… Read More »

Quick And Easy Water Waves With A Sunny Studio’s Die Set

Patricia Alvarez came out with the cutest set of whales recently and I couldn’t wait to color them.  She makes such cute and whimsical digital images that are always fun to create with! This set of 3 whales can be found in the Kinda Cute by Patricia shop online or on Etsy.  You will find the links below!… Read More »

Mother’s Day Card Challenge

It’s time for another Scrapping4Fun Challenge and this one is a Mother’s Day/Ladies/Girls challenge.   Our sponsor for this challenge is Di’s Digi Stamps!     I pulled out a cute stamp set from Carabelle Studio called Ilona and the Fabric Flower. I bought this a few months ago and didn’t have a chance to pull it out… Read More »

Quick and Easy Watercolored Mother’s Day Card + A Quick Watercolor “Cheat”

I’m on the Maker Forte blog today sharing two quick watercolored Mother’s Day cards. I made this quick card using the Calming Cosmos stamp set, Celebrating All Mothers stamp set, and Whimsical Stripes stencil all from Maker Forte to create my first card.  I did the watercoloring with Distress Oxides in ripe persimmon, barn door, fossilized amber, forest… Read More »

Hot Air Balloon Digital Image Card With Ink Blended Background

Today’s card uses a very sweet digital stamp set from Kinda Cute from Patricia.  The set has the hot air balloon and then several animals you can place hanging over the edge of the basket.  You will see that I chose the cute little elephant!   I love the little elephant…he looks like he is really enjoying his… Read More »

Kinda Cute April Challenge + Free Digital Image

I thought the FREE digital image from Kinda Cute by Patricia was so adorable, I wanted to make another card with it. You can get this free digital image on the Kinda Cute by Patricia Group on Facebook.  You just join the group and as soon as your membership is confirmed, you can download the image and participate… Read More »

Double Trouble Challenge: Flowers and Colors

The Make The Cards Challenge is teaming up with the Double Trouble Challenge to create a 2 Week Challenge!   I created a watercolored floral card using the colors in the challenge! For the colors, I chose Catherine Pooler Inks in Peppermint Scrub, In The Park, Mardis Gras, Rose Petals, and Midnight.     The stamp set is… Read More »