You know how sometimes the simplest of things can be positively stunning? Well, I believe this card is just that. It’s a basic, no frills card…just simple stamping. Gotta love it! The stamp set comes with all the images shown on this card…4 images total. It’s called “A Love“. The card was designed by Bharathi, another … Read more Back to the Basics
Please, please help me win!! Close To My Heart has issued a contest for Consultants to create a short little video showing why our My Acrylix Stamps are “Clearly the Best.” There are 2 categories: 1.) “Clearly the Best” and 2.) Most Views. Soooooo, I need some help drawing A LOT of views….I want this … Read more So You Think You Can Stamp?
Okay, I truly do realize that rain is not that bad of a thing. Most years, I love rainy days. It’s a great chance to stay in your jammies, curl up with a book, maybe take a nap (note: these things would no longer actually happen in my world with two 3-year-olds, but I do … Read more Rain, Rain Go Away!
Earlier in the month, I told you how I get together with friends each month and we teach each other different techniques and projects. This month I shared with them how to make a simple Dry Erase Board. I showed you the sample I made for them—one I intend on using in my home. Well, … Read more Another Dry Erase Board
Here’s a card I made this evening using Jeanette’s Color Me Monday colors for today. I used the *NEW* In the Month of February Stamp Set along with That’s Amore Paper Packet to create the card. I added some Hollyhock Twill, Bitty Sparkles and of course, Prisma Glitter with Liquid Glass! Plus, one of our … Read more Follow Your Heart
Last night I decided to participate in Project Tuesday’s weekly challenge again…this week it’s a Mini Pizza Box. Once again…cute, simple and fast! Couldn’t resist using our fabulously versatile new Felicity Collection I love how the papers in this collection have both a feminine feel as well as a masculine one. Add in some coordinating textured cardstock, … Read more Pizza Anyone?
Finally, after weeks of intending on posting instructions for these fun treat holders, I’m getting around to it. Just in time for Valentine surprises! 🙂 Supplies needed: Cardstock (CS) Scoring tool Stamps (if desired) Ribbon and embellishments Hole punch STEP 1: CUT & SCORE Cut CS to 5″ x 10″ (hint: triangle treat containers can … Read more Triangle Treats
Made up a quick card tonight to play along with Jeanette’s Color Me Monday. Nothing fancy, just quick 🙂 Wanna play along too? Here’s this week’s colors:
Okay, I’ll admit it…I’ve become addicted to another craft. Ragg quilts. A friend of mine has a die for cutting out the squares. Which is no doubt why I love making them so much. Because quite honestly, while I love the look of them, I can’t really picture myself painstakingly snipping each edge of each and … Read more A New Passion
Found time to play along with Project Tuesday this week. Love, love, love the project for this week. So super simple and so stinkin’ cute too! Here’s my quick “One Sheet Box”: I will definitely be making a lot more of these cuties! I encourage you to try one out too! Products used: Cocoa … Read more Time to Play!
Have you seen our gorgeous new Felicity Kit especially for National Papercrafting Month yet?? It comes with beautiful papers, stunning die-cuts and a truly versatile stamp set. Not only does the stamp set have great images (birds, flourishes, etc.) but a whole alphabet too!! While the colors featured in this kit are nothing short … Read more Fun with Felicity
It’s that time again (well a few days late, but who’s counting?!?), time for a new Stamp of the Month. This month’s “True Friends” is truly perfecto. With frames, brackets and sentiments about friendship, you just can’t go wrong. Last night at my monthly stamp club we created this wonderful card using this set. (spoiler alert for you … Read more True Friends
Here is my second take at making tile coasters (this time I added a splash of color). I really loved how it turned out! I used our gorgeous Soul Mates Stamp set. I ended up making a total of 6 of them. Each month 3 of my friends and I get together for a Girls’ … Read more A Gift for a Friend
This *NEW* stamp set is just too stinkin’ cute. When I saw the new Spring Idea Book, this was the first stamp set I knew I had to have. I used the *NEW* Topstitch papers again (love ’em!) with this card. And while it was stepping out of my normal comfort zone, I did paper … Read more Love You Forever!
Tonight I got together with some friends to craft. We actually get together each month taking turns teaching each other different projects or techniques. Well, this month it was my turn 🙂 I thought what better way to start off the New Year than with a fabulous handmade dry erase board!?! The previous one I … Read more Happy 2010!