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Hello Cupcake Celebrate Your Day!

I think this design is my way of wishing for the sunshine and warmth of spring to arrive. It's been weirdly cold here in February and March, we've even had snow this month, very odd for Portland, Oregon. My share today is my Sale-a-bration "Hello Cupcake Celebrate Your Day!" design. Derek and I were walking in the mall and I saw this fun kid's t-shirt. It had a rainbow cupcake on the front. It ... Read the Post

Geared Up Garage Steampunk Cake

Well I really liked my first Steampunk inspired card I posted a couple days ago [click here to check it out]. BUT, I must confess this is my fav. The cake, hat and gears give a steampunk feel. [At least I think so, wink.] Today's share I'm calling my Geared Up Garage Steampunk Cake. (giggle) This gender neutral design is full of shine with a vintage feel. The base starts with Balmy Blue, ... Read the Post

Geared Up Garage Steampunk Gears

When I saw the Garage Gears Thinlits in the 2019 Occasions Catalog I wanted to make a steampunk style card. Of course I checked out Pinterest and found loads of inspiration......gears, distressed vintage, and touches of gold. Today's share I call Geared Up Garage Steampunk Gears card. The base started with Smoky Slate layered with Smoky Slate embossed with the Simple Stripes Embossing Folder. ... Read the Post

Floral Romance You are the Greatest

Simple designs with wow! are fun to create. It is a challenge for me but I was up for it. I was excited when I found this Floral Romance Velum Designer Paper in the 2019 Occasions Catalog. The strong imagery and Fresh Fig & Mossy Meadow colors inspired today's post Floral Romance You are the Greatest design. I started with a Soft Sea Foam base. Next was a Mossy Meadow band with the edges ... Read the Post

Well Said Love You Valentine

Today's share one of the designs made in my January stamp class. It is an adorable Well Said Love You Valentine card. I challenged myself to use the Well Said Bundle AS WELL AS the Brusho Crystal Colour. The Brusho Crystal Colour giveS the cool watercolor look effect. I wanted to create a clean & simple Valentine's Day card for class AS WELL AS play with Brusho Crystal Colour. I love the ... Read the Post

Happy Birthday Butterflies Card in a Box

I had fun creating this Happy Birthday Butterflies Card in a Box for my mom's birthday in December. When I saw the Butterfly Beauty Thinlits in the new 2019 Occasions Catalog I instantly knew I wanted to cut them apart and play with them. For my mom's birthday I went over the top designing......Hello! it was for my mom's birthday and she likes over the top. I hadn't done a "card in a box" ... Read the Post

Piece of Cake 3 Tier Happy Birthday

They are here!!! What's here??? The 2019 SU Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration Catalog! Sweet! When I received my first order I couldn't wait to start designing. I started with the Piece of Cake stamp set and pretty Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper. I'm call this my Piece of Cake 3 Tier Happy Birthday card. BASE: The base is Thick Whisper White layered with five 7/8" x 4" strips from ... Read the Post

Spirited Snowmen Tumbling Twist & Pop

I've been having fun designing with the Spirited Snowmen stamp set.  This is my third design "Spirited Snowmen Tumbling".  This "twist & pop" idea came to mind when I came across this stamp set in the 2018 SU Holiday Catalog. BASE:  I opted for a traditional color palette cuz it made me happy.  (smile)  The "Twist & Pop" base starts with Real Red.  I will be adding my cutting and ... Read the Post

Spirited Snowmen Love Never Melts

I had fun going outside the box with my second Spirited Snowmen Love Never Melts non-traditional color design.  I hope you are enjoying this set as much as I am. This is simple, straight forward design.  WHAT?  Yup, this card is just that.  I wanted to keep it simple with a bold pop of color, I chose red. The base is Whisper White, with layers of Basic Black, Real Red and another Whisper ... Read the Post