June 4, 2020

Honey Bee Hi

I have a post today over on the Studio Katia blog. I made a fun shaker card this week. I hope that you have time to pop over and say hello and to get the full details of how I made this card.  See you there!

Thanks for stopping in today. Stay safe!

June 2, 2020

Christmas Kickstart #32

I am so excited today to be Guest Designing for the Christmas Kickstart Challenge #32!
The challenge is Care to Tag Along? Could it be any more fitting for my guest design?


I started off by ink blending a panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock with Tumbled Glass and Chipped Sapphire. I flicked some water over the panel and picked up some of the colour with paper towel then I splattered the panel with white acrylic paint to create a snowy background. Once dry the panel was die cut with Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle. 

A sentiment from Pretty Pink Posh Christmas Friends Stamps was white embossed at the top. I stamped the snowman from Pretty Pink Posh Holiday Signs Stamps and coloured him with Copic markers, an easy colouring job. Then I cut him out with the co-ordinating Holidays Signs Dies. I put him onto a red tag cut from the Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Tag Dies with foam tape. I topped off the tag using my signature finish by tying gold cord with gold jingle bells.



Thank you for stopping in today and I hope that you join me this month and create a Christmas card with a tag on it over at the Christmas Kickstart Challenge blog. 

See you there!

May 31, 2020

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Hope you are all doing well in your days of self isolation. Some days it seems that time is moving so slow and other days fly on by but here we are on the last day of May and time for the 12 Kits of Occasions group post. Marcia Hill, Marcia's Stamping Pad, is our hostess this month and she sent us all oodles of flowers to bring a little colour into our lives.

I made four cards with this month's kit.





All together...

May 28, 2020

Using Thicker Embossing Plates

I have a post up on the Birch Press Design blog today! I am combining the Memory Box Open Studio Ticker Embossing Folders with some Birch Press Design dies.

I hope you have a chance to visit me there to see what sandwich I used that works with all die cut machines for these super thick folders!

May 21, 2020

Crafty Birthday

I hope that you are keeping well, it's hard to believe that that is our 11th week of quarantine! We have just begun phase 1 of opening back up again and it's very limited. We have been told if we don't follow social distancing and the numbers start going back up we will shut down again. I really really hope not. The new normal is not how it should be. :( 

I have a post today over on the Studio Katia blog. I created a fun birthday paint splatter card for a crafty friend. I hope that you have time to pop over and say hello and to get the full details of how I made this card.  See you there!

May 13, 2020

You Are So Awesome

As we are now in the 9th week of social distancing I thought I would create a fun card and video for my post on the Birch Press Design blog!

You can watch the video here or on my YouTube channel, enjoy!

I hope you have a chance to pop over and see what I used to create my slimline card using the Regal Peacock Layers set SS|EH.

Have a great day and stay safe!

May 9, 2020

Happy Birthday

Happy Saturday!

It is an abnormally cold weekend here in Ontario, we apparently have a 'polar vortex' looming over us complete with high winds and snow. Yuck! From inside where we are still self isolating the sun keeps emerging every now and tricks the mind to thinking it's warm, but trust me it's not! On a happier note today I am sharing my projects from the April 12 Kits of Occasions a wee bit late. Our hostess for April was Nancy Penir, Artful Notions, and although she sent my kit out earlier than all the other's it took the milk route to get here arriving just the other day. I think the postal system has been a bit off kilter during the pandemic.

So better late than never I am very pleased to post my cards from Nancy's fabulous kit. Nancy sent all of us the most amazing collection of panels, die cuts, images and embellishments all focused on birthdays. I don't know about you but I seem to always be running low on birthday cards so her kit was just what I needed. I still have a few more cards left to share with you another time, but I couldn't wait to show you what I've done.





All of my cards together:


If you haven't already I hope you visit the 12 Kits of Occasions blog to see what my talented teammates did with the same supplies!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay Safe!