I drew inspiration for the color scheme from my newest hair coloring: an aqua ombre with blue roots, teal in the middle, and royal purple for the tips! Check out the link to see how to get this color-punched background!
If only there was a comic book about a crafter’s adventures! Check out the tutorial for this Happy Crafting Comic Card!
I have been trying to expand my "color comfort zone," so when I saw the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #277 using some of my favorites, I knew I had to play along! See below for the quick tutorial using these colors and the embossed stamp resist technique. Supplies: White Cardstock cut to 5 1/4" x 4".… Continue reading Embossed Stamp Resist Cards
With July 4th quickly approaching (how did that happen already??), it's time for those of us in the United States (as well as some ex-pats) to fire up the grills, set up the badminton net, and of course invite our friends and family to our backyards for fun feasts. We are going to need some… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue; Independence Day Invitations as a Paper Pumpkin Alternative
Making masculine cards can be difficult. There are So. Many. Rules. No florals. No bright colors. Less is more. No thank you! Too many rules for any crafter to remember!! So let's break them. Who would have thought breaking the "no florals for masculine cards" rule would have such a nice result?? How to make… Continue reading Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O
Sending birthday cards is my jam. It's the perfect time to let someone know I'm thinking of them and I get to use my passion! I've moved around enough to not always be close enough to friends and family, and calling and texting sometimes needs a little changeup. And let's be honest: there is something… Continue reading To Receive a Handmade Card in the Mail; Birthday Card Love
A Designing Journey to Brilliant Lightbulb Cards. Do I sometimes find myself going down roads that I'm just not feeling? Of course, and I'll share with you some of those avenues while I worked my way toward two cards I'm happy to share and send.