A painted canvas featuring a dreamcatcher with rainbow feathers. Included in the post are tips for anyone trying a new craft.
Home Decor, Techniques

If you don’t like something, you can just paint over it. Tips for anyone trying a new craft!

Have you ever painted on a canvas? Painting on a canvas was on my bucket list. Maybe you are an expert and make those beautiful works of art that I see on Instagram. Or maybe you are super-intimidated about putting paint to brush to canvas. A few months ago I went with a friend to… Continue reading If you don’t like something, you can just paint over it. Tips for anyone trying a new craft!

two cards using one embossingTwo cards using one rose embossing folder but different techniques
Cards, Paper, Stamping, Techniques, Tutorials

2 Embossing Techniques With the Same Folder!

Hello Crafties! New stamps and craft supplies are always fun, right? But what about those items at the back of your toy bin "craft closet?" I'm guilty of letting those get a bit dusty. But don't worry about dusting...this isn't a time for housework. I wanna try two different cards with the same (retired) embossing folder.… Continue reading 2 Embossing Techniques With the Same Folder!

Congratulations tasty truck card with moving drive mechanism
Cards, Fun Folds & Shakers, Paper, Stamping, Techniques, Tutorials

Truck Pull Card…with Moving Food Truck!

A neighbor friend is opening a bistro in the area this month, complete with food trucks! We all couldn't be more excited, and I knew I wanted to make a congratulations card! One of the best advantages of creating your own cards is the ability to personalize cards specifically for your recipient and the occassion. I couldn't help… Continue reading Truck Pull Card…with Moving Food Truck!

ribbon organizer empty
DIY, Organization

Operation Organization: Handmade Ribbon Holder

I like to organize. I know not everyone shares my sentiments, but I've found I personally work better in an organized space. But I also love new things...who doesn't?? So when my dad showed up with a wooden ribbon organizer that he MADE HIMSELF, I was ecstatic! Something pretty and new can make it easier… Continue reading Operation Organization: Handmade Ribbon Holder

wet embossed stamped images colored with prismacolor pencils
Cards, Paper, Stamping, Techniques, Tutorials

Less can be More when Embossing and Coloring

After my watercoloring craze, I picked out a few prismacolor pencils and started playing again. I love working with black paper (like with this fun card or this crafty sensation), but it can sometimes be hard to make the image stand out. Embossing is a good start, but I found using these pencils can bring… Continue reading Less can be More when Embossing and Coloring

Colorful Bloomtangled card Thanks 3
Cards, Paper, Techniques

Bloomtangled and Grateful

A few weeks ago, I saw my name under a "winners" tab for the STAMPlorations May Blossoms card challenge which I had submitted one of my creations. I couldn't believe it! They generously gave me a choice of a floral stamp or die which a designer had used for a project. I love all kinds of… Continue reading Bloomtangled and Grateful