Wildflower Spotlight

Its no secret that I love coloring flowers. So I decided to ink up my very first Concord & 9th stamp set Wildflowers. There are some great images in this stamp set and its easy to create your own unique bouquets. I started out by stamping and masking the flowers in Hero Arts Soft Granite... Continue Reading →

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Painting with Alcohol Inks

I've been having fun playing with alcohol inks and backgrounds and then I saw Jessica Frost -Ballas from All The Sparkle post where she had the most gorgeous flower painted with alcohol ink. Find her post and video tutorial here, it is awesome. I started out stamping the magnolia on some Yupo paper in Versmark... Continue Reading →

Hero Arts Encouragements

I hope you are getting back into the swing of things after a fun holiday season. I've put away my Christmas stamps and am breaking out some old stamps I've had in my stash and inking them up. New Year's Resolutions right? The first that I decided to play with is this Hero Arts Spice... Continue Reading →

Hello Foxy

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, thanks for stopping by my blog. For my last post of the year, I've made two cards using The Ton's Hey Foxy stamp set. I'm playing along with their monthly challenge which can be found here. I wanted to use the Hey Foxy set since there was this... Continue Reading →

Winter Critters

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We were all home sick so not our typical Thanksgiving but we are hoping the Christmas will be much better. The kids are back in school which means I had a chance to play with some new stamps from Reverse Confetti. I'm playing along with Reverse Confetti's SKETCH... Continue Reading →

Holiday Color

I’ve started my holiday card making sessions because when December hits you can never have too many handmade cards to give away. I’m also playing along with the MarkerPop Challenge #132 I have a lot of Christmas cards to make so I made several versions. My first version, I stamped this Hero Arts image (discontinued)... Continue Reading →

Christmas Tree Season

It’s November so it’s time to start making Christmas cards. I wanted to use some scrapes in my stash, so I decided to make some pattern paper by cutting 1/2 inch strips and placing them on a card base that I had put some double stick tape on. Once I had my card base! I... Continue Reading →

Holiday Love

So its finally gotten a little cold here in Southern Texas (well at least for a couple of days we've had to wear light coats) and its starting to feel a little more like the holiday season. I've pulled out my holiday stamps and have started to create Christmas cards with the hopes of sending... Continue Reading →

Tons of Holiday Poinsettias

Its November 1st and we are officially in the holiday season! I'm so excited and honored to be a guest designer for The Ton's November Challenge. This month the cue word is: HOLIDAY. I am addicted to coloring the beautiful background stamps from The Ton. So when I saw the Poinsettia Close Up Background Cling... Continue Reading →

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