Mandala Stencil with Resist Ink

It's Friday and I'm over at the Topflight Stamp blog with this mandala card I used from Alexandra Renke. I started out by using a resist pen by Recollections on some old manila folder and traced over the stencil.  I then used the shimmer sprays and some water to ensure full coverage. Here is a... Continue Reading →

The Flower Challenge #21

Its the beginning of June which means it is time for another awesome challenge over at The Flower Challenge. This month's theme is: There were so many fun choices but I decided to go with Challenge #11 Focus on Background Stamping. Here is my card to highlight background stamping. To start, I stamped this Hero... Continue Reading →

Watercolor Challenge

We are celebrating another challenge over at A Blog Named Hero. This month is one of my favorites because I love watercoloring. Usually I watercolor flowers, but for this challenge I decided to do a simple card using this large ampersand. It's an older stamp from Hero Arts but I still love it. Here is... Continue Reading →

Purple Mondo Sakura

I'm playing along with the Ellen Huston Pin Site Challenge for April. Here is my card I made using this gorgeous new Mondo Sakura. I stamped the image on watercolor paper and heat embossed in gold. I then took my Zigs and watercolored the images focusing the darker color on the shaded areas. I love... Continue Reading →

Put A Flower On It

We are celebrating another challenge over at A Blog Named Hero. This month is one of my favorites because I love working with flower images. Here is my card for the challenge. I stamped the Antique Rose Stem in Versmark ink and heat embossed the image on watercolor paper. I masked the top image and... Continue Reading →

Magnificent Magnolias

I'm playing along with The Ton's Challenge and having fun with some spring colors. I love The Ton's floral images and decided to make two cards for the challenge using this gorgeous magnolia set. For my first card, I stamped the magnolia on some watercolor paper in Antique Linen Distress Ink to do some no-line... Continue Reading →

Go Green

The kids are on Spring Break and I had a little time to make a quick card in the craft room today. I decided to play along with the Honey Bee Stamp #BEEgreen Instagram week. I started by stamping the florals on some watercolor paper in Versamark ink and then white heat embossing it. I... Continue Reading →

Exciting News!

    Wow February was a busy month for us and I can't believe that it is already March. I have some very exciting new, well at least for me. I've been selected to be on my first Design Team for A Blog Named Hero and I'm thrilled to be able to a part of... Continue Reading →

Hello Gorgeous 

It's the end of the year and so I'm making some card sets for my daughter's teachers. I love how easy it is to make multiple cards using the MISTI and a nice stamp set. For these cards, I decided to use the Hello Gorgeous set from Honey Bee stamp. Using the MISTI, I placed... Continue Reading →

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