Watercolor Sketched Floral Background

Happy Monday! Today I'm sharing a floral watercolor card I made with this gorgeous background stamp from Erin Lee Creative, the Sketched Floral Background. I love the details in this stamp and this time decided to emboss it and pull out some Daniel Smith Watercolors. I typically use blues and pinks, but this time I... Continue Reading →

Pastel Peony

Happy Monday! It's the 15th and time for another Design Team card for The Flower Challenge. This month's challenge is Pastels. We also have another great prize this month sponsored by Bev at Uniko who is giving away one in stock stamp set. We also have another Guest Designer this month, Michelle Lupton, so make... Continue Reading →

Gardenia Background

It's a new month and summertime is in full swing here in Texas, which basically means we are either at the pool or inside with the air conditioning cracked up.  It is also time for a new challenge over at The Flower Challenge. This month it is all about backgrounds. This month we have a... Continue Reading →

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 →

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