Elephants Never Forget a Birthday

I hope you've had a chance to play along with our Birthday Card Challenge over at A Blog Named Hero. Today, I have a fun and easy birthday card using the Color Layering Elephant set and some Pom Poms I may have borrowed from my daughter.   I started by stamping the elephant on to... Continue Reading →

Masculine Birthday Card

It time for a new challenge at A Blog Named Hero and this month we are creating Birthday cards. I never have enough masculine birthday cards so I thought I would make this simple one for today's challenge. I started out with some Bristol Smooth paper and white heat embossed the sentiments from the March... Continue Reading →

I Scream for Ice Cream!

Happy Summer!  I have another Summertime Fun card for A Blog Named Hero because its definitely summer here in Texas. Not only is school out, but the humidity and heat here will fog up anyone's glasses once they exit a building. Welcome to the sauna that is Houston summers. When it summer here, you stay... Continue Reading →

Summertime Fun

It's the June 15th and time for another A Blog Named Hero Challenge. This month the challenge is Summertime Fun. Nothing screams summertime like Ice Cream, so I pulled out this fun Color Layering Ice Cream set and made a couple of cards. I might have gotten a little carried away but these ice creams... 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 Blending

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I'm over on A Blog Named Hero played along with our watercolor challenge. Have you played yet? School is almost ending here in Houston, Texas so I thought that I would make some teacher thank you cards. I love this Peonies and having been playing around with... Continue Reading →

Hero Arts Vellum Peonies

I'm playing with this awesome Peonies set from Hero Arts on vellum as part of out monthly challenge over at The Flower Challenge. I stamped this beautiful image on vellum with Versmark ink and heat embossed it in gold. Then I flipped the paper over to color the flower with color pencils. I used Mulberry,... 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 →

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