Snarky Magnolias

Sometimes you just need a little snark in your life. Iโ€™m playing along with two challenges today the first is #Snarktoberfest 2017 that Josefine at has organized (check it out there are some hilarious cards!). While I donโ€™t have a lot of snarky stamps, this is one of my favorite. I also entered this... Continue Reading →

Coloring with Pencils

I've been busy taking the Kit & Clowder monthly coloring class and have been learning lots of great techniques both for markers and pencils. I decided to put my new skills to paper and color The Ton's Dalhia Close Up image for the The Ton September Challenge Mood Board. First I stamped the image on... Continue Reading →

A Happy Hello

There are just some stamp set that you keep reaching for, and this Monkey Business by Reverse Confetti is one of them. The monkey is adorable and so fun and is perfect for a variety of occasions especially relating to kids. I made this card for a friend and also to enter in the RC... Continue Reading →

Big Mug of Coffee

Sometimes you just need a big mug of coffee. The kids are going back to school which means early mornings for this regular night owl mom. This is my 3rd card for the 2017 Fall Coffee Lovers Blog. I first took some watercolor paper and used my Distress Oxide inks in Wild Honey, Fired Brick,... Continue Reading →

Coffee Beans

This is my second card for the 2017 Fall Coffee Lovers Bloghop. Click on the link for more coffee loving cards. I love my coffee and all things coffee related, so when I saw some clip art of coffee beans I knew I wanted to make a card with it. I printed the image out... Continue Reading →

Fall Coffee Lovers

It's been a busy an summer and the kids are finally back to school after a 2 week delay thanks to Hurricane Harvey.ย  Thankfully, we are all safe and well but I'll post more on that later. Even though it doesn't seem like fall weather here in Houston, I broke out the fall colors for... Continue Reading →


I recently came across a "new to me" stamp company called Studio Katia and love all the beautiful flowers and cute critters they have for sale. I recently purchased this beautiful Mandala and decided to make some cards and a bookmark. For the first card, I stamped the Mandala in Versmark ink on some gray... Continue Reading →

Color Burst and Flowers

I love coloring flowers and I also love playing with colors especially when it comes to Ken Oliver Color Bursts.ย  The Ton has a awesome variety of floral stamps and with every release my wish list keeps growing. I'm hoping that soon, I will win the lottery or find a genie in a bottle, and... Continue Reading →

You’re the Best

I'm playing along today with the Reverse Confetti July Challenge. I wanted to use some bright pattern paper and selected Spring Flings pad from Pink & Main. The Avocado Reverse Confetti cardstock matched great so I used that as the card base. I took the pattern paper and a square die cut to make a... Continue Reading →

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