Clever Cats and a bit of Snark

I’m late to the T party today at the Altered Book Lover! My drink of choice is not a hot one today since it’s still 90′ and I’ve broken a sweat 3x’s already and it’s only 4:30pm. I had a small glass full of Green Goodness by Bolthouse Farms, and I’m pleased with the flavor. […]

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Stampin’ Up! Clever Cats Twisted Easel Halloween Card

Hello everyone, and Happy T day to the gang at the Altered Book Lover. It’s been some time since I posted, but I’ve been creating with this new set called “Clever Cats” from Stampin’ Up and thought I’d share what I made. I wanted the cat to appear like he was flying over the moon […]

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Stampin Up Clever Cats Meets Tim Holtz Santa’s Helper Elf

Sometimes you just need to buy a new stamp set to get your “mojo” going again! When I saw this new set called “Clever cats” by Stampin Up, I knew I had to have it. The cat looks just like my Mojo when stamped in black. I started wondering what else besides a broom the […]

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For the Birds

It’s Thursday’s art date at Rain’s Garden, and the theme today is birds. I’m always so impressed by how some bloggers find and share some of their older art examples as well as current makes, so this week I did the same. I made this new card for Hubby for Valentine’s day using an old […]

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WOYWW, CAS, Embossed, Black and Gold, Male Birthday Card

My Nephew is turning 25 (how did that happen!) As he is a young male executive, I wanted a slightly trendy/classy masculine birthday card to send to him. With the help of a few card challenges, I came up with a black and gold theme that I think will fit the bill. The “New” item […]

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Autumn Greetings for the Card Chain

Here is the Sketch for the September Card chain challenge, and my take on the design: I used the heart from the Sunshine Wishes thinlit set, and the flowers and greens from the Beautiful Bouquet set by Stampin’ Up!. The acorn banner was embossed in gold, and the card front dry embossed for texture. A […]

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75th Birthday and Friday Smiles

My neighbor and friend turned 75 today so I made her a birthday card. I found inspiration at Double D Challenges to make it beachy, and found the design at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Lot’s of stamping and fussy cutting shells which I had done about a year ago on vacation for such a time as […]

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T stands for Wedding Shower card and Inchies

Happy Tuesday at the Altered Book Lover where we share what we’re working on and a beverage. Since it’s after 5 and I’m late to the posting party, I’m sharing my glass of Chardonnay on my craft table. Don’t you love the natural light shining in on my creative space?! Very thankful. I needed to […]

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Happy Anniversary, and Friday Smiles

I needed to make an Anniversary card for hubby, so I looked to the challenge blogs for inspiration. The sisterhood of crafters: requested stenciling, The Male Room requested the use of die cuts, and Freshly Made Sketches, provided the sketch: Since it will be 20 years that we have been wed, I wanted to use […]

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Birthday Rose

I’m thrilled to be the guest designer this month at Joy of Sets. Here is the Grid for the month of May: I chose Birthday, Roses and Tag for my card challenge. I picked the Rose Wonder stamp and die set from Stampin’ Up! to play with. I also used Pink Flamingo paper and several […]

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