Birthday Cards

Stenciled-up Birthday for Festive Friday

Stenciled-up Birthday for Festive Friday

Welcome back for another Festive Friday! Festive Friday challenge has another great (and obscure) festivity to feature in our Inspo List items. This time, we’re celebrating National Library Worker Day, which is on April 21st.

Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop & Giveaway!

Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop & Giveaway!

I am absolutely THRILLED to be taking part in the Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop! There are some amazing crafters and amazing giveaways on almost EIGHTY (yes, 80, 8-0!) craft YouTube channels.

HBD (Happy Birthday) for Festive Friday

HBD (Happy Birthday) for Festive Friday

Welcome back for another Festive Friday!
We found a great festivity for the latest Festive Friday challenge! I hope you have your Girl Scout Cookie order done

Happy Wishes and Watercolor Wash

Happy Wishes and Watercolor Wash

I saved hundreds last year because I don’t do this anymore…
Hmmm. What could it be? Well, I’ll let you know – it’s something that I used to buy a lot of, but haven’t bought in over a year.

AECP: A Floral Card for Any Occasion

AECP: A Floral Card for Any Occasion

Floral cards are great for any occasion.
I love it when I can craft up a design that will accommodate any sentiment. I find that lots of floral designs fit that category.

AECP: Can’t Stop with the Stencils

AECP: Can’t Stop with the Stencils

Yes – seriously, another stencil technique…
Every time I see a new stencil now, I want to buy it. They are so versatile and absolutely fun, fun, fun to experiment with!

On the CASE: Simple Shapes

On the CASE: Simple Shapes

Let’s CASE this card…  It’ll be easy!
Yup – that’s what I thought when I was researching designs to CASE this week. I found this lovely design by Jen Rzasa over at Altenew and thought that it would be pretty simple to recreate.

Festive Friday: 5-Minute Striped Birthday Card

Festive Friday: 5-Minute Striped Birthday Card

After a long week, it’s nice to make something simple and fun!
So, let’s do that! It’s time for another Festive Friday challenge and I thought I’d whip up a simple, fun card that can get your weekend off to a great start.

AECP: Create a Rotating Stamp Design

AECP: Create a Rotating Stamp Design

Today’s technique is going to blow your mind!
I have been a fan of the rotating stamp style, like Concord & 9th’s Turnabout ™ stamps, for a while now. It’s just so cool how you can turn the paper 90-degrees, stamp the same image, and end up with a filled-in design that looks like wallpaper or wrapping paper!

Organic Embossing & Vellum Stamped Watercolor

Organic Embossing & Vellum Stamped Watercolor

BLUF: Necessity is the mother of ingenuity
Today’s project was born from one of those “I wonder if”… scenarios.  I really, really, really wanted to have some bold, vibrant florals on vellum, but after stamping, I was not happy with the result.