Countdown to Christmas | Using Non-Christmas Stamps to Make Holiday Cards

I’m one of those people who insist on waiting to put any Christmas decorations up at home until after Thanksgiving. I want to make sure our family has the opportunity to fully enjoy one holiday before moving on to the next. If that’s the case, why on earth am I bringing up Christmas in July? … More Countdown to Christmas | Using Non-Christmas Stamps to Make Holiday Cards

Two-Step Stamping and Bonus Color Challenge | Simple Stamping Monday

When I open a new catalog, I’m not immediately drawn to florals. It seems I’m more of a sucker for cuddly animals. Yet, as I create cards for others, there are so many occasions when nothing works better than a beautiful flower. The Inspiring Iris stamp set is perfect for such occasions. Sometimes lining up two-step … More Two-Step Stamping and Bonus Color Challenge | Simple Stamping Monday

Choosing Colors that Work Together | Crafting Quick Tip

People often tell me that one of the most intimidating things about card making, and crafting in general, is choosing a color palette that works together. The last thing we want to end up with is a beautiful card that totally clashes. Choosing colors that work together doesn’t have to be hard. Two of my … More Choosing Colors that Work Together | Crafting Quick Tip

A Little Smile Alternatives | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

I love the idea inspired by the June Paper Pumpkin kit to carry around small cards with me everywhere to hand out when the opportunity arises. I know tiny cards aren’t for everyone though, so for this month’s alternatives I used the supplies from the kit as well as some additional ink, cardstock and adhesives … More A Little Smile Alternatives | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

A Little Smile | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

This month’s Paper Pumpkin is perfect for a summer challenge. If you’re traveling or just staying home, this kit comes with 16 tiny cards that are perfect for sharing with those you come in contact with. You can leave them for the waiter at a restaurant or hand-deliver them with some homemade cookies. The possibilities … More A Little Smile | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial