On My Mind Alternatives | July 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

Sometimes life throws you some curve balls and things get a little crazy. That’s been our live for the past couple of months. Things are starting to settle down for us and I feel like I’m finally starting to get caught up again. I actually made and filmed these five (really six) cards soon after … More On My Mind Alternatives | July 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

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