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

Weathered Sailing | Simple Stamping Monday

I thought it would be fitting to make a few nautical cards for Simple Stamping Monday. The Sailing Home stamp set is really perfect for quick and easy or beginner cards.  The sentiments and images are so beautiful and detailed that they can really stand on their own. This would be a perfect set to use to make a set of cards to gift to a friend as well. … More Weathered Sailing | Simple Stamping Monday

Stars Forever| Simple Stamping Monday | Memorial Day Special

In honor of Memorial Day, we are making three easy cards today. As we take time to remember our fallen soldiers, let’s also take some time to remind those mourning the loss of their loved ones that we remember, we recognize their pain, and that we are truly grateful for their sacrifice. For these cards, … More Stars Forever| Simple Stamping Monday | Memorial Day Special

Hello Bird and More of You | Lessons from Crafting with My Eight-Year-Old

I wanted to spend some one-on-one time with my oldest son. He’s been begging me to make cards with him, and we had the house all to ourselves, so we dug in. I let him be the guide and I served only as his vehicle to supplies and an extra set of hands for the … More Hello Bird and More of You | Lessons from Crafting with My Eight-Year-Old