Autumn Goodness Meets Jar of Flowers

The Autumn Goodness Meets Jar of Flowers card is a mix of Summer and Fall. Combining the wheelbarrow from Autumn Goodness and the sunflowers from Jar of Flowers blends the stamp sets, capturing both seasons. Making the card The following colors make up this bright, beautiful card; Cajun Craze Crumb Cake Just Jade Magenta Madness Melon Mambo Soft Suede The bright Magenta Madness card base and matching envelope is from the Flowers for Every Season …

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Wildly Grateful Whale DSP for GDP251

The Wildly Grateful Whale DSP card is a design for the Global Design Project. This week their challenge theme is “aquatic” so I am showcasing the Whale of a Time Designer series Paper (DSP). Admittedly, when I was deciding on what to make make for this challenge, I was stumped. How could I come up with an aquatic-themed card without any aquatic stamp sets? Well, after much thought, I realized that I do not need …

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Prized Peony Birthday Wishes Card

Today’s Prized Peony Birthday Wishes Card is highlighting the stamp set Prized Peony. It is a favorite flower of mine and the purple peony is the star of the show in this card. Making the Card I am in awe with this card! I really wasn’t sure what the result would be, but I knew that I wanted to make a purple peony. By playing with a few shades of Stampin’ Blends, I discovered that …

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July 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives

The July 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives are done and I can’t wait to share them with you. Without further ado, here they are. This month’s Paper Pumpkin is a lot of fun, has an add-on kit (that is still available), and has four beautiful coordinating colors. Blackberry Bliss Calypso Coral Coastal Cabana Night of Navy The first of the three alternatives utilizes the little lanterns that are already pre-cut for you. The second one uses …

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Whiskey Business Cheers to You

The Whiskey Business Cheers to You is a fun masculine card that uses the masking technique. It is easy to make, and today I am going to show you how to do it. Although masculine cards are not quite as popular, I find myself needing them quite often. So, when the Whiskey Business stamp set was introduced this summer, I just knew that I could make some really great masculine cards with it. The color …

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Heartfelt Cat with Lovely You GDP249

Today I am playing along with the Global Design Project team again. It is a color challenge and The Heartfelt Cat with Lovely You card is featuring the gorgeous color combination that is required. Making a Sympathy Card I didn’t initially set out to make a sympathy card for this challenge, but when a friend unexpectedly lost their cat, I found the color palette quite soothing. The lace-looking background is the Square Vellum Doilies with …

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Saying Hello with Forever Fern

Today I am showcasing one of my favorite techniques with the Saying Hello with Forever Fern card. What is it you ask? It is using embossing paste and decorative masks. I really like playing with the embossing paste. You can make it any color that you wish and it gives great texture to your project. Not only that, patterns are easy to create when you use the decorative masks. The embossing color for today’s card …

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Happy Anniversary with Senior Years

Today’s card, Happy Anniversary with Senior Years, is another whimsical card using the Senior Years stamp set. There are actually two versions of this card. This is because there are two special couples in my life who celebrate their anniversary a day apart. I wanted to create a card for each couple, so I thought…why not? Let’s make two cards and personalize them by coloring them slightly different. As you can see, they are very …

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