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Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Sandy's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and it's a fruity theme: I don't have many fruit stamps but the Penny Black Perfect Pear stamp is my favorite! So, it was a wonderful excuse to be able to ink up this stamp again and I decided to practice the no-line coloring. Zig Real Brush Markers are perfect for this technique. I inked up the various parts of the stamp and then lightly spritzed water over the stamp. I then stamped the image onto watercolor paper. However, I never seem to... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. It's the fabulous Bobby's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge and this is her code word: I hope you will join us and play along this week. If you do, and you are chosen as our winner - the wonderful Kylie has a $20 gift card to her shop for you: For my card, I decided to use one of my old Penny Black stamps and my Zig Real Brush Markers. I inked up the stamps with the brush markers and then spritzed them with water and applied that to a piece of Arches... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous LeAnne's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a warm and sunny color challenge for us I decided to go with a floral theme. It's been a while since you saw a floral card from me :-) I really wanted to ink up my Freesia set from Altenew and used my Copic markers to capture the Mango Melody and the Pumpkin Pie. I also incorporated Pumpkin into the card base and used the Saffron as the stripes behind my floral. Here's a closeup of the stripes... it's pretty... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Laurie's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a fun theme for us: Now, I have to admit.... the first card I made for this challenge didn't make it to the blog site! I made a card for a friend who is having men trouble and I used a set called The Trouble with Men from Skipping Stones... but I decided I had probably better do something a little less ...... errrr...... anyway... I changed my mind and created a fun card with a punny side :-) I... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Friday. It's the fabulous Ellenor's turn to host our Addicted to CAS Challenge and here is her code word: I hope you will play along with us this week. If you do, and you are chosen as the winner, the wonderful Kylie has a $20 GC for her store Happy Little Stampers: If you are looking for some inspiration, you have to look no further than the designs from our very talented design team. For my card, I decided to use a new set that I purchased from Hero Arts - more about this set later. I... Read more →