Happy Sunday and Happy Easter. May this joyful season fill your heart with renewed hope, love and peace. Greetings from Sri Lanka! Today the fabulous Ann has a wonderful tic-tac-toe for us across at the Paper Players this week. I love tic-tac-toe week as they generally get my creative juices running and get me out of a rut. Looking back at what I was doing in December before I left on my trip.... that doesn't seem to have worked this time around as, guess what, yep. You got it! It's a slimline!!! This time I pulled out a set of... Read more →

Happy Wednesday. I have a quick and simple card for you today and it's one that features the very pretty paper from the Irresistible Blooms suite. The sketch across at Sunday Stamps seemed perfect for showcasing some gorgeous DSP. Here's a sneak peek of my card: And here's the sketch across at Sunday Stamps: This card came together really quickly. All I did was cut a piece of DSP to 5.5 inches by 4.25 and then run it through my die-cut machine with one of my rectangle dies. That particular die takes just enough off to leave a small border.... Read more →

Happy Sunday. An oldie, but a goodie for today's LeAnne's theme challenge for the Paper Player's this week. I don't get to use this set often and, when I do, always wonder why I don't use it more often! I paired the retired High Tide set with the Twisted Rope embossing folder. Here's a sneak peek: Of course, because it is coming up to 4th of July, I absolutely had to use red, white and blue as my main colors! I stamped the image of the lighthous and the outcrop and then masked the lighthouse so that I could add... Read more →

Happy Tuesday. Where did Monday go? I don't know but the days seem to be going by very fast these days! Anyway, this is the last of the card idea posts for using Earthen Textures from Stampin' Up! If you are thinking of buying this set, June 21 is free shipping day :-) For my final card I pulled together some of the colors from the Earthen Elegance DSP. I love these colors together. As I've said before, Pebbled Path is one of my favorite new colors and I love it with Copper Clay. Here's a sneak peek of today's... Read more →

Happy Wednesday. Quick post for you today. Here's card number 8 I made with the Stampin' Up! Earthen Textures set. Here's a sneak peek: This card was meant to highlight the DSP and I went with the grey colors for this card. As the paper has so much pattern, I wanted to make sure that the focal point was clean and simple. A Pebbled Path front, simple white sentment and a couple of leaves die-cut from a related piece of DSP. I added a white mat below the Pebbled Path to create an additional barrier between the busy DSP and... Read more →