Shadow Box Easel Cards

As PCL members may have noticed, I am on a new shadow box kick!  I started creating them when I realized that just using my homemade action wobbles or dimensional foam was not enough to build the scenes which I wanted to create.  I wanted layers…..lots of them.  I wanted dimensions and I wanted to create […]

Product Review & How-To: The Silhouette Cameo

    In A Nutshell……. (read further down for a full Review) Good Points:  The Silhouette Cameo is a digital cutting tool designed for the home user. It is affordable, easy to use, allows for a variety of applications, and is compact for easy storage. It works in conjunction with your computer but does not require […]

Girl on Crescent Moon, Dreamland Crafts Card

Ok, so today’s card uses this absolutely adorable image by Dreamland Crafts .  This little Anime style girl would be perfect for any winter occassion, be it Christmas or winter birthday’s.    The super fun thing about this card, is all the layers which you will find in the image.  I wanted to demonstrate the more intricate […]

Cricut Craft Room: Fish Bowl Box and Peppermint Candy Box

Fish Bowl Box, with Birthday Greeting hidden inside.  Eat candy, see message. Peppermint candy box, fill it with white candy, or fill it with red, either way, it is the perfect little gift for the holidays. Well today’s projects, come to you compliments of the Cricut Craft Room!  This free software, offered by Provocraft, is […]

New Dreamerland Crafts Stamps: Box Train Express

*please scroll down as we have two posts for you today* Ok, so I have to tell you about this absolutely fantastic new stamp company called Dreamerland Crafts.  These stamps are in the style of Japanese Anime.    I don’t know how many of you are familiar with this style, but as soon as I saw […]

Club 52: Week 9 – Creating a Flat Wash and Creating layers using a Flat Wash

Today I wanted to share with you all the techniques we are doing this week for Club 52 (which you can read about here) and Paper Crafter’s Library members. This week’s Club 52 features the technique of creating a flat wash.  This is a beautiful and versatile technique, and is designed to create a perfectly smooth […]

Product Spotlight & Freebie Friday: My Mind’s Eye Mischievous Collection….Enter to Win!

  The Mischievous Collection by My Mind’s Eye is one of those paper lines that you have got to love!  With a nice vintage feel, perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving or even a variety of other themes (although some of the elements are good only for Halloween), you will find it to be the perfect choice for your projects.  […]

Spellbinder Apple Box, creating boxes from shape dies

I realize, that we are technically, no longer in apple picking season (a few weeks late), but I could not resist pulling out my Spellbinder Nested Apples!  For me, apples are synonymous with Fall.  It’s that crisp rich color, and shiny skin, framed by that cooler steel grey sky that  just makes the perfect eye […]