Fluttering Gratitude

I absolutely love butterflies!  These spring time colors and butterfly images made me momentarily happy and I forgot about the snow that is falling out side right now!  This Embossed Spotlight technique is a fun way to pull in a few different colors into any project. We have a video for our members here. (You […]

Holiday Love and Laughter Video Tutorial

Wow what a busy week this has been.  Halloween in now over and the kids are all on a sugar high!  Christmas shopping has now officially started in all of the stores.  I can not get over how quickly the change over happens!  I hope that you have enjoyed the posts this week and keep […]

Makeover Monday Challenge #12: Inspired by Dawn McVey

Welcome to this week’s Makeover Monday challenge – a weekly challenge brought to you by the Paper Crafter’s Library and Sunny Stampin’ Studios.  The purpose of Makeover Monday is to help you learn how to take the ideas and inspiration you find on the internet, and make it your own. This challenge is strictly a […]

Sugar Nellie Girl in Pan Pastel

Today’s card features a beautiful stamp which is produced by Sugar Nellie (Funky Kits) and drawn by Leanne Ellis.  They can be found HERE.  The image was colored in with my Pan Pastels.  After painting her up, I gave a quick few coats of Matte Permanent Fixative to ensure that the Pastel would not budge.  […]

Hero Arts Life of the Party Birthday Card

You’ve heard me say it once, you’ll hear me say it again – I absolutely LOVE Hero Arts  products. And, no, I’m not being paid to say that LOL.  I first became aware of their products about a year ago when I accidentally stumbled on Jennifer McGuire’s blog.  Now Jennifer can pretty much make you […]

Hero Arts Butterfly Card with Microbead Nestabilities Frame

I absolutely love butterflies – both in real life and in stamped images.  The Hero Arts butterfly set I used, called Antique Engravings is probably my favorite butterfly stamp set ever.  It has such a wonderful selection of butterfly images and they look so real! Today’s card is a 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ card […]

Hero Arts Antique Engravings Card

Today’s card features one of my favorite Hero Arts stamp sets called Antique Engravings – that’s where the butterflies come from. It also features one of my favorite collections of patterned papers from Basic Gray – the Lemonade collection.  The colors are so bright, fresh and beautiful.  This whole card actually feels to me like […]