Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Springtime cards

I love these cards. I made them from the Heartfelt Creations Backyard Blossoms. So pretty! The paper and the stamps/dies are all flower related. I can never have too many flower stamps! There are a couple of non-Heartfelt here and there. I love the Nuvo Drops, they look like dew. The butterfly in the middle card is an old Martha Stewart punch.

Happy Crafting!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

It's been awhile! I've been traveling and adjusting to being back home. I had a wonderful trip to France. My creative juices are geared to sketching at the moment. I have lots of reference photos from my trip. For my crafting, I am making parts using the new Heartfelt creations Backyard Blossoms set. I'll make cards from these. I enjoy coloring the pieces with color pencils. Then I'll add prills, glitter and other doo-dads. More to come...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

mixed media journal page

I loved making this journal page. It's kind of what was on my desk at the moment. I used mat medium and glued everything down to a page. Once all was dry, I  painted it all black with gesso. When that dried, I painted with both an orange and aqua acrylic paint. Then I went over it all here and there with Gilders paste. I really like the grundgy old look of this. I added the words to create a focal point.

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

6x6 Thanks card

I really like this card. I am on an Anna Griffin kick. By that I mean, elegant, flourished, flowers and over the top. I don't usually make 6x6 cards, but this worked itself out. The paper, cage and 'fence' are all from Heartfelt Creations. The glittered butterfly is from an old Martha Stewart punch. I added a drop shadow of purple behind the THANKS, which makes it pop. The flowers are diecuts from Tim Coffey, very old. I then used Nuvo drops here and there.   Also, I am loving purple lately! Purple is a color I never used, never liked. But now I like it. I wonder why??

Happy crafting!

Saturday, April 7, 2018

simple card. I premade the roses awhile back. I like to do that- make lots of embellishments. Then I have them when I want to put together a quick card, like this one. The roses are from Altenew. Another great company. There are so many out there! I love them all.

Happy Crafting!

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Heartfelt Creations card

I love Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies. They are pretty, sophisticated, and well thought out. I made this card for a friend of mine who has an upcoming birthday. The back ground is an embossing folder from Crafter's Companion. The rest is Heartfelt Creations.  I love making tiny flowers. To be honest, I love making any flowers. This flower is from the Lush Lilac collection. They also make great Hydrangeas.
Happy Crafting!

Saturday, March 24, 2018

More Easter Cards

Currently, I am obsessed with Anna Griffin card making products. I love the "over the top" look of her style. I also love the symmetry in her designs. I ordered some of her dies recently and am having fun making Easter cards that I will mail this week. Her blog is helpful too! The flowers on the top card is from her "Beautiful Florals" die cut set. They are dimensional and amazing!  The bunny on the bottom I printed out on white card stock. It's RF image I found on the Internet. The rest is all Anna Griffin.
Happy Crafting!-