Thinking of you card

Hello crafty friends,

In today's post I am sharing this card with a mixed media style that isn't complex or time consuming. Plus it only required a minimum of supplies.  I only used one color, yet it looks as though several shades were used.  This effect was achieved by using simple emboss resist combined with powder watercolor.  The fun part is that even though I had a plan in mind at the start, I ended up changing my mind as I worked on it and I think it turned out better than my original idea, which was going to be a one layer card.


Summer Challenge | Ice Cream Circle card

Hello crafty friends,

Are you ready to make some summer themed cards?  I definitely am.  Ice cream just "screams" summer so of course I had to pull out my favorite So Suzy ice cream stamp for this occasion :)

For the next month we invite you to create a summer themed card (Crackerbox & So Suzy stamps are encouraged but not necessary to play) and link it up to the challenge here:

Stairway.... or highway?

Hello crafty friends,

Hope you are having a great week!  Sometimes a sentiment brings certain images to mind and this is one of those.  If you know American rock songs from the 70's, you will immediately recognize that this is a play on two different songs.  If not, you may be too young to know them or just don't listen to rock.  I kept thinking about "how" could I do something other than an "ordinary" background since I didn't have another image stamp that I wanted to pair with this.  Then, I had an "aha" moment.


BBQ themed card - DIY denim look technique

Hello crafty friends,

Now that it's June the countdown is on until Father's Day.  I purchased two specific Waffle Flower stamp sets just to create some cards for this occasion.  This is the first time I've used any stamps from this brand and think I am very likely to purchase more.  Not every man is necessarily into doing BBQ but many I've known that do like to be known as the master of BBQ he he.  Something about BBQ seems to be a natural domain for guys amiright?