baby boy bling

My wonderful friend had a baby boy back in May and of course that is cause for celebration. I admit I had picked out the main focal point for the card months in advance. Here’s why… Could you have passed up that soother? I knew it would be perfect, and it was! (I should have…

new home card w Simple Stories printables

Just a quick card to share with you today… Back in May Simple Stories celebrated National Scrapbook Day with these awesome printables in their blog. I LOVE Simple Stories and couldn’t wait to use them. Luckily I had a friend who had moved in to a new place, so I had a great chance to…

cupcake birthday card with icing

I picked up some Faber-Castell whipped spackle a while ago and kind of forgot about it. But one day I needed to make a birthday card and inspiration struck while contemplating a cupcake stamp. I like the numbered paper. I almost didn’t use it because some people don’t like to really bring attention to the…

successful sommelier celebration

My upstairs neighbour is a restaurateur. A few months back his sommelier won best in the city, which is a pretty big deal! He asked me to make a card for her, and here is what I came up with: I die cut cork for the award ribbon. And the metallic circles are like champagne…

new baby card trio

I made a few cards to congratulate new parents. They turned out kinda cute so I wanted to share them with you. I didn’t realise how crooked this was… Cute and simple, like a baby 😀 The pink and blue ones are still available here. Thanks for stopping by!

masculine birthday cards June 2017

Here are some birthday cards I made for my guy for his birthday at the end of June. I made one from me, and my sister and mom asked for me to make cards from them as well. from my mom: from my sister: from me: Here are some more detailed shots: I couldn’t manage…

DIY Halloween fauxdori

I received some Tree Leather products a while back as a gift and had kept them in the hopes of doing stamped projects with them. When I recently decided that fauxdori / traveller’s notebooks were the way I wanted to go in terms of planning, I broke out the StazOn and got stamping. The first…

girly birthday memory album

I put together this album for the 2nd birthday of my friend’s daughter. I love this paper (DCWV Confetti collection) and was super excited to make a project bigger than a card with it. Of course, I did make a matching card to go with it though… 🙂 Here’s a slideshow of the inside:  …

Father’s Day 2017 card round up

Chances are you’ve got one, so it’s one of those days that mean a lot to many people! I loved the chance to work with more masculine colours and themes. Not all of these made it in to my Instagram feed, so if you follow me there some of these will be new to you….

graduation cards

Here are the graduation cards I made for the fair I was at this past weekend: They are all simple, but kinda cute. The gold stripes are just stenciled with gold ink, and check out that adorable grad cap on the zero! Jillibean Soup makes shaker cards pretty easy! I went with a silver theme….

Champlain Heights summer fair 2017

I had a wonderful day at the Champlain Heights Community Centre summer fair. I got there nice and early to set up, which I managed to do on my own with time to spare. Luckily I planned well enough the night before that I remembered everything I needed. I was lucky enough to have a…

news – Champlain Heights summer fair 2017

Hello, friends! I hope you have all been keeping as busy as I have. Some news: I will have a table at the Champlain Heights Community Centre summer fair next Saturday 10 June, 11:00 – 15:00. I don’t know all the details yet, but it’s a gorgeous corner of the city and I hope that…