For The Birds 001

I did some bird cards recently. I am starting off with this one, which will soon be on its way to Japan to a friend! USED: patterned paper (Stampington) bird stamp (Inkadinkado) flourish stamps (Inkadinkado) silver and gold markers for highlights (Sharpie) corner punch (Fiskars) washi tape

Circle Craft summer 2015

The weather was perfect yesterday for the beginning of the 2015 Circle Craft summer market. There is little more inspiring than being in front of the ocean looking at booths full of gorgeous hand made wares. The venue created a different feel from the winter show, something fresher and more active. Perhaps it was that…

royal birthday

USED: acrylic paint, patterned paper, stencils, marker, crown and key stamps, embossing powder, corner punches

Can’t get enough notebooks!

Potential. Wonder. Excitement. Promise. Creativity. Fun. What do you see when you look at a notebook? As a creative person, you probably see all of those things and more. I see a place to be myself. I see a place to be someone completely different. I see a sense of comfort. As any type of…

baptism

A card for a baptism. Probably my most challenging one yet! The crosses were printed out on patterned paper and cut out. USED: textured paper, stamps, corner punch, acrylic paint

Artists Retreats and Building Connections

Recently I have been looking at broadening my art technique repertoire to improve my greeting cards.  I read books and magazines, try to keep up with blog posts and Twitter feeds and use something new each project. It does the trick I suppose, but I also feel like there is an element missing to my…

Eight of Pentacles 001

Among the tarot cards I most identify with the eight of pentacles. I get satisfaction from putting my skills to use. I am developing my abilities. I hope to create a foundation or my life built on hard work, effort and ability. I am hoping to do more pieces inspired by this card. USED: 5×7…