Christmas greeting cards – Santa’s belts

Michaels stores carry a brand called Creatology. The packages come with plenty of pieces in them and they are usually cute and fun. I imagine teachers love to pick them up for class crafting. Anyway, this year I got a package of the sparkly Santa belts: These fabric stickers were so adorable and versatile that…

Christmas shaker cards

Using the Recollections Shimmer Noel paper pad and Jillibean Soup small circle shakers I made a bunch of these sparkly, feminine Christmas cards: They all have a glittery silver snowflake die cut to bring in some more sparkle. I added some sentiment stickers from this year’s stuff at Michaels. I feel they really made the…

Christmas gift tags

I have been making like crazy because it’s crunch time. December 3rd is the Kensington Holiday Craft Fair. I will have at a table at the Kensington Community Centre from 10am – 4pm. This is a small but busy one with consistently great crafts. I am proud to be a part, and hope you can…

Christmas cards – batch #1

Hello! I am sure you have also been keeping busy with holiday makes. These are the first batch I made this year: Lots of die cuts, cut outs and sparkle. I was still getting in to the hang of things with this batch, so I like some more than others. These were an order, and…

card making tips from One Crafty Potato

I have recently found via Instagram a kindred spirit in One Crafty Potato. To me, her Instagram feed is full of effortless-looking fun. Not only is she super in to Halloween, Disney and memory keeping, but she also makes cards! Carolee’s latest blog post lists three wise tips for making cards a breeze: Buy the…

Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo – an experience

Last month I participated in the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo as a vendor. Being big in to Halloween, I was happy to learn Vancouver had such an event. I was even happier to be able to participate and sell at my first table. A gathering of like-minded people reveling in spooky October festivities sounded…

October Daily 2016 – results

This year was my first year taking a crack at October Daily (See my previous post here for more details about Serena Bee’s October Daily). I have always enjoyed memory keeping. Keeping a diary as a child led to keeping ticket stubs and photos, then it was amateur smash book-style notebooks and photo albums, which…