holidays 2017 – gift tags

Merry Christmas to all of you. I hope you have all had a wonderful time being driven crazy by those you love. It’s time to finish this holiday season and wrap it up with… gift tags! (Get it!?) I had a lot of fun making these and I don’t mind that they didn’t sell spectacularly….

holidays 2017 – more cards

These are some of my favourite cards I made for this holiday season: These ones feature spray-inked stripes for a background and wooden Scrabble-style tiles: This one is for Emma: Whipped spackle dots, snowflakes stamped in gesso and a brick embossing folder ftw!

holidays 2017 – gift card holders

Here are some gift card holders I made this holiday season: This one has a small handmade envelope on the inside: These ones are just some envelopes I made with pretty paper: I like how these embossed large tags turned out: The photo doesn’t do them justice, but these small presents made with the new…

holidays 2017 – embossed cards

I made so many card this year and haven’t shared any of them here. In fact, I haven’t posted to Instagram in about a week. So in an effort to start a 2018 resolution early, here is a blog post! This one is going to feature my favourite type of card that I made this…

craft fair season 2017

December has begun and I feel like I can breathe again. Last Saturday was my final craft fair of the year. Three weekends in a row I peddled my wares and am already looking forward to next year. BTW, this blog post has been sitting partially written since Monday so I just need to write…

DeviantArt Holiday Card 2016

Hello! Just a quick post to share my card for this year’s DeviantArt Holiday Card Project 2016. It is the event’s tenth year! I wanted to keep it not too “Christmas-y” and tried for more of a wintery theme. The inside is stamped with “Happy Holidays”. I used pop dots for the tree die cuts…

Holiday Craft Fair – Kensington Community Center 2016

I had the pleasure of participating in a local community centre craft fair last weekend, and I had a great time. This was a fun and well-run event with tons of people perusing the wares. From the regular and informative emails from the coordinator to the ease of paying my fee to everything being ready…

Christmas craft – December Daily envelope album

I made some chipboard and paper albums last month. This one is made using advent countdown die cuts from Michaels and the Recollections Sugar Plums 12″ x 12″ paper pad: I used my We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board to make 25 envelopes of two sizes (4×6 and 3×4 I believe). I chose the…

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…