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…

Halloween cards 2017

Halloween is a time to celebrate for me and I love any excuse to make spooky crafts. Here are some cards I have made so far this year: This one was sent to Switzerland to a dA friend:     I love how the embossing looks on this recycled packing:      

wedding cards summer 2017

Marriage! People do it, and they often appreciate cards to acknowledge the occasion. Here are some such cards: I love those vellum hearts. I would probably put it on everything I make. (The above card is available here). This one was made to match the colours of the invitation, light yellow and a wine colour….

cards for a 32nd birthday

Just a quick share of a couple of cards. I was asked to make birthday cards a while ago for a 32nd birthday… my own! I am a big fan of the bright neon pink and the way the stenciled bunting came out. I didn’t have my Halloween crafting supplies on hand otherwise they probably…

birthday cards for my sister

My sister is by no means a girly-girl so I love to make cards for her. I like to break out the pink and frills once in a while, but a card for her is a welcome challenge. Here is what I came up with: Here, I inked up a bunch of wooden embellishments to…

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…

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:  …