Valentine’s Day 2019

Hello! Long time no blog! I haven’t been in a crafty mood since November and I wasn’t even going to make Valentine’s Day cards this year, but I happened to get inspired one free afternoon… This year was big on puns 😀 The cards were a hit and I like the way they turned out….

now on Buy Me A Coffee

You may have noticed a new link on my shop, blog and deviantArt sites.  After some thought I have decided to set up a Buy Me A Coffee account. Honestly, I debated whether or not I would even write this blog post to announce it but I see this post for those new to my…

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….

CTD 425 – black, mustard, blue

The colour combination over at Color Throwdown is black, mustard and blue: I agree with Barbara Anders in that this colour combination can work well to create a masculine card. That is the direction I took as well: I don’t have a great amount of embellishments, but I wanted to add something so I went…

Super 6 Of ’16

Here are my six favourite cards from 2016. It was a fun year where things really seemed to come together cards-wise. Here’s to continued enjoyment and improvement! I picked cards that I liked both when I made them, and still now months later. I have to say that the additions to my tool box have…

Halloween craft – countdown blocks

I am super excited to share these Halloween countdown blocks with you. It was a project I worked on all throughout September (along with many other things). I ended up with 13 large sets and 10 small sets, but hopefully that will be enough. Materials: wooden blocks – 3 per set (1.5″ for small and…

Halloween greeting card – Eat, Drink & Be Scary owl

One of my favourite motifs is the owl, and owls certainly bring the boo during the Halloween season. They are mysterious and silent. Unassuming, precise killers. And they always have their eyes on you. This card moves away slightly from traditional Halloween colours, sporting a cooler pallette than bright oranges and purples. I used one…