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 ๐Ÿ˜€ The cards were a hit and I like the way they turned out….

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…

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…

CAS(E) This Sketch #216

Gotta love the stripes for the CAS(E) This Sketch #216 sketch: I needed another birthday card for a no-frills kinda guy and I thought this sketch worked really well for that. I stenciled the stripes on some green paper with MementoLuxe Nautical Blue ink. I built up the sentiment with a couple of die cuts,…

Color Throwdown #436

The colours for Color Throwdown #436 are: …light yellow, green and blue! Here is what I made with that combination: Kinda cute and springy ๐Ÿ™‚ stamps: Jillibean Soup Thanks for stopping by! (this card is available here)

new baby boy greeting card

Hello ๐Ÿ™‚ My neighbours recently had a baby boy and I wanted to make them a card to celebrate their first child: I went with traditional blue and kept the embellishments simple. I could have added something more, but I couldn’t find anything suitable in my stash so I left it as it was. I…

Freshly Made Sketches #279 – floral birthday card

What a neat sketch for Freshly Made Sketches #279: Horizontal layout!!! <3<3<3 Here is my card: I love those vibrant (but somehow kind of pastel) colours of those flowers with the grey. This was my second attempt at this sketch. The first one ended in a glitter spray ink disaster… This one is better, anyway…

Color Throwdown #433

It’s cornflower blue, green and white for Color Throwdown #433: Luckily, I had just picked up some blue paper! I die cut and then embossed the front panel. There is also a white embossed panel at the very back there, with the edges inked. I had some Hampton Art ink that matched the blue pretty…

Freshly Made Sketches #278

It’s a fun sketch this week for Freshly Made Sketches #278: Here is my card: I have some peach geometric paper behind the embossed blue panel. The enamel dots are also peach, and the brad attaching the scissors is a warm brass colour to play off the peach. I had been trying to figure out…

CAS(E) This Sketch #211

Here is this week’s sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch: I am not a floral person, but I still loved the look of the reaching stems topped with flowers. So… Balloons! I used complimentary orange and blue, and kept the ink simple with just black. The die cut frame is inlaid back in the paper around…

Color Throwdown #432

It’s a bright and bold combination for Color Throwdown #432: Here is my card:   The background is stenciled with ink and the stars are JilliBean Soup stamps. My favourite thing about this card is the offset HOORAY ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for stopping by! (this card is available here)