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…

penguin family card

I had a request for a card with animals – two parents and two babies. I don’t have a lot of animals in my stash so it was off to a big box craft supply store for me. I stood in the sticker aisle, conflicted. It felt like the most difficult choice I had to…

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…

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…

Speech Bubble Congrats Card

Howdy! I recently picked up a set of We R Memory Keepers Lifestyle Crafts Goosebumpz Bubbles embossing folders (isn’t that a mouthful). I jumped at the chance to use them to make this card: I hand wrote little sentiments in the tiny bubbles on the back panel. The bubbles are different shapes, and I used the…