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:      

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…

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,…

CASology 236 – romance

CASology 236 is keeping the love vibes of February going with this week’s cue card: I took things a bit literally because I had a wooden embellishment that fit the bill:I inked the wooden embellishment with some gold. I die cut some hearts around the heart and arrow stamp and placed some gold vellum behind…

C.T.D. 398 -raspberry, pink, green, yellow

The Color Throwdown challenge this week includes these colours: Here is what I made:   The lime green spray ink on the card and ink on the wooden embellishments does not show up well in the photo unfortunately, but it’s there! I used two different stamps for the sentiments and framed them with inked wooden…

S.I.P. 53 – Case the DT!

Stamp Ink Paper‘s challenge this week is to case the design team! Pretty exciting! Each card was gorgeous and tempting, but I ended up choosing Justin’s: I chose this one because I loved the colour scheme and that the elements worked really well together. Full disclosure though, a part of why I chose this one…

CYCI 123 – red, white and blue

After a week off of being creative, I am back at it with this week’s Can You Case It challenge: The combination of red, white and blue is inspiring to many people on multiple levels. Here is what I came up with: I took advantage of the sunny but cool weather to take photos of…