The ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS Brightly Gleaming Designer Series paper was so popular last year that it’s making a “Hana Hou” (one more time!) appearance this year. Those metallic accents work beautifully with the kraft composition of our charming Mini Coffee Carrier. … More Brightly Gleaming Coffee Carrier
I visited two Maui State Parks and a National Park last week, and big trees were on my mind when I started thinking about my October DIY Easel calendar. Stampin’ Up! has Designer Series paper on SALE this month, and the Stitched Triangles dies gave me a way to tie it all together. … More October 2020 DIY: Stitched Triangles (and a DSP sale!)
You know that friend…the one who always knows? I have a friend like that, and she’s in one of my regular stamping groups. She always has little favors for every holiday, but since we’ve been meeting and stamping on Zoom she hasn’t been able to share them, so she mailed them. … More No trick – oh, what a TREAT!
Playing with shapes – circles, squares, triangles – yields great graphic images. Well, maybe not every single time, but when it happens, it pops! I’ve seen this Split Circle Technique and spent a couple of afternoons with a desk full of circles. … More Split Circles
ONE DAY STAMP SALE! September 23, 2020 save on select cling and photopolymer stamps. Starts 8pm HST on September 22!! … More ONE DAY STAMP SALE!
I’m at it again with the Acrylic Block Technique and Rooted in Nature stamps. I’m very pleased with this version. This is a single layer card with very limited embellishment, but the background technique catches your eye. … More Rooted in Nature with the Acrylic Block Technique
Every now and then I get in one of those “CLEAR THE SHELVES I’M USING IT ALL” moods. Today’s card was a result of a recent episode – what do you think? … More Mix and Match: Birds and Leaves
Are you as stunned to discover it is September as I am? My sense of time is completely disoriented, and that makes me really grateful for calendars. I have the feeling that I need a big board in my kitchen that says TODAY IS TUESDAY. IT IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2020. … More September 2020 DIY: Love of Leaves
I’ve had a number of people dear to me have to ramp up their battle with the Big C recently, and I needed a good dose of Hope. Love of Leaves has a message that helped carry my heart to them. … More Hope Changes Everything: Love of Leaves
I’ve struggled with creating watercolor backgrounds, but recently discovered this simple technique that yields great results. If I can do it, you can do it! … More Watercolor Backgrounds on Blocks