Creating with Petal Palette and a little Brusho

Brusho intimidated me for a while. Everyone else seemed to be an expert, but I was afraid to begin. I’m happy to report that my fears were unfounded: even a Brusho Novice can get really interesting results: Stamps: Petal Palette Color Palette: Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant, Always Artichoke Accessories:  Big Shot, Petals and More Thinlits … More Creating with Petal Palette and a little Brusho

Hello Climbing Orchids

Lately I’ve found myself needing cards with more generic greetings: hello, thinking of you, that sort of thing. This big HELLO stamp from the Hello Friend set is a design element on its own, but I had a stack of orchids waiting to be used, and the combination was very satisfying: Stamps:  Climbing Orchid, Touches … More Hello Climbing Orchids

CASEing the Piggy

July 1 brings Bonus Days back to Stampin’ Up!  Spend $50 in July and earn a $5 reward to spend as you choose in August – with no limit. What’s on your list? If I didn’t have it already, I’ll tell you what would be on my list:  This Little Piggy. This piggy makes me … More CASEing the Piggy

Pink October Round Two

I’m back in the pink!  A couple of weeks ago I pulled out the Touches of Texture set and put it to the Pink Test. Stamps:  Touches of Texture, Remarkable You Color Palette:  Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo Accessories:  Big Shot, Bunch of Banners Framelits, Layering Oval Framelits, Aquapainter, Stampin’ … More Pink October Round Two

August on the Farm

I’m smitten with these little farm critters: Stamps:  Barnyard Babies Color Palette:  Mint Macaron, Basic Black, Basic Gray, Blushing Bride, Soft Suede Accessories:  Paper snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Aquapainter It’s therapeutic to watercolor these three friends, and I didn’t mind fussy-cutting that little bitty billy goat.  The longer I enjoy this craft, the more I don’t … More August on the Farm