Baby, Baby, Baby

A friend had a baby girl recently.  We worked together to come up with a birth announcement, and it was one of the most enjoyable collaborations I’ve done.  It was clear from the outset that this wasn’t going to be a pinky-frou-frou announcement, and so we experimented with a lot of color combinations.  In the … More Baby, Baby, Baby

Owl Love You Forever

Is it me, or has this whole stamping business gone to the birds? Woodgrain, Cheep Talk and Whimsical Words (retired 2010 SAB) stamp sets Whisper White, Crumb Cake (Kraft), Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip and  Shimmer White card stock A scrap of retired Riding Hood Red Designer Series Prints Pattern paper Crumb Cake and Chocolate … More Owl Love You Forever

Steppin’ up

I’m working on projects for workshops coming up and I’m struggling.  My personal card-making style tends to be in the “More is More” category, and not so much in the KISS (Keep It Simple, Sweetie) department.  All of my workshops are totally hands on – I don’t demonstrate anything, I just pass out the paper, … More Steppin’ up

Cheery and Cheep

It’s been a while since I’ve done a color challenge – I’ve made notes about at least half a dozen of them but that’s as far as they’ve gotten – until today.  So many challenges, so little time!  Fortunately, the Color Dare 67 challenge was a winner and the card practically made itself: Cheep Talk … More Cheery and Cheep

Cheery little birds

We’re staying positive here…working with cheery colors and cheery subjects!  I spent the afternoon with my oldest daughter on Saturday culling through heaps of papers, books, photos, and other accumulated mementos.  I also ended up with the challenge of reuniting a huge box of cd cases with the discs that belong inside.  It’s amazing how … More Cheery little birds

Cheep Love

Is it just me, or is anyone else having trouble un-sticking the concept of Christmas cards from her brain?  Hmmm…maybe I don’t want to hear the answer to that. I played with the Color Challenge at Splitcoast yesterday and really liked the combination.  The challenge was to use Certainly Celery, Bermuda Bay and Handsome Hunter … More Cheep Love