I wanted some paper with Almost Amethyst and Summer Sun accents for a birthday card for my Mom. I had some old Amethyst Designer Series Pattern paper, but it was much too understated for the look I wanted. I wanted stripes. I could visualize the stripes! I pulled out my Aquapainter and some Whisper White … More The Aquapainter, and Why You Need Ink Refills Part III
It’s been a long time coming. I’ve tried a number of the Mojo Monday sketches and looked at way more than I’ve tried. More often than not, I’d look at the sketch and think it was out of my league. The few times I did attempt the sketch, I felt dissatisfied with the results. Until … More I think I found my MOJO!
Look familiar? I wanted to take the same images and do a simpler layout. I love these flowers, whatever they are. They have to be wildflowers – they just have that La Dee Dah look about them. Bloom where you’re planted and all that. Clearly for the First of October they had to be pink. … More It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Have I mentioned that I don’t understand the Dormant List? This is a happy card. It’s a happy birthday card. It’s a sunny yellow card. And it’s a Dazzling-Diamonds-sparkle-your-heart-out card. How could it not be happy? Working with the various shades of Stampin’ Up! yellows – Barely Banana, So Saffron, Summer Sun, even (once in … More Happy Watercolors
Yesterday was my annual Christmas card list with my wonderful upline, Crystal. It’s really fun to run a class with her – she has great ideas and her view of the world matches mine pretty well – a good mix of “just right” versus “whatevah”. She also makes an absolutely divine banana cake (you can’t … More Stamping with friends is double the goodness