I’m not a classically trained artist – SURPRISE – but I pay attention to trends and try to pick up simple techniques. One thing I’ve learned is that watercolor paper makes a big difference when you are, well, watercoloring. A couple of weeks ago I played with watercolor wash: Stamps: Flowering Fields, Tin of Cards … More Watercolor wash
No snow-women here…nope, we have sand-women: Warm Wishes was featured in last year’s Holiday catalog and although it’s retired I couldn’t help but share this idea. You could get pretty creative with some Stampin’ Sponges and come close to this – but Warm Wishes was faster. Only two more sleeps til Christmas!
I work at having an “attitude of gratitude” all year long, and in November I give myself a little extra reminder: Stamps: Thankful For (retired), Wetlands, Gorgeous Grunge Color Palette: Old Olive, Crushed Curry, Baked Brown Sugar Can I just say that if you are one of the 4 people left who don’t own Gorgeous … More Remembering to be Thankful
I’m going to be very happy every morning in May to walk into my kitchen and see this month’s little Easel Calendar: I love this Wetlands stamp set, especially these little shorebirds. I used my Aquapainter to add a little Basic Gray around the waterline. I sponged a little crumb cake below and Pool Party … More Shorebirds
The Sweet Sayings Cards and Envelopes are Grrrrrrrrrreat!!(I think my demographic may be showing…does anyone else remember Tony the Tiger?) Stamp sets: Too Kind and Wetlands Color Palette: Crisp Cantaloupe, Coastal Cabana and Real Red Accessories: Sweet Sayings card and envelope set And now for something completely different… Change the font (this is from Oh, … More Simple and Sweet
I’m not an official “birder”, but I am certainly a bird lover. The Wetlands stamp set jumped off the page at me the first time I looked through the 2013-2014 Stampin’ Up! annual catalog, but I was amazingly disciplined and waited to buy it. Last week, the wait was over! Wetlands stamp set Naturals White, … More Shorebirds