Amazing Sunset from our Summer Escape to the Oregon Coast

We’re back after a little hiatus with a quick video of this amazing sunset at the Oregon Coast.  While...

Confirmation Card

My niece was recently confirmed and I wanted to send a special confirmation card.  You know how you surf...

Lavender Double Gatefold Card

I love architectural cards and when I saw a video creating a double gatefold card, I knew I needed...

Father's Day Card using Distress Oxide Inks

I found this packet of milkweed seeds at the store recently and was inspired to make a Father’s Day...

March Mission: Inspiration Art Journal Page

Catching up on some art journal pages that I’ve worked on over the last few weeks.  This page was...
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Amazing Sunset from our Summer Escape to the Oregon Coast
Cards
Confirmation Card
Cards
Lavender Double Gatefold Card
Cards, Videos
Father's Day Card using Distress Oxide Inks
Challenges, Journal Pages, Mission Inspiration
March Mission: Inspiration Art Journal Page
Golden Retriever birthday card Northwood stamps P9989
Birthday, Cards

Golden Retriever Birthday Card

This week’s project is a birthday card for the breeder of my wonderful golden retriever, Lily.  We recently lost her older sister, my sweet Heidi dog, and are on the list for an upcoming puppy.  We were on the way to look at the litter of golden retriever puppies and the breeder’s birthday just happened to be this week.

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Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds
Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds
Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds
Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds
Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds
Techniques

Sparkly Shimmery Card Backgrounds

Sometimes the design on a card just calls for more than just a plain colored background.  Simple designs and designs that feature crisp white foregrounds are two areas where just a bit of bling makes the card complete.  It would be great

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Birthday, Cards

Feminine Birthday Card

After moving cross-country for a new job, I needed an outlet for my creative energy since I didn’t have house remodeling or landscaping projects in which to channel that spark to create.  The universe has an immense sense of humor and profound irony in that I got hooked on card-making.  The irony being,

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Storage & Organization

Embossing Powder Storage

 Over time, I’ve accumulated a nice collection of embossing powders, largely one brand–Lindy’s Stamp Gang.  I live with some tight space constraints and struggled with how to keep them somewhere visible, in a compact fashion, and easy to access.  After having them stacked up in a decorative box from Michael’s,  

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Journal Pages, Mission Inspiration

February Mission Inspiration using Lindy’s Stamp Gang Feb Colors

While I’ve watched hundreds of videos over time of many very talented people creating art journal pages, I’ve been challenged by the vision and inspiration to do one myself.  I stumbled onto a very creative chap, Mike Deakin, who runs a Facebook group, Mission Inspiration and have enjoyed his videos on YouTube.  Finally, with specific prompts, I had vision and…

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Feminine Birthday Card

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Lavender Double Gatefold Card

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