Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday, August 22, 2014

Birthday Cards With Alphabet Stamps! Individualized Birthday Cards!

Here are six birthday cards created using the Martha Stewart HAPPY BIRTHDAY paper punch and Stampin' Up paper punches for the corners and the alphabet.  Images are from the NOSTALGIQUES alphabet set, Emerson, Inky Antics, and All Night Media. A Score Board was used to score the lines on the second layer. Each card has a touch of fiber, either embroidery floss or twine. This completes the birthday cards for 2014 and now onto the Christmas cards.

More to come.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Birthday Cards, CAS Clean and Simple

These two birthday cards were created for a husband and wife. They both have birthdays on the same day in October. He's vertically enhanced (TALL) and she is vertically challenged (SHORT)! He gets the tall jack-o -lantern and she gets the short one.

Martha Stewart paper punches and Stampin' Up images.
More to come.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Happy Summer!

Wishing everyone a very Happy Summer!

Playing with my iPad and adding frames and text with apps.

I'm learning how to use the photo editing apps on my iPad!
These photos were created using:
Doodle Pro and
There is so much to learn and experiment with and so many apps to try!
I need to get back to some card making soon...
More to come!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

CAS Birthday Card

Here is a CAS Birthday Card using a crochet heart, a Cuttlebug embossing folder and a rubber stamp.  The pink paper was purchased as  "Handmade."  It embossed much better than I expected.

More to come!

A Spirelli and a Tea Bag Fold Birthday Card...CAS

I wanted to experiment with Tea Bag Folds and Spirelli 
on my Cuttlebug Embossing folders.
These did not turn out exactly as I hoped.
Pinterest had some great examples from 
far more talented crafters!
I'll keep experimenting.

More to come!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Thank You Cards...Fast, Easy Heartfelt Thanks!

These two thank you cards were created at the same time 
using the positive and negative of the Spellbinders die, 
along with some paper scraps and bits of ribbon.
Clean and simple (CAS)...
Fast and easy...
But heartfelt "Thanks!"

More to come..

Spring Birthday Card

Here is a CAS 
(Clean and Simple)
Spring birthday card.
More to come!

Birthday Card for a Favorite Veteran!

This Patriotic Birthday card was created for a
Favorite Veteran, Lynn's husband, Bob!

Sympathy Cards

I needed a couple of sympathy cards.
These are easy, clean and simple.
More to come.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Red Hat Birthday Card! Clean and Simple!

This CAS (clean and simple) Birthday Card was created for a 
dear friend, Beverly.
The stamped images are from Stampin' Up.  
(Going Out In Style)
Copic markers were used to color this Red Hatter.
Four strands of red sewing thread make the little bow.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014


Above is a Valentine's Day card created using
Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page paper punches 
and Stampin' Up Tag paper punches.
The "HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY" sentiment is from Hero Arts. 
It is stamped with REAL RED ink and adhered to the card front with a bit of red ribbon.
I threaded the ribbon on a large needle and punched through the finished card front 
and tied a knot on the front and back.
The tag has a little movement!

Here are mini Valentines created for my Free Spirit Friends.
They are die cut from Ellison dies and adhered to spellbinders scallop heart die cuts.
Metal brads were colored red, with nail polish and a small bow made with sewing thread was added.
Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy Valentine's Day!