New hand lettering workshops for the holiday season! I’m super excited to offer Intermediate skills workshops. In these classes, we’ll take your Basics of Hand Lettering or Basics of Chalk Art skills and add design skills and flourishes to spice up your lettering and artwork. All perfect skills for those holiday envelopes, tags, and place cards! … [Read more…]
The summer has FLOWN by! I’m actually dying a little bit inside because of how quickly “Summer Swim Days” with our grandkids have come and gone. And, honestly, sending kids back to school in the Arizona July heat really seems inhumane. The good news is, we can get started on those Fall Lettering Workshops! I’ll … [Read more…]
I did not want to be an entrepreneur. I wanted a titled job (and/or a husband with one), a suburban house with a white picket fence, dinner on the table at 6:00, etc., etc. But after 32 years of marriage/adulthood, I have to confess what many people who know me well will already know – … [Read more…]
This card was inspired by a paper artist I follow, Vicky Papaioannou at Clip-n-Cuts blog. I don’t yet have the stitched heart dies, so I just created it using my Silhouette. Simple, but fun. A great patterned paper makes all the difference!
I was inspired to create this card the moment I saw this beautiful cut file in the Silhouette store. The DCWV shimmer paper in aqua was the perfect touch!
Couldn’t decide which paper to use for the pennant! These super fun snowmen are making frequent appearances in my cards this year.
This little bear is a favorite embellishment this year. I’m hoping to find the perfect setting for him on one my cards this year. This isn’t really my favorite, but it was still fun to create.
It’s hard to see the dimensional effect in this photo, but this card was super fun to make. I love using foam tape to add dimension and using embossed, stamped images to create backgrounds with interest.
A little fun with masks and coloring. I love my Tombow Dual brush markers for shading and creating dimension. And the Tim Holtz Distress inks create the perfect blends for the sky!
I love this snowy glitter paper – it was perfect for this lovely snowflake! The Darice Embossing folder created the perfect backdrop with the help from a little white ink.