Tuesday, September 17, 2019

New Christmas stamps by Quietfire Design

Hello!  I'm on the Quietfire blog today showing you how I used a single layout to make different Christmas cards with newest Christmas release by Suzanne.  Hop on over to the Quietfire blog to see how I did it and the new stamps!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

One stamp and three different backgrounds

Hi, I'm over on the Elizabeth Craft Design Blog today with instructions and supply lists on how I made 3 different backgrounds to go with this one stamp.  Check it out!  Thanks!

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Using up extra backgrounds with Quietfire Design dies

How often do you change your mind on a design as you're making the card?  For me, lots! Only once in a while does it actually turn out how I pictured it.

So my projects today utilizes Quietfire Design dies combined with those perfectly good "leftovers."  There are quite a few dies to pick out of but with back to school still in mind, I went with Be Yourself and Good Luck.  From my stash of backgrounds I found a couple of wreaths I had just painted to make table setting number placards as well as a colored stamp from a recent play date.  (The older the scrap, the longer they stay in the scrap pile unfortunately.)

These first two cards could easily be swapped with any word die (I was really tempted to use the small Happy Birthday in them).  The wreaths were my first attempt at painting tiny roses and greenery - my Koi clean color brush made it very easy to mass produce these.  If you have other tiny artwork that are in your practice piles, consider turning them into cards! 

This cute boy card combines Be Yourself with this tiny superhero from My Favorite Things - just another good fit, I thought.  Hope you like my rather random post.  :)

Be Brave Bold Yourself - Metal Cutting Dies

Good Luck - Metal Cutting Die

Thursday, August 22, 2019


Are you the happy parent that is so glad that school is back on or the sad parent that wishes summer could go on forever?  I am definitely the former - I love my routine and knowing what day of the week it is.  I do not look forward to homework and chauffeuring my kids here and there but at least we'll have something to do!

I made these 3 cards to celebrate the return of education featuring the Spellbinders Monthly Small Die Club Kit backpack.  It is so cute!  And so detailed - I love all the pieces that come with it and after watching their video on how to assemble it, I had to order the tiny magnet.  The flap can be flipped up to reveal a slit where you can insert an extra message.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

ECD Happy Day

For all you with kids about to get behind the wheel, I have a card for you over on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog!  Check it out for full instructions and supply list.

Challenge I am playing in: