You’re a Grand Old Flag

With Independence Day coming up, I thought I would play around with some Blank Page Muse stamps and a few newer techniques that Tim Holtz showed on one of his Saturday Distress Oxide ink demos earlier in the year. Supplies: Eagle on Shield Line Art Rubber Stamp Sc106-1Small Wavy Flourish Rubber Stamp by Pam Bray…

Under the Curvy Sea

For those that do not really know me, I love fantasy and sci-fi in my normal real life. Since I was a child, I spent Saturday mornings watching HR Puffinstuff, Doctor Who and other shows that dipped their toes into the fantastical. When I started doing stamping and crafts over 30 years ago, the first…

Quicky Share: Art Journal Page Share

I’ve been busy playing with my new art journal.  Hoping to fill this little booklet with all sorts of crazy stamped collages in the next few months.  I’ve been pretty happy so far with the results.  What do you all think?  

Advent Day 24: Moon girl Wreath

I’ve been playing a lot with coloring with distress oxides directly on to the inside of an embossing folder before pressing paper into it. This card has a tea dyed area on white card stock then embossed. Mowed Lawn distress inks was brushed inside the folder. The figure is from Characterconstructions.com and I stamped on…

Advent Day 23: Poinsettia Embossed Card

This double-sided Card has embossed details that have been ink inlaid on the front is an embossed wreath with oxide colors. A poinsettia is punched and glued thru the center.

Advent Day 22: Santa Gift Bag

Yes, I’m changing things up and doing another how-to for something that isn’t a tag or card…but could be used the same way. Project ideas that can be customized to whatever the occasion and need are super helpful for my busy lifestyle.  More general projects, full of techniques and easy to adjust to various special…

Advent Day 16: Skiing, Stockings, Snowflakes and Cocoa

Tim Holtz TH93740 Idea-Ology Christmas Ephemera Pack, Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Mini Christmas Things Christmas Stocking, Snowflake and Hot Cocoa die all embellish this gift tag.  Tag base was embossed using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Snowflake texture Fades embossing folder and colored with Distress Oxide (just the raised areas).

Advent Day 11: Santa with an Attitude

This rubber stamped image is glued to card stock that had been embossed using Sizzix folders and inked up with Distress Inks. Corners were cut out using a decorative punch.