ATCs and Viva Las Vegas Stamps

Experimenting with sprays and pens was a fun way to figure out how these two work best together. I started out just getting out some white card-stock and stamping in black pigment ink these Viva Las Vegas Stamp images. Embossing them helped seal the artwork and freed me from worrying about any ink blurring. Taking…

Spring Love Birds

Spring has sprung here and we’re just starting to see all the lovely flowers doing their superbloom thing.  With all the birds returning and the joys of Spring, I thought it might be nice to use up some of my Valentine’s Paper for Spring themes.  After all, Love is year round, right?  And I had…

Advent Day 8: Flip Flop Santa

This simple card was made using Distress Oxides and a Santa from this collection by Blank Page Muse. Used Color Box Archival Black ink and hand colored one image using Tombo markers.

Tiny Holiday Houses

Last year, I was attending one of my favorite monthly events (Long Beach Flea Market) and came across these little cardboard houses. I guess if they were in original perfect condition, they would be worth a lot of money, but lucky for me I found a box of damaged ones for like $20 or so….

Skating Santa Card

Living is Southern California, I don’t have a lot of opportunity to experience snow.  If I wanted to, I could drive to the mountains during or after a snowy time, but since we have been in drought for so many years, and really, driving through mountain roads is a little scary, I am taking the…

Altering a modern album into an Old Book

I bought a photo album for under $3 and so I decided to customize this for a present to a friend.  Because I am in a Historical Club, I wanted to make this album look on the outside like an old book. I used fun foam for the accent pieces for the hinges and heater….