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…

Merry Christmas Hanging Snowflake

I traveled a lot this year and from before Halloween though until the second week of December, I was out and about in Europe and Asia. This was a good news, bad news sort of thing. Good news for me, I saw and experienced a lot of cool things. Bad news, this obviously cut into…

Christmas Cards in closer detail

I’m not a big card maker. In fact, I haven’t made many because I wasn’t always happy with the completed result. Either the cards were super simple or they just didn’t look good enough to hand off to people. This year, I told myself that I would just make as many cards as I could,…

Super simple Thank You Note cards

I am a craft hoarder. With lots of things, admitting is the first step that there is a problem. My stash keeps growing because a) I can’t help myself and buy too much crap and b) I like “saving stuff for something special.” Which that special project, never came. So my nicest stuff was just…

Skull Card

Halloween is coming up and it’s time for a quick share of a card I made using all Tim Holtz products: Skull die Halloween Embossing Folder Distress inks

Harvest Time

Dollar Tree has some fantastic buys in crafting and home decor that really allow makers to make really cool decorations for under ten dollars. This is the case with my Harvest Time table center piece. I picked up from Dollar Tree a styrofoam pumpkin, a bunch of fake autumn leaves, some sparky fern, a gold…

Dollar Tree Witch Sister Trick or Treat

Dollar Tree has some great, inexpensive items perfect for craft projects. In the framing area, they have several hanging frames with artwork in them like a 3-D wall hanging. These are great to remove the art inside and decorate however way you want. In my case, I did a Halloween hanging box, using mostly Dollar…