Wow! I can't believe Christmas has come and gone already! My husband completely surprised me this year and bought me a pottery wheel. I mostly hand build and the wheel as been a challenge to find time and let's be honest ---it's a bit intimidating at first. So now at my house I have a… Continue reading Doodle Art Vase
Merry Christmas! I love Christmas! I love decorating and preparing and visiting with friends and family and the wonder of watching it through the eyes of my young son! Here is a lovely Christmas card made with unexpected colors of "cranberry" and "light blue". Always, supplies and directions are below! Have yourself a merry little… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
I love Zinnias! They are my favorite annual flower to plant in my front yard. They grow and bloom all summer long until a hard frost. I decided I wanted to capture their beauty by making a stoneware clay dish- a shallow dish, great for use and display. I used my paper crafting zinnia stamp… Continue reading Zinnias
A clean, simple, thinking of you card featuring a yellow mulberry paper rose, jute, vellum leaves, and a woodgrain embossing folder! Come see how to make this simple, yet thoughtful card! Supplies: rectangle & square dies, woodgrain embossing folder, Cheery Lynn flourish #9, We R Memory Keepers Woodgrain embossing folder, jute string, vellum, Thinking of… Continue reading Thinking of you
Here is a fun fused glass soap dish project using a whimsical fish stamp from Heartfelt Creations! Supplies and directions are as follows! Because of the many specialized tools and products used to make this projects I recommend to do this project at a "Paint your own Pottery & Fused Glass Shop". You could also… Continue reading Fused Glass Fish Soap Dish
Happy Birthday! Here is a new birthday card. Again, I used the embossing folder letter press technique to make my own beautiful background paper. I love using watercolor paper for this as it is thicker than regular cardstock and really glows with the distress ink. Using pre-made mulberry paper flowers makes this card come together… Continue reading Happy Birthday!
Thank you! Here is a bright and cheery, beautiful card that started with a piece of watercolor paper that was letter pressed in an embossing folder. Add some die cuts, a foamiran flower or two and done! Supplies and directions are below! Supplies: 5" x 7" White cardstock card base, 140# cold press watercolor paper, vellum,… Continue reading Thank you!
When you need a "thinking of you" card to encourage a friend going through a difficult time or as a sympathy card to don't want it too fussy. Here is a lovely one that isn't too over the top. 🙂 Supplies: 5.5" square card base, lilac paper, white cardstock, seam binding ribbon, mulberry flowers, Cheery… Continue reading Thinking of You
Hello! Here is a fun way to say hi to a friend! Send a pot of forever flowers! I used the Heartfelt Creations Dogwood stamp and die set along with their older discontinued flower pot set. Pair with a doily from Cheery Lynn Dies and you have a fabulous forever flowers card! Supplies: Heartfelt Creations (HFC)… Continue reading Hello!
Good morning! Today I have a "birthday wishes" card for you! The paper is gorgeous and is from the newly re-designed Lemoncraft "House of Roses" set. Instead of making my own flowers for this one, I used a variety of white, pink and pink/white mulberry flowers, with foliage from Cheery Lynn dies. This card is full of sweet,… Continue reading Birthday Wishes