The Key to My Heart: A Valentine

Hi, everyone! After taking a short break, I am back with a little valentine. For the sentiment and the butterfly, I used my faithful old Underwood. The background was created from scratch, using watercolour paper, pages from an old book, and acrylic paint. With Valentine's Day coming up, a few challenge blogs this week are [...]

ABCD: Sketch Challenge

This was my first attempt to follow a sketch, and with this card I am hoping to qualify for two sketch challenges. The letter/number pattern was made using the Tim Holtz "Typo" layering stencil. The typewriter stamp is by Cavallini & Co, and this the first time I used anything by that company. It comes [...]

It’s Written in the Stars: The Snowman

I'm holding very tight,I'm riding in the midnight blue;I'm finding I can fly so high above with you. Today I am showing you my card featuring ... you guessed it ... The Snowman! Usually I put my cards in plain see-through (plastic or glassine) bags, but this time I decided to try making a matching [...]

My First (of December) Tutorial: Gift Card Holders

'Tis the most festive month of the year. Happy First of December, everyone! Oh how good it is to finally open the advent calendar: to press into that first window and hear the slight popping of the perforations giving in to reveal a festive image, or – even better – a sweet. After all, I've [...]