Touch of Ink – Thinking of You

For 2021, I am creating a new and different challenge every weekend. This week is a Simple Sketch.  It has been a busy week for me and I only had time to create one card for this sketch instead of the three I normally make.  My card is a hybrid and would fall under theContinue reading “Touch of Ink – Thinking of You”

Great Layout #3

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 18, 2020 The last #simplestamping challenge of the year.  If you have time to create over the Holidays, review all of the sketches for this and the last two weeks, make some cards and have fun! Today’s sketch is another easy layout.  Your choice of paper, stamp(s) andContinue reading “Great Layout #3”

Great Layout #2

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 11, 2020 Continuing to encourage you to be creative and to craft, I have selected another easy layout that helps you to make lovely cards.  Your choice of paper, stamp and ink will yield very different looks.  Using this layout, I created three cards.  Using different techniques and/orContinue reading “Great Layout #2”

Great Layout #1

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 4, 2020 It always amazes me how quickly one can get behind. I find this happens to me near a month end. I am updating my calendar of events. My meetup.com class happens and before you know it, the personal deadlines I have set for myself were yesterdayContinue reading “Great Layout #1”

Shimmer Mist

Friday Simple Stamping – Black Friday – November 27, 2020 In recognition of Black Friday, the theme for today, the cards created are predominately Black with a touch of Shimmer. A few simple items to have in your crafting stash should be (1) Decorative Masks, (2) Shimmer Paint and (3) Blending Brushes and/or Sponge Daubers. Continue reading “Shimmer Mist”

World of Good

Friday Simple Stamping – Men’s Day – November 20, 2020 In the International Calendar of Days, November 19th was Men’s Day.  So, today, I bring you a selection of easy to create masculine cards. This is also the theme challenge over at the Watercooler this week: WWC298. I am featuring the product: WORLD OF GOODContinue reading “World of Good”

Pretty Parasol

 Friday Simple Stamping – Kindness Day – November 13, 2020 Guess what!  It is Kindness Day, today.  I wanted to create something bright and cheery to spread a little kindness… The featured stamp set is Pretty Parasol and the sentiment: You Make the Day Brighter.  The color palette is yellow, purple and gray. Easy TheContinue reading “Pretty Parasol”

Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day

 November 6th, 2020 Next week, November 11th, is Remembrance Day.  So the chosen theme for Simple Stamping this week is Remembrance Day. The featured stamp set is Painted Poppies as it is so appropriate. Easy – Always Remember The Poppy Blossom was stamped in Memento Black ink.  The Stems and Bud (minus the small blossom)Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Remembrance Day”

Friday Simple Stamping – Rooted in Nature

October 30th, 2020 This week the chosen theme for Simple Stamping is Seasonal Anything.  My intention was to use seasonal colors for an any occasion card. The featured stamp set is Rooted in Nature and specifically the Oak Tree image. I used a very easy technique that works really well with this stamp.  Multi-color Sponging. Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Rooted in Nature”

Friday Simple Stamping – Harvest Thanks

 October 23rd, 2020 This week the chosen theme for Simple Stamping is Thank You in Harvest Colors.  The featured stamp set is Winter Woods along with By the Dock, Parcels & Petals and Country Home for the sentiments.  The chosen colors, Soft Suede, Bumble Bee and Cinnamon Cider evoke a Fall seasonal feel. Easy –Continue reading “Friday Simple Stamping – Harvest Thanks”