Tag: cards

  • Floral Emboss Resist

    A few days ago I decided to play with a new technique. I have done Emboss Resist with Clear Embossing Powder a variety of ways but I saw some big name Crafter demonstrating a couple of new resist techniques. (I think it was Jennifer Macguire – not sure) Anyway the first one was pretty much […]

  • What’s an Occasions?

    In the Stampin Up world the word Occasions evokes the joy of the Spring Mini Catalog celebrating all those Special occasions that  occur after Christmas and before Halloween. So its a lot of cool feelings. The 2017 Occasions catalog is filled with a lot of super fun stamps, dies, and embellishments. But sometimes you end […]

  • Crafting with Family

    What a fun holiday! My daughter, Jennifer & I created cards together. And on Sunday, Caitlin joined us in the craft room and she and I both created cards using the same image. We both used the new Gerda Steiner Mermaid Digital Stamp. Here is Caitlin’s card: At 4 yr old she loves the creative […]

  • Filled with Love card for you

    I recently found a blog where the author (Robin Messenheimer)  includes a card sketch with every card she posts and over 95% of the sketches are accurate. Since it seems that more and more lately I don’t have the time to craft and when I do I spent 2/3 of my time in the planning […]

  • Beyond the Card Front . . .

    How many times have you attended a class, stamp camp or workshop and seen a drool-worthy card only to want more when you opened it up to find it blank inside? More often than not as a designer we spend all of our creative juices designing the perfect front to a card and then stop. […]