ATSM

Making it Fit! Embossing Slimline Cards Using Regular Sized Folders

Welcome to another ATSM challenge. I, myself, struggle with CAS cards, you will see that if you follow me at all 😊 So, I challenged myself to create a CAS slimline card. A slimline card is a card that measures approximately 8.5" X 3.5" and fits in a standard long business envelope. Since this card… Continue reading Making it Fit! Embossing Slimline Cards Using Regular Sized Folders

Papercraft Business Challenge

It’s a Kind of Magic: Papercraft March Challenge #27

Welcome to another Papercraft Business Challenge! This month it's all about Masculine Birthday Cards or Birthday Cards for Boys. The inspiration for this challenge is an interactive card using stamps from The Sassy Club. My nephew is turning 12 years old next month and he is a HUGE fan of Harry Potter. So I decided… Continue reading It’s a Kind of Magic: Papercraft March Challenge #27

Happy Little Stampers Challenge

Five Simple Techniques using Watercolor Pencils

Today's experimentation.. ah..er..inspiration for this month's Happy Little Stampers challenge is coloring with watercolor pencils. At a recent trip to Japan, I visited the biggest craft store in Japan--maybe even in Asia. It's called Itoya. The store comprised of two buildings, 11 floors total. There I picked up a few copics to add to my… Continue reading Five Simple Techniques using Watercolor Pencils

Hero Arts

Hoppy Birthday! A Blog Named Hero Challenge

Hi! I'm so glad you could drop by! Hope you find some inspiration here. Originally these images I colored in were to be two separate cards. One was just to be a cupcake tier stand with a greeting and the other just a bunny birthday card. After coloring them in, I had an idea that… Continue reading Hoppy Birthday! A Blog Named Hero Challenge

ATSM

Coloring Everyday keeps the Blues Away!

This is my first inspiration post for the "Make Your Mark Challenge" over at the Addicted to Stamps and More blog. Last November 2019, I joined Kathy Racoosin's 30-day daily marker coloring challenge. If you haven't heard of Kathy, I encourage you to check her blog THE DAILY MARKER. She is an amazing colorist and… Continue reading Coloring Everyday keeps the Blues Away!

AECP, Altenew

AECP Impressive Heat Embossing: Faux Batik Technique

When I was still single, I owned a chain of boutique clothing stores called "Island Spice". The store specialized in tropical/resort clothing. I had about six stores at its peak but unfortunately I could not compete with the big box brands that were then starting to come into the market. The year I closed it… Continue reading AECP Impressive Heat Embossing: Faux Batik Technique

Concord & 9th

Concord & 9th Summer Tote and Friendship Card Hop

Welcome to my blog! If you are hopping along, you have just arrived from Michele Margaret. This is my first ever card hop! I'm so grateful to be part of friendship card hop hosted by the talented Courtney Kreeber. My project for today is a 3D tote. This special die set is called Everyday Purse… Continue reading Concord & 9th Summer Tote and Friendship Card Hop