Theme Challenge Welcome to my Saturday Challenge with the Global Design Project 107 Theme Challenge. This is a great theme for a challenge as I believe we should live in a state of thankfulness and gratefulness. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the Design Team’s inspiration. You can also see what other challenge participants have shared. I have used 2017 – 2019 In Colors for my card in this Theme Challenge. The Paisleys & Posies Photopolymer… Read more »

Spooky Cat Today’s post is brought to you by Spooky Cat which you can purchase as a bundle. So I have a card share for you today using the Spooky Cat Bundle. Perhaps this will entice you to make something with the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper too. Here’s a look at the bundle: Now my card today uses this stamp set and the Spooky Cat Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card: Now for someone who doesn’t like cats (they don’t like me and… Read more »

Freshly Brewed with Wood Words Thanks for stopping by and hopping with the Latte Girls who are creating inspiration around Freshly Brewed with Wood Words. Now I must admit to having not used this set to its full potential but loved making projects for today’s Blog Hop. This is such a great bundle and if you purchase it now, you save 10% on the bundle price: Make sure you visit the other blogs in the hop: Leonie Narelle I’ve made two cards… Read more »

Today I’m getting back to mu blog challenges with At Home With You! challenge from WWYS #134 // At Home With You. I had visions of making a heap of these cards now we’ve moved house and just letting people know our new address. So this challenge came just at the right time. At Home With You! I played around with different colours and papers and decided the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack was the way to go. Here’s my… Read more »

Give Thanks

Give Thanks When we Give Thanks we think of Thanksgiving Day which is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and around the same part of the year in other places. Although Thanksgiving has historical roots in… Read more »

This week’s Quick and Easy card is Easy Eastern Palace. It does require some use of the Big Shot, however I suggest if you’re making one card make a few and just change the sentiments as you stamp. Easy Eastern Palace Can you see the embossed image on the Fresh Fig card? It’s made with the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Folder. I I’m sure you have many tamps with sentiments on them so make a few of the medallions in… Read more »

Holiday Friday As promised, I will bring you a holiday project each Friday for the remainder of 2017. So Holiday Friday this week is a card my class attendees will be making tomorrow in class. It uses the Carols Of Christmas Bundle. So here’s today’s card and it is Christmas themed for my first Holiday Friday post: This one is fairly easy but does require some scoring which can be done either with your Stampin’ Trimmer (give the cutting mat 1/4… Read more »

My post is a little later today as I did two posts yesterday. Here’s a Painted Harvest Easy treat bag for you to make for your FREE download today. Now, remember this is just an idea and you could use it with any Designer Series Paper (DSP) and stamp set. Take the idea and make it your own in a short while. It makes a lovely ‘little’ gift for a friend or colleague. Painted Harvest Easy  This is a wonderfully versatile… Read more »

Today I’m continuing with the masculine theme and bringing you Birthday Wood Textures. I’ve used the Wood Textures DSP Stack to create this card and then added the sentiment as an embellishment. Birthday Wood Textures INSTRUCTIONS: Cut your A4 card in half to gain a card base and then score and fold in the centre. Sponge around the front of your card using a sponge and your chosen ink. Cut your DSP 0.5cm smaller on each side Measure the long side… Read more »

WatercolorSeasons

Today I have a change of pace and am heading back to a watercolor technique with Thinking Watercolor. This is a very easy technique which doesn’t require many supplies and could be used for any type of card. Thinking Watercolor I will be making a video tutorial on this technique soon so you will be able to see how easy it is to do. Here’s how to make the card: Cut A4 card (Bermuda Bay) in 1/2 then score at 10.5cm… Read more »