Cards · CAS-ual Fridays Stamps · Versafine Inks · Zig clean color real brush

Calling All Sistahs Oct Encouragement Challenge

Hi all! There's a new Encouragement Challenge over at The Calling All Sistahs Challenge Blog and we have a great really Zen inspiration photo for you. To join us, all you have to do is: 1. Make an encouragement card inspired by the photo or colors or both. 2. Link up here by 12am EST… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs Oct Encouragement Challenge

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Calling All Sistahs – Time to check yourselves!

Its that time of the month, time to check yourselves! My "sistahs" and I at Calling All Sistahs Encouragement challenge blog are back again for your monthly reminder. AND October is also Breast Cancer Awareness month so if you haven't scheduled your yearly breast cancer examination yet, do it now! I did mine last month… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – Time to check yourselves!

Brushos paint powder · Cards · Stamplorations · Stencil

Adding shine to Embossing paste + Video

Hi all! I'm writing a really quick post today to share a video with you on how I made this card shine, using embossing paste with Brushos and Glimmer spray! This is also the first card I'm making for a sick child as part of a program I just joined called Zippy Zebra's Smiles &… Continue reading Adding shine to Embossing paste + Video

Cards · stamping · Versa Magic ink

Just Stamping around

I just realised that I don't do much simple stamping on my cards. Meaning I mainly colour my stamps with colour pencils, watercolours, marker pens, alcohol inks... so today I decided to make a card just by stamping inks onto it! I used Tsukineko's Versa Magic dew drop inks to stamp my black card as… Continue reading Just Stamping around

Cards · Distress Oxide inks · The sisterhood of crafters · Watercolor

The Sisterhood of Crafters – Pink October

October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness, and over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog, my "sistahs" & I are making it a "Pink October" challenge to support this very important theme. For our challenge, you just have to make anything pink! I'm hoping this month will remind you to get that all… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters – Pink October

Cards · spectrum noir · Versafine Inks · Watercolor

Cute critter card

I'm not a "cute" type of person. I preferred climbing trees when I was younger instead of playing with dolls, although I did love those paper dolls you dressed up by changing the paper dresses that stayed on when you folded the tabs...remember those? I don't remember fawning over cute animal images and I had… Continue reading Cute critter card

Cards · prismacolor pencils

How far I’ve come

Today's card is a personal landmark for me of how far I've come in my colouring capabilities since I started 6 months ago. I'm not celebrating the technical skills I've learnt, but rather the confidence I now have when I hold a pencil in my hand. The confidence to let myself go and be freer… Continue reading How far I’ve come