Hero Arts Hummingbirds

Hi all, I’m over at the a2z Scrapbooking blog today to inspire you to join us in our monthly challenge which is to “Color It In”. So please share any colouring projects you have made at the link up on the blog and who knows, you could be the lucky winner of a digital stamp,…

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The Colour of Passion

… and I’m not talking about the telenovela. I just took another on-line class at the Altenew Academy called “In the mood for Color” and it reminded me that colours can evoke feelings and communicate a silent message. So I tried to apply it to today’s card, and I hope that even without looking at…

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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 &…

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Calling All Sistahs – Send an Encouragement card

Hi all, its time again for the Encouragement challenge over at the Calling All Sistahs Blog and this time we have a lovely mood board to inspire you to create a card for someone who might need a little encouragement. AND on top of sending someone some love, you could also win a $25 gift…

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Wishing You Happiness

I made this card for my kids favourite teacher, who left the school to further her studies at Harvard. I wanted to make a card that  resembled her, bright, cheerful, young and enthusiastic about teaching! So Ms Martinez, I hope you liked it! I first stamped the pretty lotus from CAS-Usual Fridays Mon Ami set…

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With this ring I thee wed…

I attended a friend’s wedding this weekend and it is so nice to have 1.Young enough friends & 2. Friends who still believe in marriage! ( I guess those 2 go together…). During the marriage we were asked to write notes they would read 1 year later and I was struggling to try and write…

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Trompe l’Oeil

“Trompe-l’œil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions.” – Wikipedia. OK… my card is not that sophisticated, but I was going for that effect! I used to think using design paper on hand made cards was “cheating”, and so I put away…

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