Just one little Fri-die

I have this pile of gatefold cards I bought a year ago at a craft fair, with a fantastic idea of what to do with them, but obviously once I got home, I couldn't remember why I bought them! To make matters worse, they are shiny card stock, so not possible to do any blending or … Continue reading Just one little Fri-die

Smooshing Wooshing

There are a lot of techniques to make cards out there and I think I learn at least one new one a week! After I've learnt all of them, if thats even possible, I'm eager to see which style I settle in. For the moment I feel like I'm all over the place, as I'm always … Continue reading Smooshing Wooshing

Inspirational Sources + prize winners

Its very rare that I make a card that is inspired by just me, myself and I. I think the only cards I make where I'm not (consciously) influenced by others are my shadow box cards. The other day, a friend asked me to make a card for his father's 75th and when he told … Continue reading Inspirational Sources + prize winners

Artistic Compromise

When I started out making cards, it was just an outlet for my artistic cravings that was pent up in me for so long that I never even knew I had them! Since I started turning my card fanaticism into a tiny business though (only in size not in hours spent...), I have been confronted … Continue reading Artistic Compromise

A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

I am really proud and happy to announce the birth of...a new shadow box card design! Those of you who know me must just have let out a breath of relief that I didn't have another child! Don't worry, I am happily in my "menopausing" stage and our kids are nowhere close to being parents! … Continue reading A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

Geometric Marbling pattern

I love card challenges because they challenge me to try new techniques and keep my brain cells from dying too rapidly! This card layout took a while to come together in my mind, as I wanted to join in Winnie & Walter's 3rd year Birthday Bash, Pattern-making challenge...without any Winnie & Walter products! (My recent orders … Continue reading Geometric Marbling pattern

Hot Pink Marbling

Yes... another post on marbling, and its not going to be the last, so bear with me! What can I say, I LOVE the look of marbling. I love that you can use it as a background to create a beautiful scene like my previous post here, or as a flower pattern in a die cut … Continue reading Hot Pink Marbling

Nail Polish Art

I love trying new techniques, which is one of the reason I enjoy making cards so much as there are so many techniques to put ink on paper, who knew! This card was made using nail polish of all things. I first saw it over at Winnie & Walter's The Gossip Column with the amazing Taheerah … Continue reading Nail Polish Art

Sparkly ombre background

I was on a roll this week, with no kids and no outside commitments, all I did was make cards with my new stash received this week, learnt new techniques, and leave lots of love out in Blog land! I think I must have spent 10h a day just on card making activities...and I still … Continue reading Sparkly ombre background