Welcome to the Neighborhood with The Cutting Cafe

Our challenge with The Cutting Cafe this month gave us some flexibility as to which cut file we wanted to use.  We could pick from the Happy Fall Scene Card Template and Cut File or the Welcome to the Neighborhood Scene Card Template and Cut File.  As you can see […] Read more »

Just Hatched at Sunsational Stamps

Today I’m sharing another card I made with Sunsational Stamps digital images.  I used the Eggstra Special Easter and the Eggstra Adorable collections from their April release. I used the duck and nest from the first collection and the shell from the second collection to make this sliding pop-up card. […] Read more »

Recycle at Connie Can Crop

It’s time for a new challenge at Connie Can Crop.  This month the challenge is, “recycle”; to create a project using something recycled or reused.  I had two ideas in mind and was so torn as to which one to make.  This is the card that won the toss-up: I […] Read more »

My Favorites of 2016

Happy New Year!   May I be the first to wish you that on this New Year’s Eve! I blinked…and there went 2016.  Whew, that was fast! I thought I’d take a trip down memory lane, looking at the cards I’ve made this last year; sharing my favorites with you.  […] Read more »

Technique Tuesday-Acetate as Card Base

Over the years, I’ve seen many cards made using an acetate base.  I’ve tried making several myself and always had trouble keeping them standing.  It seems the acetate I was using wasn’t strong/thick enough to support the card stock and/or embellishments.  I figured out several workarounds, but then I discovered […] Read more »

November Technique Blog Hop-Vellum & Acetate

Welcome to the November Technique Blog Hop Our year of sharing various techniques is almost through, if you’ve not gotten the chance to hop and comment each month, click on the links below to take you to the posts. January-Emboss Resist   February-Ink Layering   March-Inlaid Die Cutting   April-Shaker Cards   May-Spinner […] Read more »

A CDL for Donna!

What do you give someone who worked hard to pass her written and driving CDL license?  Why, her own bus, of course!  And without further ado, here it is: Okay, it’s not quite large enough to drive; but it’s certainly large enough for Donna’s friends, Deb & Ray, to convey […] Read more »

You’re on a Roll at Connie Can Crop

Hello everyone, today is my birthday!  I can’t think of anything more fitting than sharing my Connie Can Crop Design Team project because being asked to be on her DT has been a real gift to me.  I’m featuring the Sushi digital image from our sponsor this month, Craftin’ Desert […] Read more »

Card A Day Challenge-June Cards

June brings another week of challenges at Card A Day Challenge and, since my week just finished up I thought I would share them with you.  As I provided descriptions for each card when they were posted on CADC, the headers provide a link back to the card.  If you […] Read more »

A New Nest at Paper Crafting World

I’m putting on my Paper Crafting World Design Team hat today!  I’m sharing a card featuring the Bird House cut file.  I thought this would make a great focal image on a card I want to make for a friend moving into a new apartment…her “new nest”!  Here’s a picture […] Read more »