Bearing Gifts From the Heart Stamps

Today I’m posting with this week’s AND this month’s From the Heart Stamps challenges.  A twofer! The weekly challenge is an “i {heart} card sketch challenge with a tWiSt“. Here’s the sketch we were to use for inspiration.  The twist was to distress the edges, which I opted not to […] Read more »

Deck the Halls

Before I talk about my card today, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to my newest e-mail subscriber, Mary.  And to Haidee & Veronica who are now following me on Networked Blogs. Welcome to all of you!  I’m so glad you’re here. Here’s From the Heart Stamps November Digital […] Read more »

Blowing Kisses

Here’s this week’s sketch for the i {heart} card sketches challenge by From the Heart Stamps: As it gets closer to the holidays, it becomes more difficult to keep up with challenges; but I don’t like missing the challenges by From the Heart Stamps.  So here’s my card, featuring Blowing […] Read more »

Puppy’s First Christmas

First, I have something exciting I want to share with you!  I submitted a card to The Craftys, “the awards that celebrate the best in DIY across the United States” back in September.  It was a card I made for an artist that I particularly like and had planned on […] Read more »

Sweet Tweet

Before I begin my post, I wanted to share I didn’t make a single Halloween card this year.  For me, that’s terrible because I love Halloween.  If you want you to see some past Halloween cards, here’s one post and here’s another.  Happy Halloween everyone! And now for my post: […] Read more »

A Bushel of Thanks

This is the i {heart} card sketches with a tWiSt for this week: I decided to use the Apple Market digital stamp set as I thought it would be perfect for my interpretation of the sketch; spotlighting a part of the image in that rectangle.  This is a great image, […] Read more »


It’s time for From the Heart Stamps Digital Stamp of the Month Challenge.  And since I participated in their challenge last month, I received their October Image free…yup, FREE! As soon as I saw this image, I knew I exactly what I wanted to do with it…which rarely happens as […] Read more »


This is the weekly sketch for the i {heart} sketches with a tWiSt challenge by From the Heart Stamps.  The twist is to make the card totally CAS (clean and simple) with Paper Strips. Whew, this was a difficult challenge for me!  I just can’t pull off clean and simple!  […] Read more »

Hat Trick Chick

Time for another i {heart} card sketches with a tWiSt (#121 to be exact) with From the Heart Stamps.  Here’s the challenge sketch: I planned out my card and I tried, I really tried, to keep it flat as that’s the twist this week but I just couldn’t bring myself […] Read more »

Do You See What I See?

It’s time for another i {heart} card sketches with a tWiSt #120 at From the Heart Stamps and since I {heart} From the Heart Stamps, I decided to join in the fun.  Here’s the sketch: This week, I’m going to incorporate the “twist” which is to enlarge and crop an […] Read more »