Monday, September 1, 2014


Good Day Everyone,

Today is the day for the release of the new stamp set from The Stamps of Life. It is called Ornaments4Christmas. With this card I embossed the ornament and the sentiment.  I love using none traditional colours for my Christmas cards.

Please check out the gallery at The Stamps of Life to see all the amazing projects made with this stamp set.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Monday, July 28, 2014

CardMaker and The Stamps of Life Blog Hop

Good Morning Everyone.
Welcome to the CardMaker and The Stamps of Life Blog Hop!
The CardMaker Designers and The Stamps of Life Designers will be teaming up to show you some wonderful projects featuring stamps from The Stamps of Life.
I would like to share with you my card, using products from The Stamps of Life. I used the Circle Flip-Its # 2 die for my base. This die makes card making  quick and easy. I used stamps from the set HappyBday2you.

Make sure and comment on each of the blogs in the hop! One winner will be randomly chosen to win 3 stamp sets of their choice ($12.95 value or less)!  The winner will be chosen July 31st and announced on The Stamps of Life Blog on August 1st.

Hop List
The Stamps of Life blog

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Derwent and Art Journaling

Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you one of my favourite techniques that I use to make my  background in my art journal. I got this technique from Terri Kahri. She has a wonderful video you can watch. I like to use Dylusions Small Creative Journal when I am working on different techniques. This is sort of like my note book of techniques.
I love using the Derwent Intense Colored Pencils to make this back ground.

Before you start you must prep your page with gesso. If you don't, your page will pill ( not sure if that is the word). You scribble over your page with your Derwent Intense Pencils. These are the colours I started with, Tangerine, Sienna Gold, Violet and Freesia. Using a baby wipe you rub your marks until they are mixed together. You let this dry and then add Sherbet and Dark Aquamarine.

I then take Dina Wakeley Turquoise paint and rub with a baby wipe to certain areas of my pages. Not too much but enough to blend the colours. 

I than used Dina Wakeley Textures stamps with different colours of her paint and stamp all over to finish off the background.

You can also use this technique to make  backgrounds for your card making. 

Thanks for looking and have a great day. 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Lindy's Stamp Gang Golden Angel Wings and Ultimate Crafts Summer Breeze

Good Morning Everyone,

Thought for this up coming Donate to Create we should try some of the new Lindy's Stamp Gang embossing powder. Lindy's embossing powders are two tone, it gives you a secondary shimmer to your image. So I picked Golden Angel Wings to highlight the butterfly. I also used a new embossing folder from Ultimate Crafts- Bella Collection for my background, this one is called Summer Breeze. The butterfly is from Graphic 45 stamp set Botanical Tea.

My picture didn't give the embossed butterfly justice. Hope to see you this coming Wednesday. Thanks for looking and have a great day.


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Denim and Daises Stamp & Die Set

Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you this Wednesday, Donate to Create Card. I used the stamp and die set, Denim and Daises from Paper Smooches.  This is such a cute set. The paper is from Graphic 45 new line Erie Tale Enchantment. Love Love this paper. The colours are beautiful. Then I had to add bling, buttons and some dots with the Viva Decor Pearl Pen.

  Inside the card I added a 4x5 piece of card stock and the extra little pieces from my die cuts. This way you  can stamp or write a sentiment. 


Hope to see you this Wednesday. Thanks for looking and have a great day.


Sunday, July 6, 2014

Star Garlands from Memory Box

Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you this up coming Donate to Create class. I love this Star Garland Die from Memory Box. This die you could use for any occasion. The possibilities are endless. I thought I would do Christmas in July theme.

The Paper is from Echo Park Reflection of Christmas Line and the sentiment is from an old set from JustRite. Thanks for looking and have a great day.


Sunday, June 8, 2014


Good Evening Everyone,

Want to share with you my projects I did with this months stamp set from The Stamps of Life. The set is called Treats2give. 

Did some mixed media with this treat bag. 

Just for you card.

Envelope with tag. 

Thanks for looking and have a great evening.

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