Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Love You-Mini Card

I love:
(This one is 3 1/2" x 2 1/2".)

I was inspired by the following Challenges:

 (Show us something you LOVE.)

Stamps:  (SSS)-YOU
Dies:  (SSS)-Tic Tac Toe Hearts, Tiny Tags; (Lil' Inker)-Stitched Rectangles
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Hemp Cord, Rhinestone, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Singing Bird

When I visit my Dear Dad, we always enjoy spending time by the water,
watching the birds, and listening to them sing.
I will be sending this card to him, to let him know I'm thinking of him.
(I always enjoy adding "pink", in honor of my Sweet Mom.)

I was inspired by the following:
Theme:  Add a Little Animal

Thanks for your visit.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Distress Inks & Gesso

-Making Tags & Tag-Cards
-How Distress Inks Work on Gesso
-Using Bird Stamps
-Stitching on My Creations

I was inspired by the following challenges:
  Show us something you LOVE.
  I've used a Hero Arts-Bird stamp, that is an old favorite, & pairing it with a new-to-me stencil.
  The Mini Coffee Splotch Stencil is new to me.

Thanks for your visit.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Altered Clothespins

I had fun altering these clothespins, to give as a gift.
(I love using DOTS!)

I'm playing along with the following:
-SSS-Flickr Challenge #7 - Stencils
-SSS-Work It Wednesday-November 2014-Holiday
-SSS-Wednesday Challenge-Anything Goes

-(SSS)-Medium Dots Stencil
-Fired Brick Distress Ink
-VersaMark Ink
-Clear Embossing Powder
-Sewing Machine

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Snowflake Chalkboard Tag

I made this Chalkboard Tag for the PTI-November Blog Hop.
The theme this month is SNOW.
(I don't see much snow in my part of the USA.)

Stamps:  (PTI)-Snow Globe Sentiments
Dies:  (PTI)-Tremendous Tags, Snowflake Medley
Ink:  VersaMark, Frost White
Other:  Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Paint, Gold Cord

(It's good to be back online.)
Thanks for your visit.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014


Hello!  Hope you are staying warm in your part of the world.

I made this Top-Folding CARD by:
Inking & Clear-Embossing the SSS-Diagonal Stripe Stencil
Die-Cutting & Clear-Embossing the "BEAUTIFUL"
Stamping & Clear-Embossing the "Hello"

(This card is on its way to one of my beautiful nieces.)

I'm playing along with the following challenges:
-Simon Says Stamp-Flickr Challenge #5-Embossing
-Simon Says Stamp-Wednesday Challenge-Thinking of You
-Virginia's View Challenge #9-All Things Metallic

-CAS(E) This Sketch #99

Stamps:  (SSS)-Hello You
Stencil:  (SSS)-Diagonal Stripe
Ink:  VersaMark, Onyx Black
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Cord, Silver Gems

Happy Crafting!
Thanks for your visit.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014


I'm playing along with the SSS-Flickr Challenge #4, with a theme of Watercoloring.
I used Distress Inks to do the watercoloring.
The "Hugs" is clear-embossed & stacked 4-high.
(This card is on its way to a friend.)

Die:  (SSS)-Big Hugs
Inks:  Peacock Feathers, Ripe Persimmon, VersaMark
Other:  Clear Embossing Powder, Cord, Eyelet, Sewing

I've been having problems with my computer, so I haven't been able to visit blogs.
Hopefully, the problem will soon be resolved.
Thanks for your visit!