Hello friends! Today I have a card for the latest Lawn Fawnatics and Simon Says Stamp challenges. The Lawn Fawnatics challenge theme is "inspired by a book, movie, or song" and the Simon Wednesday challenge theme is to create a scene. I recently watched Bohemian Rhapsody and I've basically been listening to Queen ever since. … Continue reading You’re my best friend
Hello friends! Today's card features the Me and My Dragon set from Mama Elephant. I immediately fell in love with this set when it came out and I'm pretty sure I ordered it before I even got out of bed on release day. What? That's a totally normal thing to do. So I colored the … Continue reading Me and My Dragon
Hello friends! Today I have a card for the My Favorite Things sketch challenge, featuring an adorable raccoon from the Raving Raccoons stamp set from MFT. How adorable is she?? (The answer is: Very.) Techniques used for this card: masking no-line coloring colored pencil ink blending The first thing I did to make this card … Continue reading MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #381
I decided I wanted to play along with the Simon Wednesday Challenge this week, where the theme was "add some texture". But I don't have much in the way of stencils and paste and I was struggling with how to add texture beyond embossing. I thought, maybe I could imply texture with alcohol inks, maybe … Continue reading SSS Wednesday Challenge: Texture
I'm just going to apologize right now, because this post is like a love letter to Waffle Flower. I am obsessed with every stamp and die set they produce. I adore the illustrators they work with. Who's got two inky thumbs and a huge stack of bright yellow stamp packaging? This gal. The card I'm … Continue reading Would you like some kit-tea?
Hi friends! Today I have a card using the Pineapple Perfection stamp set from Concord and 9th. I made this card with two challenges in mind: I really wanted to incorporate some copper into my card, and originally planned on using some copper leaf. But in the end I went with copper embossing powder on … Continue reading Inspired by #64 and WCMC9 #13
Hello friends! At any given moment, it's likely that I'm borrowing some stamp sets from my CFF (craft friend forever) Denise, and she's usually borrowing something from me. For awhile, my husband was our connection (he worked with Denise), carrying supplies back and forth in what we called The Magic Backpack. Unfortunately The Magic Backpack … Continue reading MFT: Fairy Happy