Category Archives: Happy Birthday

Dance Life

Since my granddaughter, Rachel, is taking ballerina lessons I thought I would make her a card using the Dance Life Stamp Set.  It is one of my favorite stamp sets because it is so simple and elegant! The download listed below includes the instructions on how to make this card.   The modeling paste was fun to use – I felt like I was in school!   The only part… Read More »

Hit The Road

I am always in need of masculine cards and yet they are the hardest for me to make.  Today’s card features the Hit The Road Stamp Set. The truck image was stamped with Black Licorice Ink and colored in using the Candy Apple Reinker, Blending Brush and our Fusion Blender. The windows, grill and hub caps were colored in using the River Stone Reinker, Blending Brush and our Fusion Blender.… Read More »

Summer Rose

Today’s card features the Summer Rose Stamp Set. The rose is a two step process.  I first inked the solid image with Bubble Gum Ink, stamped onto a piece of paper and then stamped on the Whip Cream Card Stock.  The detailed image was stamped with Bubble Gum Ink and then stamped on the Whip Cream Card stock without stamping off. Same process for the leaves.  The solid image was… Read More »

Artful Butterfly

Saturday, 9 December 2017 – 3rd day of 12 Days of Deals.  You can get 5 containers of our sequins which include, Pink World, Blue Skies, Bloom Time, Special Celebration and Holiday Celebrations.  Retail price is $30 – you can get it for $15.00 and $5 flat rate shipping!  Also, did you know that even if you don’t take advantage of the deals, you still get $5.00 flat rate shipping… Read More »

A Pup for Sydney

Designer Starter Kit only $25.00 Make Your Mark This is a belated birthday card for my granddaughter Sydney.  It’s also a remake of one I had done previously.  I was not happy with the first one so remade it using lighter cheerful colors. The ATS stamp set is called Pocket Pup.  I selected it because she has a puppy called Mia who is a Chihuahua and this image looks exactly… Read More »

Dance Life

This turning out to be one of my favorite stamp sets.  I love the Dance Life Stamp set – it is so elegant. The image was stamped with Dark Roast Ink onto Butter Cream Card Stock.  The pattern paper for the background is a non-FSJ item as is the lace and pearls.  Those items were perfect for the Dance Life image.  I added a little Dark Roast Silk for a… Read More »

Birthday Blossoms

Blog candy Giveaway Host Code and Free Gift Today’s card is for a long time girlfriend from high school. I wanted to make it shabby and chic and simple so I used the beautiful paper from the Falling In Love Designer Series Paper that on page 51 of the 2017 Occasions Catalog. The greeting is from the Birthday Blossoms Clear Mount Stamp Set.  The greeting was stamped with Sahara Sand… Read More »

World Traveler

Every time I use this stamp set, I want to pack my bags and ride the train!  On my bucket list is the American Coast to Coast. This card is for my brother Adrian’s birthday. The image was stamped with Basic Black Archival Ink onto Very Vanilla Card Stock and die cut with the Layering Circles Framelits. The two circles were die cut using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies.  … Read More »

One Wild Ride

Choosing gifts for motorcyclist enthusiasts is easy: riding pants, goggles, bandanas—done!. But motorcycle-related cards are so much harder to find. Not any longer! This set is perfect for the hog riders in our lives. You’ll never have to search for the right card again because you can just make it I’ve had the One Wild Ride Stamp Set for a while now but had not gotten around to making a… Read More »

Flower Patch

Today’s card features the Flower Patch Photopolymer Stamp Set. The Very Vanilla Background was stamped with the leaves from the stamp set with Crumb Cake Classic Ink Pad.  I stamped twice before reinking so that the leaves were two different shades. The greeting was stamped with Versamark on Very Vanilla Card Stock.  Added Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set with the Heat Gun. The flowers were stamped with Blushing Bride… Read More »