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 »

Hibiscus Days

I ordered the Hibiscus Days Stamp Set during the 12 Days of Christmas promotion and I finally had a chance to use it.   I won’t describe how to make this card since it’s in the instructions that you can print out (see below). I know that the Hibiscus is usually orange/yellow/tangerine in color but I decide to use Watermelon Fusion and I’m happy the way it turned out.  What do… Read More »

Tiger Bloom

Today’s card features the Tiger Bloom ATS Stamp Set. I’m working on a video on how to make this card so I will include instructions in the Tiger Bloom Supply List Printout. The front of the card includes the cut out with the vellum colored in.  The inside of the card has the same floral image but only in black and white.  What was difficult was lining up the images… Read More »

Everyday Script

Today’s card features the Everyday Script Stamp Set Bundle from the Bloom This Way Mini Catalog. I love, love the Spring Filled Prints from this same catalog and I used it as the background for today’s card. Rather than repeat myself, going forward, I will include the card instructions in the download with the supply list.  I’ve also included the card measurements so you don’t have to guess about the… Read More »

Be Mine

Today’s card features the Be Mine Stamp Set Bundle.  Did you know that if you purchase the bundle (both stamps & dies), you save 10%?  Click here for list of bundles available. This card was made in answer to a team (Inking the Way Team) sketch challenge. I’ve included the card measurements, directions and supply list on the file listed below: Download supply list:  Be Mine Card Directions & Supply… Read More »

Storybook Occasions

Today’s card features the cutest stamp set from the Bloom This Way Trends Mini Catalog.  It’s called Storybook Occasions. The images were colored in using River Stone, Lovely Blue, Green Olive Reinkers and Fusion Blender.  I used Bubble Gum for the inside of the ear and cheeks of the mouse. I used the plaid pattern from the Spring Filled Prints (from Bloom This Way) for the background. I also used… Read More »

Spruce Your Space!

It’s 2018, new year, new month, and new promotion! You can order the sale items HERE  all month long and you can download the pdf file:  Jan 2018 promotion What’s on Sale at 20% Off Storage Dangles [JD-0036] $3.95 Sale $3.16 Journey Label Charms [JD-0066] $12.95 Sale $10.36 Clear Block (1 1/2″ x 2″)- B [TO-0035] $4.95 Sale $3.96 Clear Block (2″ x 2 1/4″)- C [TO-0036] $6.95 Sale $5.56… Read More »

Spring Botanicals and Bloom This Way Trends Mini Catalog

It’s here! It’s here! Bloom This Way Trends Mini is finally LIVE!  Click here to see the catalog on line. This new Trends Mini is awesome. You’ll not only find inspiration for Easter, and spring like cards, but so much more.  New Host items, new Bloom Benefits, new accessories, new embossing folders, new liquid colors and (my favorite) new silks (Black Licorice, Whip Cream and Beach Ball).  There’s something for… Read More »

Storybook Occasions

Have you seen the cute, cute Storybook Occasions Stamp Set in the Bloom This Way Catalog?  It’s adorable and I know I will be making a lot of cards using this set. If you have not received a copy of the Bloom This Way Catalog and would like one, please shoot me an e-mail with your name, address and phone number. Today’s card is from the FSJ Presents Bloom This… 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 »