Tag Archives: Cardmaking

Regiftable cards

My friends occasionally ask me what they should do with the birthday cards I make for them. On receiving this card, my friend Caroline said, “It’s just too nice to toss out, but I don’t often save cards.” I told … Continue reading

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Patterns and Pennants

One of my goals for making this card was to try layering different patterns of paper.  I love patterned paper, but I also find it a bit intimidating trying to match different designs and colors.  Most of these papers came … Continue reading

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Wet and Dry (embossing that is)

Who knew?  You can dry and wet emboss at the same time! I was so inspired by a treat bag I saw on the blog of the incredible Josee Smuck, that I had to try it right away.  For this house-warming card, … Continue reading

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Shameless!

Okay, “Shameless!” is probably not the best way to start a post with a wedding card, but it refers to my design process, and not to the bride or groom. I have to admit, that almost no original thought of … Continue reading

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Merry Moments Christmas Cards

Make all of your Christmas cards in a single evening!  This class by e-mail and demonstrator class planner provides full instructions for making 20 easy and beautiful cards using one-half of a Merry Moments Simply Scrappin’ kit. PaperCrafter Class by E-mail … Continue reading

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(More) Busy Butterflies

If you look back through my posts, you will definitely see a lot of butterflies, of different shapes and sizes.  I guess everybody has their favorite go to images, and mine are butterflies. This is another card inspired by a … Continue reading

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Cats and Corners (rounded corners that is)

This card was inspired by a SplitCoastStampers CAS challenge from a few months back, but somehow I just never got around to posting the card.  I love how the geometric squares in this card are softened by the ribbons, and by rounding … Continue reading

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