Essentials by Ellen 2015 Blog Hop!

Hi All! I am so excited and honored to be participating in the Essentials by Ellen Blog Hop for their latest holiday release! I’ll be showcasing two cards that use the new products. CLICK HERE to see the entire release. Here is a quick snapshot: And, yay!!! I get to give this new stamp set, called Thankful: Please leave a comment below by August 11, 2015 to enter my giveaway! There is also a Grand Giveaway in the CLASSroom! To {Read More}

Peerless Watercolor Dandelions and GIVEAWAY!

Hi All! Today I’m using a stamp set from Stampin’ Up! that is NOT retiring, phew! It’s called Summer Silhouettes. I heat embossed the dandelions and then used my Peerless Watercolors to create the background. If you’re interested in learning more about these watercolors and how I store them, you can view my tutorial HERE. And, if you’re interested in HAVING these watercolors, welcome to the giveaway!! 🙂 It’s a mini travel palette of Peerless Watercolors! Beth over at OliveMeArtsie {Read More}

Gansai Tambi Watercolor Background

Hi All! I used the Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit to create three different cards. It’s kind of nice to have a finite set of products to use on a set of cards. Sometimes I can get overwhelmed with all the choices in my craft room! I used Gansai Tambi Watercolors to create the card above. I LOVE these paints! Scroll down for more detail and the video below. But before that, I wanted to share a couple of {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Merry and Bright

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Wednesday’s Card: Stencil Rose

Hi All, My Favorite Things recently sent me some of their new stencils to try out. I’m happy to report that I really enjoyed working with them a lot. Many of the designs are very cool, and one of them especially caught my eye – the Rose Builder. Here’s what it looks like: I thought it would be really cool to create a realistic-looking rose inspired by the lines of the stencil. I came up with a technique that I {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Just Keep Swimming

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Wednesday’s Card: Simple Watercolor Flowers

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