Global Design Project #034: Watercolor Sketch Challenge

I was sad to have missed the color challenge last week at GDP, but I did make a card which I will show at the end of this post. Now this week was right up my alley. I love watercolored backgrounds, and all the samples by the design team were amazing! But in the end Read More

Global Design Project 032: CASE the Designer – Krista Frattin

I really need to get the subtles collection of ink pads – I only have the brights and they are, well… bright! There is nothing wrong with that of course, but I do like the softness of the card by Krista Frattin for the CASE the Designer challenge this week at the Global Design Project. Read More

Stampin’ Up! 2016-2017 Catalog Sneak Peek!

We were so lucky to get three new stamp sets while attending Onstage 2016 in Salt Lake City and I am grateful to have them all. However, there was definitely one I wasn’t too sure about, which was Moroccan Nights. So I decided to tackle that one first. I did stamp each of the lanterns Read More

Nature Theme for GDP031

I am really excited to share this card today. I had a customer place an order around $65 recently and I really, really wanted the hostess set Best Thoughts, so I bumped the order up to $150 just so I could get it. No one had to twist my arm as there was a bunch Read More

Another Thank You for GDP030

Here is the challenge this week over at the Global Design Project blog. Thanks for stopping by and checking out my interpretation of the sketch. Well you can never have too many thank you cards, but it is nice to know where each card is going! I think this one will go to my mom Read More

Stampin’ Up! Blog Highlight – Love Theme

I think the main thing I have learned from this blog hop is to not wait until the last minute to complete my project! We go live at 1:30am here in Washington State (USA) and it is much harder to take pictures at night! I didn’t actually wait until the last minute, only about 9pm Read More

Global Design Project #029 – Color Challenge

Another week, another challenge at the Global Design Project blog! I am always excited for Monday morning and the new challenge. However, this week I felt there was a bit of worry from the team at how the color challenge would be received. Quite frankly I was just happy to have the correct colors, and Read More

Stamp It Group Spring Fling Bloghop & Giveaway

*UPDATE* Winner of the giveaway is Rachael Rife. Congratulations to Rachael! I am so excited to be taking part in the Stamp It Group bloghop this month. Why, you ask? Because this is my first full month as a member of the┬áStamp It Group and I couldn’t be more happy to have Tami White as Read More

Elegant Birthday for GDP028

The challenge over at Global Design Project this week is a Case the Designer challenge. The card GDP chose to case this week was made by Jessica Williams who also happens to be a member of the Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design team! No pressure there. Here is the inspiration piece: You can read my tips Read More

My Process – It’s OK to CASE!

I had a hard time choosing the Sale-A-Bration sets I wanted, but I ended up choosing the ones with the examples I loved the most. And here are my versions of the cards: A lot of times, when I choose a new stamp set it is because I fell in love with a project I Read More