Pretty Thank You Card (Plus Meet the Puppy)

Boxer puppy pictures are at the end of today’s post.  But first, let’s stamp a card!  Who couldn’t use a pretty thank you card, especially one as easy to create as this one? The Petal Passions Designer Series Paper is easily colored using Stampin’ Blends, while Lemon Lime Twist Glimmer…

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A Peek at Petal Palette

With the last of my Christmas cards in the mail, I found time to play with one of the new sets from the Occasions Catalog. The catalog, which goes live January 3rd, is filled with fabulous papers, ribbons, embellishments, and of course, stamp sets. I hope you like this peek…

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Faux Watercoloring with Mistletoe Friends

Faux watercoloring  using Blender Pens and inks is one of my favorite techniques. There is just something so relaxing about coloring, whether it is with Blender Pens, Stampin’ Blends, or Watercolor Pencils! In need of a little “me” time on this late November afternoon, I sat down, Blender Pens in…

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Faux Water Color Card 3 – Christmas in the Making

As I mentioned several posts ago, the Christmas in the Making stamp set tugged at my heart strings from the first moment I saw it. Maybe it’s because it reminded me of the carefree days of my childhood and the wonderful Christmases of my youth.  After coloring the first image…

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Faux Water Color – Christmas in the Making

The faux water color technique has always been one of my favorites. I love getting out the Blender Pens and inks, and coloring my cares away. It just so happens that Stampin’ Up!’s Holiday Catalog has several sets which are perfect for this process, including the one I used on…

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Market Fresh for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play at Pals Paper Arts! It’s a color challenge this week:  Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry, Tempting Turquoise.  At first, I was leaning toward something Halloween, but the Turquoise was throwing it off a wee bit.  I took a look in the catalog to see what…

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