Card, Distress Oxide Inks, Heat Embossing, Paper Flowers, Process Video, Thin Cuts

Create Faux Shaker Cards for Winter

Here, in Colorado, we have been praying for moisture and were blessed with about ten inches of snow this week. As I watched the blowing snowflakes outside my craft room window, I felt a desire to make a few wintery shaker cards. Rather than the traditional thick shakers, I decided to make a few faux… Continue reading Create Faux Shaker Cards for Winter

Card, Close to My Heart, Holiday, Quick Tips, Stencils, Texture Paste, Thin Cuts, TriBlend Markers

Using Color Theory to Create Paper Scrap Coffee Cards

Do you make monthly crafting goals? During December, I made it a goal to use up the ever-growing pile of paper scraps. Earlier this month, I attended a retreat and, instead of bringing full sheets of paper, I only brought my bin of paper scraps. This challenged me to find new ways to mix patterns… Continue reading Using Color Theory to Create Paper Scrap Coffee Cards

Card, Close to My Heart, Fancy Folds, Process Video, Thin Cuts, Watercolor Pencils, Watercolors

Make a Birthday Pup Tag Shaker Card

Birthday cards can be cheery, corney, elegant, and just plain fun to make. This past weekend, I had some extra time on my hands and decided to join the Craft Roulette challenge. The parameters were simple and allowed me to use up an adorable dog stamp I have be wanting to use. As you can… Continue reading Make a Birthday Pup Tag Shaker Card