I love it when inspiration for a card strikes when you least expect it. For example, this holiday card came about thanks to a pattern on an Old Navy shopping bag! I was staring at the bag on the floor thinking about the gifts I had recently purchased and suddenly realized the striped green pattern would like great as a Christmas tree… Continue reading
I was looking through a small bin of unmounted red rubber stamps the other day and came across this large Purple Onion Designs Santa stamp that I hadn’t yet gotten inky. The thought of coloring such a large image was initially intimidating, but I decided to give it a go and practice my COPIC coloring and was pleasantly surprised with the end result.
I do not consider myself a “rulebreaker.” I will wait in a line until I am called up. I will eat my vegetables before indulging in dessert. And I will color images as they appear in real life…Until now! Stamping these Christmas trees in pinks and purples made me feel like such a rebel… Continue reading
One of my favorite holiday scents is pine needles…Unfortunately I have been unable to have a Christmas tree at home because of my furkids! Continue reading
As I was flipping through my Lawn Fawn stamp sets last week my gaze stopped on the oversized acorn from Into the Woods and I immediately thought of the saber-toothed squirrel (?) from the Ice Age movies…And thus the inspiration for this card was born! Continue reading
I can always count on a fun day at work on Halloween. The administration throws a celebration for all of the employees and hosts a lunch with costume and pumpkin carving contests. Plus it’s one of my coworkers’ birthdays!! Continue reading
I’m kicking off my 2017 Holiday Card Series on an optimistic note with this first card…I BELIEVE I can finally meet my goal of at least 12 holiday cards by Christmas Day. 🙂 I am also challenging myself to again make coordinating holiday tags when possible, and to utilize the many craft supplies I already own but have not used yet. Continue reading