Penguin birthday

I had stamped and colored the penguin image used in the card below last week intending to use it for the current My Favorite Things Color Challenge, but was stumped on how to complete the card.  Luckily I (finally!) had a rush of inspiration and was able to complete the card in time to also submit it to the current My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge: Continue reading


2017 Holiday Card Series #7: There’s Snow One Like You

Even though Christmas has come and gone, it is still *technically* the holiday season until New Year’s Day, right?  I’m going to stick with that mindset and try to get the most out of my holiday stamps while I can… I think the card below could work equally well as a holiday card or for a December birthday: Continue reading

2017 Holiday Card Series #4: ho, ho, ho!

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.
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2017 Holiday Card Series #2: Meowy Christmas

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


Thankful Squirrels

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


Happy Howloween

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


2017 Holiday Card Series #1: Believe

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