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

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Happy Purr-thday

This card has been over a week in the making…I began working on it last week with the intention of submitting it to both MFT’s Wednesday Sketch Challenge and Color Challenges, but missed the entry deadline for the sketch challenge.  (I did include the sketch I followed below for completeness even though I didn’t enter that challenge.) Continue reading

Welcome Jaxsten

Happy New Year!  New year, lots of new babies on the way for my friends and family!!  One of my coworkers will return shortly from her maternity leave…She actually began her leave earlier than expected so we weren’t able to throw her a baby shower before her new son was born.  We will instead welcome her back to work with a party and shower her with gifts then.  Here is the card I made on behalf of our workplace: Continue reading

2016 Holiday Card Series #4: Good Tidings of Great Joy

When I first started making cards, I invested in the 48-count tin of Prismacolor Premier colored pencils and used them on almost every project.  Since then, I’ve slowly built up a collection of COPIC Sketch Markers and tend to reach for those first when it comes time to color an image.  I dusted off my colored pencils for the 30-Day Coloring Challenge and am so glad I did — I had forgotten how fun they were to color with!!  I decided to create a card using a non-traditional holiday color scheme: Continue reading