Welcome! I am excited to have this blog to showcase my work and share with others! I am a beautician by trade..thus my blog name, but have always loved crafts of any Kind! My sister recently Introduced me to greeting cards and I am love! I also cherish the couple times a year we are able to get together to create and make new memories! I hope you like what you see here...feel free to leave a comment. ��
For this challenge, decided to get out my embossing machine and use up,a few scraps of paper to do some spring cleaning😊🌺🌺
I used a tree folder to create the background, on a pice of green textured paper, then I strung a piece of green string thru the card and my punched out design that I had previously stamped, to create a swing. I added the butterflies where I strung the string holes thru.
For this challenge I layered several different texured papers and lots of colors together,then found this cute little bee for the top layer to finish it off. This card is also a sign of spring that is just around the corner😊😊
With Mothers Day fast approaching, I've been working on starting my Mothers Day cards.
I kept this one very CAS. I used 2 different sized punches. The smalller one I used on a pre printed cardstock, the second on a bit darker paper. I added a pink heart stud and layered it on olive paper, then on white cardstock.
It's all about spring and bright colors! Started on white card stock layered on an orange Swiss dot pattern that I embossed. Then I layered a strip of yellow polkadotted material layered on a bright purple with studs on the end and I stamp my image in black, heat embossed it and added a little bit of sparkle with my gel pens.
I started on white cardstock, layered on a pink flowery paper. I used my flower diecut
And took the outer layer for this challenge to create a little depth. I had not used my diecuts in awhile, so was fun playing around a bit again. I used the same flower paper to create a base for mynstamped sentiment and added a couple of gems to finish it off.
For this thinking of you challenge I did a multilayer fold card I started with a 3.5 x 8inch piece of Cream color card stock and making the fold on the left side so that it ends up to be 3.5 x 5 to fit in an envelope. I layered on a solid color coral paper On just the flat bottom piece of paper, then layered a multi colored paper. Then I cutt another piece of card stock a little bit slimmer than the multi colored paper only twice as long so that I could fold it over and that essentially it serves as the very inside of the card which ice stamped a sentiment and also the front of the card. I layered on another piece of coral paper and my stickers in my sentiment . Back on the left side flap I layered a multi colored piece of paper and then a woodgrained more solid piece of paper and stamped my sentiment on that side. I'm sure my directions are clear as mud that's why I included all three pictures so you could kind of see how I put it all together.
For the challenge I am boss to random pattern on light blue paper I ran some string around and put it on white card stock. Then I had a sticker in olive, plum and light blue and put it on a light blue and white polkadot paper.
I used my pink and blue ink pads and a roller that had a baby design on it. I rolled it on in alternating colors on a full,sheet of white cardstock. Then I cut my card size, folded it in half and stamped for baby in black. Can be for a boy or girl.
I stamped and heat embossed the bunny in black on light purple paper. I used my gel pens to add a bit of color. I really like using these as they are quick and easy and always make things 'pop' and sparkle on the card. I Then layered it on a couple other figured papers and then on tan, and added the ribbon.
I recently won this image on bugaboo stamps....he's pretty cute😊
I used regular colored pencils to color this image in. I quite frequently, when I can't make up my mind to do something different or just want to do ...... will grab my colored pencils. They seem to be my favorite go to....after I am done I sometimes take a tiny paintbrush and a dab of water and smooth it over the colored pencils to make it an even softer looking image and blend everything together. I layered this image on a dark blue paper that I had embossed in a bubble pattern, layered it on white card stock and use my black ink marker to distress the edges of the card.
For this anything goes challenge I made a popcorn sleeve. I took my bag of popcorn and cut a piece of heavy card stock the same with and wrapped it around and used a little bit of tacky glue on the edges. And I took a smaller contrasting pieces and did the same thing. Then I use my diecut machine to cut out the designs and put them together on the sleeve. This could be used for any occasion.
For this challenge I started on brown card stock, my flower diecut on light blue paper. Using the Silhouette part of the diecut I layered on top of a brown and tan flowered paper. I finished it off with some blue stones. I stamped on white, used my teal blue ink pad and layered it on the same brown and tan paper.