Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
This is the first card...
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Today, I am snowed in and looking at some pictures of my spring flower garden... Oh my....I can't wait for the blooms to be back. This was the biggest blizzard since the 1800s! Amazing that in the Texas Panhandle, the weather can be 70 one day and a blizzard arrives the next! Can't wait for those beuatiful flowers to start peeking through!
Saturday, February 16, 2013
This is the finished product...
This is the calligraphy that I have been practicing...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
For today's challenge, we were to use a stamp from "Year of Flowers." Since I am a new customer, I did not have any of those stamps; however, you could also enter with a note explaining what your favorite flower is and why. My favorite flower stamp is the Marigold. I have many childhood memoried of marigolds in my grandfather's flower garden.
I made a card at any rate with a flower that I love...roses. I love the colors. I used Truly Black cardstock with "The Sweet Life" stamp set. I added a vellum embellishment. I am going to enter this card in the Design Team Favorites Inspiration for Papertrey Ink.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
This card was made for a contest from Papertrey Ink in celebration of their 6 year anniversay! There are contests through the 15th of February. This card was made using Ocean Tide paper as the card base. I used Copic markers to color in the girl with flowers stamp that I used. The cut-out was designed by an artist from Papertrey Ink, Lexi Daly.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The second Pillow Box that I made using the "Fancy Folk Art" stamp and die set. I used Copic markers R81, R83, and R85 for the flowers and YG21, YG23, and YG25 for the leaves. I used my Cricut to cut a piece of white card stock and a second smaller using True Black paper. I used foam dots to lift the die cut and stamp from the cut circles. Under the circles, I tied a sheer black ribbon below my embellishment. I then used a stamp from the same set for the sentiment. I love the way this one turned out as well!
The first Pillow Box that I made is a medium size and I used the True Black card stock. I put a clear emboss using a technique I learned from the video featuring Ashley Cannon Newell. I do not have the die set for any of the boxes, so I downloaded a pattern to use. I will definately be ordering a die for boxes! I thought the paper looked too elegant to add anything but a ribbon!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
I have always loved handwriting and doodles and have attempted self taught calligraphy in the past. This book is wonderful for anyone interested in learning the art of calligraphy. I will be posting some of the tips I have learned along with some of my new skills! Happy Lettering!