Poppy Happiness

Poppy Happiness

This was the quick card that the Essex stamp club created in January. I really wanted to brighten a dark January day with some prettiness from the Peaceful Poppies Suite. I think that the patterned paper is just da-bomb featuring some gorgeous colors and patterns....
Tim the Tusker

Tim the Tusker

Last week I heard a news story about “Tim”, a notorious elephant in Kenya who died of natural causes at 50 years old. It was a real testament to the efforts of the Kenya Wildlife Service that Tim lived as long as he did, especially because he was a...
Lacy Valentine

Lacy Valentine

I decided that I just had to spend some creative time today. After church this morning a small group of us were talking about how much better we feel when we fit in some creative time; it really is a mental health activity. And with Valentine’s Day coming up...
Stepped Up Love

Stepped Up Love

This was the more time consuming card that the Essex stamp club group made at their recent meeting. None of the steps on this card are too complicated, but there are a bunch of layers and the card opens in a different way which makes it a bit more involved. It’s...
Parisian Love

Parisian Love

This is the first card that we made at the South Burlington club gathering in January. The layers are what made this card a little more involved (thus earning first-spot honors for the evening). For the embossed layer I was inspired by one of the samples in the...