Valentine’s Reveal

Valentine’s Reveal

I hope that you’ve been enjoying my recent posts where I’ve been sharing the bits and pieces of this sampler. I’ve been seeing these show up in various stamping blogs and social media, and with a nudge from a stamping friend, I decided to give it a...
Building the Foundation

Building the Foundation

All those pieces of art that I’ve been creating need to go somewhere, so I had to make a pretty spot to hold them. My frame that this is going in is 12″ x 12″, which is perfect for a full sheet of DSP. I added some cardstock layers and some lacy...
Hearts Abound

Hearts Abound

This post features the last two sections in my sampler project. This image is the one and only piece that clearly makes it a Valentine’s Day creation. Of course, the colors I used and the plethora of hearts and messages of love makes it pretty obvious it is a...
So Much Love

So Much Love

I hope that these posts are piquing your interest in creating your own sampler. This project was my first attempt, and I had so much fun! The “Live Laugh Love” section was the last piece that I created for my sampler. I wanted this piece to be a bit more...
A Hug and a Kiss

A Hug and a Kiss

I was feeling a little out of sorts in the post-Christmas blues, and my crafting mojo had left me. I wanted to work on a class for Valentine’s Day, but I just wasn’t feeling it. I was messaging with a demonstrator friend who was in a similar mind-set and...
Quick Stocking Stuffer

Quick Stocking Stuffer

The Essex Stamp Club group made these treat holders at their meeting a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to showcase something quick and easy that they could reproduce for stocking stuffers or small gifts for co-workers/friends. The secret sauce to these holders is that...