Christmas Preparations

Christmas Preparations

At the Essex stamp club gathering in September, our first project was this card that features beautiful Christmas images for coloring. I colored this sample that you see here so that it looks like an Advent wreath with the colors of the candles. And of course, you can...
Do You Dare?

Do You Dare?

This card was the simpler card that the Essex stamp club group created at the September gathering. After busily coloring for their first card (which I’ll share soon), they moved on to this design that leverages the fun image in the Monster Bash DSP. I know...
Congratulations Peter Dinklage

Congratulations Peter Dinklage

I didn’t watch the Emmys this year, and from the critics reviews I didn’t really miss much. But, it sounds like the various winners were the real high point, which may be what it should be all about anyhow. At any rate, I was very excited to hear the Peter...
Happy Birthday Jim Henson

Happy Birthday Jim Henson

I know that Jim Henson can’t receive a physical birthday card any more, but I would still like to virtually share a card with his spirit on his special day. His creative genius paved the way for the juggernaut that is Sesame Street and his influence is still...
Approaching Fall

Approaching Fall

There is a definite chill in the air each morning now, and I just heard a weather forecast calling for frost tonight. I AM NOT READY! I don’t mind Fall, in fact it can be very pretty. It’s what comes after that I’m dreading – stick season (what...
Fall Colors

Fall Colors

I decided to take the day off from work yesterday, and I got to play with my stamping stuff. I first tried this great craft in the late summer several years ago, and every year I re-discover how much I love to create with Fall colors. I drew inspiration for the colors...