Hummingbird Glory

Hummingbird Glory

This was the “simpler” card that we made at the Essex stamp club this month. I went a little crazy with the coloring this month and both of the cards we made required the Stampin’ Blends. I was happy to pull out this pretty stamp set and the...
Amazing Blooms

Amazing Blooms

I designed this card for the South Burlington stamp club group. I wanted to take the opportunity to showcase a stamp set from the Occasions catalog. I actually received the pretty floral set at the November OnStage event, and this is the first time that I inked it up....
So Many Dies!

So Many Dies!

I was inspired to play last evening so I could participate in two challenges this week; more on those challenges in a bit. For this card I decided to focus (mostly) on items from the Annual catalog. When a new seasonal catalog has come out, it is so easy to overlook...
Cake is Great!

Cake is Great!

At the Essex stamp club gathering last week I devised two projects that made use of the Stamparatus (aka the Stampasaurus đŸ˜‰ ). This was the second, simpler project that we made. There wasn’t any fancy tricks with the tool for this card, but I did have the stamps...
Pretty Lily

Pretty Lily

I wanted to show off this gorgeous stamp set to the South Burlington stamp club, and they really enjoyed making this card last evening. The group was really impressed with how beautifully these stamps create the images. The shadows, highlights and faint lines all show...
Goopy Birthday

Goopy Birthday

First let me say that the colors on the cake aren’t perfect in this picture. IRL there is more differentiation between the drippy/goopy frosting on the cake and the lower frosting. However, my photography skills weren’t up to capturing the slight color...